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Me has gotten a new phone! The Samsung U600, heehee. It's the ultra-slim series (new) and it is about 11mm thick.. (10.9 to be exact)

It is a slide phone, but has 4 touchscreen keys at the front.

How do these touchscreen keys work exactly?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 27/05/2007 21:37:14 »
Was it expensive? And can you go online to the forum or check your email??
 

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« Reply #2 on: 27/05/2007 21:38:47 »
Cool The surface area must be pretty small so how do you touch all the spots in the right places to hit it without doing the wrong thing?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 28/05/2007 12:22:14 »
Umm... I think it cost.. Well, the phone would cost about $500.. But I did it in a contract at 35 pounds per month.. So it was about $800 I suppose, but that comes with 500 mins and 250 texts, and the phone.. So.. ;)

And ofcourse, all phones now have internet GPRS access or WAP to it..


Have you seen the picture of it? Which is why you suggested that the surface area is small? Well, I think its OK for children such as me, but for adults, with big fingers etc, would be harder for touch screen..
 

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« Reply #4 on: 29/05/2007 21:02:09 »
A touch screen sensor is a clear glass panel with a touch responsive surface. The touch sensor/panel is placed over a display screen so that the responsive area of the panel covers the viewable area of the video screen. There are several different touch sensor technologies on the market today, each using a different method to detect touch input. The sensor generally has an electrical current or signal going through it and touching the screen causes a voltage or signal change. This voltage change is used to determine the location of the touch to the screen.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 29/05/2007 21:08:50 »
Oh.. So when they detect a voltage or signal change, they assume that someone has pressed it, and thus triggers the button?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 29/05/2007 21:36:13 »
yes, you can also get a "little pen" if you have fat fingers. look at PDA's, they come with a small stylus to tap the "keys" with.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 30/05/2007 10:22:37 »
yup.. But they work easily well with fingers aswell.. Just used for fine detail, when you click something, or write..
 

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