Nic Rossmüller : June 24th 2006 - 13:04 CET
Samsung t509 Phone : Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) and T-Mobile USA, Inc. (T-Mobile) today announce retail availability of the thinnest bar phone available in the U.S. market, the highly anticipated Samsung t509. Measuring only 9.8 mm slim, the ultra-thin t509 can fit easily in the coin pocket of a purse or pair of jeans, and sports an eye-catching design with a host of multimedia features. Available exclusively to T-Mobile, the award-winning t509 boasts an expanded 1.9-inch display ideal for supporting advanced multimedia features including messaging and snapping vivid color images taken with the integrated camera. The t509 also features high-speed EDGE connectivity and Bluetooth wireless technology.|
Samsung t509 mobile phone - T-Mobile|
The t509 joins Samsung and T-Mobile’s successful slim predecessor, the sleek black t809 slider phone, in a long line of innovative devices that break the mold when it comes to wireless design and functionality. Both phones support impressive multimedia features, incorporate bright color screens and measure less than 15 mm in width. "Only available from T-Mobile, the Samsung t509 brilliantly redefines what many consumers expect from the ‘candy bar’ form factor," said John Clelland, senior vice president, Marketing, T-Mobile USA.
Samsung t509 Phone - Functionality
"It’s a lightweight, ultra-thin, high-style phone with a compelling feature set that will excite T-Mobile customers and make it the newest must-have device on the market." "Samsung continues to develop innovative phone designs exclusively for our carrier customers," said Peter Skaryzynski, senior vice president, Samsung. "When T-Mobile customers choose the t509, they will have an intelligently designed handset that integrates the best features and functionality on the market."
Samsung t509 - Features
• Sleek, slim design: 9.8 mm thin
• EDGE high-speed connectivity
• Bluetooth wireless technology support
• VGA camera with 4X digital zoom
• Multi shot, self timer, effects and frames, brightness adjustment
• Video capture/recorder
• Video player (supports MP4 and 3GP)
• Up to 70MB internal user memory
• Messaging services: SMS, MMS, EMS
• AOL, ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN Instant Messaging
• HiFi Ringers*
• 65K-color TFT main display; 176 x 220 pixels
• Dimensions: 4.6" x 1.8" x 0.39"; 2.5 ounces with standard battery
• Tri-band: 850/1800/1900 MHz
• USB connectivity
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P., a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network 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.
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is a member of the T-Mobile International group, the mobile telecommunications subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG. T-Mobile USA's GSM/GPRS voice and data networks in the United States (including roaming and other agreements) reach more than 268 million people. In addition, T-Mobile operates the largest carrier-grade, commercial wireless broadband network in the United States, providing Wi-Fi at more than 7,400 public locations throughout the country, with further Wi-Fi access being made available at over 27,000 international roaming locations.