Samsung And AT&T Deliver Samsung Focus And Solstice II Phones

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News Posted: Thu, Nov 4 2010 12:50 PM

Samsung Mobile and AT&T announced the Samsung Focus and the Solstice II. The Focus is a smartphone that runs on Windows Phone 7. It has a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, multiple messaging options and a 5.0 megapixel camera. It will be available on November 8 for $199.99.

The Solstice II is a quick messaging device with a 3-inch touchscreen. The Solstice II features Samsung’s TouchWiz 2.0 user interface which provides one-touch access to frequently used applications and social networks. The Solstice II will be available on November 7 for $29.99.

SAMSUNG FOCUS AVAILABLE TO AT&T CUSTOMERS ON NOVEMBER 8

Windows Phone 7 smartphone brings industry-leading technology to consumers

DALLAS – Nov. 4, 2010 – Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, announced that the Samsung Focus™, a Windows Phone 7 device with a bright and crisp 4.0” Super AMOLED™ screen, multiple messaging options and a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus, will be available on November 8th at AT&T company-owned retail locations nationwide or at http://www.att.com/wireless. AT&T has priced the Focus at $199.99.

The Focus features a customizable start screen and improved operating system look, large, iconic text for menus and content transitions to slide a user into and out of different menus. With the Windows 7 tile-based layout, users can customize the start screen in countless ways and pin frequently used applications for one-touch access. Users can have up to 256 live tiles on the start screen. The Focus also features natural touch and voice interactions, has a responsive, multi-touch display with voice activated dialing and app launch.

Key Features:

  • Windows® Phone 7 Operating System
  • 4.0” Super AMOLED™ display
  • 5.0MP Camera/ Camcorder with auto-focus and flash
  • Full HTML browser with pinch and zoom
  • Multiple messaging options (Exchange Email, Text and Picture with threaded messaging)
  • Microsoft® Zune service
  • Microsoft® Bing maps and voice search
  • Wi-Fi with AT&T Hot Spots
  • Microsoft® Office Mobile
  • Windows® Phone Marketplace
  • Advanced gaming features - access Xbox LIVE® right from your handset
  • aGPS with AT&T Navigator
  • AT&T U-verse® Mobile
  • Samsung Now Hub
  • 720p video record/playback
  • Integrated social networking services
  • Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1 connectivity
  • Multimedia package with features such as Music Player, Expandable Memory Slot supporting up to 32GB3, Games & 4 Pole 3.5mm Ear-jack

Specifications:

  • Quad-Band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz); Tri-band UMTS (850/1900/2100MHz)
  • Display: 4 inches WVGA 480x800 pixels Super AMOLED
  • Dimensions: 4.84” x 2.56” x 0.39”
  • Weight: Approximately 4.2 ounces
  • Memory:
    • 8GB internal storage memory
    • External microSD™ memory card slot up to 32 GB (class 2 (or higher) microSD card, card sold separately)
  • Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours
  • Standby Time: Up to 300 hours

 

 AT&T AND SAMSUNG MOBILE ANNOUNCE THE UPCOMING AVAILABILITY

OF THE SAMSUNG SOLSTICE II

Quick messaging device with full touchscreen keeps users connected in style

November 4, 2010 - Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Solstice® II, a quick messaging device with a 3.0” touchscreen. The Solstice II features Samsung’s unique TouchWiz 2.0 user interface which offers one-touch access to frequently used applications and social networks. The Solstice II also comes loaded with features such as a 2.0 megapixel camera, AT&T Social Net, AT&T Navigator for turn-by-turn directions, AT&T Music and Radio, mobile email and more. 

The Solstice II will be available on November 7th at AT&T2 company-owned retail locations nationwide or at http://www.att.com/wireless. AT&T has priced the Solstice II at $29.99.

Key Features:

  • Threaded Text Messaging
  • AT&T Social Net
  • Multiple Messaging Options (SMS, MMS, Video Messaging and Instant Messaging)
  • Mobile E-mail
  • AT&T AppCenter
  • Mobile Web Browser
  • 2.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder
  • aGPS Navigation with AT&T Navigator and AllSport GPS
  • AT&T Music and Radio
  • My Cast Weather
  • PicDial™
  • Star Tweets
  • Vlingo® Speech-to-Text Functionality
  • Preloaded and downloadable games
  • Video Share
  • MobiTV® and MobiVJ®
  • Bluetooth® 2.1 Technology

Specifications:

  • Tri-Band: UMTS 850/1900/2100 MHz; Supports HSDPA 7.2Mb/s; Quad-Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz Display: 240 x 400 Pixels, 65K color TFT
  • Dimensions: 4.29” x 2.13” x 0.47”
  • Weight: 3.35 ounces
  • Memory:
    • 256MB internal storage memory
    • External microSD™ memory card slot up to 16 GB(card sold separately)
  • Talk Time: Up to 5 hours3
  • Standby Time: Up to 250 hours

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The Focus seems to be the Jesus phone at Microsoft, its the one all the employees want.

Interesting review here.

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