Samsung U700 Ultra Edition 12.1 3G Phone

samsung_u700_1.jpgKey Features
3G HSDPA Technology
102.5 x 50 x 12.1 mm
2.2 Inch TFT 262k Colour Screen (240 x 320 Pixels)
3 Megapixel Camera with Auto Focus
20 Mbytes plus MicroSD™ TransFlash Memory Card
Media Player

Samsung U700 3G Phone Review

The U700 Ultra Edition 12.1 has been designed by Samsung to provide the user with an attractive slider phone complete with 3G capabilities. The U700 is a member of the Samsung Ultra Edition II range which includes other slim & feature focused mobile handsets which include the Samsung U100 Ultra Edition 5.9, Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 9.6 & the Samsung U600 Ultra Edition 10.9. The handset is available in a selection of colour combinations which enhance the overall look of the handset & add to its stunning design. The Samsung U700 comes with a smooth glossy finish & has a slide opening mechanism which is a pleasure to use.

The slide opening phone comes in a slim casing which measures only 12.1mm in depth which is ultra slim for a phone with the features & capabilities of the Samsung U700. The slim 12.1mm casing reflects in the phones name, the Ultra Edition 12.1. The handset comes with an expandable memory option which allows the user to expand their built in 20 Mbytes of memory further by adding a MicroSD™ TransFlash memory card. The phone comes with a large 2.2 Inch screen which can be viewed by the user when the handset is in its closed or opened position. The colour screen provides 262,000 colours on a screen with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The screen allows the user to view all their information & menus easily when the phone is closed.

The Samsung U700 Ultra Edition 12.1 comes with a built in camera feature which is a 3 megapixel digital camera with useful camera features. The user can capture a clear & colourful photo or video recording using the 3 megapixel camera. The camera features allows the user to edit & change camera or video setting to suit their desired effect or finish. The camera is easy to use & a fun way for the user to save those special moments in their busy life. The user can playback their own recordings which have been saved on their phone or playback video which has been sent to them by friends via MMS messaging. The integrated media player allows the user to enjoy an easy to use music & video experience with quality sound & supports most formats including MP3, MPEG4, AAC, WMA, WMDRM, H263 & Real formats. The phone comes with embedded games & the user can add to their games by downloading more games on to their mobile phone. The U700 can play ringtones in polyphonic sound with 64 voices of MP3 ringtones.
samsung_u700_1.jpg samsung_u700_2.jpg samsung_u700_3.jpg The user can communicate with others with a real feel to their call by using the 3G video calling feature. The video calling experience allows the user to see who they are talking to & allows the user to be seen by their contacts. The user can enjoy a 3G video call with any compatible video calling contact. The Samsung U700 Ultra Edition 12.1 comes with a second camera which is a VGA camera which will record the users expressions which will be seen by the users contact.

The phone comes with HSDPA which allows the user to enjoy download speeds of up to 3.6Mbps when in a suitable HSDPA coverage area. The 3G technology provides the user with a fast & efficient multi tasking mobile phone. The user can access the Web using the NetFront 3.4 Web browser which allows the user to enjoy surfing the Web from their mobile phone. The Samsung U700 Ultra Edition 12.1 comes with easy to use connectivity options which includes a USB cabled connection or Bluetooth® wireless connection which can be gain between any compatible connectivity devices. The phone supports EDGE which allows the user to enjoy high speed data transfers & downloads.

The SMS text messaging service comes with a predictive text input method which the user can set on their phone to assist them when typing text input. The predictive text feature will complete the users word when the user starts to type, which means the user has less buttons to press when typing a word which in useful when the user in in a hurry. The MMS service allows the user to share photos & images with their MMS contacts which is a fun way to send & receive messages. The user can create, send & receive emails on their phone as the phone comes with an email client service which is highly user friendly & allows the user to access emails on the move.

The Samsung U300 Ultra Edition 12.1 comes with a phone book which contains all the users contact details which can be easily edited. The phone comes with a photo caller ID feature which allows the user to select a photo or image & assign it to a contact from their phone book. The chosen image or photo will be displayed each time the contact calls the user, which is a fun way to personalise the mobile phone. The user can switch a call to a handsfree option which allows the user to rest their U700 on their desk or worktop whilst continuing to talk to their contact & work without holding the handset to their ear.

Samsung U700 Specifications & Features

2.2 Inch TFT 262k Colour Screen (240 x 320 Pixels)

3 Megapixel Camera
Auto Focus
Photo Settings
Picture Editing
Real Video Player (MPEG4 & H263)
Video Recorder
Video Settings
VGA Camera
Video Calling
Photo Caller ID

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

Music Player
Polyphonic Ringtones
MP3 Ringtones
Voice Memo
Vibration Alert

Java™ Games
Downloadable Games
Embedded Games

To Do List
Business Card Exchange
Handsfree Speaker


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

WAP 2.0
HTML NetFront 3.4

Memory & Talk Time
20 Mbytes plus MicroSD™ TransFlash Memory Card Option
4 Hours Talk Time
240 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
86 g
102.5 x 50 x 12.1 mm