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Samsung T919, ‘Behold’ to be launched on November 10th

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Samsung’s T919 has been eagerly awaited by a lot of you readers. Originally it was planned to be launched on November 3. However, as of today it has not launched. According to TmoNews.com, it is now scheduled to be launched on November 10. Also, the T919 has undergone several different name changes from Roxy to Tocco to now being called the ‘Behold’. Also, it will be available in two colors: Black and Pink. Here are the specs as reported by TmoNews.com:

  • Advanced Responsive Touch Screen with Widgets-This has a large
    color touch screen that responds to the touch of a fingernail, a
    fingertip, or a stylus, and can be adjusted to match your customer’s
    individual touch pressure. Your customers can touch, drag and drop,
    tilt, maneuver, and modify menu items by moving their finger across
    the screen. The phone also has Widgets – small icons that provide
    fast access to the items they use most often.
  • 5 Megapixel Camera, with video capture and playback, 4x digital
    zoom and settings for scene modes, resolution, and effects, plus a
    self-timer.
  • High-Speed Internet with HTML Browser-This enables your
    customers to view full HTML web pages, visit their favorite sites, and
    get their downloads through T-Mobile’s 3G network.
  • Assisted GPS Navigation (AGPS)* provided by Telenav. This will
    also give turn by turn directions with automatic re-routing. **Free for 14 days, then $9.99 a month
  • QWERTY Keyboard-When your customers compose a text message,
    tilting the phone to a horizontal position displays the QWERTY
    keyboard, while holding the phone in the vertical position displays the
    numeric keypad.
  • Supports Yahoo, AOL, Gmail etc via E-mail Client
  • In the box: Travel Adapter, Ear Bud, 1 GB microSD card expandable to 16 GB, and Data Cable.
  • Size: 4.12” x 2.10” x .5”
  • Display: 1.61” x 2.64” LCD
  • 5hours talktime, 300 hours standby
  • Those without a data plan will have limited (whatever limited means) access to tzones and no access to the full html browser, the data plan is required for the AGPS with telenav
  • NO WIFI, NO UMA!!!
  • Customers should have a Data Add-on feature of $24.99 or $34.99 to optimize the web capability of this handset.
  • A Data/Messaging Add-on feature of $14.98 or higher is required to qualify for the mail-in rebate. ‘
  • While the price is not yet confirmed, it is rumored to be $149. What is not clear is whether that is with contract and mail-in rebate.

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    Written by dvdand

    November 5, 2008 at 7:24 am

    Posted in Handsets, Samsung, T-Mobile

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