Samsung Focus will be the first Windows Phone 7 device, launching on November 8 via AT&T carrier in the US. Previously it was being named as Samsung Cetus, with a model number SGH-i916. Samsung Focus seems to be the US equivalent of the Samsung Omnia 7, sporting a 4″ Super AMOLED screen with WVGA resolution, 5MP camera, 8GB of storage.
Samsung Focus is GSM Quad-band phone capable of global roaming (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
and UMTS tri-band global 3G (850/1900/2100 MHz).
Samsung Focus is the WP7 version of the Galaxy S, featuring 4” super AMOLED touch display(800 x 480 pixels), 5 Megapixel camera(2560×1920 pixels) with LED Flash, capability of recording 720p HD video, Qualcomm QSD8250 1 GHz processor with 256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM, 8GB internal storage & microSD clot support for 32GB expansion, 3G, HSPA, Wi-Fi , Bluetooth 2.1, micro USB.
Despite its roomy 4-inch screen, the Focus is the lightest phone in the initial Windows Phone 7 lineup, with a weight of 4.07 ounces(115 grams) only.
Technical Specifications of Samsung Focus(aka Samsung Cetus)
|3G Network||HSPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|L x B x H||123 x 65 x 9.9 mm|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Colors & Resolutions||16M colors & (480 x 800) pixels WVGA|
|Input / User Interface|
Proximity & Accelerometer Sensors
|Operating System||Windows Phone 7|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor|
256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
|Memory||8GB internal storage|
MicroSD card expansion up to 32GB
|Browser & Messaging||HTML|
IM, Email, Push Email, SMS (threaded view), MMS
|Still||– 5 Megapixels|
– 2560×1920 pixels
– Auto Focus, LED Flash, Geo tagging, Image stabilization
|Video Recording||HD quality 720p (1280×720) @ 25Fps|
|Data||EDGE / GPRS / HSDPA / HSUPA|
|Bluetooth & USB||v2.1 with A2DP & microUSB 2.0,|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headset||3.5mm stereo headset jack|
|Radio||FM Radio with RDS|
|EDGE||Up to 32-48 Kbps|
|GPRS||Up to 236.8 Kbps|
|HSDPA||Up to 7.2 Mbps|
|HSUPA||Up to 2.0 Mbps|
|Music & Video|
|Music Format||MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR|
|Video Format||MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV|
|Type||Li-Po 1500 mAh Standard battery|
|Standby Time||Up to 300 hours (13 days)|
|Talk Time||Up to 6 hours 30 min|
|Other Features||AT&T U-verse Mobile|
Microsoft office document viewer/editor
Samsung Focus also has the longest battery life among the WP7 phones–an estimated 6.5 hours of talk time.
Samsung Focus also comes with Xbox Live, AT&T U-Verse & Netflix. AT&T U-verse is another area where Windows Phone 7 shines. U-verse customers can manage their DVR recordings from their mobile device in addition to downloading shows via Wi-Fi to watch on the phone.
Price & Availability
Samsung Focus will be available from next month, November 8th, pricing $199.99