Samsung preps new 8MP camera phone

8MP camera phones were one of 2008's hot stories. And while we wait with baited breath for 12MP versions to hit shelves in late 2009, Samsung's next 8

Dug up by the mobile fanatics at Unwired View, the new blower is yet to be named, and was first seen at the company's HQ in South Korea. It rocks an 800x480 screen, with the same TouchWiz UI found on the best–selling Samsung Tocco.

While other specs remain scarce, the pictures suggest we're looking at a camera with Xenon flash and autofocus. Sadly, there's not a squeak about when we can expect to see it hit these shores, but with Mobile World Congress just a month away, you can bet we'll be getting a ton of new details then.

While you wait, check out our 8MP camera phone face off vidcast and read our full in–depth review of the Samsung Pixon.


New Samsung 8MP camera phone

Price: £TBA

On sale: TBA

Contact: Samsung Mobile