| AT&T today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Evergreen, a quick messaging phone built with 70% recycled post-consumer plastics and packaging that utilizes 80% recycled post-consumer paper.|
Samsung Mobile announced it will donate $1 for every Samsung Evergreen device sold, with a maximum donation of $100,000, to the non-profit organization Cell Phones for Soldiers.
The Evergreen will be available beginning November 7 at AT&T company owned stores nationwide or at AT&T for $29.99 after $50 mail-in rebate (pay $79.99 and after mail-in rebate receive $50 AT&T Promotion Card. Two-year agreement and $20 a month messaging or combination of messaging/data plan required).
The Evergreen meets strict RoHS standards (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive) 1, including being free of PVC2, BFR3 and Beryllium and is powered by an Energy Star Version 2.0 qualified energy efficient charger (level V) with standby power loss less than 0.03W and an energy efficiency of less than 75 percent.
|Samsung Telecommunications America today announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab with U.S. Cellular. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is designed for people who want a premium mobile entertainment experience on the go, but don’t want to be weighed down by a bulky device. Weighing only 13 ounces and 12 millimeters thin, the Galaxy Tab fits conveniently in a pocket or purse.|
The Samsung Galaxy Tab features a brilliant 7-inch enhanced TFT display screen, 1GHz Hummingbird Application processor supporting 3D graphics and smooth Web browsing and 1.3 megapixel front and 3 megapixel rear-facing cameras and is powered by Android 2.2, including full support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1.
Just like Samsung’s Galaxy S smart phones, the Galaxy Tab includes Samsung’s Social Hub application, which syncs a user's Messaging and Contacts to initiate the sending and receiving of information, whether it is e-mail, instant messaging, social network updates or SMS messages.
What do you get when you combine an entertainment device for e-books, movies, music and games with an amazing 7-inch screen and fast and easy access to the Web, video chat and apps in an incredibly portable design? Samsung Galaxy Tab, the award-winning1 mobile tablet, available from Sprint beginning Sunday, Nov. 14, at select Sprint Stores, Business Sales, Web sales and telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1.
Beginning today, customers can pre-order a tablet at any participating Sprint Store with the purchase of a $50 Sprint gift card. Customers who pre-order Samsung Galaxy Tab will have their name added to the Device Wait List and be contacted to set up an appointment to complete their Samsung Galaxy Tab purchase beginning on Sunday, Nov. 14. Through the pre-order process, customers will have peace of mind knowing they are able to get the device they want and receive the full retail experience, including Sprint’s Ready Now customer service experience.
It will cost $399.99 (taxes not included) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement on a 3G Tablet Mobile Broadband plan.
|Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that Samsung Apps will begin offering complimentary downloads of selected applications to coincide with the global launch of its new Samsung Wave series of smartphones; the Wave525 (GT-S5250), Wave533 (GT-S5330), Wave723 (GT-S7230) and Wave575 (GT-S5750).|
New Wave handset users can now download selected game apps, dictionary apps, and theme apps for free, including popular programs such as FIFA 10, Tetris Refresh, Spore Creatures, Assassin's Creed II, DioDict French/English dictionary, Princess Magic Therapy e-book and SSkin theme series.
|MetroPCS has launched the Samsung Freeform II (SCH-r360) which comes in black with a stylish bar design, four-row QWERTY keyboard, 2.2” QVGA TFT display screen and text and picture messaging for a quick and easy way to stay in touch with family and friends. For safe, hands-free calling, the Freeform II has access to stereo Bluetooth technology and comes equipped with a 1.3 MP camera to snap all of your favorite pictures while on-the go. The Freeform II also has a multitude of MetroPCS services to always stay connected, including access to MetroNavigator GPS navigation while on the road. The Freeform II is available now at all MetroPCS retail stores.|
- Stylish Bar Design
- Four-Row QWERTY Keyboard
- 25in; text-indent: -0.25in"> Info Panel with messages and calls view
- Customizable Shortcut Buttons
| AT&T and Microsoft Corp. today introduced a leading portfolio of new phones based on Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's new mobile operating system that that has been the focus of worldwide buzz and bandwidth for months. The new smartphones from HTC, LG and Samsung will be available exclusively for AT&T customers ahead of the holiday shopping season.|
“These devices – quite literally – are game changers, and we are delighted to bring them to our customers,” said Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “It's a perfect match – phones that re-define gaming and entertainment, riding a network that assures customers a high-speed experience.”
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced the launch of the Samsung Wave II (Model : GT-S8530). The Wave II is based on bada 1.2, the latest edition of Samsung’s own open smartphone platform. Complete with extensive multimedia entertainment, integrated messaging and an enhanced user experience, the all new Samsung Wave II delivers a powerful mix of upgraded smart performance.
The Samsung Wave II has been designed to enable superior user-experience - a large 3.7” enhanced TFT-LCD screen gives a stunning viewing experience so users can enjoy truly vibrant and expressive multimedia. By supporting multiple video formats the phone provides universal compatibility for easy viewing of different movie file types while support for HD video recording lets users capture life unfolding with crystal-clarity on the superior display.
Samsung Wave II also comes with Social Hub which lets users view their phonebook, SNS, IM and email together in an integrated one-page layout, keeping them constantly connected.
|Sprint today announced the upcoming availability of LG Optimus S, Samsung Transform and Sanyo Zio. These handsets are one of the first Android-powered devices to offer the ultimate personalized experience with Sprint ID, a new user-friendly way of personalizing Android devices. |
LG Optimus S
Offering easy-to-use Google applications, the LG Optimus S delivers an engaging Android experience for first-time smartphone users. LG Optimus S will also be the only Sprint ID phone to launch with Android 2.2 offering users hotspot functionality.
LG Optimus S will be available beginning on Sunday, Oct. 31, in all Sprint retail channels including online and 1-800-SPRINT1 for just $49.99 with a new two-year service agreement or eligible upgrade and after a $100 mail-in rebate (pricing excludes taxes).
|The line between prepaid and postpaid mobile offerings has become even more blurred as Virgin Mobile USA enters the Android smartphone market. Beginning today at Target stores nationwide, Virgin Mobile adds the Samsung Intercept, running on the Android mobile operating system, to its affordable, no-contract lineup of handset and service offerings. The Intercept will roll out to other major retailers throughout the month and will be available for purchase at virginmobileusa.com by mid-October for $249.99.|
“As smartphone users come up for contract renewal and examine their monthly costs, they will start to wonder why they are paying more each month when they can get similar services from Virgin Mobile at a fraction of the price,” said Bob Stohrer, vice president-Marketing, Virgin Mobile USA.
|Samsung announced today that Samsung Mobile Innovator will discontinue its Symbian support service from December 31st 2010. Please refer to the following event schedule (all times in GMT)|
Samsung recommends posting any new discussion board queries no later than the 10th of December 2010 to ensure your issue can be addressed prior to the Forum’s closure. Please take this opportunity to download any required documentation before all content is removed. Registration and certification of Symbian applications for the Samsung Apps store will cease from 08:00am on the 31st of December 2010.
- 01:00am, 10/29/2010: Symbian Lab.dev Closed
- 01:00am, 12/30/2010: Symbian Forum Closed
- 01:00am, 12/31/2010: Symbian Content Removed
|Samsung Electronics Co. announced this week that Samsung Apps, its mobile & TV application store, has passed the 10 Million Download Mark in Europe.|
Samsung Apps was launched in September 2009 in selected European and Asian countries - including the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy. Now, Samsung Apps are available in 109 markets worldwide, including 34 countries across Europe.
Verizon Wireless today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab will launch in the coming weeks. Equipped with a brilliant 7-inch touch screen and a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application processor, the Galaxy Tab will provide customers with a robust HTML Web browsing experience.
“The Samsung Galaxy Tab is an exciting addition to the Verizon Wireless Android portfolio,” said John Stratton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless. “Coupled with the nation’s largest 3G network, the Galaxy Tab is a powerhouse that will be as exciting to use as it is practical for both consumers and business customers.” Verizon Wireless will introduce the Galaxy Tab with a number of exclusive applications such as V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V CAST Video on Demand, V CAST Song ID, VZ Navigator, along with games “Let’s Golf” and “N.O.V.A.”
“As we head into the holiday travel season,” Stratton added, “We expect customers will find the Galaxy Tab is the perfect traveling companion – download a book to the Kindle eReader, and you won’t miss your favorite paperback.
|Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has expanded its ‘Green Memory’ initiative going beyond DRAM and solid state drives (SSDs) to include several memory products for PC and mobile application areas.|
At the seventh annual Samsung Mobile Solutions Forum being held here today, Samsung announced that its ‘Green Memory’ initiative will now include Samsung LPDDR2 and GDDR5 green memory as well as its GreenDDR3 and Green SSDs.
| Verizon Wireless today announced that the Samsung Fascinate, a Galaxy S smartphone exclusively from Verizon, will be available online on Sept. 8 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Sept. 9 for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.|
Powered by Android 2.1, the Fascinate refines customers’ social networking experiences with its Super AMOLED Screen Technology, advanced touch screen capabilities, Samsung 1 GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor, and virtual QWERTY keyboard featuring SWYPE technology. Additionally, the Fascinate comes pre-loaded with Amazon’s Kindle for Android app, and it boasts an array of accessories, including:
Charging Cradle – Doubles as a phone charger and includes a micro USB wall adapter so customers can view movies, display digital photos, and listen to music. It can also be used as a desktop speakerphone to make hands-free calls, and it comes preloaded with the Samsung “Desk Home” application, which allows customers to switch brightness levels from day to night and provides one-touch access to Samsung Widgets and Bing Voice Search.
|Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today introduced high-performance 8-gigabyte (GB) and 16GB moviNAND embedded memory chips for use in smartphones at the seventh annual Samsung Mobile Solutions Forum held here at the Westin Taipei Hotel. The new solutions are the first memory devices in the industry fully compatible with the latest e-MMC specification, the JEDEC’s Embedded MultiMediaCard Product Standard v4.41.|
Adopting the new higher performance e-MMC 4.41 specification, Samsung’s moviNAND can operate more efficiently than previous solutions developed under the e-MMC 4.4 specification by providing features that improve the responsiveness of the e-MMC device to the host (or application processor).
| Cricket Communications Inc. today announced the launch of the Samsung Messager Touch (SCH-r631). The slender touch screen device joins Cricket’s feature phone line-up and offers a choice of service plans with unlimited messaging and nationwide talk options at highly competitive prices.|
This latest addition follows two previous Samsung Messager devices launched by the value-driven wireless carrier. “Both the Samsung Messager and Samsung Messager II have been incredibly popular additions to our device offerings over the years, and we expect that this new touch screen version will be no different,” stated Al Moschner, Cricket’s chief operating officer. “The Samsung Messager devices allow our customers to take advantage of the unlimited multimedia messaging offered in our all-inclusive service plans, in a modern and stylish package.”.
|Sprint today announced pricing and availability for America's first 4G-capable phone with a full QWERTY keyboard and brilliant Super AMOLED touchscreen, Samsung Epic 4G, bringing customers an all-in-one device for staying connected, getting work done and enjoying the latest in entertainment while on-the-go. Samsung Epic 4G is the only 4G Galaxy S smartphone and the only one to offer a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard.|
Samsung Epic 4G will be available beginning Tuesday, Aug. 31, in all Sprint retail channels, including Sprint.com, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and national retail partners, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart, with Sprint Stores opening at 8 a.m. local time. It will cost $249.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement, after a $100 mail-in rebate (taxes excluded).
For the first time ever, Sprint is offering customers a unique opportunity to reserve Samsung Epic 4G for purchase. Customers can reserve their smartphone for purchase at www.sprint.com/epic4g beginning Friday, Aug. 13., while supplies last.
Verizon Wireless announced that the Samsung Gusto is available online today and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in the coming weeks. The sleek Samsung Gusto sports a 2-inch main display, multiple messaging options, Dynamic Voice Enhancement technology with noise suppression, mobile Web browser and Bluetooth technology for hands-free communication. The Gusto comes in Metallic Gray.
Key features and specifications:
- Slim form factor
- 2-inch internal screen
- Mobile Web browser to connect on the go
- Messaging options include text, picture and voice messaging; Mobile IM; Mobile Chat; Mobile Email; and Mobile Web Email
- VGA camera with night shot
- Bluetooth technology to support headset, hands-free, serial port, object push for vCard and vCalendar and phonebook access
AT&T today announced the upcoming availability of two quick messaging devices – the Samsung Eternity II, a full touchscreen device featuring AT&T Mobile TV, and the Samsung Flight II, a full touchscreen device with horizontal, slide out QWERTY keyboard. Both devices offer users a suite of messaging options at a great value.
Samsung Eternity II
The Samsung Eternity II features a full, 3.0” touchscreen, great for watching AT&T Mobile TV, surfing the web and updating your social networking sites. The Eternity II features three scrolling home screens and drag-and-drop widgets which allow customers to fully customize their user experience.
|Verizon Wireless today announced that the Samsung Intensity II is available online today and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in the coming weeks. Made partly from recycled plastic, the feature-rich Intensity II boasts a horizontal slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a music player, one-touch access to social networking sites, and a 1.3-megapixel infrared camera with night vision.|
The Intensity II’s design includes an exterior battery cover made from 35 percent post-consumer materials, which is recycled plastic extracted from water bottles or other recycled polycarbonate materials.
For customers interested in calculating their own carbon footprints, the Intensity II offers an eco-calculator to track car fuel mileage, efficiency and estimated amount of carbon dioxide emitted, along with a calendar and ringtones.