Packed with familiar, easy-to-use PDA functionality and sporting a consumer-friendly design, Sprint's first Windows Mobile(TM)-Based Smart Device on the Smartphone platform from Microsoft gives mobile professionals a new way to conduct business on the go. Sprint and Samsung, announced today that the Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung is available nationwide in Sprint business channels and online at www.sprintpcs.com for a suggested retail price of $649.99. The device will be available at Sprint Stores in early October.
Intel 200 MHZ processor
Embedded AudiblePlayer features daily audio editions of Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and Fast Company, in addition to audio clips of best sellers, classics and on-demand radio programming
VoiceSignal technology for voice activated phone book, digit dial and menu commands
External display for caller ID
32 MB RAM, plus SD I/O slot
65K-Color, TFT main display (176x220 pixel)
Dual band/ Single mode
Short messaging service (SMS)
98 speed dial locations
Directional keys for easy menu navigation
GPS / E911 enabled
Predictive text entry
Featuring Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 software for Smartphone, the Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung goes above and beyond to accommodate the road-warrior's robust personal and professional life. Sprint business customers will benefit from the SP-i600's comfortable, one-handed navigation, built-in speakerphone and advanced voice-recognition software and voice notes. Operating on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network, the SP-i600 by Samsung allows mobile professionals to send and receive emails and text messages; browse the Web; and listen to news, music and other audio clips while on the go.
Powered by Microsoft Windows Mobile software, the Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung incorporates a comprehensive suite of familiar applications including Pocket Outlook, Pocket Internet Explorer, MSN Messenger, Microsoft Windows Media Player and ActiveSync technology. A secure digital (SD) slot allows business customers to add memory and content with SD and multimedia cards (sold separately).
The Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung has several bundled applications to enhance the customer's experience. As part of a strategic technology and comarketing agreement between Sprint and Audible, Inc., the SP-i600 by Samsung is the first of multiple Sprint PCS Vision Smart Devices to come packaged with the AudiblePlayer(R) application and samples of Audible.com's premium audio content. All of Audible.com's 50,000 hours of audio are available for playback on the SP-i600 by Samsung, including audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, business news and analysis, and language instruction. Sprint customers who subscribe to the AudibleListener membership plan are eligible for a $50 cash back promotion, while those joining on a month-to-month basis will receive one month free of charge.
The Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device SP-i600 by Samsung also comes packaged with Handango(tm) InHand, an intelligent on-device catalog of applications and digital media. Customers can use Handango InHand to download and buy software, games, ringtones, graphics and other applications simply and securely. Additional applications are available online through the Sprint PCS Software Store at sprint.handango.com. Finally, a free trial of Handmark Express offers customers a risk-free taste of content relevant to their mobile lifestyles. Handmark Express Delivers(tm) news, weather, sports, directory lookups, maps and directions automatically and on-demand to PDAs and smartphones.