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Sprint announces new Samsung handsets
Posted: 03-Sep-2005 [Source: Sprint]

[Sprint announces availability of the Samsung A560 and the PM-A840 handsets.]


The Samsung A560 from Sprint features voice-activated dialing, speakerphone, advanced messaging capabilities and a personal organizer. The suggested retail price is $169.99

Additional A560 Specs:

-Dual-band/tri-mode: 800/1900 MHz CDMA and 800 MHz analog

-65K-color STN internal display (128 x 160 pixel)


-SMS text messaging capabilities

-Voice-activated dialing

-T9 text entry: auto-complete functionality for the easy composition of text messages

-Pre-loaded ringtones

-Dialing font controls

-Voice recorder

-Up to 300 phonebook entries

-Call history log

-Internal antenna

-Personal information manager (calendar, calculator, alarm clock, task list)


The Samsung PM-A840 features a built-in VGA digital camera, slide show screen saver, speakerphone, advanced voice recognition, picture caller ID and Web access, SMS messaging and Wireless Postcard capability. The suggested retail price is $299.99 or $79.99 with a two-year customer agreement.

Additional PM-a840 Specs:

Multimedia Features: VGA Camera, Capture quality digital pictures up to 480 x 640 pixels; Save personal photos as caller ID or wallpapers; Slide show screen saver (up to 10 images); LED flash; Digital zoom (up to 5x); Self-timer; Color tones (4); Fun Frames (11); Brightness and white balance adjustments; Self-portrait mode

Dual-band/tri-mode: 800/1900 MHz CDMA and 800 MHz analog

Dual screens: Main display: 65k-color, TFT, 128 x 160 pixel; External display: Grayscale, 96 x 64 pixel


-Internal antenna design

-Advanced voice recognition - speaker-independent; Dial by name or number; Launch key applications; Check phone status

-SMS voice messaging: Send voice message to another phone without ringing recipient's phones

-Wireless postcard: Phone overlays an image of a handwritten message over a captured photograph, Can be sent to compatible phones or email

-Send and receive text, voice and picture messages

-Web access and email

-Downloadable ringtones, wallpapers and games

-Personal information manager (scheduler, calendar, calculator, alarm clock, task list)


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