Samsung ‘unpacks’ Jet phone

Samsung launched its new mobile phone, the ‘Jet’, at Dubai’s Atlantis hotel on Monday night

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By  Mark Sutton Published  June 17, 2009

Samsung launched its new mobile phone, the ‘Jet’, at Dubai’s Atlantis hotel on Monday night. The launch was part of a Samsung Mobile’s ‘UNPACKED’ event, which unveiled the new phone in Dubai, Singapore and London.

The Jet’s features include a 3,11” 16M WVGA AMOLED touch display, an 800MHZ application processor, a motion user-interface, smart unlock, multi-task manager, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and a widget screen. The phone also has a range of multimedia features such as a 5 mega pixel camera, built-in GPS, DNSe & SRS Sound Effect technology for sound quality, and DivX and XviD video support for video downloading and viewing.

It is available at all major electronics outlets across the Middle East and is retailed at $620.Samsung also introduced its Dolfin Internet browser for the Jet at the UNPACKED event. The browser is designed to let users surf the net and access popular websites, especially social networking sites such as Facebook. Users can view up to five web pages simultaneously and bookmark their favourite websites as widgets on the phone’s homepage.The browser includes a built in ad-blocker, multiple downloading, a background downloading feature, and a multi-purpose address field. Users can zoom in and out of web pages using a one finger zoom.

Chuljin Kim, Vice President Sales & Marketing Group – Middle East & Africa Mobile Communication Division, Digital Media & Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said, “Samsung Jet provides a seamless and unrivalled mobile experience as a result of our accumulated technology leadership and pursuit of perfect craftsmanship. Our aim is to deliver ultimate satisfaction to our consumers and I believe that Samsung Jet answers the calls of today’s mobile users who want smart features and easy-to-use user interface. This product perfectly reflects our consumer-oriented strategy.”

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