So the official release info is out. Here are the details on the Samsung Transform:
Samsung Transform is one of the first premium Android powered devices to coincide with the rollout of Sprint ID, a user-friendly new means of personalizing Android phones. With Sprint ID, users can personalize their phone and get applications, widgets, ringtones and more all at once, in a single download. Designed for heavy text and email users, Samsung Transform features a brilliant 3.5-inch HVGA touch-screen display, full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.2MP rear-facing camera with flash and camcorder and VGA front-facing camera for video conferencing. Equipped with Android 2.1, Samsung Transform provides access to popular Google mobile services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube, and access to more than 70,000 applications available in Android Market. For the socially connected, it allows access to social networking sites Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter. Transform operates on the Sprint 3G network (EV-DO Rev. A) and features a powerful processor, access to GPS navigation, Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology, Wi-Fi capability and Visual Voicemail. Transform is available in Black Pearl color.
? Large 3.5-inch HVGA display and premium touch-screen ? Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard ? Android 2.1; access to more than 80,000 apps on Android Market ? Text, speech to text and IM using AOL, Yahoo, Windows Live, Gmail, Hotmail, Sprint Mail and more ? Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g (Brita- please confirm) ? Visual Voicemail for quick and easy access to voicemail messages ? GPS-enabled, turn-by-turn directions ? Sprint Zone provides access the customer?s wireless account, phone tips, news, a list of top apps, Sprint TV, NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM and Sprint Music Plus
? Dual cameras: 3.2 MP rear-facing and camera with flash (no zoom) and camcorder and front-facing VGA camera for video conferencing ? Google mobile services, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Maps, Google Search and YouTube ? Access to social networking sites Facebook, Flickr and Twitter ? Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology ? Sprint TV, Sprint Football Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM ? MP3 Player with MicroSD card slot (supports up to 32GB)
SPECIFICATIONS ? Dimensions: 2.42 x 4.61 x 0.61 inches; Weight; 5.4 ounces ? Main display: 3.5 inches; TFT full touch panel; HVGA (480 x 320 pixels) 16M colors ? 800 MHz processor ? Chipset: Samsung (S3C6410) + Qualcomm (QSC6085) ? Internal memory (RAM/ROM): 256/512MB ? Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: 1500mAH; up to 6 hours continuous talk time