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Samsung Glyde surfaces in Verizon system

updated 03:25 pm EDT, Tue April 29, 2008

Samsung Glyde in VZ System

The Samsung U940 has shown up in Verizon's internal system and reveals most important details about the device before its launch, according to a tip handed to Phone Arena. Already known to be called the Glyde, this slight downgrade of the international F700 is now understood to have a lower-resolution 2-megapixel camera but will have a more customized interface and features, including access to Verizon's in-house music and video services as well as VZNavigator for assisted GPS navigation.

The phone should otherwise be a match for its foreign equivalents with a 3.2-inch touchscreen, 3G Internet access, and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for faster messaging than on touch-only devices like the Samsung Instinct for Sprint.
Launch info doesn't accompany the Glyde itself, though the device is reportedly to be pitched at the same $250 contract price as the Voyager with a more expensive $499 option for buying the device contract-free. A launch may appear in May or June and coincide with the release of the LG Vu on AT&T.



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  1. abcyesn

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    Samsung Glyde

    Definitely check out http://www.samsung-glyde.com if you are looking to buy this phone.

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