Samsung has brought about some very amazing slider phones into the market. Phones like Samsung Corby Plus where very well received by the customers. This led the company to introduce more phones in the same form factor. Slider phones pose the advantage that they can pack a full sized display as well as a full sized keypad. This would result in easy navigation and viewing along with the ease of typing messages and emails. These are the main reasons why many prefer slider phones.
There is much news going round the net describing a new slider from Samsung. The device is named as U380.This new slider phone is found to have many similarities to Samsung’s Droid charge model.
Some of the features of Samsung U380 are:
- Slider phone form factor
- QWERTY keypad
- Touch screen navigation
- Integrated camera
- 3.5 mm headphone jack
Not much of the features of the phone are known. There are confirmations that it won’t be a smart phone so the phone will have very limited features. These details where brought into light when the phone was presented at the Federal Communications Commission. The phone will be a CDMA device .It will support CDMA EV-DO 850/1900 MHz frequency bands. The details point to the fact that it might be launched under the Verizon network .The presence of V CAST logo in the phones charger is considered as a clear indication for the same.
Some pictures of Samsung U380 have been leaked and it shows the presence of a camera at its rear. The information about the resolution of the camera or its capabilities is not known. A 3.5 mm head phone jack can also been seen so that the user can enjoy audio via pair of headphones. There is a memory card slot too so that the phones externally memory can be expanded according to the users requirement. The device is very likely to have microSD memory card slot.
The pricing of the phone is not revealed. But considering the fact that it is a feature phone it might come with a very affordable price tag. The mobile might be introduced to the Indian market in the very near future.