Feeds

Samsung slider handset en-route?

Potential release next week

Mobile application security vulnerability report

Samsung may use next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as the launch pad for its latest slider handset, which according to rumour, has been dubbed as the G810.

Although the manufacturer’s keeping quiet about the handset’s existence for now, word on the web is that the slider handset, which is already being compared to Nokia’s N95, sports a 2.6in display and a five-megapixel camera with a 3x optical zoom.

Bluetooth 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate is on-board for short-range data transfers, but the G810’s also though to include 802.11b/g Wi-Fi and incorporate HSDPA 3G connectivity at up to 3.6Mb/s. Users may get around 150MB of on-board memory, in addition to a Micro SD memory card slot.

Since Samsung hasn't said a squeak about the phone’s existence for now, there’s no official word on pricing or availability. But, speculation suggests that the handset pitched at around €580 (£430/$860).

If Samsung does unveil the G810 at the Barcelona event, then it’ll have to share its limelight with LG’s KF510 handset launch, which is a three-megapixel and touch-sensitive slider handset.

Boost IT visibility and business value

More from The Register

next story
iPad? More like iFAD: We reveal why Apple fell into IBM's arms
But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
For Lenovo US, 8-inch Windows tablets are DEAD – long live 8-inch Windows tablets
Reports it's killing off smaller slabs are greatly exaggerated
Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months
The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
Microsoft unsheathes cheap Android-killer: Behold, the Lumia 530
Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill
Seventh-gen SPARC silicon will accelerate Oracle databases
Uncle Larry's mutually-optimised stack to become clearer in August
EU dons gloves, pokes Google's deals with Android mobe makers
El Reg cops a squint at investigatory letters
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a Defense for Mobile Applications
Learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications - from the application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Reducing security risks from open source software
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Consolidation: the foundation for IT and business transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.