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Here is an indepth review of the Samsung Behold or T919, the eargerly anticipated touchscreen phone on T-Mobile network which was released earlier this month, from SlashGear. This smartphone with 5Mpxl camera is going to be one of the favorite holiday purchase this year given its $149 price point. SlashGear likes it large touchscreen and the ease of emailing and texting. The battery life is good and picture taking is a breeze with several preset modes.
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
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
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.
The rumored Samsung Tocco, aka T919, aka Roxy, has been put through its paces at the FCC. The documents confirm the earlier rumored features includes HSPDA, touchscreen, MP3 player and AGPS. Some other features like camera and memory are yet to be confirmed. However, it appears to run the Symbian S60 version 5, the new version that supports touch. If the launch date holds, it could be the second handset after the Nokia 5800 Tube to get the new S60 operating system. You can read the review here. As you can see from the picture, it appears to be heading to T-Mobile with a rumored launch date of November 3rd, 2008. Neither Samsung nor T-Mobile have confirmed this yet.
Update: According to TmoNews, the unofficial T-Mobile blog, the T919 will likely be released on November 3rd, 2008.
For all you Samsung fans who are on T-Mobile, here is some new phone that would make you to follow your Instinct. Samsung announced the launch of T919, aka Roxy, aka Tocco on T-Mobile. This touchscreen phone has a 5Mpxl camera, 3G, GPS with voice commands, 16GB internal memory and cool video ringtones, possible Wi-Fi (not confirmed yet). It is a sleek looking phone with a brushed aluminium back panel. However, it does not come with smartphone OS. Here are some photos of the phone. You can see more photos from tmonew.com here.