Samsung’s MyShot and Spex phones - the first MetroPCS AWS handsets to hit the market
April 1, 2008 Samsung has announced the availability of the Samsung MyShot (SCH-r430) and Samsung Spex (SCH-r210) through MetroPCS - a wireless broadband personal communication service provider of no long-term contract, flat rate, unlimited usage basis phone plans in selected major metropolitan areas in the US. The MyShot and Spex are MetroPCS’s first phones to operate on the 1.7/2.1GHz CDMA Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum, which promises current and future service providers the opportunity to provide wireless broadband services to millions of Americans, resulting in increased productivity, efficiency, mobility and security through larger bandwidth allocation.
The Samsung MyShot features a 1.3 megapixel camera, access to games, ringtones and wallpapers through downloadable content, as well as Bluetooth technology, advanced voice recognition and speakerphone for hands-free communication. The phone, which measures 3.64” x 1.87” x .77”, is also WAP enabled and includes a 128 x 160 pixel, 262k CSTN, 1.9” main display as well as a 96 x 96 pixel, 65k CSTN, 1.0” external display.
Samsung’s Spex, which measures 4.07” x 1.77” x .059”, provides users with messaging capabilities, a speakerphone and Bluetooth technology. Additionally, the Spex offers users easy access to downloadable content such as ringtones and graphics for the 65k CSTN, 128 x 128 pixel display.
Both phones will be available in all MetroPCS markets this month.