There were a lot of top lists this year from Time Magazine and Wireless and Mobile News Hottest Coolest Best Smartphones of 2008. Here's a wireless smartphone that gets its own list the Samsung M7500 Emporio Armani Night Effect phone should be listed as the hottest, most colorful branding and blatant self promotion. It so flashy it was inspired by Tokyo's neon Lights.
The left side of the phone is emblazoned with the Emporio Armani logo LED lights that light up when a phone call is received for night-life types.
The Quad Band 850/900/1800/1900 GSM Emporio Armani Phone features
a 3 megapixel camera, A2DP, Bluetooth, Calendar, email , FM Radio, High-Speed Data GPRS, speaker phone, Video capture. The list price appears to be $899.
The product description says:
The Samsung M7500 Emporio Armani Night Effect is the perfect
accessory for those who love nightlife with its brightly colored LEDs
that light up when the phone becomes active. It allows them to keep in
touch with their friends at night and it looks modern and chic so no
need to worry on the style side. It has been created specifically for
easy management and use of music files. It really is a mobile designed
for colorful talk and music on the move.
illuminating LED around the edge was developed during Giorgio Armani's
trips to Tokyo where he recently opened a ten-storey concept store, the
Armani/Ginza tower, which is lit-up on the outside with decorative
lights in the shape of bamboo leaves.
The 2.2-inch QVGA
AMOLED screen maximizes the user's visual experience with an unmatched
range of hues and rich colours, providing for an exceptionally vivid
view. The sleek body of the Samsung Armani Night Effect is designed to
provide for a soft-to-the-touch, rubber-like feel and a hair-lined key
pad and reinforced glass display offer a simple, yet sturdy elegance.
The Emporio Armani logo in metal is prominently adorned on the back
with a hidden external speaker.
Along with the outer
appearance of the phone, the graphical user interface and audio user
interface including a selection of special Emporio Armani compositions
as ringtones, also reflect Emporio Armani's consistently sophisticated
The Samsung M7500 Emporio Armani Night Effect handset even
comes complete with Emporio Armani branded neck strap and earphones for
easy, stylish transport and Armani-designed CD-like fabric package case
Samsung M7500 Emporio Armani Night Effect mobile is a clearly featuring
many music-centric features and a user-friendly music-control key,
along with the pleasure of music in all popular formats plus FM radio.
Besides listening to music to snapping photos and video with the
embedded 3 Mega pixel camera, Night Effect will satisfy users with the
combination of standard 3.5mm audio jack, and support for compatible
microSD cards plus 120MB internal memory.
Samsung M7500 Emporio
Armani Night Effect offers an enhanced multimedia experience with fast
HSDPA networks. Downloading large files, streaming videos, and even
holding video conversations are easier than ever with speeds as fast as
3.6Mbps. With Bluetooth 2.0 and USB 2.0, users also will be connected
to a range of peripherals including wireless headsets and mobile