We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

Samsung Lucido smartphone

Samsung has unveiled the Lucido - its latest smartphone, which features GPS navigation and a 5Mp camera.

According to the Samsung, the 114x46x12mm Lucido handset, utilises the styling made popular by the manufacturer's Tocco mobile phone.

Users will benefit from a 2.2in Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED) screen, which Samsung claims gives clearer, sharper pictures while also bringing out vivid colours, even under direct sunlight.

The 5Mp camera combines with the GPS to offer geo-tagging and also benefits from an LED flash along with auto-focus, face-detection and smile-shot technology that closes the shutter as soon as it detects the subject has smiled. The camera is also capable of capturing video at 15 frames per second (fps).

As well as email, the Lucido offers HSDPA connectivity up to 7.2Mbps, as well as Bluetooth, an FM radio and and an Accelerometer sensor that automatically rotates images and video to fit the screen.

The handset has a 110MBinternal memory but supports microSD memory cards up to 8GB.

The Samsung Lucido is expected to be made available in April. No pricing or network details have been made available yet.

Mobile phone reviews

See also: Samsung Omnia review

IDG UK Sites

Best camera phone of 2015: iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G4 vs Galaxy S6 vs One M9 vs Nexus 6

IDG UK Sites

In defence of BlackBerrys

IDG UK Sites

Why we should reserve judgement on Apple ditching Helvetica in OS X/iOS for the Apple Watch's San...

IDG UK Sites

Retina 3.3GHz iMac 27in preview: Apple cuts £400 of price of Retina iMac with new model