By December 4, 2006

Samsung SGH-i600 official

Samsung have officially announced the Samsung SGH-i600 ‘Ultra Messaging’ Windows Mobile 5.0 powered Smartphone with integrated QWERTY keyboard and HSDPA support.

Samsung SGH-i600

In a press release Samsung Electronics and Microsoft launched the Samsung Ultra Messaging i600 powered by Microsoft ® Windows Mobile ® 5.0, the first 3G smartphone with HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) support . Measuring only 11.8mm and weighing a mere 99g, the Samsung Ultra Messaging i600 is the world’s thinnest 3G smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard.

“It blends the feature-rich, desktop functionality of the Windows Mobile 5.0 platform with multimedia capabilities to help people work on the go, stay in touch with family and friends or just have fun.”

Samsung SGH-i600 Specification

  • Standard: EDGE, GPRS Class 10 (900/1800/1900 MHz), HSDPA
  • Camera: 1.3 Megapixel Camera
  • Display: 2.3” 240×320 65K Color TFT
  • OS: Windows Mobile 5 for Smartphone
  • Push Email (Messaging & Security Feature Pack)
  • Input: QWERTY Keyboard
  • Video Recording & Messaging (MPEG4 / H.263)
  • Audio: MP3/ AAC / AAC+ / WMA/ WAV / OGG
  • Dual Speaker / Speakerphone
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 2 EDR / USB
  • Memory: 120MB embedded , External Memory (microSD)
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g
  • Size: Slim Design: 113 x 59 x 11.8mm
  • Weight: 99g
  • It also features some nice touches, such as the ability to use the device in mass storage mode, and includes a podcasts down-loader, so you have something to do with all that bandwidth.

    You can see our Samsung i600 unboxing video HERE.

    Matt

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