Samsung Mobile Announces Samsung Focus & Solstice II

Samsung Mobile and AT&T announced today the upcoming availability of the Samsung Focus, a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, and the Solstice II, a quick messaging device with full QWERTY keyboard.

The Focus is a Windows Phone 7 device with a bright and crisp 4.0” Super AMOLED screen, multiple messaging options and a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus, will be available on November 8th at AT&T company-owned retail locations nationwide or online.  AT&T has priced the Focus at $199.99.

The Solstice II is a quick messaging device with a 3.0” touchscreen. The Solstice II features Samsung’s unique TouchWiz 2.0 user interface which offers one-touch access to frequently used applications and social networks. The Solstice II will be available on November 7th at AT&T company-owned retail locations nationwide or at focus 

The Focus features a customizable start screen and improved operating system look, large, iconic text for menus and content transitions to slide a user into and out of different menus. With the Windows 7 tile-based layout, users can customize the start screen in countless ways and pin frequently used applications for one-touch access. . Users can have up to 256 live tiles on the start screen. The Focus also features natural touch and voice interactions, has a responsive, multi-touch display with voice activated dialing and app launch.

Key Features:

-        Windows® Phone 7 Operating System

-        4.0” Super AMOLED™ display

-        5.0MP Camera/ Camcorder with auto-focus and flash

-        Full HTML browser with pinch and zoom

-        Multiple messaging options (Exchange Email, Text and Picture with threaded messaging)

-        Microsoft® Zune service

-        Microsoft® Bing maps and voice search

-        Wi-Fi with AT&T Hot Spots

-        Microsoft® Office Mobile

-        Windows® Phone Marketplace

-        Advanced gaming features – access Xbox LIVE® right from your handset

-        aGPS with AT&T Navigator

-        AT&T U-verse® Mobile

-        Samsung Now Hub

-        720p video record/playback

-        Integrated social networking services

-        Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1 connectivity

-        Multimedia package with features such as Music Player, Expandable Memory Slot supporting up to 32GB3, Games & 4 Pole 3.5mm Ear-jack


-        Quad-Band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz); Tri-band UMTS (850/1900/2100MHz)

-        Display: 4 inches WVGA 480×800 pixels Super AMOLED

-        Dimensions: 4.84” x 2.56” x 0.39”

-        Weight: Approximately 4.2 ounces

-        Memory:

-        8GB internal storage memory

-        External microSD™ memory card slot up to 32 GB (class 2 (or higher) microSD card, card sold separately)

-        Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours4

-        Standby Time: Up to 300 hours





Key Features:

-     Threaded Text Messaging

-     AT&T Social Net

-     Multiple Messaging Options (SMS, MMS, Video Messaging and Instant Messaging)

-     Mobile E-mail

-     AT&T AppCenter

-     Mobile Web Browser

-     2.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder

-     aGPS Navigation with AT&T Navigator and AllSport GPS

-     AT&T Music and Radio

-     My Cast Weather

-     PicDial™

-     Star Tweets

-     Vlingo® Speech-to-Text Functionality

-     Preloaded and downloadable games

-     Video Share

-     MobiTV® and MobiVJ®

-     Bluetooth® 2.1 Technology


-     Tri-Band: UMTS 850/1900/2100 MHz; Supports HSDPA 7.2Mb/s; Quad-Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz Display: 240 x 400 Pixels, 65K color TFT

-     Dimensions: 4.29” x 2.13” x 0.47”

-     Weight: 3.35 ounces

-     Memory:

-        256MB internal storage memory

-        External microSD™ memory card slot up to 16 GB(card sold separately)

-    Talk Time: Up to 5 hours3

-     Standby Time: Up to 250 hours