The Samsung M1 Vodafone 360 takes smart phone technology to a new level. The inclusion of the hugely impressive ARM cortex A8 600 MHz processor as its main CPU and the inclusion of the powerVR SGX graphics capability ensures this handset is a force to be reckoned with. In addition to this, its Linux-based LiMo operating system is innovative and revolutionary in equal measure. The handset measures 112 mm x 55 mm wide and is 13 mm thick, whilst weighing 111 g.
The handset offers a 3.2 inch TFT touch screen which is able to display an effective colour range of up to 16 million colours at a pixel screen size of 240 x 400 pixels. As its primary means of accessing the variety of functionality included within the handset, a 3-D user interface is provided which is simple and effective as well as being extremely responsive. The phone comes with an internal memory of 1 GB although this can be significantly expanded upon by utilising the microSD slot provided. This allows the handset to expand the memory storage up to 16 GB.
The handset comes with a 3.15 mega pixel camera which operates at a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Images produced with this camera are suitably good enough to display on the screen and be printed out at a reasonable quality. In addition to the static image option there is also the ability to record and playback video at VGA quality and at 15 frames per second. The addition of a secondary camera provides additional advantages to this handset.
GPRS and EDGE are included within this connectivity bundle, whilst the HSDPA connection provides internet access at fast speeds, thus ensuring web browsing is enjoyable and not laborious. In addition, Blue tooth and USB are also provided which ensures the ability to share files and synchronise with other devices simply and seamlessly. Satellite navigation is provided with the GPS function within this handset also comes with a-GPS support.
Entertainment is provided by a variety of means which includes and stereo FM radio that comes with RDS, as well as an MP3 and MPEG 4 video player. An organiser completes the features within this handset.
The Samsung M1 Vodafone 360 is a handset offers many endearing features and functions that appeal to the phone consumer. Utilising innovative technology has provided Samsung with a handset which adds to their already burgeoning range. The advances within this handset add an additional dimension to the phone which will appeal to the technologically minded individual.