Following the announcement on Friday of the Pixon, an 8-megapixel cameraphone from Samsung, we've managed to get our hands on the new handset at a T-Mobile demo day of new handsets hitting the operator in the coming months.

Officially named the Pixon (or the M8800), this takes the mantle of the world's slimmest phone with this resolution of camera - a mantle that belonged to the LG KC910 what seems like 5 minutes ago.

In fact - this phone snapper is 13.8mm thick as compared to the LG Renoir, which is 13.95mm so positively fat and thin it is.

Features-wise - you get a 3.2-inch full touchscreen, a 16x digital zoom on the camera as well as autofocus, fast-shutter, smile shot, face detection and geotagging (no mention of a beautifying tool like the Renoir though).

The Samsung Pixon will be available in the UK and Ireland from 1 November 2008.