Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 coming to AT&T on November 8

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.

Samsung Focus

Technical Specifications of Samsung Focus(aka Samsung Cetus)

3G NetworkHSPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
L x B x H123 x 65 x 9.9 mm
Weight115 grams
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size4 inch
Colors & Resolutions16M colors & (480 x 800) pixels WVGA
Input / User Interface
Proximity & Accelerometer Sensors
System Properties
Operating SystemWindows Phone 7
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor
256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Storage Capacity
Memory8GB internal storage
MicroSD card expansion up to 32GB
Browser & MessagingHTML
IM, Email, Push Email, SMS (threaded view), MMS
Still– 5 Megapixels
– 2560×1920 pixels
– Auto Focus, LED Flash, Geo tagging, Image stabilization
Video RecordingHD quality 720p (1280×720) @ 25Fps
Bluetooth & USBv2.1 with A2DP & microUSB 2.0,
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack
RadioFM Radio with RDS
EDGEUp to 32-48 Kbps
GPRSUp to 236.8 Kbps
HSDPAUp to 7.2 Mbps
HSUPAUp to 2.0 Mbps
Music & Video
Music FormatMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR
Video FormatMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
TypeLi-Po 1500 mAh Standard battery
Standby TimeUp to 300 hours (13 days)
Talk TimeUp to 6 hours 30 min
Other FeaturesAT&T U-verse Mobile
Digital compass
Microsoft office document viewer/editor
Colors AvailabilityBlack

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

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