Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) today announced the availability of the Samsung MyShot(TM) (SCH-r430) and Samsung Spex(TM) (SCH-r210). The Myshot is a sleek, stylish compact camera phone with a number of appealing capabilities, while the Samsung Spex boasts a compact, modern sleek design with an easy to use interface. Both phones are designed to operate on the new AWS spectrum and will be available in all MetroPCS markets in April.
The MyShot and Spex are MetroPCS’s first phones to operate on the 1.7/2.1GHz CDMA Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum. The AWS spectrum band allows current and future service providers the opportunity to provide wireless broadband services to millions of Americans, resulting in increased productivity, efficiency, mobility and security through larger bandwidth allocation.
“We are excited to collaborate with MetroPCS and enter the AWS market with handsets that provide consumers with mobile broadband access on phones that have style and are easy to use,” said Bill Ogle, chief marketing officer of Samsung Telecommunications America.
The Samsung MyShot features a sleek, black and silver finish and offers users a number of popular multimedia options including a 1.3 megapixel camera, access to games, ringtones and wallpapers through downloadable content, as well as Bluetooth(R) technology, advanced voice recognition and speakerphone for easy, hands-free communication.
Samsung’s Spex provides users with a classic look and feel with an easy-to-use interface. The phone boasts a sleek modern design and makes keeping in touch effortless through messaging capabilities, a speakerphone and Bluetooth(R) technology. Additionally, the Spex offers users easy access to downloadable content such as ringtones and graphics.
For more information on where to purchase the phones, go to metropcs.com or samsungwireless.com
Key features of the Samsung MyShot include:
— Compact Stylish Design
— Bluetooth(R) Wireless Technology
— 1.3 Megapixel Camera
— Downloadable Content
— WAP Enabled
— Advanced Speech Recognition
— Dimensions: 3.64″ x 1.87″ x .77″
— Display: 65k CSTN, 96 X 96 pixels
— Main Display: 128 x 160 pixels, 262k CSTN, 1.9″
— External Display: 96 x 96 pixels, 65k CSTN, 1.0″
Key features of the Samsung Spex include:
— Sleek Modern Design
— Multiple Bluetooth(R) Wireless Technology
— Downloadable Content
— Messaging Services
— Dimensions: 4.07″x 1.77″ x.059″
— Display: 65K CSTN, 128 x128 pixels
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit http://www.samsungwireless.com .
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2007 consolidated sales of US$103.4 billion. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Business and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit http://www.samsung.com .