Monday, March 02, 2009

On a Red Hot Rant With Samsung

With the Samsung M540 you can get on a red hot rant. What's more, you can choose between a verbal rant and a text rant. They're equally as easy with this wireless gadget.

The Samsung Rant in Red is technically a cell phone. But they didn't call it a "Rant" for nothing. The hot red color is indicative of its hot performance. In the closed position, it's an attractive cell phone with the buttons you need for dialing right there on the face. Make and receive calls. Get pictures from your friends on the high resolution 2.1 in. LCD color main display, and snap a few pix of your own using the 2.0 Megapixel digital camera.

While you're at it, why not make a movie? The Samsung Rant works a camcorder to capture video as long as you have memory available. That can be quite a while, because this phone accepts expandable MicroSD/Transflash memory up to 4 GB per card.

But voice is only half the story. Slide out the hidden backlit QWERTY keyboard and you have the means to easily text and email to your heart's content. The POP email client with wireless sync is built-in. So are an instant messenger and mobile Web browser. You're all set for multimedia messaging, including video messaging. You'll need the appropriate Sprint add-on plans for these extra capabilities. But you won't be wanting for speed. The Samsung Rant runs on the Sprint EV-DO broadband 3G cellular network for downloads up to 700 Kbps. In the case where you're away from the EV-DO footprint, you still have data capability at the reduced rate of 130 Kbps.

Maybe you'd just like to rant to yourself. No problem. The Rant has a voice memo feature that lets you record up to 100 memos-to-self at a minute each.

When not ranting, you can relax with your favorite tunes using the MP3 player with files synced from your PC. A standard 2.5mm stereo headset jack is included to make this easy. Or get Sprint Music and TV delivered with optional service packages.

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