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  1. #1
    Terry Penrod
    Guest
    Sprint is releasing the sph-500 (flip palm/phone) today. I saw a
    picture and specs on here of the sgh-I500 which looks far better than
    the sph. It had a memory slot and camera.

    Does anyone know when Samsung will release the sgh-I500 in the US? Is
    it only being released in Europe? If so, why must we settle for an
    inferior piece of hardware?

    [posted via phonescoop.com - free web access to the alt.cellular groups]



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  2. #2
    dude the obscure
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500


    The SPH-I500 has been available for a few weeks now. Rumor has it that
    the SGH-I500 won't be out for at least several months, and it's a GSM
    phone that will not be compatible with the SprintPCS network.

    In article <[email protected]>, [email protected]
    says...
    > Sprint is releasing the sph-500 (flip palm/phone) today. I saw a
    > picture and specs on here of the sgh-I500 which looks far better than
    > the sph. It had a memory slot and camera.
    >
    > Does anyone know when Samsung will release the sgh-I500 in the US? Is
    > it only being released in Europe? If so, why must we settle for an
    > inferior piece of hardware?
    >
    > [posted via phonescoop.com - free web access to the alt.cellular groups]
    >




  3. #3

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    On Tue, 05 Aug 2003 20:49:22 -0000, [email protected] (Terry Penrod)
    wrote:

    >Sprint is releasing the sph-500 (flip palm/phone) today. I saw a
    >picture and specs on here of the sgh-I500 which looks far better than
    >the sph. It had a memory slot and camera.


    Yeah, but the SPH is shipping and the SGH is vapourware.

    Somebody's got the be first out of the gate, which means they don't have
    _everything_.

    <snip>
    --
    Nobody but a fool goes into a federal counterrorism operation without duct tape - Richard Preston, THE COBRA EVENT.



  4. #4
    Jeff McClure
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    Does anyone know of any news regarding the SPH-i500 and the SGH-i500?

    The as-yet-unreleased SGH-i500 seems so much more superior. More memory,
    Palm OS 5.2, Intel/ARM RISC processor, SD expansion card, camera, built-in
    Java....

    It would seem to be a waste to buy the SPH-i500 if the SGH-i500 will be
    available within the next 6 months.

    I'm in the US, I'm hoping a version of the SGH-i500 will be made available
    on some network.

    SGH-i500 : http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?id=299
    SPH-i500 : http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?id=187

    Jeff
    On Wed, 06 Aug 2003 16:37:50 +0000, no.one wrote:

    > On Tue, 05 Aug 2003 20:49:22 -0000, [email protected] (Terry Penrod)
    > wrote:
    >
    >>Sprint is releasing the sph-500 (flip palm/phone) today. I saw a picture
    >>and specs on here of the sgh-I500 which looks far better than the sph.
    >>It had a memory slot and camera.

    >
    > Yeah, but the SPH is shipping and the SGH is vapourware.
    >
    > Somebody's got the be first out of the gate, which means they don't have
    > _everything_.
    >
    > <snip>





  5. #5
    Lawrence Glasser
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    Jeff McClure wrote:
    >
    > Does anyone know of any news regarding the SPH-i500 and the SGH-i500?
    >
    > The as-yet-unreleased SGH-i500 seems so much more superior. More memory,
    > Palm OS 5.2, Intel/ARM RISC processor, SD expansion card, camera, built-in
    > Java....
    >
    > It would seem to be a waste to buy the SPH-i500 if the SGH-i500 will be
    > available within the next 6 months.
    >
    > I'm in the US, I'm hoping a version of the SGH-i500 will be made available
    > on some network.
    >
    > SGH-i500 : http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?id=299
    > SPH-i500 : http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?id=187


    Can you say "GSM?"

    Larry



  6. #6
    P Reality
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    In article <[email protected]>,
    Jeff McClure <[email protected]> wrote:

    > Does anyone know of any news regarding the SPH-i500 and the SGH-i500?
    >
    > The as-yet-unreleased SGH-i500 seems so much more superior. More memory,
    > Palm OS 5.2, Intel/ARM RISC processor, SD expansion card, camera, built-in
    > Java....
    >
    > It would seem to be a waste to buy the SPH-i500 if the SGH-i500 will be
    > available within the next 6 months.
    >
    > I'm in the US, I'm hoping a version of the SGH-i500 will be made available
    > on some network.
    >
    > SGH-i500 : http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?id=299
    > SPH-i500 : http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?id=187



    The SGH has double the screen resolution , double the memory and a 5x
    faster processor; might cost more?



  7. #7
    Jeff McClure
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 08:48:50 +0000, Lawrence Glasser wrote:

    > Can you say "GSM?"
    >
    > Larry


    What are you saying?



  8. #8
    Bob Smith
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500


    "Jeff McClure" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news[email protected]
    > On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 08:48:50 +0000, Lawrence Glasser wrote:
    >
    > > Can you say "GSM?"
    > >
    > > Larry

    >
    > What are you saying?


    That the SGH model is designed for GSM, not CDMA ... SPCS is strictly
    1900 MHZ CDMA. Can't use a GSM phone through SPCS.

    Bob





  9. #9
    Lawrence Glasser
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    Bob Smith wrote:

    > "Jeff McClure" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news[email protected]
    > > On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 08:48:50 +0000, Lawrence Glasser wrote:
    > >
    > > > Can you say "GSM?"
    > > >
    > > > Larry

    > >
    > > What are you saying?

    >
    > That the SGH model is designed for GSM, not CDMA ... SPCS is strictly
    > 1900 MHZ CDMA. Can't use a GSM phone through SPCS.
    >


    Thanks, Bob. Couldn't have said it better, myself!

    Larry




  10. #10
    DSL GURU
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    The SGH sounds totally different than the SPH,
    with the more ram, faster processor etc.
    Hopefully there'll be a CDMA version



  11. #11
    letsgoflyers81
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500


    DSL GURU wrote:
    > *The SGH sounds totally different than the SPH,
    > with the more ram, faster processor etc.
    > Hopefully there'll be a CDMA version *


    I've heard rumors of a "new" SPH-i500 in the pipeline whose specs more
    closely match the SGH-i500. I wouldn't hold your breath though.

    --
    Posted at SprintUsers.com - Your place for everything Sprint PCS
    Free wireless access @ www.SprintUsers.com/wap




  12. #12
    Jeff McClure
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 18:20:26 +0000, Bob Smith wrote:

    >
    > That the SGH model is designed for GSM, not CDMA ... SPCS is strictly 1900
    > MHZ CDMA. Can't use a GSM phone through SPCS.
    >


    Ok, I see. Are there any GSM carriers within the US? I like SprintPCS a
    lot, however I'd be willing to switch for this phone.

    Jeff




  13. #13
    PHil_Real
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500

    In article <[email protected]>,
    Jeff McClure <[email protected]> wrote:

    > On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 18:20:26 +0000, Bob Smith wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > That the SGH model is designed for GSM, not CDMA ... SPCS is strictly 1900
    > > MHZ CDMA. Can't use a GSM phone through SPCS.
    > >

    >
    > Ok, I see. Are there any GSM carriers within the US? I like SprintPCS a
    > lot, however I'd be willing to switch for this phone.


    T-Mobile is the main GSM carrier, AT&T is in the middle of switching to
    GSM.



  14. #14
    letsgoflyers81
    Guest

    Re: Samsung sph-I500 vs sgh-I500


    Cingular is also switching from TDMA to GSM.

    --
    Posted at SprintUsers.com - Your place for everything Sprint PCS
    Free wireless access @ www.SprintUsers.com/wap




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