FCC Approves Samsung i550 Smartphone
The FCC has taken the wraps off a new upcoming Palm Powered Smartphone from Samsung. The SPH-i550 is a CDMA flip phone with a high resolution screen, SD slot and a megapixel digital camera.
The FCC has approved the Samsung SPH-i550 is a Palm OS 5.2 smartphone which has a a high resolution screen and exterior OLED color display. The phone portion is a Tri-Mode Dual Band Analog/PCS phone. It would likely be targeted for use on the US Sprint network.
The phone has a built in megapixel digital camera with a flash, an SD memory expansion slow, voice recorder and comes with a web browser and messaging software. It will also have a mp3 player and video playback with dedicated control buttons on the exterior. It comes with a user replaceable 1150mAh standard battery, and a optional 1700mAh extended battery accessory will be available.
There is no word on general availability or a price at this time. Samsung also has shown a series of other CDMA and GSM Palm OS smartphone models that have not yet been officially released.
Thanks to Gaurav for the tip.
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