Samsung S5600

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Samsung S5600 Preston
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Manufacturer Samsung Mobile
Series S-Series
Compatible networks GSM 850/900/1800/1900/2100
3G 900/2100
Availability by country October 2009
Successor Samsung Monte (S5620)
Related Jet, Tocco Lite, Marvel
Form factor Candybar
Dimensions 102.8 x 54.8 x 12.9 mm
Weight 96g
Operating system TouchWiz
Storage 80MB
Removable storage microSD up to 16GB (microSDHC compatible)
Battery Li-lon 1000mAh
Display 240 x 320 pixels 16M colors
(TFT capacitive touchscreen)
External display 2.8 inches
Rear camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, LED flash
Media MP3/WMA/AAC/H.263/H.264/WMV/MP4
Connectivity HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, Bluetooth 2.1 and USB 2.0

Samsung S5600 (also known as Samsung Preston or Samsung Player Star (in France)) was announced in March 2009 and released in June 2009 as part of a range of touch-screen phones being released by Samsung.[1]

The phone has a 2.8 inches (7.1 cm) (240 x 320 pixels) QVGA full-touch screen, and OS TouchWiz User Interface and "Gesture Lock" feature. A 3.2 megapixel camera, music recognition via the use of Shazam's "Find Music" service, and multi-codec support including H.263, MPEG4 (mp4), and WMV. The connectivity for Internet is 7.2 Mbit/s HSDPA.

Language support[edit]

The phone was the first phone to support the Welsh Language and it followed an earlier experiment by the Samsung company who released a phone that supported the Irish language. The phone has a Welsh menu and a predictive text facility that calls on a database of 44,000 words in Welsh.[2] The phone was offered just in Orange shops in Wales in 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Samsung 5600, Samsung Mobile
  2. ^ "World's first Welsh language mobile phone". Welsh Language Board. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Orange to offer Welsh language 5600, Pocket-Lint, August 2009, accessed March 2012