Samsung Unveils Megapixel Slider with Bluetooth
Oct 7, 2004, 11:55 AM by (staff)
Samsung today announced the SGH-D500, a feature-packed new slide-style GSM phone with a 1.3 megapixel camera. The phone includes several key features that have become common on competitors' phones, but rare until now on Samsungs. These include Bluetooth, speakerphone, internal antenna, and 80 MB of shared memory. Most Samsung phones to date have used partitioned memory that did not allow photo memory to be used for voice memos, etc. Other features of the D500 include video capture (up to 60 minutes), music player (MP3 / AAC), e-mail with attachments, and a high-resolution 262,000-color display. The SGH-D500 is tri-band GSM (900/1800/1900) and will be available by the end of the year.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
AT&T Now Selling the Rugged Sonim XP8 and XP5s
AT&T recently added the Sonim XP8 and XP5s to its roster of rugged phones. Both devices are intended to be used by FirstNet customers (first responders), though they are also available for consumers to purchase.
Samsung Reveals the Galaxy E5 for Tracfone
Samsung has published details about the Galaxy E5, a low-cost Android handset intended for Tracfone. The E5 has a 5-inch, Super AMOLED 720p HD screen and is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz processor with 1.5 GB of RAM.
Sony XZ Premium Dazzles with 4K HDR Display
Sony today announced the XZ Premium, a high-end smartphone that has a 4K HDR display. The screen measures 5.5 inches across the diagonal and packs 3,840 by 2,160 pixels for the ultimate in high definition.
Not in US
US and Problems???
Do you mean is the slider design inherently problematic? No.
This phone isn't out yet, so it's way too early to even be talking about flaws/bugs/issues.
But if you really want some kind of indication, I would look at...
They use pretty consistent model numbers, so a U.S. version would be something like "SGH-D505" for T-Mobile, or "SGH-D507" for Cingular....
however, it may be available at certain markets
and the data spec is unknown