Verizon Wireless Launches Samsung CDMA/GSM Phone
May 26, 2004, 11:05 AM by (staff)
Verizon Wireless yesterday started selling the Samsung SCH-A790 to its business customers. The SCH-A790 is the first phone in the world that will work on both CDMA networks in North America and GSM networks overseas. The phone will be available to consumers later this summer, although specific timing and pricing has not been announced.
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LG Terra, Flip World Phone, Lands On Verizon Wireless
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Samsung Intros Unlocked Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
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FCC Reveals Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge
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Cricket's CDMA Network Goes Dark September 15
Cricket Wireless says the vast majority of customers have transitioned away from its legacy CDMA network ahead of tomorrow's planned shutdown. AT&T has been moving Cricket customers from the older CDMA network to its own GSM-based network since it acquired the carrier several years ago.
I am so glad this phone has finally launched, and cannot wait for it to be available to the store channel. It will also be nice not to have to the GSM people say "VZW sucks because thier phones do not work internati
No analog ...
Also, $400 with a 2-yr. contract? Yikes!
What do you think the price of the phone is going to be 19.99? And as for no analog.....
International Roaming Question.
It definitely does have a SIM card slot for the GSM part. That much I know.
just talked to a VZ rep at my work