Samsung U940 Glyde Officially Glides Onto Verizon

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After months of unofficial teasing (and well over a year of hanging out overseas) Samsung's U940 Glyde is finally official for Verizon. Besides going all CDMA/EV-DO, the former F700 touchscreener with a QWERTY keyboard packs GPS, a full HTML browser, a gimped 2MP camera, VCAST and all the usual stuff like Bluetooth and microSD support. Oddly, no VCAST TV. If this year old, no-longer-a-fresh pup phone still excites you, it's $249 w/ a two-year contract and $50 rebate. Check out another picture (with keyboard stashed away) plus full spec sheet after the jump.





• Touch Screen

• Full QWERTY Keyboard

• Full HTML Browser

• V CAST Music and Video*

• Bluetooth® Wireless Technology**

- headset (mono and stereo),

handsfree, serial port, dial-up

networking, object push (vCard only),

basic imaging, basic print and phone

book access.



• 2.0 Megapixel Digital Camera

- Flash, up to 9 Step Digital Zoom,

and Auto Focus

• Camcorder

- MMS Length (30-second clips)

- Normal Length (10-minute clips)

• 72-Note Polyphonic Ringtones

• T9™ Text Input for Easy Text Entry

• Bilingual User Interface (English &


• Personal Organizer: Calculator,

Calendar, Alarm Clock, World Clock,

Stop Watch and Notepad

• Directional Microphone

• Get It Now® Enabled (BREW 3.1.4)*

• Standalone Mode (Airplane Mode)

• Dialing Fonts

• Dual NAM

• Voice Memo

• Advanced Speech Recognition

including Text-to-Speech for Digit Dial

Readout and SMS Readout

• Downloadable Content (Ringers, Wallpapers, Games & Business Applications)

• VZ Navigator® LBS / E911 Enabled*

• Messaging Services - text messaging (SMS), enhanced messaging (EMS), multimedia messaging (MMS), Mobile

Email, Mobile IM


• CDMA 1x 800/1900mHz Digital Only EVDO

• Dimensions: 4.09" x 1.97" x .7" (standard battery)

• Weight: 4.13 ounces (standard battery)

• Display: 240 x 440 Pixel, 262K TFT Color

• Standard Battery: 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion, 1000 mAh

• Extended Battery: 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion,1300 mAh

• Usage Time: Up to 210 mins (3.5 hrs) (standard battery); Up to 270 mins (4.5 hrs) (extended battery)

• Standby Time: Up to 250 hrs (standard battery); Up to 325 hrs (extended battery)

• Hearing Aid Compatibility = M4


• Internal Phone Book

- Up to 500 entries with multiple contacts

- Can store one picture with each entry

- One-, Two- and Three-Touch dialing

• Last 90 Incoming, Outgoing and

Missed Call Logs

• microSD™ Memory Card Slot

(Up to 8 GB)



• Picture Caller ID*

• Voice Mail*

• Caller ID*

• Call Forwarding*

• Call Waiting*

• Three-Way Calling*


• Standard Battery

• Extended Battery

• Vehicle Power Charger

• Battery Travel Charger

• Travel Adapter

• Data Cable

• Universal Carry Case and Holster

• 2.5 mm 4pole mic/Stereo earbuds

• Bluetooth® Mono Headset

• Stereo Bluetooth® Headset

• Bluetooth® Stereo Speakers



• Handset

• Standard Lithium Ion Battery

• User Manual

• Quick Reference Guide

• Quick Start Guide

• USB Cable & CD

• Travel Charger


[Verizon Wireless]