Sprint today announced two new phones, the Samsung M510 and the Samsung M300. We will bring you reviews of these phones soon. In the mean time, here is the info from the announcement:
"Bringing customers a combination of fashion and functionality, Sprint and Samsung today announced the availability of the Sprint Power Vision Phone M510 by Samsung and the Sprint Vision Phone M300 by Samsung. Both wireless devices come packed with advanced features designed to make life simpler, including a quality camera, Bluetooth technology, easy-to-use menus and multimedia capabilities.
Operating on the Sprint Mobile Broadband network, the M510 by Samsung provides easy access to Sprint's exclusive multimedia content, including Sprint Music Store, offering quick over-the-air music downloads. The M510 by Samsung supports Sprint TV with more than 50 channels of television programming, more than 20 of them with live content.
The M510 by Samsung also features a Sprint Theme with quick links to Sprint Music Store, text messaging and the On Demand 2.0 application, which allows users to retrieve up-to-date web content such as sports, weather, news and movie times, with the push of a button. The M510 by Samsung is available in both hot pink with black accents and black with blue accents.
Fact Sheet for Sprint Power Vision M510 by Samsung
Big entertainment comes packed in the small, stylish Sprint Power Vision M510 by Samsung. Available in either pink or black, this dynamic multimedia phone operates on Sprint?s Power VisionSM Network enabling downloads of the latest news, music and entertainment content at broadband-like speeds. Over-the-air Sprint Music Store downloads, access to Sprint TV live programming, the latest in stereo Bluetooth technology and a MicroSD card slot make the M510 by Samsung a must-have for entertainment-lovers on-the-go. Additional features include a 1.3 MP camera, speaker independent voice recognition, GPS capability and downloadable Themes for optimal personalization.
ENTERTAINMENT ? Sprint Music StoreSM provides over-the-air downloads of high-quality digital songs ? Sprint TV Enabled ? More than 50 channels of content including live television ? Built-in media player with MicroSD card slot ? Sprint PCS Picture MailSM and Sprint PCS Video Mail ? SMS voice and text messaging ? On Demand Services with up-to-date sports, weather and news information ? Podcasting recording and playback capabilities
PRODUCTIVITY ? 1.3 MP camera and video camcorder ? Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Technology with audio caller ID announcement ? PictBridge support allows printing of images to a compatible printer ? Built-in phone book holds 499 phone numbers or email addresses ? Enhanced voice recognition and voice memo
PERSONALIZATION ? Themes enabled ? Two color options: pink or black ? Customizable Picture Caller ID ? Download Capabilities for ringers, wallpapers and games
SPECIFICATIONS ? Dimensions: 3.7? x 2.0? x 0.64?; 2.93 ounces ? Main Display: 2.1? TFT (176 x 220 pixels) ? External Display: 0.76? x 0.76? CSTN (96 x 96 pixels) ? Standard rechargeable Lithium (LiIon) battery: up to 3.5 hours continuous talk time
Designed for customers looking for a great value in a wireless phone without sacrificing "must-have" features, the M300 by Samsung provides tools to help users stay connected when they need it most, including web access, e-mail and text messaging. This attractive phone offers downloadable games, a VGA camera with digital zoom and PictBridge support. The M300 by Samsung is available in both dark silver and misty rose red.
Fact Sheet for Sprint Vision Phone M300 by Samsung
The Sprint Vision Phone M300 by Samsung combines many of the essential tools customers need to communicate faster and easier with a compact, attractive design. Styled with a smooth, rounded finish, the M300 comes available in Dark Silver or Misty Rose Red. Advanced features available on the M300 by Samsung include Bluetooth technology, Internet access, e-mail and text messaging. This stylish device also offers a VGA camera with digital zoom and PictBridge support.
ENTERTAINMENT ? Supports SMS, EMS and MMS messaging formats ? Bluetooth technology enabled ? Downloadable Games
PRODUCTIVITY ? Sprint Vision services including web access, text messaging and e-mail ? VGA Camera with digital zoom ? Sprint PCS Picture MailSM enables easy sharing of images instantly ? PictBridge support allows printing images to a compatible printer ? Phone as modem capable ? Wireless backup ? Speaker-independent voice dialing ? Internal phone book with up to 299 number capacity
PERSONALIZATION ? Two color options: silver or red ? Picture caller ID ? Downloadable screen savers ? Multiple language options
SPECIFICATIONS ? Dimensions: 3.6? x 1.9? x 0.7?; 2.68 ounces ? Main Display: 1.2? x1.5? TFT (128 x 160 pixels) ? External Display: 65K CSTN (96 x 96 pixels) ? Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: up to 3.2 hours continuous talk time
The M510 by Samsung measures 3.74" x 2.0" x 0.64" and weighs just 2.9 ounces. It will be priced at $129.99 with a two-year service agreement. The M300 by Samsung measures 3.58" x 1.85" x 0.68" and weighs less than 2.7 ounces. It will be priced at $29.99 with a two-year agreement.
Both devices are available at www.sprint.com or by calling 1-800-Sprint1. The M300 by Samsung is available now at all Sprint retail locations and the M510 by Samsung will be available in Sprint retail locations in June. Standard text and Vision charges apply to premium content and media features.
Customers purchasing the M510 by Samsung or M300 by Samsung as a replacement for an existing mobile phone are encouraged to donate their current phone, battery and accessories to Sprint Project Connect. Donated equipment, regardless of make, model or service provider, will be recycled in an environmentally friendly manner or refurbished and resold with proceeds benefiting K-12 education. More information, including a prepaid mailing label, can be found at www.sprint.com/projectconnect.