Sprint today introduced its holiday phone line up that includes several feature phones and smartphones. Here are the details of the Samsung Highnote music slider phone announced today:
Available exclusively on Sprint's National Mobile Broadband Network, Samsung Highnote offers a unique dual-slide design, making it easy to take your favorite music with you on-the-go. Samsung Highnote slides up to reveal a dial pad and slides down to showcase its powerful stereo speakers. Available in either red or blue, this device features Sprint?s easy-to-personalize One Click user interface and offers quick access to Sprint Music Store, Sprint Navigation, Web surfing, email, texting and more. Additional features include a 2.0 MP camera/camcorder, 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo Bluetooth with audible caller ID, expandable memory up to 8GB, and speaker-independent voice recognition.
ENTERTAINMENT/MUSIC ? Sprint TV with an extensive selection of live and on-demand programming, including Sprint Exclusive Entertainment (SEE), the industry?s only made-for-mobile sports and entertainment video programming network ? Sprint Music Store, allowing users to wirelessly download full-length songs directly to their phone for just 99 cents each ? More than a dozen streaming-radio applications, including Sprint Radio with more than 150 channels ? Background music mode, allowing the user to play music while text messaging, playing games or surfing the Internet ? Sprint PCS Picture Mail ? Picture caller ID
PRODUCTIVITY ? Sprint Navigation with GPS-enabled audio and visual turn-by-turn driving directions, one-click traffic rerouting and more than 10 million local listings ? Live Search for Sprint, powered by Microsoft, provides easy access to directory information, integrated GPS-enabled directions, interactive maps and one-touch click to call access ? Speaker-independent Voice Dialing, including audible status reports on phone coverage, signal strength and battery life ? 2.0 MP camera with 4x digital zoom and video camcorder with night shot ? Advanced Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology with audio caller ID ? Access to corporate and consumer (POP3) email, including AOL, Gmail and Yahoo! ? SMS text messaging ? Wireless Backup to restore contact information if the device is lost, stolen or damaged
SPECIFICATIONS ? Two color options: red or blue ? Dimensions: 1.9? x 4.0? x 0.6?; 3.5 ounces ? Display: 2.0? TFT (176 x 220 pixels and 262K vibrant colors) ? Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: up to 5.6 hours continuous talk time
Samsung Highnote: Available on Oct. 19 for $99.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.