Samsung Focus Specs, Features, Price

Samsung Mobile announced recently that the Samsung Focus, a Windows Phone 7 device with a bright and crisp 4.0” Super AMOLED screen, multiple messaging options and a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus, will be available in the U.S. via AT&T starting tomorrow, November 8th.

Sources on the web says the new Samsung Focus will be available in Asia soon. Before you buy it, check out first the Samsung Focus specifications, features and price to know if its worth your penny.

Key Features:
  • Operating System: Windows Phone 7
  • 4.0” Super AMOLED display
  • 5.0MP Camera/ Camcorder with auto-focus and flash
  • Full HTML browser with pinch and zoom
  • 720p video record/playback
  • Integrated social networking services
  • Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity
  • Multimedia package with features such as Music Player, Expandable Memory Slot supporting up to 32GB3, Games & 4 Pole 3.5mm Ear-jack
  • Multiple messaging options (Exchange Email, Text and Picture with threaded messaging)
  • Microsoft Zune service
  • Microsoft Bing maps and voice search
  • Wi-Fi with AT&T Hot Spots
  • Microsoft Office Mobile
  • Windows Phone Marketplace
  • Advanced gaming features - access Xbox LIVE® right from your handset
  • aGPS with AT&T Navigator
  • AT&T U-verse Mobile
  • Samsung Now Hub
Specifications:
  • Quad-Band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900MHz); Tri-band UMTS (850/1900/2100MHz)
  • Display: 4 inches WVGA 480x800 pixels Super AMOLED
  • Dimensions: 4.84” x 2.56” x 0.39”
  • Weight: Approximately 4.2 ounces
  • Memory: 8GB internal storage memory; External microSD memory card slot up to 32 GB (class 2 or higher microSD card, card sold separately)
  • Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours
  • Standby Time: Up to 300 hours
The Focus is priced at $199.99 or ₱8,400.00 (if $1=₱42), exclusive of taxes/tariffs.

Samsung Focus
It should be noted that Samsung Focus is only compatible with microSD cards certified for Windows Phone 7, which means that you can't just replace it with any other card easily.

Estimation tells us that it will be sold in the Philippines at a price between ₱10,000 up to ₱14,000 in time for the Christmas holidays.