will be showcasing its new products based on next-generation mobile wireless technology at the Mobile World Congress 2010, to be held in Spain.
The company is expected to introduce a mobile WiMAX (News
) base station and a slew of mobile devices with built-in WiMAX features. Company officials said that the new WiMAX base station, dubbed U-RAS smart, reduces power consumption and comes with enhanced coverage.
One of the commercial mobile WiMAX devices that the company plans to showcase is the upcoming M8400 smartphone model. Company officials said that it has built-in mobile WiMAX, wireless fidelity and wideband CDMA.
Additionally, Samsung (News
) is expected to disclose a new touchscreen technology called super AMOLED, or active-matrix organic light-emitting diode. Company officials said that the new touchscreen is an improved version of the AMOLED screen with enhanced clarity and better visibility in sunlight. AMOLED screens have been adopted in handsets including Google’s (News
) Nexus One.
Samsung Electronics is a provider of semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion.
Earlier this month, the company unveiled
the next generation of its LED back-lit TVs, saying that it features a first of its kind built-in 3D processor, connected interactive experiences and innovative, trend-setting designs with a wide range of options to match the décor of almost any living room.
Also this month, the company unveiled
its 2010 lineup of Blu-ray players -- BD-C6900, BD-C7500, BD-C6500, and BD-C5500. All players in the 2010 lineup support Internet@TV for the first time, providing access to a wide range of online content.
BD-C6900 features built-in 3D playback and supports the new 3D Blu-ray standard, while BD-C7500 offers the slimmest Blu-ray player and a nature-inspired, contemporary form factor. The BD-C6500 combines performance and speed, and the entry-level BD-C5500 delivers an eco design.