Product News : SAMSUNG Focus Available To AT&T Customers On November 8

November 12, 2010 by | Comments

Nov. 4, 2010 – Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, announced that the Samsung Focus™, a Windows Phone 7 device with a bright and crisp 4.0” Super AMOLED™ screen, multiple messaging options and a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus, will be available on November 8th at AT&T2 company-owned retail locations nationwide or at http://www.att.com/wireless. AT&T has priced the Focus at $199.99.

The Focus features a customizable start screen and improved operating system look, large, iconic text for menus and content transitions to slide a user into and out of different menus. With the Windows 7 tile-based layout, users can customize the start screen in countless ways and pin frequently used applications for one-touch access. . Users can have up to 256 live tiles on the start screen. The Focus also features natural touch and voice interactions, has a responsive, multi-touch display with voice activated dialing and app launch.

Key Features:
- Windows® Phone 7 Operating System
- 4.0” Super AMOLED™ display
- 5.0MP Camera/ Camcorder with auto-focus and flash
- Full HTML browser with pinch and zoom
- Multiple messaging options (Exchange Email, Text and Picture with threaded messaging)
- Microsoft® Zune service
- Microsoft® Bing maps and voice search
- Wi-Fi with AT&T Hot Spots
- Microsoft® Office Mobile
- Windows® Phone Marketplace
- Advanced gaming features – access Xbox LIVE® right from your handset
- aGPS with AT&T Navigator
- AT&T U-verse® Mobile
- Samsung Now Hub
- 720p video record/playback
- Integrated social networking services
- Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1 connectivity
- Multimedia package with features such as Music Player, Expandable Memory Slot supporting up to 32GB3, Games & 4 Pole 3.5mm Ear-jack

Specifications:
- Quad-Band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz); Tri-band UMTS (850/1900/2100MHz)
- Display: 4 inches WVGA 480×800 pixels Super AMOLED
- Dimensions: 4.84” x 2.56” x 0.39”
- Weight: Approximately 4.2 ounces
- Memory:
- 8GB internal storage memory
- External microSD™ memory card slot up to 32 GB (class 2 (or higher) microSD card, card sold separately)
- Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours4
- Standby Time: Up to 300 hours

1 Number one mobile phone provider in the U.S claim for Samsung Mobile based upon reported shipment data, according to Strategy Analytics Q2 2010 U.S. Market Share Handset Shipments Reports.
2 AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
3 Focus is only compatible with microSD cards certified for Windows Phone 7.
4 Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns.

Conditions & restrictions apply. See contract & rate plan brochure for details. Subscriber must live & have a mailing addr. within AT&T’s owned wireless network coverage area. Up to $36 activ. fee applies. Equipment price & availability may vary by market & may not be available from independent retailers. Early Termination Fee: None if cancelled in the first 30 days, but up to $35 restocking fee may apply to equipment returns; thereafter up to $325. Some agents impose add’l fees. Smartphone data plan required.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE®magazine.

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About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit www.samsungwireless.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices across 65 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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