Samsung launches the full Monte

Samsung Electronics has announced the UK launch of Samsung Monte (S5620), its brand new full touch mobile for the style conscious.

The Samsung Monte boasts a host of multimedia features and a sleek, sophisticated design, providing the style and performance of a high end handset at an affordable price. With a stunning contrasting orange and graphite, or black and silver, colour casing and an intuitive TouchWiz 2.0 Plus user interface (UI), the Monte is set to become the latest must have full touch Samsung device.

The Samsung Monte makes staying connected with friends and colleagues incredibly easy with a suite of native social network applications including Facebook and MySpace, allowing users to access their profiles whenever and wherever they choose. The advanced Twitter, Bebo widgets and multi-IM capability also provide users with the opportunity to chat in real-time via their chosen service. In addition, the handset features full Internet browsing with an accelerometer sensor allowing the onscreen image to automatically adjust as you rotate the phone.

The Samsung Monte also includes navigation features with GPS supported by Google Latitude, users will always know where they are and can keep their friends updated on their location at all times. With a Geo-tagging capability, users can imprint their photos with geographic tags to share their experiences with friends. Other connectivity features include optional anytime, anywhere WiFi connectivity, Exchange ActiveSync for access to Outlook email accounts and Google Sync.

Mark Mitchinson, vice president Samsung Mobile UK & Ireland, said: “Samsung Monte is designed for those who appreciate beautiful design and outstanding performance but want it at an affordable price. The phone has a great set of features, such as the native social networking applications, an intelligent User Interface and connectivity options to provide users with the performance they demand.”

The Samsung Monte comes equipped with a 3.0-inch WQVGA LCD screen with 16:9 landscape viewing and a 3.2-mega pixel camera with imaging features including smile shot, panorama shot, and face detection. The phone also supports Smart Unlock and One finger zoom making it easier and more intuitive to use.
Furthermore, the handset will be complemented by a specially created Samsung Monte Bluetooth headset, featuring BT Version 2.1, multipoint technology, 1 microphone noise reduction and Active Pairing.

The Samsung Monte will be supported by a £2.5m TV, online, press and outdoor advertising campaign that will begin on 1 April featuring both stunning handset colour choices.