Samsung shows its strength with the launch of the worlds toughest mobile; the Solid

Samsung Mobile UK and O2 have officially announced the launch of the Samsung Solid; Samsungs first ultra durable handset.

The super powered handset has strengths that make it stand out from other mobiles including built in anti-shock and water and dust resistance. Encased in a thick rubber body this phone lives up to its name to withstand the tough treatment, making it ideal for any trades man, extreme sports enthusiasts or those who simply need a durable phone.

The Samsung Solid is as clever on the inside as it is tough on the outside, with a feature set that youd expect from any Samsung mobile phone. It comes with a built in FM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, Camera and a long life battery. An additional hidden treasure is a built in flash light; perfect for finding those car keys quickly, or working in less than perfect lighting.

The handset also boasts SOS dialing, a unique Samsung feature that sends an alert message to a nominated person if the volume button is pressed three times in quick succession. Once the alert is sent, the next call to come in is automatically answered. In addition to being a handy safety feature, SOS dialing is ideal for those people who might be trekking or holidaying in remote areas and want the extra assurance it offers.

The Samsung Solids water and dust resistancy is effective to IP rating of 54, meaning it will survive water splashes and the occasional knock or drop.

Key phone features:

  • GRPS Dual Band (900/1800Mhz)
  • VGA Camera
  • Resistance to Water, Dust (IP54) Anti-shock
  • Flash Light
  • Long Life Battery
  • WAP 2.0
  • SMS/MMS, Java
  • Mobile Tracker, SOS

The Samsung Solid is available at O2 and is free on all 12 monthly contracts or 59.99 on O2 Pay As You Go.     

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US $8.5billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs.

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