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KUNG POW BAM

Jul 21, 2005, 8:06 PM

KUNG POW BAM HERE I AM SAMSUNG!

Very Happy I have one question about the picture taking portion of this AMAZING camera phone! Umm it seems that this phone can only take horizontal pictures, Rolling Eyes I'm sure it can take vertical pictures but since the camera is on the side of the phone it would be quite difficult wouldn't it Confused (if you understand what I'm trying to say) Wink I wish there were more pixels on the main screen and a 262 color screen on the outside, it seems a pity to down-grade my Sanyo MM-5600 for this phone... Shocked BUT this phone looks so cool and has tempting features and such a beautiful design. Very Happy
Maroot6

Jul 21, 2005, 11:29 AM

BIG phone

pretty much the same size as the 8000, Rolling Eyes
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Sirlawrence

Jul 21, 2005, 4:31 PM

Samsung 970 Full Duplex/Half Duplex?

Does anyone have any info on the speakerphone
whether it is half or full duplex??
gunny

Jul 21, 2005, 10:54 AM

Do most Samsung

come with desktop chargers? This one looks like it can you a desktop. yes/no?
Brooklyn Blues

Jul 21, 2005, 4:33 AM

Almost perfect!

First of all, big up to Samsung. They have finally delivered a phone that I'm actually very interested in. Bluetooth and speakerphone, Wowee!!! Samsung has been listening and delivered the goods but will the phone be bug free. That will remain to be seen.

I have faith the pic quality will be great but something tells me Samsung is gonna screw up somewhere. Probably with it's infamous noise cancellation bug.

Nethertheless, sounds like a great phone. All it needed to be perfect was a QVGA screen. Watch the scumbags give Sprint a similar version but with a QVGA screen. Everyone knows Samsung has their lips on Sprint's ass. Always giving them the better stuff and treating Verizon has second best. Have the tables finally turned? Stay tuned...
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vzwlgman101

Jul 20, 2005, 11:40 PM

Release Date

The estimated release date isn't until Christmas. Later when Verizon launches the Music on Demand they will also launch the Samsung SCH-a950-----music phone------. The phone should be expected to be around 249.99 with a $50.00 mail-in rebate or online rebate
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aviduzer

Jul 20, 2005, 11:58 PM

Just recieved the Rebate Forms today!!

We just recieved the rebate forms for the phone already.... They say that they are "valid if purchased through August 28"... but who knows Verizon always takes extra time with testing. I'm hoping it comes out before the end of August too... but I wouldn't be surprised if even the rebates that we recieved are wrong.
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tuolumne

Jul 20, 2005, 4:21 PM

Gyro- Motion sensing technology

The Samsung MM-A940 will have this feature (beatbox, games, compass.

Any word on the A970 having it?
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KUNG POW BAM

Jul 20, 2005, 8:30 PM

KUNG POW BAM!

Shocked I can't believe I got the Sanyo MM-5600, I should've waited just a little bit longer for this phone to come out, oh well Rolling Eyes I guess I'll wait for the sprint version to come out or whatever...yeah. But I know as soon as I get this phone a new model will pop up that I will envy over Crying or Very sad Before I fly away does anyone at all...no one in particular, just someone, if they know if this phone is half or full duplex speakerphone Confused Well I'm gonna go now, so I'll leave you with my signature Rolling Eyes , here it is... KUNG POW BAM! Very Happy Razz
AustinTylerDean

Jul 20, 2005, 2:47 PM

Ugly People Catalog

I VOW that I will buy this phone and video clip all the disgusting people that walk past my phone booth, and host it for all to see. I've been waiting for phonescoop to file this phone, I am so so so psyched about this phone! Watch out lard tubs, you're on CANDID CAMERAPHONE! WOHOO
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br14nguy3n

May 18, 2005, 7:07 PM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

Samsung MM-A880?

Hey guys, any idea when the Samsung MM-A880/SPH-A880 is coming out? Thanks.

Brian
notacop

Mar 22, 2005, 9:14 PM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

CCD Camera Phones

Were there any camera phones that use a CCD sensor rather than a CMOS?


All the megapixels in the world done mean a thing if the lens and the sensor are not high quality.


If you compare the MPX220 1.3 mp CMOS camera to the SE S710A 1.3 mp CCD camera there is no comparison.


Aside from the s710a are any other manufacturers planing on putting together a phone with a CCD camera to compete with the s710a?


The reason I ask is that I like all the features on the Sony-ericsson, but I do not like their interface. I may stand alone on this fact but I prefer the motorola interface, especially when it comes to their predictive text input and various menu navigation.

I am trying out the s710a for a few days and I have decided they...
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casualsuede

Mar 30, 2005, 10:19 AM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

I think what is missing

That should have been reported were the small upstart companies.

I talked to some of the manufacturer reps and more than a few of them were impressed with the design and build qualities of some of the smaller Chinese and Korean venture groups.

One group that was really impressive at the show was NewGen with their really cool designs.

Under an inform discussion in the eating area, some of the these product managers feel that in the next 10 years, some of them (like Hop On, Bird, New Gen, Telson) maybe in the top 10 market and some of the older stalwarts in the world markets (like Alcatel, Philips, Siemens and Mitsubishi) may pull out as phones becomes total commodity items.
celljack

Mar 15, 2005, 2:15 PM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

Samsung i730

Is there any news on the Samsung i730? Will it be Verizon? When might it be available? Also, any hints if the WIFI portion will be enabled?
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viper

Mar 22, 2005, 5:10 PM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

FasTap ??

What happened to Digit Wireless' FasTap?

Were they at CTIA? They have a really cool product but its still only in one phone. I for one want FasTap on my phone and i wonder why it still only in one phone. Problem?
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Rich Brome

Mar 17, 2005, 5:40 AM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

About "Cingular" on the F7200 screen...

Like I mentioned for reasons stated in the new Part 2, I complied with LG's request and covered up the carrier logo on the F7200 keypad.

I'm sure some of you also noticed that it said "Cingular" on the display, and I did not cover that up...

That was intentional. It was not an oversight, and is not any kind of "cheating" with LG's request.

The deal is... what a GSM phone says on the screen is not necessarily the carrier that brands and sells that phone. Depending on how the phone and/or SIM chip are configured, the name on the screen is usually that of the carrier that sold the SIM, or the current network the phone may be roaming on.

So the fact that it says "Cingular" on the screen means very little and doesn't necessarily gives...
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drago22

Mar 16, 2005, 12:09 PM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

i930

Cool

Someone down there at the show, get some information and lots of new pictures of the motorola i930 with different screens. ask what the deal is on the phone and release date and why it's taking so long to approve this phone. Thanks
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cwcanty

Mar 21, 2005, 7:35 PM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

speakerphone on the Samsung 970???

Does this phone have one?? and if it does, is it full or half duplex???

chris
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TMAC26NYC

Mar 16, 2005, 7:12 AM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

SIDEKICK

HEY RICH DO U HAVE ANY JUICY INFO ON THE SIDEKICK MAN?ELLL ME WHEN THEY GONNA RELEASE THIS JAVA APP THANXX...
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bones boy

Mar 17, 2005, 10:55 AM
over in the "CTIA 2005" discussion:

Lack of Quad-Band GSM phones

I am always amazed that more carriers don't spend the extra money and make their GSM phones Quad-Band (850/900/1800/1900) instead of coming out with one or even two tri-band versions of the same phone.

I realize that very few people actually seek out quad-band phones, but if you're making the phone capable for three frequencies, why not four?

Perhaps the rest of the manufacturers know something that Motorola will not admit - that squeezing 4 radios in these compact phones affects RF performance.

Anyway I will continue to only purchase quad-band, as the last thing I want to do is get stuck wishing I had GSM 900 in Gabon or GSM 1800 in Trinidad. And you pretty much need 850/1900 here in the states. Oh well.
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