Verizon Launches the Samsung i760 Win Mobile 6

“The long-awaited Samsung SCH-i760 is finally available from Verizon Wireless. This is a Windows Mobile 6 smartphone with both a built-in keyboard and a numberpad.Like many smartphones these days, the i760 includes a horizontally-oriented QWERTY keyboard that slides out from behind the display. Unlike many of its competitors, though, this model also includes a numberpad on its face, making dialing easier.However, this doesn’t mean it has sacrificed screen size; its 2.8-inch, QVGA touchscreen is the same size and resolution as the one on the AT&T Tilt.When closed, this smartphone is 4.5 inches wide, 2.3 inches high, and 0.77 inches thick. It weighs 5.3 ounces.As it runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional, it allows users to read and edit Word or Excel files, and read PDFs and PowerPoint presentations. Naturally, it also includes mobile versions of Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Windows Media Player.For those looking for a mobile device with 3G, the i760 can connect to Verizon’s EV-DO network, plus it has Wi-Fi. In addition, it includes Bluetooth 2.0.Other features of this model are a 1.3 megapixel camera w/flash and camcorder and a microSD memory card slot.Samsung says it’s 1040 mAh battery is good for 210 minutes of use or up to 204 hours on standby.The SCH-i760 is available now for $300 after a $100 on-line discount and a new two-year customer agreement. ” via