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Samsung Intensity III for Verizon is announced – rugged QWERTY feature phone

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Samsung Intensity III for Verizon is announced – rugged QWERTY feature phone
After leaking on the internet several times, the Samsung Intensity III for Verizon has been officially announced. Just like its predecessors, it is a feature phone that stands out with its slide-out QWERTY keyboard. But that is not the only thing there is to like about this otherwise low-grade handset.

The Samsung Intensity III meets 810F military specifications, meaning that it is resistant to dust, shock, heat, and what not. Can your fancy-pants smartphone withstand such torture? Probably not. Going further down the Intensity III's specs sheet we see a humble, 2.4-inch display with QVGA resolution (240x320 pixels). There is a pretty basic 2-megapixel camera on its back, and its microSD card slot can take cards of up to 32 gigabytes. In case you are into social networking, the handset allows you to access certain Facebook and Twitter features on the go. Interestingly, there is a fake call functionality as well, which one can use to get out of a sticky situation.

Interested in getting one? Well, it is available online right now and it will cost you $79.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Whether that is a good deal or not we leave for you to discuss in the comments below.

source: Verizon

The Samsung Intensity III for Verizon
The Samsung Intensity III for Verizon
The Samsung Intensity III for Verizon

The Samsung Intensity III for Verizon


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posted on 02 Jul 2012, 10:19

1. svec7186 (Posts: 48; Member since: 24 Jul 2011)


get the brightside instead from an autherized reseller for free :)

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 10:20

2. remtothemax (Posts: 233; Member since: 02 May 2012)


So I guess this whole pricing most feature phones at 80-150+ dollars is Verizon's not so subtle indication that they are trying to shift entirely to smartphones?

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 14:25

3. Zorin (Posts: 152; Member since: 26 Jul 2010)


looks cool, sux no video, even low-grade is better than no grade. Curious on specs, spec. battery.

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 14:29

4. Zorin (Posts: 152; Member since: 26 Jul 2010)


Oh, my mistake with a 2.0 MP Camera and camcorder.

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For customers interested in keeping track of their own carbon footprint, the Intensity III offers an eco-calculator that tracks car fuel mileage, efficiency and also estimates the amount of carbon dioxide emissions.

posted on 03 Jul 2012, 06:52

5. vzwapple83 (Posts: 5; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)


Yeah...get the Brightside from an authOrized agent for free, get their fake insurance and see how much the corporate stores (read: REAL stores) are going to help you when - not if - the phone breaks.

posted on 08 Jul 2012, 21:33

6. Zorin (Posts: 152; Member since: 26 Jul 2010)


so u get insurance or roll the dice. Can't expect Big Red to give you anything for free. it is 2012

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