Saturday, July 3, 2010


PUMA Phone: Sagem Wireless – Solar Powered SmartPhone Will Soon Retail Across Europe, Mid-East And Africa...

New wave of alternative energy cellphone is on the move, and as initial collaboration between Puma AG and Sagem Wireless has announced operator and retail partners in eleven European markets. You will soon able to see Puma solar powered cell phone on sale in UK, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Romania, Macedonia and Slovenia.PUMA Phone is an active smartphone comes with Internet, messaging, video calling, Bluetooth photo sharing, and GPS localisation capabilities with solar charging. Users will also be able to experience to interact with multimedia content, applications, and m-commerce services from puma.com.
An overseas market that has reached distribution agreement is United Arab Emirate in Middle East. And as part of PUMA’s long term commitment to sport in Africa, Puma Phone will soon be carried by operators in Uganda, Madagascar, Kenya, Mauritius, Cameroon, Botswana, Tunisia and Senegal.
  • “Whether it is the Unity Kit at FIFA World Cup 2010 or the groundbreaking yacht design for the Volvo Ocean Race, PUMA is unlike any other sportlifestyle company. The PUMA Phone is consistent with everything PUMA stands for – joy, environmental responsibility and individuality,” said Jochen Zeitz, Chairman and CEO of PUMA.
Key features of the PUMA Phone include:
  • Integrated solar cell, with charge indicator (one hour of sunshine provides
  • Power for one hour and 30 minutes of MP3 play or enough energy to send about 30 text messages)
  • Touchscreen: 2.8 inch thumbable screen with 240 x 320 QVGA resolution and TFT wide viewing angle
  • Camera: 3.2 megapixel camera with LED flash and x6 zoom;
  • Bluetooth photo sharing
  • Video: VGA video call camera; full screen video playback, with video recording and streaming and progressive video download
  • Music: wide range of music formats with playlist support and FM radio
  • Memory: microSD 2GB memory card supplied with the phone
  • Localisation: GPS, compass, geotagging, routing and mapping
  • Sports: pedometer, GPS tracker and stopwatch
  • Internet: Open internet browsing, with WAP Push
  • Messaging: Mobile email client and mobile web mail notification; instant messaging; MMS and SMS
  • HSPA and W-CDMA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM connectivity; Bluetooth; USB 2.0
  • Talk time up to 5 hours with 350 hours stand-by time; video call time 140 minutes; music player time 24 hours; video player time 5 hours
  • Tablet form factor; 115g weight and dimensions of 102mm x 56mm x 13mm
PUMA Phone will be available through mobile network operators, select mobile phone retailers and on PUMA online store from June 2010, with additional European and international markets following. Estimated Retail Price: EUR399.-

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