Samsung in conjunction with T-Mobile has finally announced the launch of its much-hyped T-Mobile Memoir smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
In a joint press conference held by Samsung and T-Mobile a night before the MWC Expo 2009, the duo announced that the device is all set to hit the floor by 25th February with a price-tag worth $250, along with a 2 year contract from the network operator, $50 mail-in rebate.
The new Memoir from the labs of Samsung seems all set to sway the digital photography enthusiasts, with its integrated 8-megapixel camera that can offer commendable photography experience to users.
The event was marked by the presence of the supermodel and photographer Helena Christensen, who will work as the official spokesperson for the new handset, and she showcased a gallery of snapshots captured with the device as a part of the launch.
Citing the class of the new device, Christensen said in a statement, "As a photographer it was great for me to be the first to try the Memoir and to really experience everything it is capable of doing".
Along with the high-end image capturing capabilities, the new handset will host handful smart features, including WQVGA resolution display, single band HSDPA data access, a virtual QWERTY keyboard, GPS support, microSDHC card slot expansion, proximity sensor, just to name a few.
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Samsung's Memoir looks no different from other 8-megapixel shooters on the market. Its photographic features seem to be the reason why you will purchase it though. Will it compete effectively against Sony Ericsson's Idou 12-megapixel monster? A great contest is shaping up.