Samsung Electronics showed the SGH-i300 during the CeBIT 2005, in Germany. The Windows Mobile Smartphone device comes with a built-in 3GB (gigabytes) HDD for storage of media and data.
This development follows its 2004 introduction of the world's first 1.5GB hard disk drive phone. This 3GB handset is the first phone featuring "Plug & Play Files-to-go," which allows the phone to function as a removable hard disk drive. USers can transfer files to and from computers, as well as store and transfer files in any format, without the need of a synchronisation program.
Capable of storing up to 1,000 music files (MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+, OGG) and featuring scroll-wheel navigation, this handset enables users to easily search files. It offers high-quality sound through 3D-sound support with stereo speakers.
The Smartphone features a a 1.3 megapixel camera for digital still and video recording (MPEG4). The media player can playback videos recorded in MPEG4, H.263, H.264 and WMV formats. Memory can be expanded by using flash memory cards based on the TransFlash standard.
The tri-band phone (900 / 1800 / 1900MHz) works on GSM/GPRS networks. Its TFT LCD screen can show up to 262,144 colours on a 240 x 320 pixels resolution. The small phone (113 x 48 x 20 mm, 130 g) phone also supports Bluetooth, IrDA and USB.