AT&T launches Samsung Eternity
The new multimedia phone comes with a 30-day free trial period for AT&T Mobile TV and features a full touch QWERTY keypad. The Eternity is also fitted with an accelerometer which comes into play for photo scrolling (by tilting the phone), games (ones dependent on motion sensing) and the auto rotation of the screen.
AT&T's brand new addition supports quad-band frequencies for worldwide GSM/EDGE networks but is limited to the US with the dual-bands in regards to 3G. Not only does it come with haptic feedback, the Eternity is also equipped with a 3 megapixel camera along with video capture functionality and an expandable microSD card slot that holds up to 8GB. The device is also capable of various services offered by AT&T such as Napster Mobile, AT&T Navigator, AT&T Mobile Music and Video Share calling.
The rich feature set on the Eternity is highly complimented by the addition of Samsung's TouchWiz user interface. This UI enables the user to have easy access to his/her favorite features with the use of customizable widgets. These widgets can be created by selecting a feature and simply dragging it and then dropping it on to the home screen.
The black and chrome Eternity is priced at $149.99 after a 2-year contract and the 30-day free trial of AT&T Mobile TV is valid till the last day of December '08.
Samsung Eternity Specifications
sweet phone...does it have a full html browser?
i want this phoneeeee!!!! :) i've been waiting so long for the right one. now that it's here and has everything i want, all i have to do is buy it! :)
3. sinfulta (unregistered)
It uses touch wiz which is Windows Mobile 6.1. So yes it will have a HTML browser. It does not specify if it's Opera or IE. But you can bet on IE.
finally a blog with out some dumb ass vzfanboy comment WOOOHOOOO
I bet I can get that started..... iPhone... Here it comes..... wait for it......
to clarify this is not a win mobile device. I believe it does have a full html browser.
#6 hahaha! Serious
11. vzw fanboy (unregistered)
lol, hello there have only been like 2 comments how can you tell already there wont be any "fanboys"? i dont think this is the right article to bash at&t so i hope no one does :-). this phone kinda reminds me of the samsung omnia. its a cool name too.
12. Armo (unregistered)
this is NOT a windows mobile device! touch wiz was first used on a feature phone (the f480 tocco) maybe a few other phones THEN the omnia. but that doesnt mean it will not have a full HTML browser. i've seen the browser in action on phonedog.com and it looks quite nice. and just to let everyone know, this is not a dumb version of the omnia. its the stripped down, at&t version of t-mobiles behold.
IPHONE IS WAYY BAD VZW FTW RABBLE RABBLE RABBLE! RABBLE OMG STORM IS BEST FONE EVAR!! RABBLE RABBLE
it reminds of the behold more than the omnia... at&t and verizon get all of the sweetest phones and it gets on my freakin nerves.. tmobile gets a nice phone once every blue moon
This looks very similar to the i900 Omnia, but the specs are slightly different. Does this have a model number before AT&T changed it to the eternity?
Its not the omnia, the model number is a867.
9. Self (unregistered)
how's the web browser?
There is no way it will come close to any Verizon web browser. Big Red wins again, so sorry gayt&t :(
Well, there was your first VZW Fanboy post... good job fag!
RABBLE RABBLE VZW FTW RABBLE
I got one and it's a great phone, the browser is HTML.
my friend has one and a guy though it was a ... (hint: 6 letters.)
18. tflex (Posts: 146; Member since: 24 Oct 2008)
wow do i hate verizon fanboys! Can't they just admit att's phones are soooo much better than that of verizons...Stupid phones like the juke, envy, chocolate or even RIM Storm does not match up to att's lineup... While verizon fans will have their chocolate 8's in 2012, att will have something entirely new.....AND ALWAYS WILL!
as much as i love att over vzw, that isnt completely true, one of the best texting phones in the market is th env2, plus th storm isnt a phone to take likely either. but hopefully att's 4Q lineup knocks VZW out of the water.
Thank you! Verizon fanboys have an average IQ of that of a rat that has had a lobotomy.
29. vzw fanman (unregistered)
hahahha lol. i hate vzw fanboys!
nice but what's the point if AT&T service is crappy.
it may be crappy where you live but ATT service is usually very good.
Perfect where I live. I never have any dropped call or crappy service, ever.
20. Jyakotu (unregistered)
A nice phone for people who don't want an Apple iPhone 3G. I actually might pick this one up.
hello, get ready nov. 21st Blackberry STORM!!!!!!!! Circuit City Locations
37. Jyakotu (unregistered)
Whenever RIM is smart enough to release the Blackberry Storm on AT&T, then I'll get it. Until then, the Storm is a no buy for me.
21. tflex (Posts: 146; Member since: 24 Oct 2008)
its not crappy at all... i have service everywhere. and att has the fastest 3g network.
Verizon is crappy, they cripple my phones and I get 1 bar of 1x anywhere in my house. Cant wait until my contract is up so I can ditch them.
30. vzw fanman (unregistered)
i agree i dont get very good reception in my house either :-(. but in new york state, verizon beats at&t i would say. i agree too if you have better service with a diff carrier get that.
31. pcpowereuser (unregistered)
I like the Iphone way better who cares about the providers they arent even the ones who design the phones they jusy buy them this phone sucks compared to the iphone, ;)
Whats the difference between the Samsung OMNIA and ETERNITY?
Use the "compare" feature on this website to find out
34. guitarguy (unregistered)
lol, now everyone who is a dumbass and thinks the instinct is better than the iphone can suck it because at&t has both and this is an instinct on crack.
Verizons omnia is better than at&ts phone, our omnia has a 5 mp camera at&ts has a 3mp sorry guys we beat you again
38. Vinson (unregistered)
Oh yeah, and don't forget the fact that the Omnia is a smartphone that's like comparing apples and oranges.
hahaha real smart... the only reason that the omnia was not bought off by at&t first was because they knew that it would be a dud... so they were being smart and waited for the new and improved version that samsung had to offer... sorry guys at&t outsmarts vzw again.....hahahaha
is it a good phone an ho much does it cost without contract?
vwz fanboys are sooooo stupid....they think that vzw has all the best things to offer but it they were real phone fans then they would see that at&t is where its at
thats so true.... they are all dumb asses and should crawl back into the rock that they all came from