Samsung's push-to-talk SGH-d357 phone

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 06 2005 @ 16:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Samsung and Cingular announced the availability of the SGH-d357 cell phone, which support walkie-talkie like communication. Enhancing productivity, the d357's Push To Talk feature allows users to connect to one person, or to a group of people, instantly with the touch of a button. With the phone's Bluetooth wireless technology, users can pair with or exchange data wirelessly between the phone and a Bluetooth-enabled computer, PDA or Samsung Bluetooth headset.

Mobile executives who rely on technology to provide instantaneous connectivity to their office or co-workers will find that the d357 includes multiple integrated technology features in a sophisticated form factor. Equipped to act as a wireless modem device to connect to a laptop, the d357 allows users to surf the Web and check e-mail, all while traveling from one meeting to the next. With the d357's advanced voice recognition technology, users can speak phone numbers to dial, as well as launch applications, hands-

Features of the d357 include:
  • Push To Talk Capabilities
  • Bluetooth wireless technology support: - Profiles supported: headset, hands-free, file transfer, dial-up networking
  • Advanced voice recognition solutions, including: - Speaker independent message addressing, name dialing, name lookup, digital dialing, check status and application launch commands
  • POP3/IMAP4 email
  • AOL, ICQ and Yahoo! Instant Messaging
  • Internal Display: 262K-color TFT; 128 x 160 pixel
  • External Display: 4 Grey Scale; 96 x 96 pixel
  • Weighs 3.0 ounces; Measures 3.3 x 1.85 x 0.94 inches
  • MP3 ringtones and 64 note polyphonic ringtones
  • T-9 easy text entry
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Wireless modem capable
  • Java support
  • Tone, image and ringer download
  • Integrated games
  • Trilingual user interface: English, Spanish and French
  • Personal information manager - Calendar, calculator, alarm clock, to do list, currency converter, world time
  • The d357 is available at Cingular Wireless retail stores, in select markets throughout the U.S., at the special introductory price of two for $99.99.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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