Samsung has announced a new handset called the Messager that will first be available through MetroPCS customers. The handset is a horizontal slider with a full QWERTY keyboard. The phone comes in black and features a built-in 1.3-megapixel camera, SMS, MMs, email and IM capability.
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Voice-recognition, Bluetooth, and a speakerphone are also built into the device. The phone has a MP3 player and an external microSD card slot for image storage supporting up to 2GB of memory. The Messager measures 4.4" x 2" x 0.7" and has a 2.1-inch 262K 176 x 220 resolution LCD.
"The stylish horizontal slider of the Samsung Messager is easy to use," said Bill Ogle, Chief Marketing Officer of Samsung Telecommunications America. "The Samsung Messager's attractive layout and QWERTY keyboard is a great fit for people who love text messaging."