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7-megapixel camera phone announced

Samsung will reportedly unveil the world's first mobile phone with a 7-megapixel camera at the CeBIT trade fair in Germany.
/ Source: The Associated Press

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. will unveil the world's first mobile phone with a 7-megapixel camera at a trade fair in Germany, Yonhap News Agency reported Wednesday.

The mobile phone SCH-V770, fitted with a lens similar to a top-end digital still camera, will be presented at the annual CeBIT trade fair opening Thursday in Hanover, the report said.

The mobile phone measures 12.7 centimeters by 5.2 cm and is about 2.7 cm thick and weighs 180 grams. It looks like a digital camera and is fully equipped with music player capability and other multimedia functions, the report said.

Samsung has not released other details such as the product's price and release date, Yonhap said.