The Samsung Behold II will now be available via T-Mobile from November 18. The full touchscreen handset also entitled SGH-t939 offers rich multimedia features with fast Web and data supported by Wi-Fi and T-Mobile’s high-speed 3G network.
The Behold II claims to be the first handset from T-Mobile to feature a 3.2-inch Amoled screen for brighter colors and broader viewing angles. With autofocus, zoom and flash functionalities, its 5 megapixel camera offers five shooting modes and video capabilities. The device’s cube menu offers easy access to six top multimedia features that include music, photos, videos, Web, YouTube and Amazon MP3 for music downloads.
“With its first-rate multimedia capabilities front and center, the Samsung Behold II adds an exclamation point to T-Mobile’s already impressive Android lineup for the holidays,” said Wendy Piñero-DePencier, vice president, brand and calendar marketing, T-Mobile USA. “The combination of 3G speeds, its high-resolution touch-screen, and access to loads of entertainment features is sure to make the Behold II into a holiday hit.”
The Samsung Behold II is integrated with an innovative TouchWiz user interface that allows easy customization with movable widgets and one-touch access to favorite features and applications. The device provides three different homescreens to manage multiple workspaces with favorite widgets and application shortcuts.
“The Behold II raises the bar to the next level to create a rich, customizable set of different user experiences,” said Omar Khan, senior vice president of strategy and product management for Samsung Mobile. “Combined with Samsung’s advanced AMOLED display technology, innovative TouchWiz user interface and the Android platform, users can create and enjoy a mobile experience unique to their needs.”
It is pre-loaded with a host of Google mobile services that include Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube and Google Talk along with other innovative applications and games available at Android Market. The Behold II supports personal and corporate email with Exchange ActiveSync. The device offers instant messaging as well as text, picture and video messaging. With the visual voicemail feature, users can easily access and respond to voice mails. Furthermore, it also supports Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS service and Bluetooth 2.1, 16GB external memory and 2GB microSD memory card.
Users can benefit from the reliable wireless connection and rapid download speed while surfing or downloading applications from Android Market. The Samsung Behold II will be available at T-Mobile retail stores, select authorized dealers and its official website from November 18.