Midmarket: Samsung Offers 8 Sleek Handsets at 2009 CTIA Show
Samsung Offers 8 Sleek Handsets at 2009 CTIA Show
by Nathan Eddy
With the Samsung Finesse, subscribers will be able to experience features and capabilities including unlimited talk, text and data, Internet access, Web browsing, MP3 music player and other multimedia functions, all with the convenience of a touch screen.
Samsung Instinct s30
Aside from the touch screen capability, the Instinct offers Live Search for Sprint, powered by Microsoft, which provides easy access to directory information on-the-go, GPS-enabled directions, interactive maps and one-touch, click-to-call access.
Though lacking an official price or release date, the Magnet has been drawing a significant amount of attention, thanks to its orange color and QWERTY keyboard.
Samsung Propel Pro
Offered by AT&T, this slider is a beefed-up version of Samsungs Propel handset, with features such as a Windows Mobile 6.1 OS, 3-megapixel camera and Wi-Fi connectivity for just $149.99 with the standard contracts and rebates.
Samsung enters the MID-market with this Wi-Max-enabled device, which runs Windows Mobile 6.1, and it has a 4.3-inch touch screen, but doesnt make calls over standard cellular networks.
Mondi comes with Wi-Max, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, as well as GPS driving directions software, 4 GB of memory and a QWERTY keyboard.
This slider is priced at $200 and features a 3-megapixel camera and a 3.2-inch touch-screen display. Samsung says that the Impression is the first phone in the United States with an active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED), which produces an exceptionally bright and clear screen.
Weighing in at 3.9 ounces, the Instinct wont weigh you down and offers features such as a Speech to Action button, which allows users to use functions with voice commands such as GPS navigation. It will retail for $129.99 with a two-year contract and $100 mail-in rebate.