The world?s first 10-million-pixel camera phone will be available in the UK later this year priced around £250, the device?s maker Samsung has confirmed.

The SCH-B600 will be released in the second half of the year, according to a UK spokesman but the company was not able to give a more precise UK launch date.

Features include a 3x optical zoom and an LED autofocus assist beam feature, located next to the lens.

Also on board is a 2.2in LCD screen, as well as compatibility with Bluetooth wireless connection and PictBridge direct printing.