Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Samsung Alias 2 to reach Verizon May 11th

updated 04:05 pm EDT, Fri May 1, 2009

Alias 2 coming May 11th

Adding to earlier reports of the Samsung U750, or the Alias 2, the unofficial ship date for the handset at wireless provider Verizon is now set at May 11th. The flip phone is special as the first with a variable e-ink QWERTY keyboard. Its buttons change assignments depending on whether the dual-hinged 2.6-inch, 320x240 pixel display is opened horizontally or vertically but don't consume extra power until the change.

When the display is opened like a conventional flip phone for phone conversations, for example, users get a conventional keypad, but when the phone is used for texting in a horizontal orientation, QWERTY keys appear on the pad. Otherwise, the Alias 2 has a 2-megapixel camera, shortcut keys for turning on Bluetooth or accessing the text messaging interface, voicemail, camera, games or alarm settings.

Pricing at Verizon is still unconfirmed for the handset, but is expected to range from $100 to $130 after rebates and with a two-year contract. [via Phone Arena]







By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Lemur BlueDriver

"Oh no, the check engine light is on…again! What one of the hundreds of reasons could it be this time? Probably going to cost a fort ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News