U.S. Cellular has released a new Android-smart phone with the launch of the Samsung Acclaim SCH-R880. the Samsung Acclaim phone is totally not like the Samsung Galaxy S, but messaging-hungry users on a budget will probably find it perfect.
The Samsung SCH-R880 is powered by Android 2.1, a 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen display, sport a horizontal QWERTY slide-out keyboard, and a 3.0 MP Auto focus Camera with flash. the sliding QWERTY keyboard has four keys painted with the same color as the four directional keys, which means this Samsung SCH-R880 smartphone is likely going to be geared towards both text-messaging and gaming lovers alike.
the Acclaim SCH-R880 also has feature Lithium Ion 1500 mAh, WiFi, BT2.1 EDR, Speaker Phone, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, TFT w/Touch C-Type, Android OS Eclair, GMS (Google Mobile Service – Gmail, YouTube, GoogleMap, AndroidMarket, Google Talk, Google Search, Google Calendar), Webkit based Browser provided by Google, and memory expansion slot.
the Samsung Acclaim R880 will be offers the full Google experience with Search, YouTube, Maps, and more pre-loaded on the handset. US Cellular has also handpicked a handful of titles to add to the experience including Twidroid, Evernote, and The Weather Channel.
The Samsung Acclaim SCH-R880 is selling for $99.95 after a $70 MIR on a new two year agreement, but there is also a buy one get one free offer going on for a limited time. U.S. Cellular offers two different data plans. One is for $30 which includes email and web data and the other for $55 includes a modem service in addition to the email and web.
Operating System : Android OS 2.1
Network : CDMA 800 MHz / 1900 MHz
Data Network : CDMA2000 1xRTT/1xEV-DO rev.0/1xEV-DO rev.A
Weight 4.59 oz / 130.1 g
Dimension : 4.49″ x 2.32″ x 0.6″, 11.4 cm x 5.89 cm x 1.52 cm
Internal Display Screen : 3.2-inch 262K Color TFT LCD Touch screen (320 x 480 pixels)
Touchscreen : Yes
Battery Type : Lithium Ion 1500 mAh
Battery Life : Talk: 8 hours
Standby: 450 hours (18.75 days)
Design : Slider
QWERTY Keyboard : 20-key QWERTY Keyboard
Speakerphone : Yes
Expandable Memory Slot : microSD / microSDHC. Supports Up to 16GB
GPS System / GPS Navigation : Yes