Mobile phone model names seem to get increasingly obscure as manufacturers continue to try to think of new and impressive names for their sample phones, recently we have seen the likes of LG’s Orsay and Viewty, the Supernova range of Nokia and Samsung’s Steel and Tocco, however, their latest phone launch has a solid foundation under its name.
The ‘Soul’ range of mobile phones actually stands for Spirit of Ultra, the Ultra range was the most successful mobile phone series the manufacturer had launched to date and the new ‘Soul’ range would emulate that success.
The first release in the series quickly became the company’s best-selling phone and was called the Samsung U900 Soul, originally released in a simple graphite casing, the phone was produced in silver, black and pink casings with even more color variants. . expected in the future.
The manufacturer did something similar with its previous Ultra range of U600 phones which ended with the phone available in more than 8 different color combinations.
The second and latest addition to the Samsung Soul range is the new U800, a very different offering than the U900 in that the new phone is in a candy bar format, meaning no twists or turns to deal with. landslides. when operating the phone. The design is no different from the successful Nokia 6500 Classic, as both phones offer a very slim design and are made of similar materials; however, the new U800 outperforms the 6500 with a more advanced camera.
The Samsung U800 is also known by another name that sees it fall perfectly into the ‘Spirit of Soul’ series, the Samsung Soul b was the name given to the phone during the production period, however it seems that retailers have Almost completely abandoned this name to avoid confusion with the original Samsung Soul which is still available from most sources.
With dimensions even smaller than the original U900 Soul, the Samsung U800 Soul b showcases its ultra-slim candybar design with a brushed metal casing.
The third addition to the Soul family and with a slightly different naming convention, the Samsung U800 Soul ‘b’ offers 1GB of expandable shared memory, along with a 3.15-megapixel autofocus camera that features a built-in LED flash. and video recording. capabilities plus a secondary video calling camera.
Having mentioned the video calling capabilities, it goes without saying that the Samsung U800 Soul b includes 3G HSDPA connectivity in addition to Tri Band GSM with GPRS support and EDGE technology. Other connectivity options include USB connectivity and wireless bluetooth.
Going back to multimedia functionality, the Samsung U800 Soul b is also equipped with a music player that offers support for multiple audio file formats and the FM radio comes with RDS support.
Although the Samsung U800 Soul b has super slim dimensions, the screen measures 2 “with a 16 million color display. But not content to stop there, the phone book of the Samsung U800 Soul b will have the contact details of up to 1000 entries. and the phone comes preloaded with an Office document viewer or top of the standard web browser, SMS, MMS, EMS and email functions.
The Samsung U800 is currently available in a silver casing as a SIM-free phone without a contract or exclusively from the Orange UK network operator for a limited time, after which the phone will be extended to other networks and the number of available rates will increase. .
There are also plans for different color variants to include a pink edition for female cell phone users.