SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS SPARKS INNOVATION
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS SPARKS INNOVATION
2006-04-07 at 1:46:00 pm #15124
SAMSUNG Electronics Sparks Innovation
KARACHI: APRIL 06: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a market leader in consumer electronics and IT equipment, unveiled an innovative array of digital media, telecommunications and IT products at CeBIT 2006.
Samsung showcased cutting edge products with mobility at the heart of all three product areas; Telecom, Digital Media and IT. Designed to meet the needs of today’s mobile world, Samsung’s new range featured market-leading networking technology, an exclusive mobile infotainment technology, and a newly designed range of LCD TVs. Samsung’s innovative, new products included the world’s first 10 megapixel cameraphone and 8GB HDD embedded music smartphone, the world’s thinnest 3 megapixel camera phone in slide-up form factor, the world’s fastest High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) technology, the world’s largest TV, the world’s smallest multi function laser printer, and the world’s first large capacity flash-based jukebox player.
SangSuk Roh, Country Manager Samsung Pakistan, said, “CeBIT is a key event for our industry and instrumental in showcasing key market developments and product innovation. This year’s product announcements demonstrated our continuing investment in market research and product development and our ability to lead and challenge the market with products that truly enhance consumer’s lives.
National Marketing Manager, Shahid Khan was of the view, “The demand for mobility in modern day life, including the ever-growing market in Pakistan, has never been so great and our aim is to continue challenging design limitations to ensure that mobility and uncompromised functionality is guaranteed in all of our products.”
Named as one of the fastest-growing brands by Interbrand, Samsung also achieved the biggest gain in value of any Global 100 brand in the 2005 Interbrand survey, with a 186% surge in the past five years. Rewarding companies for brand focus and the ability to hone simple, cohesive identities that are consistent in every product and market, Samsung’s achievements are further testimony to the strength and success of the Samsung brand.
At CeBIT this year, visitors were able to see and experience an extensive portfolio of Information Technology and Telecommunications. Highlights include:
Elegantly designed range of Samsung LCD TVs deliver 12.8 billion colors with a stunning clarity that other LCD TVs cannot match. Offered in 26″, 32″ and 40″ sizes, new range of LCD TVs perfectly suits consumers who value both form and function. 82” LCD TV with LED backlight offers dramatically improved performance and viewing angle while decreasing thickness and power usage.
Ultra Mobile PC, the Q1 with 7inch LCD including diverse functions like MP3, PMP, PDA, PSP, DMB and Windows XP tablet OS provides entertainment in every place with the highest technology. Dual core notebook range, the X60 and R65 features Intel’s recently launched 2006 Napa Platform with Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology.
Samsung leads the personalization of Laser Printers with the world’s smallest CLP-300 Color Laser Printer and the world’s smallest laser-based multi function printer (MFP), the SCX-4200. At the same time, a new line-up for the office user was also unveiled including the compact & versatile color laser MFP, CLX-3160N and ML-4551ND which offers fast speed at 43 pages per minute with proven reliability. The first large capacity flash-based music subscription-enabled jukebox player, the YP-Z5, is an ultra-slim lightweight flash-memory player and puts DNSe 3D sound in the palm of consumers’ hands.
SyncMaster 971P premium LCD monitor’s asymmetrical stand allows for 180o rotation and 65o back and front tilting features to ease tiredness and make a workstation as comfortable as possible. LCD monitor and network display solution, the SM400PXn 40” LCD monitor is combined with its MagicNet XPe embedded network display solution. Samsung’s first pocket sized, lightweight projector, the SP-P300M is one of the smallest and brightest DLP ™ LED mobile projectors on the market. Digital photo frame, the SPL-07 displays pictures taken with phones or digital cameras on its built-in LCD screen, and removes the need for printing or storing of hard copy photos in bulky photo albums. The world’s first mass-market Blu-ray disc player, the BD-P1000 let consumers take full advantage of High-Definition displays, playing content at native 720p or 1080i video resolutions.
The business card-sized 6-in-1 multifunction digital camera, the SC/VP-MS1x provides users with portability and huge storage capacity. Two next generation camcorders, the VP-X210WL and the CES Innovations Award- winning VP-X210L feature Samsung’s signature hands-free lens that allows on-the-go consumers a quality picture and the flexibility that fits their active lifestyle.
The HT-XQ100 home entertainment system provides a matching impressive performance with gorgeous aesthetics and a variety of features such as a high-power subwoofer, multimedia playback and USB Plug & Play support. Samsung’s revolutionary HD A/V network solution connects HDTV and A/V and allows HD contents to be shared among information devices at home.
Samsung also demonstrated a range of innovative wireless industry firsts, from WiBro (Wireless Broadband technology fully compliant with Mobile WiMAX), High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) at speeds up to 3.6 Mbps to Samsung’s Mobile TV. Samsung unveiled two new World’s First products: the SCH-B600 is the world’s first 10 mega pixel camera phone while the SGH-i310 breaks mobile storage limit with an immense 8GB HDD.
Samsung’s flagship handset for this year – the slimmest slide-up SGH-D870 for premium business professionals, the fashionably designed SGH-E900 for trend seekers, the slim slide-up 3G SGH-Z350 for 3G users seeking the compact and elegant 3G handsets. Samsung’s new flagship models not only look attractive but include all of the latest multimedia and business must-have functionality with elegant design.At Germany’s International Design Forum, Samsung Electronics was once again recognized for its innovative design and received 25 iF Design Awards in 2006 for products that were praised for their portability, intuition and minimalist design. Samsung Electronics has achieved an unprecedented 65 iF awards since 2001 more than any other company.
About Samsung Electronics Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, Telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2004 sales reaching US$55.2 billion. Employing approximately 113,600 people in over 90 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five primary Business units: the Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network