T-Mobile Releases the Samsung Katalyst Hotspot@Home Phone

Catalyst; cat* a* lyst (noun) something that causes activity between two or more persons or forces without itself being affected.

Katalyst; cat* a* lyst (noun) T-Mobile’s newest UMA enabled Hotspot@Home handset which allows seamless calls on both cellular and wireless networks.

T-Mobile has added the first slider to the current Hotspot@Home devices, which currently includes two clamshells the Nokia 6086 and Samsung t409, and the Blackberry Curve. Available exclusively from T-Mobile, the Katalyst (SGH-T739) features a sleek, slider design with a sophisticated metallic silver finish and is equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth (r)wireless technology and a 1.3 megapixel camera. The Katalyst also features advanced messaging capabilities including instant messaging, which enables instant chat and supports AOL (r), ICQ, Yahoo!(r)and Windows Live(tm) Messenger.

Key features of the Katalyst include:

  • Wi-Fi-enabled phone; supports T-Mobile HotSpot @Home
  • T-Mobile myFaves enabled**
  • Bluetooth(r)wireless technology
  • Music player
  • Expandable memory (microSD memory card)
  • Speaker-independent voice recognition
  • Advanced messaging capabilities (SMS, EMS, MMS)
  • Instant messaging (AOL(r) , ICQ, Yahoo!(r)and Windows Live(tm) Messenger)
  • Compatible with T-Mobile Address Book
  • Quad-Band: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Dimensions: 3.97′ x 1.98′ x .65′
  • Weight: 4.1 ounces (with standard battery)
  • Main Display: 176 x 220 pixels, TFT, 262K

The Samsung Katalyst will be available for $79.99 with a two-year service agreement.

Samsung Product information can be found online @ www.samsungusa.com

Hotspot@Home details can be found @ http://www.theonlyphoneyouneed.com/

Written by Sydney