Samsung and T-Mobile release T509

May 02, 2006
Samsung and T-Mobile release T509

Samsung Telecommunications America and T-Mobile USA announced Tuesday the retail availability of the thinnest bar phone available in the U.S. market.

The Samsung T509 is only 9.8 mm with a 65K-color TFT main display 176 x 220 pixels display and features high-speed EDGE connectivity and Bluetooth wireless technology.

"Only available from T-Mobile, the Samsung T509 brilliantly redefines what many consumers expect from the 'candy bar' form factor," said John Clelland, T-Mobile's senior vice president of marketing. "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."

Multimedia features include a VGA integrated camera with 4x digital zoom, video player, up to 70MB internal user memory, and SMS, MMS and EMS messaging service as well as AOL, ICQ, Yahoo! and MSN instant messaging.

"Samsung continues to develop innovative phone designs exclusively for our carrier customers," added Peter Skaryzynski, Samsung's senior vice president. "When T-Mobile customers choose the T509, they will have an intelligently designed handset that integrates the best features and functionality on the market."

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

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