Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Verizon launches the Samsung SCG-a790, GSM/CDMA mobile phone
Posted on 2-Sep-2004 21:16 | Tags Filed under: News


Verizon launches the Samsung SCG-a790, GSM/CDMA mobile phone
World travellers can now use a trully global phone. With dual system, Verizon is marketing the Samsung SCH-a790 as an alternative to users who want to roam on its partner Vodafone's vast GSM network around the world. This quad band phone is the first phone to incorporate CDMA and GSM technology in the same device. The mobile phone is available exclusively through Verizon Wireless.

The phone comes with a built-in digital camera and include MMS capabilities, plus access to Verizon's own mobile content service, Get It Now.

With two screns, including an internal LCD capable of showing 260,000 colors and a 65,000-color external screen used for picture caller ID and clock. The phone also includes advanced voice recognition technology that allows consumers to use their natural voice to dial phone numbers and launch phone applications with no prior training.

The a790 uses QUALCOMM’s MSM6300TM chipset solution for global roaming between GSM and CDMA2000 1X networks.

The Samsung a790 is available in the US for US$349.99 with a two-year contract.






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Auckland Airport fuel supply obliterated by digger
Created by Batman, last reply by k1wi on 23-Sep-2017 03:12 (220 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


iPhone 8/iPhone X, impressions?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by Krishant007 on 26-Sep-2017 07:19 (431 replies)
Pages... 27 28 29


Driving an automatic - do you use one foot or both?
Created by geekIT, last reply by Aredwood on 25-Sep-2017 22:48 (143 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Car pulling left - even after alignment
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Coil on 26-Sep-2017 11:05 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


When did we become America
Created by BTR, last reply by Fred99 on 22-Sep-2017 12:12 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


vodafone shutting down email?
Created by FatFurryGuy, last reply by Pumpedd on 25-Sep-2017 09:00 (298 replies)
Pages... 18 19 20


Spam Text
Created by rendezvous, last reply by hio77 on 25-Sep-2017 22:00 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Could a production electric car reach 500 KPH anytime soon?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by Coil on 26-Sep-2017 09:35 (22 replies)
Pages... 2