Samsung Telecommunications America and Sprint have announced the launch of Samsung Moment (M900), the smartphone which integrates the open, innovative Android platform with the high-speed connectivity of America’s most dependable 3G network (EVDO Rev. A.), featuring a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad and brilliant 3.2″ AMOLED touch screen, powered by a powerful 800MHz processor.


“Sprint is thrilled to add the powerful and sophisticated Samsung Moment to our growing portfolio of Android devices,” said Kevin Packingham, senior vice president for product development at Sprint. “This is the second Android product that will be available from Sprint this holiday season. With a full QWERTY keyboard, Samsung Moment allows customers to easily access the thousands of applications available in the Android Market. The excitement around Android products confirms Sprint’s decision several years ago to be a charter member of the Open Handset Alliance and lead the Open revolution.”

Unique Features Of Samsung Moment M900:

  • 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera with flash and camcorder
  • 3.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen HVGA (320 x 480 pixels) display creates crisper colors and wider viewing angles than conventional screen
  • Slide-out QWERTY keyboard, optical joystick and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Full HTML Web browser, accelerometer and proximity sensor
  • Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and stereo Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Outlook e-mail with Microsoft Direct Push Technology
  • Access to integrated Google mobile services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube
  • Download thousands of applications, widgets and games from Android Market, including Pandora, ShopSavvy, Twitter, Shazam,, USA Today, Flixster, PacMan, CraigslistChecker and MySpace Mobile
  • Easy access to well-known social networking sites, including Facebook, Flickr and Twitter
  • Pre-installed with Sprint exclusive applications NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile
  • Sprint Navigation with GPS-enabled, turn-by-turn driving directions
  • Sprint TV with live and on-demand programming
  • Visual voice mail for quick and easy access to specific voice mail messages
  • Access to personal and corporate email thanks to Active Sync
  • Lithium (LiIon) battery supports up to 5.5 hours continuous talk time

“The launch of Samsung Moment is an exciting realization of our commitment to providing consumers open, powerful and versatile devices,” said Omar Khan, senior vice president of strategy and product management for Samsung Mobile. “With the combination of the Android platform, applications, Web browser and a powerful 800 MHz processor, the user experience options are unlimited.”

The new Samsung Moment which measures 4.6 x 2.34 x 0.63 inches and weighs just 5.7 oz is slated to hit Sprint stores starting November 1 for $179.99, after a $50 instant savings, a $100 mail-in-rebate and a 2-year contract.