Samsung Nigeria, one of the leading mobile phone manufacturers has announced the launch of the Corby family of mobile handsets including, B3210 Corby Txt, B5310 Corby Pro and S3653 Corby, reports CHARLES OKOH.
In a press statement to ITRealms Online, Samsung said the Corby series were designed to support highly connected lifestyles of today’s younger mobile users.
Corby Txt, on the other hand, is a phone with a sensuous design that is a perfect medium for messaging.
According to Head, Mobile, Samsung, Mr. Peter Lee B5310 Corby Pro combines business productivity and efficiency with style and pizzazz while S3653 Corby is a curvy, stylish, full touch screen communicator for the discerning user.
He also said the Corbys easily fit in the palm of the hand and they are a standout in the crowd with their fun changeable fashion jackets.
“Corby incorporates Samsung easy to use Touchwiz user interface and haptic feedback system which gives users the ability to customize their Corby with widgets and applications,” he said.
Mr. Lee said Corby has one-finger zoom which allows users to zoom in and out with one finger. Samsung, said touch technology is so intelligent that with C-type touch, one doesn’t need a stylus to use the phone. Just slide a finger across the screen. It has smart unlock which allows the user to unlock the phone by drawing a letter on the screen.
It comes in a selection of coloured fashion jackets which are interchangeable and allows users to change the style of the handset to suit their lifestyle or fashion.
Corby Pro is a hybrid slider with a slide out QWERTY keypad and a variety of entertainment and multimedia capabilities like push email, exchange activesync and conversational SMS.
“It has a 3MP camera, Wi-Fi, 3G/HSDPA and quad band connectivity. It comes equipped with a 3.5MM ear jack and dedicated music keys. It offers the ultimate in multimedia and music entertainment,” Lee said.
Corby Txt is a message-centric mobile delivering easy-to-use SMS and IM, as well as simple social media uploading functionality. Quick launch buttons offer fast access keys to key features and messaging application.
Widget that allows one click access to social networking sites like facebook, Myspace, Picassa, flickr. Users can update their status, access updates and live feeds.
Fast internet connection for speedy file transfers and access to other devices AM FM stereo, video recorder and MP3 player.
All three Corbys, Mr. Lee said, have cameras with smile shot, thus ensuring that the people in the photos are always center stage whereas video recording is also available.
Furthermore, he said it has an MP3 player stereo FM radio for round-the-clock music, news and information. Users have one click access to Social Networking Sites like facebook, Myspace and Picassa.
Lee pointed out that more people today access the internet through their phones than via personal computers (PCs).
Corby, Corby Txt and Corby Pro give the user access to internet and multimedia services at the push of the button. It allows access to Instant Messages like Yahoo! messenger or MSN messenger. It is a dynamic business tool and one’s best buddy at the same time,” he said.
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