The new slider phone and full-touch inspired by the beauty and elegance, will make its official debut at Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona.

“We are working in broadening the portfolio of full-touch models by introducing an entire line of phones to suit any lifestyle. S8300, the first of the new line-up, is true icon, phone that will contribute significantly to increase Samsung’s leadership in the market for full-touch of prestige, “announces JK Shin, Executive Vice President and Head of Mobile Communication Division of Samsung Electronics.

New flagship for the Ultra Edition range, the Samsung S8300 Ultra Touch is touchscreen phone of great charm, with sophisticated design and high-level multimedia features, like full-touch screen 2.8 “AMOLED technology and anti-scratch.

With its only 12.7mm thick, Samsung S8300 is the 8-megapixel camera phone from the world’s thinnest and embodies the perfect shape combined with innovative features.
OMNIA Samsung S8300 is also driven by 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash power and recognition function of the smile.

Samsung S8300 is also the first phone with proprietary operating system to offer GPS navigation, providing detailed maps that guide the user, step by step in achieving the goal. A service of geo-referencing allows also to tag the photos to share with your social networking and web sites about photography. The high quality VGA video recording at 30fps makes it even more fluid, while the music player makes listening to music is clear that the calls.
S8300 comes the 7.2 Mbps HSDPA connection system that allows quick access to the Internet.

samsung S8300 review
Samsung S8300 UltraTouch offers the unique experience of the full-touch, without giving up traditional keyboard. Allows easy and intuitive to browse your photos, traveling with maps and surf the web with total ease through the updating of the Interface Widgets: icons can be dragged and placed on the screen to be able to quickly access frequently used applications or would you prefer to create an endless array of opportunities for customization of their mobile phone.

Ultra Touch Samsung S8300 is available in Europe from the beginning of March.

The retail price is380 euros with maps included.

s8300 ultratouch review

Samsung S8300 Ultra Touch Specs

Also known as Samsung Touch Ultra, Ultra Tocco
Slide Model
Silky black color
Service 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100
Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared No
Wi-Fi (WLAN) No
MicroUSB USB v2.0
Fax / Data No
Main display Color OLED Touchscreen
Color screen color 16000000
Size 71.12 mm.
Resolution 240 x 400 pixels
External display Yes
Internal Memory 60MB
16GB Expandable Memory
Memory slots Yes
Storage types MicroSD, MicroSDHC
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 880 mAh
Standby time 350 hours
Talk time 4 hours
Vibrate alert Yes
Photo ID Yes
Ringtones MP3, Polyphonic, WAV
Camera Yes
Megapixels 8.0 megapixels
Maximum photo resolution 3264×2448 pixels
Digital zoom No
Optical zoom No
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes
Video Recording Yes
Second (front) camera Yes
T9 text function Yes
E-mail Yes
Internet browsing Yes
FM radio Yes
Java Yes
Audio Player AAC, MP3, WMA
Video Player DivX, H263, H264, MPEG4, WMV9, XVID
Add ringtones Yes
Organizer Organizer, Office document viewer, Voice memo / dial
Video call N
Other features Built-in handsfree, GPS receiver, Camera geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Weight 105 g.
Dimensions (H x W x D) 110 x 51.5 x 12.7 mm.

Samsung S8300 Key Features

  • The elegance and quality of the Samsung S8300 design make this phone as style designed to last. From the metal shell in soft lines, all the elements of S8300 are designed to contain a-edge technology in thickness of only 12.7 mm.
  • AMOLED display, full keyboard, touch screen paired with physical death, and exclusive interface Widget. Samsung S8300 is attentive to the style as much as the ease of use. Touch the 2.8 “display, drag the icons on the main screen of your favorite widgets and discover all the convenience of being able to use, when needed, classic numerical keypad.
  • Always beautiful shots with the 8 megapixel camera of Samsung S8300, the rich functionality designed to achieve excellent results in any situation, such as Auto Focus and Dual-LED flash.
  • Multi-format music player, music recognition, picture blogging, online Widgets, GPS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps .. Samsung S8300 is complete terminal that can give you multiple ways of entertainment thanks to its advanced multimedia features, and to bring the entire Internet in your mobile phone at very high speeds.