Samsung Metal 5 introduced in India

Samsung Metal 5 and Samsung Logo Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of a new handset known as ‘Metal 5’ in India. This mobile phone is supposed to be the world’s slimmest handset with a 5 mega-pixel camera.

With the introduction of Metal 5, Samsung has rolled out the new metal series. This handset is designed to capture quality pictures.

H.C.Ryu, M.D. Samsung Telecommunications India, speaking about its camera phone said “There is high consumer demand for gadget convergence in India. Consumers opt for camera phones that are much more convenient for capturing spontaneous shots. As per an independent study, by 2010 almost one billion camera phones will be sold worldwide. In India we are witnessing phenomenal growth in the imaging segment where the market is growing at 6%. Currently one-third of mobile phones sold in India have built-in camera.”

He further concluded, “With sleek design, the Samsung Metal 5 embodies everything that Indian consumers are seeking in high end camera phone, in terms of unique compact metallic design and flawless function, appealing to young fashion conscious tech-savvy enthusiasts.”

The Metal 5 offers solutions from image correction to capturing the widest view with panorama shot. These images can be viewed on a 2.2 inch LCD screen with 16 million colors or played directly on TV with TV Out or wireless printed through Bluetooth printing.

The other features of Samsung Metal 5 include a slider with metallic finish, multimedia features for the travelers, MP3 and stereo FM player for the music lovers.

Users can also benefit from NetFront Browser v3.4 which gives PC-like browser capabilities on handset.

The Samsung Metal 5 also includes mobile tracker, emergency SMS alert and privacy lock.

The other key features of Samsung Metal 5 at a glance:

  • 5 Megapixel Camera with Auto focus
  • Light sensor, Power LED flash light
  • Image editor/ Image stamp
  • 16 millions color QVGA TFT LCD (2560 x 1920 pixels, 5.6 cm)
  • MP3 / WMA Player, Stereo FM Radio, music library
  • TV-Output / Offline Mode
  • Mobile Tracker, Emergency SMS Alert, Privacy lock
  • Background music animation
  • Voice recorder
  • FM recording / 3D sound Speakerphone
  • USB / Bluetooth 2.0 / PictBridge
  • The cost of the Samsung Metal 5 is coated to be approximately Rs.18,999.