Video Tour: Samsung Beat
Oct 9, 2007, 5:25 PM by Eric Lin
Samsung packs a feature-laden music player into a a tiny little clamshell instead of adding music controls to the same old phone.
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T-Mobile's latest entry in the music phone phone category packs a big punch despite its small size. The Beat has a full-featured music player that can keep pumping the tunes out while you do anything except take a picture (or make a call, of course). You can check out the phone and music player here:
Or visit YouTube for more viewing and sharing options.
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Your video review states that the Beat has a VGA camera, but it is actually a 1.3 Megapixel camera.