Samsung i7500 compatible with T-Mobile USA’s 3G

April 27, 2009
Samsung i7500

Samsung i7500

Samsung itself has put out a press release concerning its new i7500, which was announced for O2 Germany.  There are a number of specs in there worth looking at, but the most important would seem to be the configuration of the 3G support.

Samsung lists 3G HSDPA/HSUPA connectivity on the 900, 2100, and 1700MHz network bands.  That indicates that the device will support T-Mobile USA’s 3G network, though I wouldn’t be shocked to see it available only as a separate version of the device, rather than a tri-band UMTS version that also supported 900 and 2100MHz.  The O2 release made no mention of the 1700MHz AWS band.

You can see a copy of the specs from the press release after the jump:

  • Network: HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps (900/1700/2100MHz), EDGE/GPRS (850/900/1800/1900)
  • Display: 3.2″ HVGA(320×480) AMOLED
  • Camera: 5 MP Camera (Auto Focus), Power LED
  • Video: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
  • Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+, WMA, RA
  • Features: Full Web Browser Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Android Market
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth® 2.0, USB 2.0, WiFi, MicroUSB, 3.5mm ear jack
  • Internal storage: 8GB
  • External storage: microSD (up to 32GB)
  • Battery: 1500 mAh
  • Size: 115mm x 56mm x 11.9mm (4.5in x 2.2in x .5in)

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