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Samsung SCH-i830 / IP-830w


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Jan 31, 2007, 12:47 PM

Still for sale?

I work at an indirect and I really want this phone seeing that i730 dosent have GSM but I might be wrong about it. I cant seem to order it. Is this phone still for sale.
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Jan 30, 2007, 7:44 PM

Sprint & IP-830w and world roaming

Does anyone have any idea why Sprint stopped offering this phone? I'm looking for world roaming on Sprint service combined with PDA. This phone seemed to fit the bill.

Do you have any recommendations for other phones for the above criteria?


Dec 11, 2006, 9:05 PM


Hey I had a customer walk in my store and I haven't been selling this phone for more than a few weeks and have no clue about half the stuff it does.

But the customer wants to know how to access his GPS... I cant seem to figure out anything on the GPS or even if this phone carries it... but its a global phone... it has to have GPS .. right???? somebody please write back to this ASAP the customer is calling me tomorrow and I need to know how to access it.

Thanks so much!!
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May 4, 2006, 11:39 PM

What this phone needs is wireless broadband

Aside from the i830's lack of a camera and its use of a superseded Windows operating system, this phone urgently needs wireless 3G capability in EVDO and UMTS and or EDGE flavors in order to make it competitive. Until then, I will wait for the next version.
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Nov 27, 2006, 10:11 PM


So I could use my sprint service with my cingular service at the same time? How do you switch between GSM and CDMA on it? Can You have both on at the same time?
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Nov 11, 2005, 6:39 AM

Too Bad...

Hmm... I've actually seen a decent prototype of the i830 back in july, which included a camera in the center portion of the back, but it doesn't seem as though Samsung/Verizon will release it anytime soon... Was also hoping for Windows Mobile 5.0 or at least BT V 1.2 upon its release on this one... Oh well, at least it works on the EVDO network- Certain rumors implied that it wasn't going to happen... Guess i'll stick to my i730 for now...
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Mar 20, 2006, 4:46 PM

When is the REAL release date?!

(This is as of March 20th, 2006)
😡 This forum has claimed several faulty release dates for this device. I want this pda so bad, it hurts my pelvis! Does anyone have any clue as to when I can actually order it as of right now??
3 replies

Jul 14, 2006, 4:40 PM

i830 phone dialing

Is this phone easy to dial while driving? Can you use the voice activated to dial from contacts?
1 reply

Oct 5, 2006, 9:59 AM

I LOOOVE the Verizon logo!

🤣 Anyone own photoshop?

Feb 14, 2006, 3:24 AM


I work with this device everyday...its coming to the public soon (cannot disclose date) Guys be patient Verizon Wireless is still evaluating some issue and would have the device out for all soon.....Meanwhile it is a sweet phone > gsm has been tested > works great....
6 replies

Aug 18, 2006, 10:31 PM


Are there any programs you can use to add ringtones to the Samsung SCH-i830???

Jul 11, 2006, 2:31 PM


this phone is cdma/gsm will it work on cingular or tmaobile network also???

Jun 9, 2006, 7:47 PM

looking to buy the I830? How is the phone quality ?

I'm looking to buy the I830? How is the phone quality ? Speaker phone and Bluetooth?

Jun 8, 2006, 11:26 PM


Does any one know if you can use any GSM chip, and not limited to Verizon. They tell me it can only work with there chip. GSM is GSM unless you need an unlock code. Reason is, GSM chip, lets say in the UK costs about $8 and pay as you go, no need to pay Verizon crazy roaming fees for there chip.

Dec 4, 2005, 2:58 AM

Why isn't Windows Mobile 5.0 on this phone?

I am perplexed why the i830 is NOT being released with Windows Mobile 5.0. Is there a reasonable explanation? Can a user install 5.0?
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Jan 10, 2006, 5:13 PM

Does the i830 operate on GSM 1900?

I have used Verizon's other CDMA/GSM phones and GSM 1900 is not supported (ie you can't use these devices for GSM in the USA). The specs for this model list both GSM frequencies. Can anyone confirm this functionality?
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Jan 19, 2006, 12:04 AM

Does the i830 have GPRS or EDGE or EGPRS?

Does the 830i have GPRS or EDGE or EGPRS?
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Jan 20, 2006, 10:02 PM

It's on the verizon site for ibm now 1/20

No Windows v5 mobile, disable bluetooth.
Like the form factor.

Waiting to see how the 710 settlement plays
out before doing anything now ....

- Knaf

samsung SCH-i830
Basic Information
Talk time: Up to 210 minutes
Standby time: Up to 180 hours
Size: 5.2"H x 2.8"W x 0.6"D
Weight: 6.41 oz.
The Samsung SCH-i830 is very intercontinental indeed. It's a Quad Band world phone with dual mode GSM/CDMA functionality, packed full of features like Bluetooth® wireless technology, Windows MobileTM Pocket PC applications, a speakerphone, and an MP3 player, too. The i830 is designed for business focused technology pros who want productivity-enhancing features, Wireless Sync email or Exchange ActiveSync, and a PDA - plus the ...

Jan 16, 2006, 10:23 PM



Jan 3, 2006, 9:40 PM

January 1st came and went.....

...any news about the release? This will be the first Verizon phone with pocket PC capabilities working in USA and Europe. Worth waiting for....but how long?
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