Samsung’s First Android-Powered Phone, Samsung Moment with Google, Coming Soon to America’s Most Dependable 3G Network

Available Nov. 1, Samsung Moment from Sprint features slide-out QWERTY keyboard, brilliant display screen and premium Web experience;
Pre-registration for Samsung Moment begins today at www.sprint.com/moment

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., and DALLAS – Oct. 7, 2009 [Samsung Newsroom]– Samsung Moment signifies a new generation of mobile online access devices and supplies accessibility to built-in Google cellphone solutions, such as Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube, in addition to thousands of software offered in Android Market.

Samsung Moment additionally gives the very first Sprint 3.2-inch AMOLED signature, making crisper colours and wider viewing angles than other screen screens. Samsung Moment is powered with the 800 MHz processor, which makes this device one of the quickest wireless phones available now.

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the number one cellular phone supplier in the United States1, today announced the forthcoming availability of Samsung Moment, Samsung’s initial U.S. handset incorporating the available and advanced Android Platform using all the high-speed connectivity of America’s most reliable 3G network2 (EVDO Rev. A.) along with also the very best value in wireless using almost any Mobile, AnytimeSM calling attribute.

Beginning Nov. 1, clients can buy Samsung Moment via all Sprint channels such as Internet (www.sprint.com), Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) along with also our nationwide retail partners for $179.99 (excluding taxation ) after a $50 instant savings plus a $100 mail-in-rebate using a last-minute support arrangement.

“The launching of Samsung Moment is a exciting awareness of our dedication to supplying consumers receptive, strong and versatile apparatus,” said Omar Khan, senior vice president of strategy and product direction to Samsung Mobile. “With the blend of their Android Platform, programs, and Internet browser along with a powerful 800 MHz processor, the user encounter choices are infinite.”

“Sprint is delighted to bring the strong and advanced Samsung Moment into our expanding portfolio of Android apparatus,” explained Kevin Packingham, senior vice president of product development for Sprint. “What is truly unique about the Samsung Moment is how this apparatus along with the Android platform make the most of the ability of the Sprint Currently Network to provide’surfing the web’ like never before. And its lively display and QWERTY keypad make texting, email and getting tens of thousands of Android programs a cinch.”

Leveraging a library of applications
Additionally, Sprint recently established new programs on its developer website designed to make it effortless for developers to create innovative software such as the Sprint Android-powered apparatus — http://developer.sprint.com/android. The improvements will give programmers access to Sprint goods and solutions, such as location-based messaging, services and Geofencing via the Sprint Developer Sandbox. Programmers utilizing the website and resources will easily have the ability to make and test software for your own Android platform to the Sprint network.

As charter members of This Open Handset Alliance, Both Sprint and Samsung are Tightly Intertwined with the Android Network. During Android Market, Samsung Moment users may download thousands of programs, games and widgets on their cell mobile phone. Furthermore, clients can get Sprint Navigation and Sprint exclusive software NFL Mobile Live along with NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM already preinstalled on the apparatus. Samsung Moment is also the ideal solution for anybody who would like the freedom to remain connected on the move and revel in a more PC-like experience.

 

Application programmers will have a opportunity to find out more about Android in Sprint’s ninth yearly developer conference this autumn. The Sprint Open Developer Conference, Oct. 26-28 at Santa Clara, Calif., is available for all attendees also will contain advice through speaker sessions and even also programming decks on creating programs for a selection of platforms, such as Android. For information, visit http://developer.sprint.com/devcon2009.”

The Samsung Moment and the Android program are assisting Sprint drive innovation and openness,” said Andy Rubin, vice president of mobile programs at Google. “Together with the Samsung Moment’s built-in package of Google cellphone solutions, together with thousands of programs around Android Market, Sprint clients may delight in a distinctive mobile experience”

Samsung Moment offers simple device navigation through an optical joystick located just below the expansive display. It features Wi-Fi capability, integrated GPS navigation and accelerometer. Additional features include:
• 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and camcorder with auto-focus
• Stereo Bluetooth 2.0 wireless technology
• Expandable memory up to 32GB
• Sprint TV with live and on-demand programming
• NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
• Easy access to social networking sites, including Facebook, Flickr and Twitter
• Media player with 3.5-millimeter headphone jack
• Visual voice mail for quick and easy access to specific voice mail messages
• Access to personal and corporate e-mail through Active Sync

Clients that purchase the brand newest Samsung Moment may also benefit from Sprint’s recently announced Any Mobile, Anytime attribute, which provides clients about the Sprint network unlimited calling to ANY wireless customer from the USA on any provider anytime by choosing Sprint’s EverythingSM Data programs. This gadget needs activation on a pricing strategy offering unlimited information, which comprises the Everything Data and Just What Plans.

The Only Everything program offers nationwide unlimited calling, unlimited text messaging and infinite information, such as email, social media, Internet surfing, GPS navigation, Sprint TV, streaming audio, NFL Mobile Live along with NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, for just $99.99 a month. That is a savings of $1,200 over a couple of years vs. a similar AT&T iPhone plan3. Sprint Everything Data programs with unlimited messaging and information start at only $69.99 for 450 minutes with unlimited weekend and night calling beginning at 7 pm (All price programs exclude surcharges and taxes)

Sprint can also be the very first national company to examine, launch and promote 4G technology. Independent of the 3G investment, Sprint has announced plans to expand its 4G direction by establishing the next-generation agency in a lot of markets in 2009, such as the newly established economies of Atlanta, Las Vegas and Portland.

Even the Sprint 3G Network is quicker in more areas than AT&T’s 3G network4, and Sprint has over 20 times the policy of T-Mobile’s present 3G network5, dependent on square kilometers. Because 2006, Sprint has spent almost $17 billion in funds to keep on advancing and expanding community operation.
The two Everything Data and Just Everything aims are readily available to existing clients without expanding the support arrangement. New traces of support call for a two-year service arrangement.

Sprint is the only wireless company to offer Ready customer support with trained retail partners to operate one-on-one with clients to customize their own Samsung Moment, setup attributes and show how it functions until the client leaves the shop. Clients have the option of sitting down having a Sprint retail partner at the time of purchase plus else they could schedule an appointment for a time in www.sprint.com/storelocator.