Samsung and T-Mobile USA today announced the availability of the new Samsung Katalyst (SGH-t739). The Katalyst adds a stylish, slider design to the growing line-up of phones that support T-Mobile HotSpot @HomeSM service.
With built-in support for T-Mobile HotSpot @Home, the Samsung Katalyst provides customers with great wireless coverage when placing calls over a home Wi-Fi network and at nearly 8,500 T-Mobile HotSpot locations nationwide. When customers leave home or a T-Mobile HotSpot, their calls are passed onto T-Mobile's wireless network, and the same is true for passing calls from T-Mobile's network onto Wi-Fi networks. In addition, with the purchase of a HotSpot @Home add-on plan, customers can enjoy the freedom of unlimited, nationwide calling over Wi-Fi.
Available exclusively from T-Mobile, the Katalyst features a sleek, slider design with a sophisticated metallic silver finish and is equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth wireless technology and a 1.3 megapixel camera. The Katalyst also features advanced messaging capabilities including instant messaging, which enables instant chat and supports AOL, ICQ, Yahoo! and Windows Live Messenger.
Key features of the Katalyst include:
--Wi-Fi-enabled phone; supports T-Mobile HotSpot @Home
--T-Mobile myFaves(SM) enabled(b)
--Bluetooth(R) wireless technology
--Expandable memory (microSD memory card)
--Speaker-independent voice recognition
--Advanced messaging capabilities (SMS, EMS, MMS)
--Instant messaging (AOL(R), ICQ, Yahoo!(R) and Windows Live(TM) Messenger)
--Compatible with T-Mobile Address Book
--Quad-Band: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
--Dimensions: 3.97" x 1.98" x .65"
--Weight: 4.1 ounces (with standard battery)
--Main Display: 176 x 220 pixels, TFT, 262K
The Katalyst is available exclusively through T-Mobile at select retail stores and online at www.t-mobile.com. For more information, visit www.t-mobile.com or www.samsungmobileusa.com.