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T-Mobile and Samsung Intro the 8 Megapixel Memoir

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Feb 5, 2009, 12:00 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper
updated Feb 5, 2009, 9:43 AM

T-Mobile USA and Samsung jointly announced the Samsung T929 Memoir today. The Memoir is a touch-based phone that carries an 8 megapixel camera with CMOS autofocus, Xenon flash and five different shooting modes. The Memoir uses Samsung's TouchWiz user interface and Samsung has loaded it with a new widget that makes uploading to photo-sharing sites easier. The Memoir has music/video playback capabilities, a virtual QWERTY keyboard for composing messages, Bluetooth, a-GPS and can access T-Mobile's 3G network. The exact release date and price was not disclosed.

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Feb 26, 2009, 1:13 PM

Memoir Reviews.....

Phonedog: Memoir can rightfully claim the title of “Best Cameraphone on a US Carrier” in my book, at least for now. I’m no photographer, but the images I snapped with the device this week came out looking great, and many a point-and-shoot Ansel Adams would do just fine using Memoir as their daily shooter. Still, Memoir the phone leaves something to be desired when pitted head-to-head with the iPhones, BlackBerries, G1s, and Touch Pros (and, soon, Pres) that occupy the same $199 and up price category.

Engadget: Ultimately, we’re thinking T-Mobile may have painted itself into a corner here. The Behold is a more attractive phone from the same manufacturer featuring the same form factor, the same UI, and the same ...

Feb 25, 2009, 1:56 PM


No disrespect against samsung, this looks like a great phone but WHEN ARE THEY GOING TO ADD WIFI??? The lack of this feature is a huge deal breaker for a lot of people. This has the potential to be the best phone tmobile has to offer. WISE UP A LITTLE SAMSUNG.

Feb 5, 2009, 6:00 PM

Release Date

The release date for this phone Feburary 25 straight from T-Mobile Corp.

Feb 5, 2009, 8:49 AM

This looks more like...

...a camera w/ phone features rather than a phone w/ a camera. Cool
I think tht's the direction most phones are going in. The phone is secondary to some other really high-end feature. Instinct, Iphone, Blackberry Storm, if you really think about it, the last thing you hear about any of these phones is the phone part...
T Mobster

Feb 5, 2009, 12:41 AM


that fone is sick, nice high-end samsung, the only thing i'd add is the android OS into that.
Ya, sounds great but I saw the Behold and just wasn't impressed enough with Samsungs widget interface. I think i'm gonna hold out for an android version, or another HTC windows phone.
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