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AT&T readying Samsung Eternity to rival LG Vu

updated 03:10 pm EDT, Thu October 9, 2008

Samsung Eternity ATT Leak

AT&T plans to add a second TV-ready touchscreen phone within the space of a month, a leak from Engadget would reveal. Tentatively nicknamed the Eternity, the Samsung a867 will have a touchscreen and a MediaFLO digital TV tuner like the LG Vu but should improve its predecessor on several fronts. A sharper three-megapixel camera, a microSDHC slot and a native 3.5mm headphone jack should suit it more as a media player than the Vu; assisted GPS is also slated for the Eternity.

Similar to the Vu, the Samsung model isn't described as a smartphone and so will compete more against high-end media phones. Samsung will bring its in-house operating system with a TouchWiz layer rather than use Windows Mobile like some of its touch devices. The leak would have the Eternity ship in November for $149 with a two-year plan.



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  1. abcyesn

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    cool phone.

    features include GPS, a 3-megapixel camera, support for AT&T Mobile TV, Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, HTML browser, 3G, speakerphone, AT&T Video Share service and more. You can get the Samsung Eternity now on AT&T for $149.99 with a two-year contract.

    What more can you ask. There's already a fans forum called http://www.Samsung-Eternity.com LOL

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