By December 10, 2008

Samsung S9402 Announced with Name Change

On the 27th of October we gave you the news of a leaked dual sim handset from Samsung named the S9402 DuoS. Today we can reveal that it’s official but it does have a name change.

The dual SIM Samsung S9402 will now be called the Samsung Ego and will pack a 2-inch AMOLED display, and a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with face recognition.

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Samsung Ego

The Samsung S9402 Ego is made by a new exotic liquid metal alloy developed by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Compared to titanium this new material seems to be more than perfect for the body of a high-end gadget like the new Ego. It turns out that the liquid metal is 3 times stronger and 1.6 times more flexible. It withstands 1.8 times more pressure, has 3 times better vibration absorption and 100% lower thermal conductivity.

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Samsung Ego

Everything else in the Samsung S9402 Ego is exclusive too – content, menu, ringtones were created especially for this model and won’t be found in any other of the company’s devices.

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Samsung Ego

The Samsung S9402 Ego is expected to hit the shelves (Russia first) this month at an estimated price of 1400 euro (around 1800 US dollars) which is just a bit less than what Motorola expects to get for their Aura and a lot more than the price of a Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte.

Samsung Ego S9402 Specifications:

  • GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1
  • GSM 900 / 1800 – SIM 2
  • Dimensions: 115 x 48 x 16 mm
  • Weight: 140 g
  • Display Type: OLED, 256K colors
  • Size : 240 x 320 pixels, 2.0 inches
  • Vibration
  • microSD (TransFlash), up to 8 GB
                  1 GB user available memory
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Bluetooth  v2.0 with A2DP
  • USB
  • SMS, EMS, MMS, Email
  • WAP 2.0/xHTML
  • Camera: 5 MP, 2560?1920 pixels, autofocus, image stabiliser, video, flash
  • Liquid metal body
  • Dual SIM
  • Java MIDP 2.0
  • MP3/AAC+/MPEG4 player
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • Document viewer
  • Voice memo
  • Built-in handsfree
  • Standard battery, Li-Ion 960 mAh
  • Stand-by: Up to 280 h
  • Talk time: Up to 3 h 30 min

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