The Samsung S60 device: 12 out of 10 sex factor

I was just having a geekery chat with MIR staffer, Ben Smith. He was at the Carphone Warehouse Christmas Preview event and, amongst the predictable stocking fillers, he came across the new Samsung handset — the i8510 — which runs Symbian S60.

Mr Symbian himself, Rafe Blandford, had the gossip a few months back — but Ben is seriously impressed.

I asked him to give the Samsung a sex factor where the iPhone is a good 9 out of 10.


That was Ben’s response.

He’s not used the device in anger as yet. But get a load of this:

– 8GB memory (expandable for 20 quid to 16GB)
– 8 megapixel camera
– 3G/WiFi
– Slider form factor

And free for £35 on Orange.

I’ll need to take a look…

Picture 6

Here’s the Carphone Warehouse product page.

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