Dick Tracy phone home

Samsung Electronics has disclosed that its new ‘Dick Tracy’ style General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) wristwatch phone will go on sale across Europe in Q4 2003.

The phone offers one and a half hours of continuous talk time and 80 hours of stand-by time. It also supports voice activated dialling and includes a built-in phone book and 40 different polyphonic ring tones.

Weighing under 80 grams, the phone measures just 37.8 x 64 x 17.7 mm and supports WAP 1.2, Bluetooth and Speakerphone technologies.

It sports a bright, 256 OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) colour screen with a 96 x 64 pixel resolution.

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