Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/01/08/ces_samsung_haptic_pmp/

Samsung taps touchscreen phone UI for PMP

Fun with haptics

By Tony Smith

Posted in Hardware, 8th January 2009 00:17 GMT

CES Introduced today, the Samsung P3 is the PMP based on the same widget-based UI found on Samsung's touchscreen phones - complete with buzzy haptic feedback.

Samsung P3

Samsung's P3: bright display

The P3 sports a 3in, 480 x 270 LCD for a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. It also has built-in speakers for out-loud video and music playback. Sound is processed through Samsung's third-gen DNSe audio tweaking system.

Samsung P3

Two colour schemes coming

Less than 10mm thick, the P3 packs in between 4GB and 32GB of Flash storage, plus an FM radio, a voice recorder and a Bluetooth link allowing to be used as a speaker and pick-up for a paired mobile phone.

Samsung P3

Bluetooth on board

The P3 will go on sale in the US sometime between now and July. There's no word yet on UK availability. Samsung didn't disclose the P3's pricing. ®

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