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Samsung i200 Smartphone Shipping in June

Today Samsung announced the availability of its simple SGH-i200 smartphone, which was first announced at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona earlier this year. This candybar handset features tri-band GSM (900/1800/1900MHz) and WCDMA (2100MHz) for connectivity and a 2.3″ QVGA display. Coming in a black paint job, the i200 smartphone is based on Windows Mobile 6.1, and ships with full Microsoft Office support.

The Samsung i200 also offers users a 2 megapixel camera with video recording, and a microSD card slot for plenty of storage. Bluetooth 2.0 is also on board for headsets and easy file transfers.

The Samsung SGH-i200 is planned to be available throughout Europe in June 2008, with other regions to follow.

Specifications for the Samsung SGH-i200

Operating System: Windows Mobile 6.1
Band: GSM 900/1800/1900MHz, WCDMA 2100MHz
Size: 116.7mm x 50.8mm x 11.8mm (4.6″ x 2″ x 0.5″)
Weight: 102.2g (3.6oz)
Battery Life: Estimated 15 days standby time, Estimated 4 hours talk time
Main Display: 2.3″ 65k color QVGA TFT, 240×320 pixel resolution
Camera: 2 megapixel
Video: Record/Playback
Messaging: MMS/SMS/IM
Bluetooth: 2.0 + EDR
Memory: 25MB internal, microSD card slot
Availability: June 2008 (Manufacturer’s estimate)
Other: Speakerphone


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