CES 2006 Coverage: Samsung T809

Staff Editor - Jan 5, 2006
CES 2006 Coverage: Samsung T809

Have you ever wanted a sleek a slider phone that was thin and attractive, yet boasted more features than you could ask for? Well, Samsung has got the answer for you! The T809 has everything from a 262K screen running at 320×240 resolution (which is very impressive), featuring a 1.3MP camera for vivid shots.

Okay, so, what else is special with the Samsung T809? Well, lets see. Its got a nifty 70MB of built in memory which is enough for taking loads of pictures and videos. And if you want to expand to listen to MP3 players, and movie clips, you can pop in a T-Flash card and rock on with the dual external stereo speakers. Now, you definitely don’t see this too often with sleek phones such as this, but Samsung is proving to us that it can be done very well.

Key features of the t809 include:

  • Ultra slim black slider design with internal antenna
  • Display: 262K-color TFT, 320×240 pixel
  • EDGE high-speed wireless access
  • Quad Band World Phone: GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • MP3 player and MP3 ringtones
  • 1.3 megapixel camera and video capture
  • External dual stereo speakers and speakerphone
  • Removal T-Flash™ memory slot
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • 70 MB internal memory
  • 32 MB removable T-Flash memory & USB cable for easy music & picture transfer
  • Video capture and playback capabilities
  • Instant messaging featuring AIM®, Yahoo!®, ICQ
  • Wireless multimedia and enhanced messaging
  • Mobile Internet for downloads and surfing the Web
  • Measures 3.98 x 2.09 x .61 inches; Weighs 3.3 ounce

For more information and another view of the phone, click the next page…
“The t809 sets the bar for superb design and technology integration, and we’re excited to provide such an appealing and exclusive device for T-Mobile this holiday season,” said Peter Skarzynski, senior vice president of Samsung’s wireless division. “This sharp-looking device is an indication of how Samsung will continue to develop the most sought after phones on the market.”

“From its remarkable screen display and thin design to its easy to use communication and multimedia features, this unique slider phone is sure to top holiday wish lists,” said Michael Gallelli, director and head of product marketing, T-Mobile USA, “But make sure your gift givers know that only T-Mobile’s got it.”

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