By Patrick Avenell

SYDNEY: Samsung has released two new mobile phone handsets: the i200 for business use and the A561 for entertainment users.

The i200 has a 2.3-inch display and runs off Windows Mobile 6.1 (Smart Phone). It includes Push email and Microsoft Office. Connectivity is at speeds up to 3.6Mbps.

Additional features include a 2-megapixel camera, multi-format music player, video recording and messaging and Bluetooth v2.0. Additionally, this model comes with a bonus Bluetooth earpiece and 2-gygabite memory card.

The Samsung i200 is available now with Optus for RRP $549.

The A561 is a flick phone with 2.2-inch screen featuring a music player, 2-megapixel camera, Foxtel capabilities and HSPDA up to 3.6Mbps.

“The Samsung A561 allows users to browse the internet or download music at broadband speeds. Users can also enjoy their favourite Foxtel Mobile or BigPond channel in full landscape view through access to Telstra services,” said a Samsung spokesperson.

The A561 is available now with Telstra for RRP $589, or on a plan with Telstra.