Samsung preparing a hard disk based mobile phone
South Korean tech giant and the mobile phone manufacturer Samsung is preparing to launch their second mobile phone, which would be using a hard disk, based storage drive. They are expected to be launching it next week. They are also planning to launch these phones in the European market. This one would be called SPH-V7900 and comes after around a year after the launch of the first one.
Samsung became the first mobile company to launch a hard disk based mobile phone when they launched the SPH-V5400 in December 2004. The new phone would be Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) model and sold in South Korea only. It would have the capacity of around 3 GB and as a result would be capable of storing thousands of songs.
The phone supports formats like MPEG-4/H.264 video and MPEG-4 AAC, AAC+ and MP3 audio. In addition, the phone also is equipped with a 2-megapixel camera with 2X optical zoom and TV output socket. The mobile has a QVGA (240 pixels by 320 pixels) resolution TFT LCD screen. It is expected to cost around $700 in South Korea as per company reports.