Samsung Intrepid Now Available from Sprint

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  1. Ed Hardy

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    Sprint has begun offering its first smartphone running the new Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro. The Samsung Intrepid has a QVGA screen, built-in keyboard, and worldphone capabilities.

    [​IMG]This device usesa tablet design,sporting a 2.5-inch touchscreen with a 320x240 resolution. Below this is a QWERTY keyboard.

    Naturally, the Intrepid supports Sprint's CDMA network, and it can access this carrier's EV-DO Rev. A mobile broadband service. In addition, when roaming outside of the U.S. it is able to connect to GSM networks, allowing users to make calls oraccess the Internetwhen traveling internationally.

    This model also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

    A New OS
    This is one of the first products with the latest version of Microsoft's operating system for smartphones. The changes included are described in this article: Windows Mobile 6.5 Review

    The Samsung Intrepidis bundled with a suite of entertainment and productivity applications that are mobile versions of many of Microsoft's desktop apps: Outlook, Office, Internet Explorer, and Windows Media player. These can handle everything from e-mail to streaming video.

    Other Features
    This smartphone includes a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 32 GB cards, and a 3.2 MPx camera.

    Overall,the Intrepidis 4.6 inches tall, 2.6 inches wide, and 0.5 inches thick. It weighs 4.0 ounces.

    Sprint says its 1480 mAh battery will last for up to 6 hours of talk time.

    Pricing & Availability
    [​IMG]The Samsung Intrepid sells for $150 with a newcontract or eligible upgrade, a two-year service agreement, and after a $100 mail-in rebate.

    It can be purchased now from Sprint's website.

    Source: Sprint

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    Can someone confirm if this card is ok for this phone: gomemory.co.uk/transcend-8gb-micro-sdhc-class-6-usb-reader.html
    (I don't want to buy the wrong card again!)
     
  3. Ed Hardy

    Ed Hardy TabletPCReview Editor Staff Member

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    Yes, that will work.

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