Samsung Intrepid Now Available from Sprint

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  1. Ed Hardy

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    <p>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.</p> <p><a target="_blank" href="http://www.brighthand.com/shared/picture.asp?f=11266"><img width="160" src="http://www.brighthand.com/assets/11268.jpg" alt="Samsung Intrepid" height="245" style="float: left; margin: 5px 15px; border: 0px;" title="Samsung Intrepid" /></a>This device uses&nbsp;a tablet design,&nbsp;sporting a 2.5-inch touchscreen with a 320x240 resolution. Below this is a QWERTY keyboard.</p> <p>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 or&nbsp;access the Internet&nbsp;when traveling internationally.</p> <p>This model also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.</p> <p>A New OS<br />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: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=15731&amp;review=Microsoft+Windows+Mobile+6.5">Windows Mobile 6.5 Review</a></p> <p>The Samsung Intrepid&nbsp;is 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.</p> <p>Other Features<br />This smartphone includes a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 32 GB cards, and a 3.2 MPx camera.</p> <p>Overall,&nbsp;the Intrepid&nbsp;is 4.6 inches tall, 2.6 inches wide, and 0.5 inches thick. It weighs 4.0 ounces.</p> <p>Sprint says its 1480 mAh battery will last for up to 6 hours of talk time.</p> <p>Pricing &amp; Availability<br /><a target="_blank" href="http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=15731&amp;review=Microsoft+Windows+Mobile+6.5"><img width="160" src="http://www.brighthand.com/assets/11278.jpg" alt="Read a Review" height="65" style="float: right; margin: 5px 10px; border: 0px;" title="Read a Review" /></a>The Samsung Intrepid sells for $150 with a new&nbsp;contract or eligible upgrade, a two-year service agreement, and after a $100 mail-in rebate.</p> <p>It can be purchased now from <a target="_blank" href="http://nextelonline.nextel.com/NASApp/onlinestore/en/Action/DisplayPhones?phoneSKU=SPHI350DLS">Sprint's website</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: right;"><em>Source: <a target="_blank" href="http://nextelonline.nextel.com/NASApp/onlinestore/en/Action/DisplayPhones?phoneSKU=SPHI350DLS">Sprint</a></em></p>Related Articles:

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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!)
     
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    Ed Hardy TabletPCReview Editor Staff Member

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    Yes, that will work.

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