Friday, December 19, 2008

Delving Into Alltel's Delve

Thin is in when it comes to the latest generation of touchscreen phones from Samsung. The Samsung Delve R800 Black for Alltel is a leading example. Designed for the user who likes to be on the cutting edge of technology, it is feature rich for business and pleasure.

The primary enhancement of this generation phone is the tactile touchscreen. It give you access to the phone's controls and a virtual QWERTY keyboard. If you prefer, you can train the phone to pull up over a dozen applications using only your voice. Touch or voice, it's up to you how to want to "Delve" in.

The color main display is a 3 inch LCD high resolution screen that supports over 262,000 colors. It's ideal for browsing the Web, messaging, sending and receiving email, or viewing pictures and videos that you've taken with the 2.0 Megapixel digital camera. The camcorder mode will let you take video limited only by the available memory. The Delve comes with 143 MB built-in and expandable up to 8 GB with plug-in cards.

This phone runs on Alltel's EV-DO cellular broadband network, with DSL-like Internet access up to 2.4 Mbps. You'll love that for Web access and sending and receiving picture and video messages. There's also built-in GPS to take advantage of Alltel navigation services.

No modern cellphone design would be complete without music capability. The Samsung Delve offers an MP3 player that supports playlists. It has stereo speakers and A2DP Bluetooth wireless so you can stream your tunes in stereo to compatible Bluetooth devices. Of course, you can also use a conventional Bluetooth headset to make and receive calls with the Delve in your pocket or bag.

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