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Samsung Captivate hits ATT on July 18 for $199

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds

Samsung Captivate

just sent us official word that the Samsung Captivate will be launching on their network on Sunday, July 18th. The Captivate looks to be the first truly lust-worthy 2.1 smartphone that AT&T will offer. It’s got a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 1GHz processor, and is super-thin. You’ll be able to pick one up for $199 with two-year contract, no rebates needed. Other carriers will be getting the Captivate as well, although branded differently, so if you aren’t an AT&T customer you’ll have to play the waiting game a bit more.

Read More | AT&T Samsung Captivate

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Samsung Epic 4G announced for Sprint

Samsung Epic 4G

just announced their newest smartphone, the Samsung Epic 4G. Formerly known as the Galaxy S Pro in the rumor mill, the Epic 4G will launch in “the coming months” and seems feature-packed. For starters, it’s got a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and 720p video recording, front-facing VGA camera for video calls, accelerometer, and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, and a landscape QWERTY slider keyboard. Naturally, the Epic 4G will be running Samsung’s customized version of Android 2.1.

Definitely nice to see more smartphones launching on Sprint’s 4G network, giving the some company. We will have more on the Epic 4G as news comes out.

Read More | Sprint

Newegg Deal: Samsung 58” 1080p plasma HDTV

Samsung PN58A650 plasma

is selling the 58” Samsung PN58A650 Touch of Color plasma HDTV at a very decent price. The Samsung PN58A650 hooks you up with a full 1080p display, and four HDMI inputs. You can pick up the the HDTV set for just $1799.99, which is $1,200 less than the original price, and even about $600 less than the best price on Amazon. Take a look at the Samsung PN58A650 HDTV on Newegg to get the savings.

As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo codes and deals on our forums.

Read More | Samsung 58" PN58A650 HDTV

Samsung unveils kid-friendly CorbyTXT and CorbyPRO phones

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds

Samsung CorbyTXT and CorbyPro

recently announced their Corby series of mobile phones. These phones are designed for the tween market, and they have recently released the specs on the CorbyTXT (B3210) and CorbyPRO (B5310). 

The CorbyTXT is a quad-band GSM with a 2.2 inch display, microSD slot, plus a 2-megapixel fixed focus camera.  As for the the CorbyPRO, it is a Quad-band GSM with 7.2Mbps HSDPA, Wi-Fi, built-in GPS, microSD slot, a 2.8 inch QVGA resistive touchscreen, and a 3.15 megapixel fixed-focus camera. 

A definite price has not been stated for each of the models for now, and it looks like the Corbys will have a strictly European release.

Read More | CNET

Samsung SCH-W880 12 megapixel cameraphone

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras, Cell Phones

Samsung SCH-W880

has followed up their Pixon 12 or M8910 with the SCH-W880 or M8920.  This new model is essentially like the first, which is a cellular phone with a camera that is much better than most cell phone cameras. In fact, it’s a lot more like a digital camera that also happens to have phone capability as well.

The SCH-W880 comes with a 12 megapixel sensor, as well as a mode dial, shutter, zoom, Xenon flash, and HD video at 30fps.  It also has a 3.3 inch AMOLED WGA screen with Wi-Fi, GPS, and , as well as a microSD slot. 

There is no word when this will come out, nor a price, but it will have a Korean release when it does. Yeah, we’re jealous.

Read More | Samsung Hub

Samsung adds YouTube streaming to Blu-ray players

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: HDTV, Home Entertainment, Internet

Samsung Blu-ray Players

Samsung has added the ability to stream YouTube videos to a trio of their players. The Samsung BD-P1600, PBD-P3600, and BD-P4600 will all give you this option, as long as they are connected to the Internet. With these units, you should have no problem watching Keyboard Cat, iJustine, and yes, Gear Live on YouTube. Just run an update on the player, and you are up and running.

 

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Samsung WB5000 available later this month?

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras

Samsung WB5000 camera

“Ultimate in photographic creativity.” That’s a direct quote from the press release, as it pertains to the new WB5000 digital camera.  This digital camera can shoot 12.5 megapixel images, as well as 720p HD video recorded in H.264.  It also sports a 26mm lens with 24X optical zoom, and can also shoot in RAW format. Samsung hasn’t gotten official with date or price, but we are hearing that it’ll ship later this month for $550.

Read More | Samsung WB5000 Release

Samsung’s YP-R1 Yepp ships next month

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Music, Portable Audio / Video

Samsung YP-R1 Yepp

‘s YP-R1 has been on our gadget radar for some time now, and finally the latest Yepp DAP is ready for release in Europe next month.  You have to like the features.  A 2.6-inch touchscreeen, DivX compatibility, 8.9 millimeters thin, and something they like to refer to as the TouchWiz interface, which includes a Beat DJ feature which allows the user to “add in their own crackly voice and space-themed sound effects to songs.”  It should be available for a price of $180 when it hits Europe, with Russia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan coming soon after.

Read More | Newswire Daily

Samsung CL95 packs in WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS geotagging into point-and-shoot

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras, GPS, Wireless / WiFi

Samsung CL95

has recently announced the CL65, an intelligent camera that has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS geotagging.  It also has a 12.2 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom, 720p movie mode, HDMI output, as well as a 3.5 inch touchscreen that utiltizes Smart Gesture user interface.  So not only can you shoot great pictures, but you can upload them to Facebook and other sites with ease.  It should be released next month at a price of $399.99. 

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Read More | Engadget

Samsung Reclaim: Eco-friendly, $50 Sprint QWERTY

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds

Samsung Reclaim

The Reclaim is the newest mobile phone from the company, and it’s all about being a bit more mindful of the environment. In fact, this is it’s main selling point, as Sprint claims that $2 from every sale will go to The Nature Conservancy’s Adopt an Acre program, but there is more to it than that. 80% of the materials used to build the Reclaim are recyclable, and it’s the first 3G QWERTY device on Sprint to hit the magical $50 price point with contract.

Other features include Bluetooth 2.0, 2 megapixel camera, and an integrated Web Browser.  It will be available on August 16 from Sprint, Best Buy and The Shack, in colors of Earth Green and Ocean Blue, of course.

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