T-mobile is always in need of fresh blood in their mobile handset lineup, and today we’re getting 3 new Samsung handsets each with an emphasis on being a text messaging device. The lineup includes an update to the Samsung Gravity, the Samsung Gravity 2. This new version includes a thinner, sleeker design, a built-in MP3 player, a camcorder, and expandable memory up to 16gb. The other cool new phone in the lineup is the Samsung Comeback which sports a clamshell design and a QWERTY keyboard. It can also take advantage of T-mobile’s 3G betwork, it has a 2MP camera, an MP3 player and support for up to 16GB of memory. The third and final phone released today is the Samsung t349 which has a candy-bar formfactor and a numeric keypad. Read on for more details and pictures
July 22nd, 2009
Complete with full QWERTY keyboards, T9® predictive text and auto word completion, Samsung Mobile and T-Mobile USA today announced their latest text-friendly messaging phones.
The Samsung ComebackTM, available in pearl white plum or frost silver cherry, is a stylish messaging phone with a unique side-flip that reveals its full QWERTY keyboard. The Comeback takes messaging to the extreme with access to E-mail and text, picture, video and instant messaging. A built-in 2-megapixel camera with digital zoom and T-Mobile’s 3G network allows customers to easily take and send pictures to friends and family or upload images to their favorite social networking sites. The Comeback also features a MP3 player and support for up to 16 GB of expandable memory.
Following the popular Samsung Gravity that launched last year, the Samsung GravityTM 2 also features a horizontal, slide-out QWERTY keyboard and boasts a thinner, sleeker design. The Gravity 2 offers a pair of fun color options – berry mauve and metallic pumpkin, multiple messaging capabilities, a 2-megapixel camera and camcorder, a built-in MP3 player and expandable memory up to 16GB.
Powered by T-Mobile’s high-speed 3G network, the new phones also offer fast downloads and quick access to the Web to stay up-to-date on the latest news, weather and entertainment.
The Comeback and Gravity 2 complement T-Mobile’s existing line-up of text-friendly Samsung handsets including the Samsung t349 (SGH-t349), a bar-style messaging phone featuring a 20-key, partial QWERTY keypad. The t349 offers access to E-mail, Instant Messaging and picture, video and text messaging, as well as several multimedia features.
The t349 and Comeback are currently available at T-Mobile and the Gravity 2 is anticipated to be available in August.