Verizon Wireless will launch a new touchscreen Samsung smartphone on September. The new Samsung device dubbed Samsung Rogue U960 will be the first phone on Verizon’s network to flaunt an AMOLED display.
Samsung is currently focusing on phones with AMOLED displays. It is believed that over half of the smartphones that will churn out of Samsung’s workshops will carry AMOLED displays, and Samsung Rogue U960 is undoubtedly one of them. There are several advantages of incorporating AMOLED displays in cell phones. Besides the brighter and sharper picture quality, AMOLED screen sucks less battery juice of the cell phone and is slimmer than LCD screen.
Samsung Rogue U960 features
Samsung Rogue U960 will feature a 3.1-inch AMOLED touch sensitive display of 480 x 800-pixel resolution and 262K color support. It features a slide out four row QWERTY keyboard. To access your favorite media apps and social networking sites easily with the single touch of your finger, the home screen of the Samsung Rogue U960 handset features a Widget Tool Bar.
Samsung Rogue U960 has an integrated 3-megapixel camera with flash, camcorder and digital zoom. The phone’s camera also displays features such as Panorama shot, multi shot, Mosaic shot and Frame shot. There is a dedicated camera and video key on the Samsung Rogue handset for quick access to camera features.
This Samsung device can also work as your music player. Besides enjoying music streaming from its integrates MP3, you can also synch music between your phone and PC. Samsung Rogue U960 supports Bluetooth connectivity. This Samsung smartphone supports HTML web browser. It eases mobile communication by supporting mobile email, mobile instant messaging, chatting, voice mail, Visual Voice mail and threaded messaging.
External memory of this phone could be expanded up to 16GB with microSD memory card. Verizon subscribers can download popular Verizon services including VZ navigator and VCast music. Samsung Rogue U960 measures 4.29-inch (length) x 2.17-inch (width) x 0.65-inch (depth) and weighs 4.94 oz.
Samsung Rogue U960 will be available from September 8. Its retail price will be $419.99. However, if you subscribe to a 2-year Verizon data plan, the locked handset will cost $99.99. If you enter into a one-year Verizon service contract, Samsung Rogue U960 will cost $169.99.