Slim Flip Phone hosts multiple features and capabilities.

Press Release Summary:

Measuring 3.66 x 1.89 x 0.65 in., SGH-c417 is equipped with 2 in. main display and always-on external display that offers instant access to clock, status, and caller ID. In addition to 2-way short messaging, multimedia message service, and IM capabilities, handset includes GSM Quad Band support, Bluetooth® 1.2 technology, built-in VGA camera, and speakerphone. Product weighs 2.86 oz, with battery, and offer up to 5 hr of talk time (250 hr in standby).

Original Press Release:

Samsung SGH-c417 Brings a Touch of Class and Color with Value Inspired Handset; Samsung Unveils New Stylish and Slim Flip Phone

DALLAS, Sept. 25 -- Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) today announced the availability of the SGH-c417, Samsung's newest, slim flip phone. The SGH-c417 is a feature-rich handset which includes GSM Quad Band support, Bluetooth(R) technology, a built-in VGA camera, advanced messaging capabilities, including 2-way short messaging, multimedia message service and instant messaging and a speakerphone for easy, hands-free communication.

The SGH-c417 measures just over a half-inch thick and weighs only 2.86 ounces with a standard battery. The phone's always-on external display gives users instant access to the clock, status and caller ID feature. It also boasts a 2-inch display screen, ideal for supporting advanced multimedia features including messaging, game downloads and viewing vivid color images taken with the integrated camera.

Key features include:
o Dimensions: 3.66" x 1.89" x 0.65"
o Weight: 2.86 ounces with standard battery
o GSM Quad Band Support - World Capable
o Bluetooth(R) 1.2 Technology
o Built-in VGA camera
o Speakerphone
o Messaging Services - including 2-way short messaging, multimedia message service and AIM(R), Yahoo!(R) Instant Messaging
o Download Capabilities
o Java(TM) Support for application download
o Ringtone & Image Download
o Multi-lingual Text Display - English, Spanish, French
o Auto Power Alarm - Alarm functions while handset is off
o Customizable Wallpaper
o Talk Time: Up to 5 hours; Standby Time: Up to 250 hours

The SGH-c417 is available in a sleek, charcoal grey metallic finish through select Cingular Wireless locations or via . In addition, the SGH-c417 will be available in vibrant red metallic finish at select retail partner locations as well as online via . For more information on the SGH-c417, please visit .

About Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P., a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit .

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US $56.7 billion and net income of US $7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit .

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