The Samsung Instinct s300 is an update to the Samsung Instinct and includes an improved Web-browsing experience using either the default browser or the Opera Mini 4.2, built-in IM and 16 GB of external memory. It comes in Cobalt Metal or Touch of Copper and will be available April 19 from Sprint for $129.99 with a two-year contract.
Samsung is calling its Mondi “the most advanced mobile WiMax-enabled handheld device in the U.S.” The Mondi features a 4.3-inch touch-screen with Samsungs TouchWiz user interface, which offers one-touch access to customizable online widgets. The Mondi runs Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and, in addition to WiMax, can connect via Wi-Fi.
The Nokia E71x is a thin, candy-bar-style smartphone finished in black steel. Its features include 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 3-megapixel camera and AT&T’s Navigator application for turn-by-turn directions. AT&T will be offering the Nokia E71x for $99.99 with a two-year contract, after a $50 mail-in rebate.
MetroPCS announced it will be offering the Samsung Finesse. The phone will run users $349, but there’s no contract to sign, and for $50 a month they’ll get unlimited voice and Internet. It features a full touch-screen, 150MB of memory, a MicroSD expansion slot and a 2-megapixel camera. The Finesse is equipped for 3G, though MetroPCS doesn’t offer it; it plans to jump directly to LTE.