|Samsung and T-Mobile USA today announce retail availability of the thinnest bar phone available in the U.S. market, the highly anticipated Samsung t509. Measuring only 9.8 mm slim, the ultra-thin t509 can fit easily in the coin pocket of a purse or pair of jeans, and sports an eye-catching design with a host of multimedia features. |
Available exclusively to T-Mobile, the award-winning t509 boasts an expanded 1.9-inch display ideal for supporting advanced multimedia features including messaging and snapping vivid color images taken with the integrated camera. The t509 also features high-speed EDGE connectivity and Bluetooth® wireless technology, enabling consumers to record and share videos, and to download T-Mobile’s latest content – from ringtones and CallerTunes® to games, graphics and more.The t509 joins Samsung and T-Mobile’s successful slim predecessor, the sleek black t809 slider phone, in a long line of innovative devices that break the mold when it comes to wireless design and functionality. Both phones support impressive multimedia features, incorporate bright color screens and measure less than 15 mm in width.
"Only available from T-Mobile, the Samsung t509 brilliantly redefines what many consumers expect from the ‘candy bar’ form factor," said John Clelland, senior vice president, Marketing, T-Mobile USA. "It’s a lightweight, ultra-thin, high-style phone with a compelling feature set that will excite T-Mobile customers and make it the newest must-have device on the market."
"Samsung continues to develop innovative phone designs exclusively for our carrier customers," said Peter Skaryzynski, senior vice president, Samsung. "When T-Mobile customers choose the t509, they will have an intelligently designed handset that integrates the best features and functionality on the market."
Key features of the t509 include: