Ultra Tocco for Samsung


Samsung has unveiled its Tocco Ultra Edition its flagship handset for 2009 to be launched mid-March.

The S8300 will feature an 8MP camera, GPS, HSDPA (7.2 Mbps) and 2.8” touchscreen, as well as including a 3×4 keypad in its slider design.

The handset will be launched with a £5 million advertising campaign in the UK and Ireland, which will include the buying up of advertising sheets within 100 metres of mobile retailers.

“Everyone is incredibly excited about the handset,” said Samsung UK and Ireland general manager Derek Williamson. “The handset will be available through all channels but we’ve had some calls for exclusive colours from individuals.

“It’s a fantastic device with a new design that will set the standard. It has a more traditional look and feel to that of the Pixon, for example, but still has all the functionality of a top of the range handset.”


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