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Samsung Transform’ Release date, Specifications & Price Revealed

Posted by on Oct 07, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Samsung Transform is another great Samsung phone with Android 2.1 and the new Sprint ID interface. Recently, some more details about this new handset have been revealed. Samsung Transform is going to attract users’ attention in upcoming days and is expected to become a Gatling gun mounted mini-bot.

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The Samsung Transform phone looks like another Touch Screen Smart Phone at first fleeting look. However, it is separated from other phones due to its features. The phone has all the features of other Smart Phones including a 4 row QWERTY keyboard that has a strong resemblance to the Epic 4G. As depicted in the training manual/user guide, Transform has a strong resemblance and it features a very high Resolution Display. Also, it claims to have a fast processor which can separate it from other smart phones.

The Samsung Transform runs Android 2.1 under 800MHz processor and 256 MB of RAM that might slow you down when multi tasking so much. However, it is slated for an upgrade to Android 2.2 Froyo afterward this year. The Sprint ID of the phone lets users to fully customize their phone features and functions for example wallpapers, icons, apps and main menu. This may be the reason for the name of the phone ‘Samsung Transform’. Other features include a 2GB microSD card & the unit can support up to 32GB, Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery, etc.

Samsung Transform' Release date, Specifications & Price Revealed

Specifications:

  • 800 MHz processor
  • Internal memory (RAM/ROM): 256/512MB
  • Chipset: Samsung (S3C6410) + Qualcomm (QSC6085)
  • Dimensions: 2.42 x 4.61 x 0.61 inches; Weight; 5.4 ounces
  • Standard Lithium (LiIon) battery: 1500mAH; up to 6 hours continuous talk time
  • Main display: 3.5 inches; TFT full touch panel; HVGA (480 x 320 pixels) 16M colors

Entertainment/Personalization:

  • Stereo Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Sprint TV®, Sprint Football Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
  • Access to social networking sites Facebook®, Flickr® and Twitter™
  • MP3 Player with MicroSD card slot (supports up to 32GB)
  • Google™ mobile services, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Maps, Google Search and YouTube
  • Dual cameras: 3.2 MP rear-facing and camera with flash (no zoom) and camcorder and front-facing VGA camera for video conferencing

Productivity:

  • GPS-enabled, turn-by-turn directions
  • Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • Large 3.5-inch HVGA display and premium touch-screen
  • Android 2.1; access to more than 80,000 apps on Android Market™
  • Visual Voicemail for quick and easy access to voicemail messages
  • Sprint Zone™ provides access the customer’s wireless account, phone tips, news, a list of top apps, Sprint TV®, NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM and Sprint Music Plus
  • Text, speech to text and IM using AOL®, Yahoo®, Windows Live™, Gmail™, Hotmail, Sprint Mail and more
  • Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g (Brita- please confirm)

Talk time of the phone will differ depending on phone usage patterns and conditions. Utilization of battery power depends on factors like network configuration, signal strength, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice; operating temperature, vibrate mode, features selected, data and other application usage patterns.

The phone is rumored to be released on this Sunday, October 10, online and in Sprint retail stores. As per some sources, the price of the phone might be $149.99 or lesser than USD 200 with bi-annual commitment. The Transform will be upgradeable to Android 2.2, according to sprint representatives.

Samsung Transform video from Youtube:

Samsung Transform (Sprint) review video from Youtube:


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