Group, one of the largest mobile phone manufacturers in South Korea, has announced the release of a new mobile - IM-U100.
The handset is designed like a Portable Multimedia Player (PMP) phone and includes an MP3
player, camera and movie functions. The 2.0 MP camera includes auto focus and PictBridge
functionality, which enables users to print pictures without being connected to a computer.
The IM-U100 has an aspect ratio of the width of the LCD
display screen to the height of 15:9, which is a considerable advance from the previous 4:3 screen ratios of other mobile phones. The 2.6 inch TFT
LCD screen of the handset is two times larger than the screens on other multimedia handset models in Korea and one of the largest of its type in the mobile handset sector globally. The phone also features a multitasking function, meaning mobile users can use the Internet or play games while listening to music, T-Flash
memory support, MSM 6500 chipset, 2.4 Mbps/CDMA
1X EV-DO, Infrared, Loud stereo speaker, MOD (music-on-demand) and VOD (video-on-demand) services. Pantech
's IM-U100 will be available under SKY
brand for about USD 550$ and will be initially targeted at the Korean market.