updated 12:05 pm EDT, Mon June 15, 2009
Samsung's phone introductions today have been bolstered by the addition of the Jet, a high-end media device that claims a rare record in the field. The touchscreen uses a Samsung-made 800MHz processor nicknamed the Jet Engine that the company says makes it the fastest full touch phone in existence. To exploit the added speed, the Jet comes with a newer web browser known as Dolfin that uses WebKit for accurate rendering and can not only have as many as five pages active at once but can export websites as widgets for TouchWiz 2.0, which also brings a 3D cube interface for apps and media.
As with many of Samsung's more advanced phones in 2009, the Jet has an 800x480 AMOLED display and supplies a 5-megapixel camera with 480p video capture, 3G over HSPA, GPS and Wi-Fi. About 2GB of memory is built-in for storage and is supported by a microSDHC slot.
Launch plans aren't definite, but Samsung indicates that it may release the Jet for the US in the future.