Samsung Mobile and T-Mobile USA Announces New Lineup of Texting Phones

samsung-text-mobileSamsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S., and T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced their latest text-friendly messaging phones, the Samsung ComebackTM (SGH-t559) and Samsung GravityTM 2 (SGH-t469).

Complete with full QWERTY keyboards, T9® predictive text and auto word completion, the Comeback and Gravity 2 are available exclusively through T-Mobile USA. Powered by T-Mobile’s high-speed 3G network, the new phones also offer fast downloads and quick access to the Web to stay up-to-date on the latest news, weather and entertainment.

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The Samsung ComebackTM is a stylish messaging phone with a unique side-flip that reveals a full QWERTY keyboard. Available in pearl white plum or frost silver cherry, the Comeback takes messaging to the extreme with access to E-mail and text, picture, video and instant messaging. A built-in 2-megapixel camera with digital zoom and T-Mobile’s 3G network allows customers to easily take and send pictures to friends and family or upload images to their favorite social networking sites. The Comeback also features a MP3 player and support for up to 16 GB of expandable memory.

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Following the popular Samsung Gravity that launched last year, the Samsung GravityTM 2 also features a horizontal, slide-out QWERTY keyboard and boasts a thinner, sleeker design. The Gravity 2 offers a pair of fun color options – berry mauve and metallic pumpkin, multiple messaging capabilities, a 2-megapixel camera and camcorder, a built-in MP3 player and expandable memory up to 16GB.

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With a rich Web experience through T-Mobile’s web2goSM service, both the Comeback and Gravity 2 can access the entire Web, optimized for their phone with a personalized home page for easy one-click access to favorite Web sites, fast and easy search results with Yahoo OneSearch, live news feeds with the web2go widget, and a plethora of T-Mobile services including the latest ringtones, games, wallpapers and applications.

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“Our customers send and receive a lot of text messages, therefore it’s important that we offer phones that compliment the way our customers communicate,” said Wendy Piñero-DePencier, vice president, brand and calendar marketing, T-Mobile USA. “We’re excited to be working with Samsung on these two new messaging phones, the Samsung Comeback and Samsung Gravity 2.”

The Comeback and Gravity 2 complement T-Mobile’s existing line-up of text-friendly Samsung handsets including the Samsung t349 (SGH-t349), a bar-style messaging phone featuring a 20-key, partial QWERTY keypad. The t349 offers access to E-mail, Instant Messaging and picture, video and text messaging, as well as several multimedia features.

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“Samsung’s new messaging phones are fun and easy to use to match the needs of our customers,” said Paul Golden, Chief Marketing Officer for Samsung Mobile. “The Comeback, Gravity 2 and t349 offer the best in messaging, fun color options and access to customers’ favorite multimedia features.”

The Comeback is available in T-Mobile stores starting today for $129.99 with a two-year service agreement, the Gravity 2 is anticipated to be available in August and the t349 is available now for $14.99 with a two-year service agreement*.

Source: Samsung

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