Samsung IP-830w launched by Sprint

Oct 02 2006 - 04:02 PM ET | Samsung, Sprint Nextel

samsung ip-830wSprint has launched the dual-mode Samsung IP-30w. The device is based off the Samsung i730 but sports a GSM radio instead of WiFi to allow for worldwide roaming. Verizon Wireless launched the handset as the Samsung i830, albeit with an older version of Windows Mobile. The handset features a slide style design to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard.

Features of the Samsung IP-830w include:

  • Dual mode CDMA + GSM (dual band)
  • EV-DO highspeed data
  • Bluetooth
  • Speakerphone
  • Windows Mobile 5.0
  • SD I/O slot
  • GoodLink email
  • QVGA display with 262k colors
  • QWERTY keyboard

Sprint is selling the IP-830w for $599 after $150 in instant savings and a 2-year service agreement. It's available now.