Sprint and Samsung Mobile today announced the upcoming availability of Samsung Moment, Samsung's first U.S. Android phone with the high-speed connectivity of Sprint's EVDO Rev. A. The Samsung Moment is powered by 800 MHz processor, and has a 3.2-inch AMOLED touch screen and a 3.2-megapixel camera. The phone will be available beginning Nov. 1.
Samsung Moment represents a new generation of portable Internet access devices and provides access to built-in Google mobile services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube, as well as thousands of applications available in Android Market. Samsung Moment also offers the first Sprint 3.2-inch AMOLED touch-screen, creating crisper colors and wider viewing angles than other display screens. Samsung Moment is powered by an 800 MHz processor, making this device one of the fastest wireless phones available today.
Beginning Nov. 1, customers can purchase Samsung Moment through all Sprint channels including Web (www.sprint.com), Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and our national retail partners. Retail pricing will be $179.99 (excluding taxes) after a $50 instant savings and a $100 mail-in-rebate with a two-year service agreement. Pre-registration for this phone begins today at www.sprint.com/moment.
Leveraging a library of applications As charter members of the Open Handset Alliance, Sprint and Samsung are closely aligned with the Android community. Through Android Market, Samsung Moment users can download thousands of applications, widgets and games on their phone. Pandora, ShopSavvy, Twitter, Shazam, amazon.com, USA Today, Flixster, PacMan, CraigslistChecker, and MySpace Mobile are among the countless well-liked applications already available on Android Market. Additionally, customers can access Sprint Navigation and Sprint exclusive applications NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile already preinstalled on the device. Samsung Moment is a perfect solution for anyone who wants the freedom to stay connected on-the-go and enjoy a PC-like experience.
Samsung Moment offers simple device navigation through an optical joystick located just below the expansive display. It features Wi-Fi capability, integrated GPS navigation and accelerometer.
? Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard ? Widescreen 3.2-inch AMOLED touch-screen display ? Android Market ? Accelerometer and proximity sensor ? Outlook e-mail with Microsoft Direct Push Technology and HTML support; E-mail (EAS), POP, IMAP ? Access e-mail from such well-known providers as AOL, Windows Live including MSN, Hotmail and Yahoo! ? Easily view Word, Excel, PowerPoint on the go to maximize productivity ? Built-in WiFi 802.11 b/g ? Visual Voicemail for quick and easy access to voice mail messages ? Sprint Navigation with GPS-enabled, turn-by-turn driving directions, navigate with a 3D map that moves with you
? Android Market and access to such popular applications as Pandora, ShopSavvy, Twitter, Shazam, amazon.com, USA Today, Flixster, PacMan, CraigslistChecker, MySpace Mobile and thousands of other applications ? 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and camcorder with auto-focus ? Advanced Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology ? Sprint?s exclusive sports applications: NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile ? Amazon MP3 Store and Media Player with 3.5-millimeter headphone jack ? Expandable Memory: 2GB MicroSD card included; supports up to 32GB MicroSD card
? Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.34 x 0.63 inches; weight 5.67 oz. ? Main Display: 3.2-inch AMOLED (320 x 480 pixels) 16M colors ? Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: up to 5.5 hours continuous talk time