Tuesday, April 01, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, March 26 2008] New Samsung Phone Offers Touch Feedback

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a new digital mobile phone with a display that offers sense of touch, or haptic, feedback.

When turning up the volume on the touch-screen, for example, the user feels and hears the "clicks" of a dial being turned. Called the Anycall Haptic SCH-W420, it features 22 different kinds of vibrations that users can choose from.

The multimedia phone also features a customizable menu screen, a digital broadcast TV receiver and a 2-megapixel camera. The gadget is priced at some W700,000 (US$1=W977).

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