South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics announced today the launch of a new series of mobile phones, a sleek, tactile and powerful range called Samsung Shark. There are three handsets currently included in the lineup, namely the candy bar Shark (S5350), and two slider phones Shark 2 (S5550) and Shark 3 (S3550). According to the company, all three devices are expected to become available for purchase during January.
also revealed that the new series of phones was mainly developed to meet the needs of multimedia enthusiasts, while also including a wide range of connectivity options, with fast access to social networks, friends and family. “The Shark Series is designed to meet the needs of active, style-conscious users who demand constant connection with their peers.The Shark Series will not only keep these users up-to-date with the latest news and information important to them, but also allows them to express their own style and distinctive personal taste.” said Younghee Lee, vice president of Mobile Marketing, Samsung Electronics.
Moreover, the company
says that the new devices come to the market at rather affordable price tags, though no exact details on this matter have been unveiled for the time being. Users will enjoy the purchase of an affordable device that also provides them with one-click access to Facebook, MySpace, Bebo and other favorite sites, a great multimedia experience, as well as a wide range of security features, including Mobile Tracker, through which one can recover a lost or stolen device.
The Shark (S5350) comes with a candybar form factor, an 11.9mm slim profile, a great user interface, a 3.2 megapixel photo snapper with video recording capabilities, Multi-instant messenger for simultaneous access to GTalk, AIM, and Palringo Chat, and other more. Shark 2 (S5550) features an AMOLED display, great performance levels and a 5-megapixel photo snapper with video recording capabilities. The phone
also includes a microSD slot with support for up to 8GB of additional storage space, Bluetooth connectivity and the same Multi-instant messenger app as Shark.
Shark 3 (S3550) sports a slim and sleek exterior, complemented by enhanced functionality on the inside, the company notes. A new innovative UI is there, along with intuitive navigation, and fast connectivity to social networks are also present with the new device
, along with a 2-megapixel photo snapper, 40MB of built-in memory and a MicroSD memory card slot for up to 8GB of additional storage space, and others more.