MetroPCS today announced the touchscreen-equipped Samsung Caliber, available today in the carrier's retail stores. The Caliber features EVDO Rev. 0, a 3.2-inch touchscreen, full HTML browsing, microSD expansion up to 16GB, and a 3.0-megapixel camera. It also comes with the manufacturer's TouchWiz user interface. Pick it up for $249 at a MetroPCS store.
The full press release can be found below. Anyone planning on snagging one?
Samsung Caliber (SCH-r860) Available at MetroPCS
Advanced Touchscreen with Widget Support and Full HTML Browser For Easy Access to Applications
The advanced touchscreen on the Samsung Caliber™ (SCH-r860) features Samsung’s unique TouchWiz™ interface. The TouchWiz interface incorporates specially-designed widgets that allow users to customize and personalize their phone. Users can access popular social networking applications like Facebook and MySpace by using the phones full HTML web browser and messaging features that include mobile IM and personal email. The 3.0 megapixel camera and camcorder is perfect for capturing images, while the stereo Bluetooth® wireless technology and a speakerphone make hands-free communication effortless. The Samsung Caliber offers MetroPCS applications and services including downloads, along with an array of other features to keep users connected. Additionally, the phone comes equipped with a built-in video and music player, and will support an optional external microSD up to 16GB.
Samsung’s TouchWiz™ User Interface
Full HTML Web Browser
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Advanced Voice Recognition
MetroNavigator® GPS navigation system*
Metro 411 Directory Assistance*
Text Messaging (SMS), Multimedia Messaging (MMS)
E-mail and Mobile IM Applications*
MP3 player and video playback camcorder
3.0 megapixel camera
External memory up to 16GB
CDMA 1x800 MHz/1900 MHz, EVDO Rev 0, AWS Band 1700/2100 MHz
Dimensions: 2.2” x 4.5” x 0.47” (standard battery)
Weight: 3.74 ounces (standard battery)
Display: 3.2” WQVGA, 262K TFT
Standard Battery: 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion, 1080mAh
Talk Time: Up to 4.5 hours*
Standby Time: up to 300 hours*