Samsung’s Ultra Mobile Phone – Samsung Tocco Ultra Edition

The Samsung S8300 is also called the Samsung Tocco Ultra Edition. This mobile phone has incredible multimedia prowess.

Physical design

The Samsung S8300 is a diminutive pocket friendly phone with a vital statistics of 110 x 51.5 x 12.7 mm. It is light weight at 105 grams. The face of the phone contains a conspicuous 2.8 inches AMOLED capacitive touch screen. This screen supports 16M colors and has a high resolution of 240X400 pixels for display of vivid and crisp images. The screen is endowed with an accelerometer for auto rotation as well as a proximity sensor for auto turn off.


The Samsung Tocco Ultra has an 8Mega pixel camera with a high resolution of 3264×2448 pixels for great photographs. It has features like auto focus, face and smile detection, wide dynamic range and image stabilization for enhancing image quality. The LED flash enables taking of high quality pictures even in dark environments. The camera is equipped with a geo tagging feature that helps to tag photos based on the location where the picture was taken. The geo tagging attribute is enabled by the phone’s GPRS facility.


The Tocco Ultra Edition by Samsung is a multimedia phone. Hence it has exciting multimedia facets. The phone allows you to record video footage at high resolutions of 720X480 pixels at 30 fps. It also allows VGA time lapse and QVGA slow motion video recording.

The phone has a secondary video call camera for the purpose of video telephony. The phone has a video player that supports DviX/ XviD/ MPEG4/ H.263/ H.264/ WMV9 video file formats. The large screen makes viewing videos on the phone a pleasure.

The Samsung S8300 Tocco Ultra provides avenues for audio entertainment too. Its music player supports MP3/AAC/WMA audio file formats. The phone also has an FM radio equipped with RDS and FM recording facilities. The phone’s Blue tooth connectivity complete with A2DP technology allows use of wireless headsets and hands free communication.

The Samsung S8300 supports games and allows download of games from the internet too. Thus the phone is an avid gamer’s paradise.

The phone has mobile internet facility as well. It comes with technologies like HSCSD, EDGE and 3G 7.2Mbps HSDPA for faster internet connectivity speeds for more pleasurable browsing. It has browsing technologies like wap, xhtml and html for smoother browsing.

Other features

The Samsung Tocco Ultra Edition has GPRS facility with A-GPS support and optional navigation software. This helps in finding your way to new locations.

The phone is powered by a standard Li-Ion 880 mAh battery that provides a stand by time of up to 350 hours and a talk time of up to 4 hours.

The phone has an internal memory of 80MB which can be augmented up to 16 GB through a micro SD memory card. The massive memory aids the multimedia capabilities of the phone by allowing you to store more photos, video footage and music tracks in the phone.

The phone has a micro USB port for connectivity to other devices.

The Samsung Tocco Ultra is the ideal choice if you are looking for an entertainment centric mobile phone.