Samsung MM-A700 launched on Sprint PCS

Aug 13 2004 - 05:25 PM ET | Samsung, Sprint Nextel
Sprint PCS today announced the launch of the Samsung MM-A700, the first CDMA phone for America to offer video streaming. Video will be available from sources like CNN, NBC, FOX Sports, The Weather Channel, E! Entertainment, mFlix, Twentieth Century Fox, AccuWeather and 1KTV. Here are some of the MM-A700's features: * 262K TFT display * Media player that decompresses 15 frames per second (fps) video in real time * Camera with video recording Video content will be offered on channels just like TV. Initially, Sprint will offer 10 channels to choose from for accessing audio and video content. Premium channels cost from $3.95 to $4.95 a month while the basic package runs $9.99 a month. The Samsung MM-A700 is available at Sprint PCS stores starting today for $399.99 or $249.99 after rebate with two-year agreement (online offers instant savings vs. a mail-in rebate).