Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Samsung Focus S reaches the FCC ahead of October intro

updated 01:05 pm EDT, Sat September 17, 2011

Samsung Focus S cleared by FCC

Samsung gave clues that the Focus S was close to launch on Friday after it passed through an FCC approval. Going under its i937 name, it has the expected AT&T 3G frequencies and matches up with the design that Microsoft itself teased earlier in the year. The wireless-focused test also confirms the existences of 5GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Outside of some cosmetic changes, the Focus S will be a Windows Phone 7 equivalent of the Galaxy S II and share its 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen and eight-megapixel rear camera. The Mango update's chassis requirements will lead to a relative slowdown to a single-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon, and it will use a slightly lower resolution 1.3-megapixel front camera for photos and video chat.

FCC filings usually only give rough clues as to when a phone will ship. The Focus S is believed to be shipping in or very near mid-October and may get its formal unveiling at the CTIA show on October 11.





By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

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

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News