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Preview: Samsung UpStage

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Mar 26, 2007, 1:23 PM   by Eric Lin

Our video hands-on with Sprint's newest music phone, a CDMA version of the Samsung Ultra Music.

The UpStage is Sprint's new music phone from Samsung. It features a unique dual-face design and an all new music player. This preview will show you what it's like to use the two-sided phone, as well as the ins and outs of the new music player application.

You can watch it here:

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Mar 26, 2007, 3:53 PM

Not Good

this phone sux simply cause of the battery life..that battery wallet is a stupid idea nd destroys the purpose of the slimness.
I think it's a clever way to approach the battery life problem. The "battery hat" is also a leather protective case. So while you are not on the phone, or listening to music, the phone is gonna be in the case anyway. When someone calls, take it out...
Please read this
https://www.phonescoop.com/carriers/forum.php?fm=m&f ... »

And with the case talk time is extended to 6.5 hours with 16 hours of music. What more could you want?????????

Mar 29, 2007, 12:32 PM

nice phone

I want to say i like the idea, but why? what the heck is the point of having 2 screens? why couldnt it all be one one side? I still think personally the chocolate phone is the best mp3 player phone. if you disagree with me on that, respond, and tell me which phone you think is the best "mp3/phone" wise.
compared to the chocolate which i have actually played with both of them they really have no difference besides the slider portion of the phone. you can multi task with both of them, they both has sd card slots, and they both have great sound quality....
I have heard of freezing issues on the chocolate....I have a Sanyo M1 and it's a great mp3 player phone! Only 2 drawbacks are camera lense location and no expandable memory, although 1g built in is plenty for me.
I've got the Sanyo M1, and I would have to say its the best mp3/phone because it has easy to use controls, adequate memory, great sound quality and its easy to share unlicensed music via bluetooth or usb cable.

Mar 27, 2007, 6:55 PM

What a dumb phone!

Who would want this... you would spend all day flipping it and staring at the tiny screen! No wonder sprint is so bad!
that is a really narrow minded way to look at this, it looks like a really ground breaking phone, and i am really looking forward to at least trying it out before i make snap judgments, it seem to be getting pretty good reviews to.
i didnt know that sprint made samsung...
I just took the Samsung UpStage for a spin. It's actually pretty cool. I didn't think that it was a good idea to create a double sided phone/mp3 player at first, but it really rocked my world. It runs really smoothly and is designed nicely.
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