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Samsung Introduces the Glyde Phone with Full QWERTY Keyboard and Touch Screen for Verizon
      #30174 - 05/08/08 12:34 PM

Samsung today introduced the Samsung Glyde, a touch screen phone that's made for the text generation. The Samsung Glyde will be available exclusively on Verizon Wireless. Here is more info on the phone:

In Touch with Generation Text
The Samsung Glyde is a touch screen phone designed for mobile users that are text-centric. Its sleek compact design houses a crisp, 2.8" display that doubles as an interactive touch pad for smooth, easy navigation. Slide it open, you will see a user-friendly QWERTY keyboard for super-fast messaging. Take pictures, get driving directions, browse the Internet or enjoy V CAST Music and Video services with just a touch.


? Touch Screen
? Full QWERTY Keyboard
? Full HTML Browser
? V CAST Music and Video
? Bluetooth? Wireless Technology - headset (mono and stereo), handsfree, serial port, dial-up networking, object push (vCard only), basic imaging, basic print and phone book access.
? 2.0 Megapixel Digital Camera
- Flash, up to 9 Step Digital Zoom, and Auto Focus
? Camcorder
- MMS Length (30-second clips)
- Normal Length (10-minute clips)
? 72-Note Polyphonic Ringtones
? T9 Text Input for Easy Text Entry
? Bilingual User Interface (English &Spanish)
? Personal Organizer: Calculator,
Calendar, Alarm Clock, World Clock, Stop Watch and Notepad
? Directional Microphone
? Get It Now Enabled (BREW 3.1.4)
? Standalone Mode (Airplane Mode)
? Dialing Fonts
? Dual NAM
? Voice Memo
? Advanced Speech Recognition including Text-to-Speech for Digit Dial Readout and SMS Readout
? Downloadable Content (Ringers, Wallpapers, Games & Business Applications)
? VZ Navigator LBS / E911 Enabled
? Messaging Services - text messaging (SMS), enhanced messaging (EMS), multimedia messaging (MMS), Mobile Email, Mobile IM

Technical Specs:

? CDMA 1x 800/1900mHz Digital Only EVDO
? Dimensions: 4.09? x 1.97? x .7? (standard battery)
? Weight: 4.13 ounces (standard battery)
? Display: 240 x 440 Pixel, 262K TFT Color
? Standard Battery: 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion, 1000 mAh
? Extended Battery: 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion, 1300 mAh
? Usage Time: Up to 210 mins (3.5 hrs) (standard battery); Up to 270 mins (4.5 hrs) (extended battery)
? Standby Time: Up to 250 hrs (standard battery); Up to 325 hrs (extended battery)
? Hearing Aid Compatibility = M4

? Internal Phone Book
- Up to 500 entries with multiple contacts
- Can store one picture with each entry
- One-, Two- and Three-Touch dialing
? Last 90 Incoming, Outgoing and Missed Call Logs
? microSD Memory Card Slot (Up to 8 GB)

Call Management and Services:
? Picture Caller ID
? Voice Mail
? Caller ID
? Call Forwarding
? Call Waiting
? Three-Way Calling

? Standard Battery
? Extended Battery
? Vehicle Power Charger
? Battery Travel Charger
? Travel Adapter
? Data Cable
? Universal Carry Case and Holster
? 2.5 mm 4pole mic/Stereo earbuds
? Bluetooth Mono Headset
? Stereo Bluetooth Headset
? Bluetooth Stereo Speakers

? Handset
? Standard Lithium Ion Battery
? User Manual
? Quick Reference Guide
? Quick Start Guide
? USB Cable & CD
? Travel Charger


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