Sprint and Samsung Mobile have announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Ace, a smartphone powered by the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network and Windows Mobile 6, said the companies.
Operating in the United States on the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network, the Samsung Ace provides voice calls, core PDA and organizational capabilities and access to exclusive Sprint content, including Sprint TVSM with more than 50 channels of live television and on-demand video and audio. With quad-band capabilities, the Samsung ACE also operates globally on CDMA and GSM/GPRS networks where Sprint has international roaming agreements. With the Samsung ACE, Sprint customers can make or receive calls in approximately 180 countries and access professional and personal e-mail, view documents and files, surf the Web and sync their Outlook calendars in nearly 100 countries.
The Samsung Ace has a full QWERTY keyboard and weighs just under four ounces. It also has Bluetooth technology, a 1.3 megapixel digital camera and camcorder, and it supports up to 2GB MicroSD card for external memory.
The Samsung ACE is available in business sales channels and through Sprint for $199.99 with a two-year service agreement and $100 mail-in-rebate. The device will be available in Sprint retail stores beginning in March.