Samsung Moment™ w/Google Android coming to Sprint

Available Nov. 1, Samsung Moment from Sprint features a slide-out
QWERTY keyboard, brilliant display screen and premium Web experience;

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung
Mobile), the number one mobile phone provider in the United States1,
today announced the upcoming availability of Samsung Moment, Samsung’s
first U.S. handset integrating the open and innovative Android™
platform with the high-speed connectivity of America’s most dependable
3G network2 (EVDO Rev. A.) and the best value in wireless with the Any
Mobile, AnytimeSM calling feature.

Samsung Moment represents a new generation of portable Internet access
devices and provides access to built-in Google™ mobile services,
including Google Search™, Google Maps™, Gmail™ and YouTube™, as well
as thousands of applications available in Android Market™. Samsung
Moment also offers the first Sprint 3.2-inch AMOLED touch-screen,
creating crisper colors and wider viewing angles than other display
screens. Samsung Moment is powered by an 800 MHz processor, making
this device one of the fastest wireless phones available today.

Beginning Nov. 1, customers can purchase Samsung Moment through all
Sprint channels including Web (, Telesales
(1-800-SPRINT1) and our national retail partners. Retail pricing will
be $179.99 (excluding taxes) after a $50 instant savings and a $100
mail-in-rebate with a two-year service agreement. Pre-registration for
this phone begins today at

“Sprint is thrilled to add the powerful and sophisticated Samsung
Moment to our growing portfolio of Android devices,” said Kevin
Packingham, senior vice president of product development for Sprint.
“This is the second Android product that will be available from Sprint
this holiday season. With a full QWERTY keyboard, Samsung Moment
allows customers to easily access the thousands of applications
available in the Android Market. The excitement around Android
products confirms Sprint’s decision several years ago to be a charter
member of the Open Handset Alliance and lead the Open revolution.”

“The launch of Samsung Moment is an exciting realization of our
commitment to providing consumers open, powerful and versatile
devices,” said Omar Khan, senior vice president of strategy and
product management for Samsung Mobile. “With the combination of the
Android platform, applications, Web browser and a powerful 800 MHz
processor, the user experience options are unlimited.”

Leveraging a library of applications

As charter members of the Open Handset Alliance™, Sprint and Samsung
are closely aligned with the Android community. Through Android
Market, Samsung Moment users can download thousands of applications,
widgets and games on their phone. Pandora®, ShopSavvyTM, TwitterTM,
ShazamTM,®, USA Today®, Flixster®, PacManTM,
CraigslistCheckerTM, and MySpaceTM Mobile are among the countless
well-liked applications already available on Android Market.
Additionally, customers can access Sprint Navigation and Sprint
exclusive applications NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
already preinstalled on the device. Samsung Moment is a perfect
solution for anyone who wants the freedom to stay connected on-the-go
and enjoy a PC-like experience.

In addition, Sprint recently launched new tools on its developer Web
site designed to make it easy for developers to create innovative
applications for the Sprint Android-powered devices – The enhancements will give
developers access to Sprint products and services, including
location-based services, messaging and geofencing through the Sprint
Developer Sandbox. Developers using the site and tools will easily be
able to create and test applications for the Android platform on the
Sprint network.

Application developers will have a chance to learn more about Android
at Sprint’s ninth annual developer conference this fall. The Sprint
Open Developer Conference, Oct. 26-28 in Santa Clara, Calif., is open
to all attendees and will feature information through speaker sessions
and coding camps on developing applications for a range of platforms,
including Android. For details, go to

“The Samsung Moment and the Android platform are helping Sprint drive
openness and innovation,” said Andy Rubin, vice president of mobile
platforms at Google. “With the Samsung Moment’s built-in suite of
Google mobile services, along with thousands of applications on
Android Market, Sprint customers can enjoy a unique mobile

Samsung Moment offers simple device navigation through an optical
joystick located just below the expansive display. It features Wi-Fi
capability, integrated GPS navigation and accelerometer. Additional
features include:

* 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and camcorder with auto-focus
* Stereo Bluetooth® 2.0 wireless technology
* Expandable memory up to 32GB
* Sprint TV® with live and on-demand programming
* NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
* Easy access to social networking sites, including Facebook®,
Flickr® and TwitterTM
* Media player with 3.5-millimeter headphone jack
* Visual voice mail for quick and easy access to specific voice
mail messages
* Access to personal and corporate email through Active Sync

Customers who purchase the new Samsung Moment can also take advantage
of Sprint’s newly announced Any Mobile, Anytime feature, which gives
customers on the Sprint network unlimited calling to ANY wireless
customer in the United States on any carrier anytime by selecting
Sprint’s EverythingSM Data plans. This device requires activation on a
pricing plan offering unlimited data, which includes the Everything
Data and Simply Everything Plans.

The Simply Everything plan provides nationwide unlimited calling,
unlimited text and unlimited data, including email, social networking,
Web browsing, GPS navigation, Sprint TV, streaming music, NFL Mobile
Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, for only $99.99 per month. That’s a
savings of $1,200 over two years vs. a comparable AT&T iPhone® plan3.
Sprint Everything Data plans with unlimited messaging and data start
at just $69.99 for 450 minutes with unlimited night and weekend
calling starting at 7 p.m. (All price plans exclude surcharges and

Both Everything Data and Simply Everything plans are available to
existing customers without extending the service agreement. New lines
of service require a two-year service agreement.

The Sprint 3G Network is faster in more places than AT&T’s 3G
network4, and Sprint has more than 20 times the coverage of T-Mobile’s
current 3G network5, based on square miles. Since 2006, Sprint has
invested almost $17 billion in capital to continue improving and
expanding network performance.

Sprint is also the first national carrier to test, launch and market
4G technology. Separate from its 3G investment, Sprint has announced
plans to extend its 4G leadership by launching the next-generation
service in numerous markets in 2009, including the recently launched
markets of Atlanta, Las Vegas and Portland, Ore.

Sprint is the only wireless carrier to offer Ready Now service with
trained retail associates to work one-on-one with customers to
personalize their Samsung Moment, set up features and demonstrate how
it works before the customer leaves the store. Customers have the
choice of sitting down with a Sprint retail associate at the time of
purchase or they can schedule an appointment for a later time at Pre-registration for Samsung Moment
begins today at