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Samsung G800 camera phone | Press Event

Published on: Thursday, November 1st 2007                   Written by: Dennis Hissink - Photography by: Mark Peters

Samsung Press Conference

D uring a mixed dealer and press event in London, Samsung officially announced the Samsung G800 camera phone. The high resolution 5 Megapixel Samsung G800 is an enhanced version of the G600. Samsung introduce the new G800 camera phone as a striking digital camera that can also be used as a mobile phone. Paul Wilkens, Sales & Marketing Director Telecommunications Benelux, explained as follows: "Our R&D department developed the camera first and after that the mobile phone to fit around it, in stead of taking a mobile phone as base and integrate the camera afterwards." Samsung has high expectations from the G800 handset. Samsung had hired part of the British Museum for the event that took place in London on Monday night 29th of October.

Samsung G800 camera phone

Paul Wilkens - Samsung Sales & Marketing Director Telecommunications Benelux


Samsung G800 mobile phone

Samsung G800 mobile phone

Samsung mobile photography

The new Samsung G800 will be available in different colours (black and silver) depending on the area where they will be sold. Mobile photography is Samsung's new power that considerably raises sales figures of mobile phones. Samsung, European's second largest supplier of mobile phones, possess an excellent market share. France is leading the European countries with a superb market share. Philippe Barthelet, Head of Telecom Division France explains why: "Samsung followed a unique and calculated strategy in France."

Philippe Barthelet - Samsung France

Philippe Barthelet - Samsung France

Samsung mobile phones

Philippe Barthelet adds: "Finally this strategy resulted in Samsung's market share being almost equal to the part Samsung occupied in the shelves of the retail section. This balance contributed greatly to a continuous growth of Samsung's market share in the French market. Moreover Samsung started an important cooperation with providers in France."

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