Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 Overview

samsung_u300_1.jpgKey Features
100 x 51 x 9.6 mm
Dual Screens
Bluetooth® Technology
EDGE Technology
3 Megapixel Camera with 4 x Digital Zoom
Music Player (MP3, ACC, eAAC+, WMA & WMDRM)

Samsung U300 Review

The Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 is a ultra slim mobile phone which measures on 9.6mm in depth, 100mm in height with a width of 51mm. The handset offers the user a modern & stylish clamshell opening mobile phone which has an ultra slim design. The phone is light, compact & easy for the user to carry with them at all times. The handset will get much attention due to its slim design & high quality finish. The handset is encased in metal & comes in a choice of colour finishes which include silver, blue with gold & grey with black. The handset is similar to the Samsung D830 with is also a ultra slim handset. The U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 comes from the Ultra Edition II family which includes other slim & beautifully designed phones including the Samsung U100 Ultra Edition 5.9 mobile phone , Samsung U600 Ultra Edition 10.9 mobile phone & the Samsung U700 Ultra Edition 12.1 3G phone.

The U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 comes with 70 Mbytes of built in memory which allows the user to store their phone book entries, photos, video clips & music on their handset. The phone comes with built in EDGE technology which allows the user to experience fast & effective data transfers on their mobile device. The EDGE Technology works at high speed which is 3 times faster than an GPRS transfer. The phone supports mobile printing & comes complete with a TV output facility. The user can view all popular document formats as the phone comes with a document viewing facility. The user can use the Bluetooth® technology or USB connection to connect their Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 to any Bluetooth® or USB compatible device including a printer, PC, laptop or headset. The USB connection provides the user with a high speed cabled connection which is a USB 2.0 connection. The handset will work in the Europe & majority of the US at it comes with tri band technology which will automatically switch between the three networks. The network coverage is dependable on the users network provider. The U300 comes with a WAP XHTML Internet browser which the user can access from the main menu & allows the user to access web & blog sites from their mobile phone.

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The user can access information when their handset is in its open or closed position as the Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 comes with dual screens. The external screen is small & discrete which is situated at the top of the handset & blends into the phones design discretely. The external screen is a mono black & white screen which provides the user with vital information when their phone is closed. The internal screen is large & colourful which provides the user with a high resolution, high colour display. The internal screen is 2.2 Inches in size & allows the user to view video clips & photographs in beautifully clear colours. The built in camera feature is user friendly & comes with all the digital camera features that the user will expect from their new mobile phone. The camera is a 3 megapixel camera which comes complete with a 4 x digital zoom & auto focus feature. The user can capture still photographs or full colour video footage which is a fun & easy way to record all those fun things that happen during the day.

The Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 comes with a email service & messaging services which allows the user to send & receive messages or email to compatible messaging contacts. The email service is quick & easy to use which allows the user to create a message which can be sent to any compatible email using contact. The messaging services include a SMS text message service & a MMS multimedia messaging service which allows the user to share their photos & images with other MMS contacts. The Samsung U300 comes with high quality sound which allows the user to enjoy background music being played on their mobile phone. The integrated music player can play popular music formats & allows the user to download all their preferred music for a great music experience when they are away from their music centre. The mobile phone supports both polyphonic & MP3 ringing tones. The user can download games to suit their gaming needs or enjoy the preloaded games as soon as they open their new mobile phone. The user can store all their contacts details in the built in phone book & use the day to day features when they require them. The built in day to day feature include a useful calculator, currency converter & alarm clock feature which will ensure the user is never late again.

Samsung U300 Specifications & Features

Internal 2.2 Inch TFT 262k Colour Screen (240 x 320 Pixels)
External Mono Screen (96 x 16 Pixels)

3 Megapixel Camera
4 x Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Photo Effects
Quality Settings
Video Recorder
Video Player (MPEG4 & H263)
Picture Wallpaper
Photo Caller ID

SMS (Text Messaging)
EMS (Enhanced Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Predictive Text

Music Player (MP3, ACC, eAAC+, WMA & WMDRM)
Polyphonic Ringtones (64 Voices)
MP3 Ringtones
Voice Memo
Handsfree Speaker

Embedded Games
Downloadable Games
Java™ Games

Currency Converter
To Do List
Stop Watch
Mobile Printing
TV Output
Document Viewer


Tri Band (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)


Memory & Talk Time
70 Mbytes Memory
6 Hours Talk Time
300 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
89 g
100 x 51 x 9.6 mm