World’s First 7-Megapixel Camera Cell Phone

By Kim Tae-gyu

The world’s first 7-megapixel camera-embedded cell phone will hit the shelves of Korean shops today through the nation’s top wireless carrier SK Telecom. Samsung Electronics, the world’s third-largest handset producer, yesterday said that its SCH-V770 will go on sale starting today at 990,000 won, the highest-ever price tag here for cell phones. Samsung first took the wraps off the gadget this March at CeBIT 2005, the world’s largest annual high-tech fair that took place in Hanover, Germany. In addition to the 7-megapixel built-in camera, the SCH-V770 by no means lags behind even the latest digital camera thanks to its 3X optical zoom, 5X digital zoom capability and auto-focus function.

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