Samsung showcased a slew of new phones for the US tonight at an event in New York City:
- SGH-ZX10: Samsung's first 3G (WCDMA/UMTS) phone for
Cingular. This compact clamshell phone also features quad-band GSM, a
microSD memory card slot, MP3 player, swivel 1.3 megapixel camera with
LED flash, streaming video playback, speakerphone, a large monochrome
external display, and infrared. Available early next year.
- SPH-A900: Ultra-thin (14.7 mm) clamshell CDMA phone for
Sprint with EVDO high-speed data. Also features 1.3 megapixel camera,
Bluetooth, and advanced speech recognition. Available by the end of
- SPH-A920: Clamshell CDMA music phone similar to the A950,
but for Sprint. Features EVDO high-speed data, streaming video, MP3
player with external controls, microSD memory card slot, 1.3 megapixel
camera with LED flash, PictBridge, Bluetooth, speakerphone, voice
recognition (dictation), internal antenna, and dual color displays.
Available by the end of this year.
- SGH-T709: Thin slider phone for T-Mobile with Wi-Fi, EDGE,
1.3 megapixel camera, MP3 player, internal antenna, and speakerphone.
Available 1st quarter 2006.
- SCH-i830: An alternate version of the company's i730 CDMA
Windows Mobile device with GSM in place of Wi-Fi, enabling global
roaming, including GPRS data. Otherwise identical to the i730,
including version 2003 of Windows Mobile for Pocket PC. Available by
the end of this year. (not pictured)
- SGH-D357: GSM clamshell with Push-To-Talk for Cingular. Also
features Bluetooth, speakerphone, and speaker-independent voice
dialing. Available this month, or pending launch of Cingular
Push-To-Talk service. (not pictured)