Home / Uncategorized / Mobile World Congress: Samsung L170 Compact Bar Phone
Image_10550_largeimagefile.jpg

Mobile World Congress: Samsung L170 Compact Bar Phone

Despite being billed as an “affordable” handset, the Samsung L170 actually brings quite a bit to the table, both in terms of functionality and fashion-consciousness. When I first saw a picture of this phone, I thought that it was a remarkably compact slider phone, but it turns out that it’s actually candybar-styled.

Just picture it. Imagine if this phone was a slider, and you’ll realize just how tiny of a footprint it would have compared to the other slim sliders from Samsung. Yes, the display would be a fair bit smaller, but I imagine that there would be a sizable market for such a creation. Even so, the Samsung L170 isn’t anything to sneeze at with its minimalist design, glossy finish, and stylish looks.

The expected feature set includes touch-sensitive keys, a 2 megapixel camera, integrated media player, video recording, FM radio with RDS, full HTML browser, Bluetooth 2.0, and PictBridge. Not bad for a $250 phone, eh? Look for it in March.

Comments

comments

About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>