A new Windows Mobile smartphone from Samsung has received its FCC approval, but there’s reason to doubt whether it will be released in the U.S.
The Samsung C6620 uses a tablet shape, with a small keyboard just below its landscape-oriented display.
This model has just been launched by TIM in Italy, and there’s reason to believe it my stay in Europe, despite its FCC approval. This is a tri-band phone (900/1800/1900 MHz), and lacks an important frequency used by GSM carriers in N. America: 850 MHz.
More Details on the Samsung C6620
The C6620 runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard, the edition of Microsoft’s operating system for smartphones without touchscreens.
It has 3G support but not Bluetooth. It also includes a 2.0 MPx camera.
This device has a microSD card slot, and TIM is bundling a 1 GB card. This will likely be welcome, as the C6620 has a meer 20 MB of internal storage,
Overall, it is 113 mm by 63 mm by 12 mm. It weighs 109 g.
TIM is charging €200 for the Samsung C6620.