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Image Gallery: First thoughts on the T-Mobile Samsung Memoir 8 megpixel camera phone

Manufacturers are continuing to improve the capabilities and functionality of feature phones and smartphones. Samsung and T-Mobile released the 8 megapixel Memoir that brings a powerful camera to T-Mobile. This high end feature phone supports T-Mobile's 3G network, captures still photos with the Xenon flash, and functions fluidly with the touchscreen display and TouchWiz interface
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Manufacturers are continuing to improve the capabilities and functionality of feature phones and smartphones. Samsung and T-Mobile released the 8 megapixel Memoir that brings a powerful camera to T-Mobile. This high end feature phone supports T-Mobile's 3G network, captures still photos with the Xenon flash, and functions fluidly with the touchscreen display and TouchWiz interface

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The 8 megapixel camera lens is quite large and distinctive on the back of the Memoir.

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The Xenon flash is found above and to the left of the 8 megapixel camera lens.

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Two doors cover up the ports on the upper left side.

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The Samsung proprietary port (for charging and headset) and microSD card slot are found under the covers.

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There is a textured material on the lower back that helps you hold the Memoir in camera mode.

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Zoom in and out buttons and the lock button are found on the upper right side of the Memoir.

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The camera capture button and a lanyard opening are found in the lower part of the right side. The camera button also opens the lens cover on the back of the Memoir.

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Send, end, and back buttons are located along the bottom of the front.

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An indicator light and sensor appear above the display with the headset speaker.

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The Samsung Memoir fits nicely in the palm of your hand and is quite compact and solid.

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The familiar TouchWiz interface can be seen in this view of the Memoir.

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There are plenty of settings available in the camera software included on the Memoir.

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After pushing the Menu button you will see these icons to let you dive further into the phone operating system.

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The Memoir looks more like a camera than a phone, as you can see here.

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