The leading provider of mobile phones, Samsung has announced the availability of its latest full-touch screen mobile phones – Samsung Preston (S5600) and Samsung Star (S5230), which include Samsung’s TouchWiz UI with Mobile Widgets, full Internet browsing with accelerometer sensor and unique Gesture Lock feature that enables the users to unlock the mobile device as they draw a letter of alphabet (A to Z), featuring music recognition using Shazam’s ‘Find Music’ service.


Highlights Of Samsung Preston S5600:

  • 2.8-inch QVGA full-touch screen display
  • 7.2 Mbps connectivity
  • Gesture Lock feature
  • 3-megapixel camera with Smile Shot
  • Dimensions: 102.6×55×12.9mm
  • Hit European countries starting May

“Samsung S5600 and S5230 are significant products to our full-touch screen mobile portfolio, bringing stylish designs and intuitive user interfaces,” said JK Shin, executive vice president and head of Mobile Communications division at Samsung Electronics. “We are committed to strengthening our portfolio of full-touch phones by introducing a variety of handsets to suit every lifestyle. These two new products will bring the exciting experience of touch to mobile phone users and will further enhance Samsung’s leadership in the full-touch market.”

Highlights Of Samsung Star S5230:

  • 3-inch WQVGA full-touch screen display
  • ‘Photo Contact’ feature enables the users to call a contact by simply touching an appointed image
  • 3-megapixel camera and video recording supporting QVGA 15fps
  • Supports multi-format and DNSe for ease of use and better sound quality
  • Supports QWERTY soft keyboard
  • Dimensions: 104×53m11.9mm
  • Available in France and other European countries beginning April 2009