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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 sprint.handango.com. 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.



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