Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Sprint announces the Samsung SP-i600 Smartphone
Posted on 26-Sep-2004 09:55. | Tags Filed under: News.

Sprint announces the Samsung SP-i600 Smartphone
Sprint and Samsung have announced that the Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung is available in the US through the Spring website, and on store from early October.

Featuring Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 software for Smartphone, and with a suggested retail price of US$649.99, the Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung allows one-handed operation, comes with built-in speakerphone and advanced voice-recognition software and voice notes. Operating on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network, the SP-i600 by Samsung allows users to send and receive e-mails and text messages (SMS); browse the Web; and listen to news, music and other audio clips while on the go. The dual-band SP-i600 comes with a 200 MHz processor, 32 MB of memory and a 65K color TFT main display with external caller ID.

The SP-i600 incorporates a suite of applications including Pocket Outlook, Pocket Internet Explorer, MSN Messenger, Microsoft Windows Media Player and ActiveSync technology. The smartphone also supports memory epxansion through a secure digital (SD) slot.

The device has several bundled applications. As part of a strategic technology and comarketing agreement between Sprint and Audible, Inc., the SP-i600 is the first of multiple Sprint PCS Vision Smart Devices to come packaged with the AudiblePlayer application and samples of Audible.comís premium audio content. All of Audible.comís 50,000 hours of audio are available for playback on the SP-i600 by Samsung, including audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, business news and analysis, and language instruction. Sprint customers who subscribe to the AudibleListener membership plan are eligible for a $50 cash back promotion, while those joining on a month-to-month basis will receive one month free of charge.

It also comes packaged with Handango InHand, an on-device catalog of applications and digital media. Customers can use Handango InHand to download and buy software, games, ringtones, graphics and other applications simply and securely. Additional applications are available online through the Sprint PCS Software Store at Finally, a free trial of Handmark Express offers customers a free taste of content relevant to their mobile lifestyles. Handmark Express delivers news, weather, sports, directory lookups, maps and directions automatically and on-demand to PDAs and smartphones.

comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by hio77 on 22-Oct-2016 17:58 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4

Sony XZ Owners discussion
Created by networkn, last reply by old3eyes on 22-Oct-2016 18:10 (79 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6

Does anyone use Ebay?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by sbiddle on 22-Oct-2016 18:20 (14 replies)

Who is this women? She is possibly the most famous women on the internet and nobody knows who she is.
Created by jimbob79, last reply by cynnicallemon on 20-Oct-2016 13:28 (14 replies)

Labour weekend plans?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by joker97 on 22-Oct-2016 09:51 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Is windows 10 anniversary update causing you problems
Created by robjg63, last reply by mdav056 on 20-Oct-2016 14:01 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Don't worry about drugs. Helium possession is what will get you busted!
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 19-Oct-2016 11:11 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Staying charged in USA and Canada?
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by sbiddle on 21-Oct-2016 19:36 (12 replies)