Cebu City, Philippines (PressExposure) August 14, 2009 -- Samsung has been one of the biggest manufacturers of top cellular phones for sale across the world. Having a global market share of 17.3%, Samsung has been known as the second most popular manufacturer of mobile phones across the world, next to Nokia (for having a 39.4% global market share). Some of Samsung's mobile phones have also been included to some of the best-selling cellular phones for sale across the world. These mobile phones are Samsung SGH-E700 (for having an over of 10 million units sold), Samsung F480 TouchWiz (5 million units sold), Samsung SGH-D900 (3 million units sold).
Recently, a new Samsung cellular phones for sale was released into the market in which they used to enter the touchscreen technology industry, possessing similar features found with iPhone as well as with LG's KP500 or Cookie mobile phones. This new model of Samsung mobile phone is known as the Samsung Tocco lite.
The New Samsung Samsung Tocco lite or Samsung S5230, was announced on March 2009 and released on May 2009 by Samsung. It is available in black, white and pink colors. Samsung made this model of mobile phone to compete directly with LG's low priced KP500 or Cookie touchscreen mobile phones. As it directly competes with LG Cookie, Samsung Tocco lite's features are similar to that LG Cookie.
Similarities with LG Cookie (LG KP500) Some of the its obvious similarities with LG Cookie is its designs, particularly with its shape (which is similar to that of iPhone's) as well as its 3 distinct buttons (which is in contrast with iPhone's single button). Its screen size are also the same with LG Cookie's (3.0" LCD) as well as its camera (3.2MP camera). And to compete directly with LG Cookie, Samsung Tocco lite have also removed its 3G network connection to further lower its price.
Other than its external features, other features similar to LG Cookie is that Samsung Tocco lite also makes use of MIDP 2.0 as its Java support platform. It also has a built-in accelerometer for motion gaming and other uses. The difference is that LG Cookie removed its Wi-Fi or internet connectivity to lower its price whereas Samsung Tocco lite didn't remove its Wi-Fi capabilities. Samsung Tocco lite uses a WAP 2.0 browser as well as providing useful information including stock updates, weather forecast, and latest news with the use of the internet.