Sprint and Samsung Mobile today announced the upcoming arrival of Samsung Intrepid smartphone, a dynamic Windows phone that lets the customer be productive on-the-go using Sprint's EV-DO Rev. A domestically and through international roaming when traveling worldwide.
Samsung Intrepid features Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional, and improves on previous Samsung Windows phones with an user experience that offers a customizable Today screen to displays the features the user accesses most often and shows important information like new emails, text messages, missed calls and calendar appointments. It also has a richer Internet browsing experience and new personalization options including a diverse selection of designer themes and the ability to create an original look for your phone with the built-in theme creator.
Watch our video demo of the new Windows Mobile 6.5 UI:
Samsung Intrepid is a strong addition to Sprint?s business device portfolio and features a 2.5-inch touchscreen interface with 320x240 resolution, full QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera and camcorder, and combines a robust mobile office experience with all the must have Microsoft Office Mobile-capabilities like corporate email and the ability to view attachments and manage your calendar. Additional business features include:
? Access to Corporate and POP3 email, including Outlook Mobile ? Microsoft Tellme voice user interface mobile experience providing many functions using voice activation including call, text, traffic, movie, sports, news and search ? Full, easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard ? Microsoft Office Mobile (edit Word and Excel files, view PowerPoint?) and Adobe Reader LE ? Sprint Navigation for voice-activated GPS-enabled audible turn-by-turn driving directions, traffic rerouting and more than 10 million local listings ? Smart Reader with built-in camera to scan business cards and import the information to Contacts ? Internet Explorer ? 3.2 megapixel camera and camcorder ? Calculate tips with the built-in tip calculator ? Advanced Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Technology ? Pre-installed international SIM
? Sprint TV with an extensive selection of live and on-demand programming ? Sprint Music Store allowing users to wirelessly download full-length songs directly to their phone ? Sprint NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile ? Instant Messaging, threaded text messaging & social networking ? Expandable Memory: up to 32 GB MicroSD
? Operating System: Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional ? Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.59 x 0.51 inches (116.84 x 65.79 x 12.95 mm); 4 ounces (113.4 grams) ? Display: 2.5 inch (63.5 mm) QVGA (320 x 240 pixels and 256K vibrant colors) ? Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: 1480 mAh with up to 6 hours continuous talk time
It will be available on Sunday, Oct. 11 for $149.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement, and after a $50 instant savings and $100 mail-in rebate, at Sprint stores, Web sales (www.sprint.com), Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1), Sprint Business Direct and select third-party dealers.