The Samsung Genio Touch was released in September 2009 and has since become a favourite with the consumer. Utilising some of the latest technology available, this handset provides a feature rich appeal with style that makes it aesthetically pleasing to the eye. The handset measures 103 mm x 56 mm wide and is 12 mm thick, it weighs 90 g. It offers affordable touch screen technology with simplistic and engaging functionality.
The phone comes with vibration and ring alert types included within the package. However the ability to download polyphonic and MP3 ringtones ensures that this handset can be individualised according to its owners tastes. The inclusion of a speakerphone utilising Digital natural sound engine technology offers hands-free communication of excellent quality. With an internal memory of 50 MB, this handset is able to utilise its microSD card slot to expand the memory up to 8 GB.
A 2.8 inch TFT capacitive touch screen is the focal point of this handset and is able to deliver outstanding image colour representation by virtue of its ability to display 256,000 colours at a pixel screen size of 240 x 320 pixels. Utilising a variety of additional extras such as a smart unlock and cartoon user interface options, functionality can be accessed in a simple yet effective manner.
A 2 mega pixel camera is provided with this handset which operates at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and comes bundled with smile detection as one of its primary features. In addition, the ability to record video at QVGA quality and at 15 frames per second is also provided with this handset.
GPRS and EDGE both of which are class 10 are included within this handset. Whilst the inclusion of Blue tooth and USB ensure the options of file sharing and synchronisation with other devices is seamless and efficient.
Entertainment is provided by virtue of a stereo FM radio with RDS and an MP3/MP4 player which also provides an integrated music recognition service. The handset comes with social networking integration as well as an organiser and a voice memo facility.
The Samsung Genio Touch is a handset which recognises the recent importance of social networking within the general public. The handset provides a functional and appealing phone the offers something for everyone.