SA Studios Global, Samsung, and MetroPCS have collaborated to design a Mister Cartoon edition of the Samsung SCH-r450 phone. Mister Cartoon is a Los Angeles, California based tattoo artist company run by Mark Machado.
Machado designed the logo for Cypress Hill and Fabri Fibra. Machado has also designed tattoos for Eminem, Dr. Dre, Prodigy, Travis Barker, Justin Timberlake, etc. Machado has also designed work for Nike, Toyota, Grand Theft Auto, etc. Mister Cartoon and his friend Estevan Oriol owns Joker Brand Clothing and is affiliated with Soul Assassins.
The phone has Mister Cartoon wallpapers, ringtones, and animations. Part of the revenues earned by the SCH-r450 will be used to to fund community art centers and at-risk youth. Art supplies will also be given to local L.A. schools.
Some of the features of the phone include horizontal sliding QWERTY keyboard, stereo wireless Bluetooth, MP3 player, microSD card slot, 1.3 megapixel camera, messaging services, speakerphone, voice recognition, and 2.1″ 262K TFT 176×220 pixel display.