Priced on contract for 99 cents by AT&T, Samsung Focus Flash gets full-page treatment

Priced on contract for 99 cents by AT&T, Samsung Focus Flash gets full-page treatment
AT&T has cut the price of the Samsung Focus Flash to 99 cents with a signed two-year pact. And to let everyone know all about the special deal, the carrier put a full-page ad in the LA Times. Why the carrier choose the Focus Flash to splash all over one of the highest circulating papers in the States instead of, say, the HTC Titan, might be a bit of a mystery. Then again, the carrier didn't cut the price of the 4.7 inch beast to the price of a McChicken sandwich.

AT&T obviously thinks that the Windows Phone OS is going to make a three horse race out of things. 2012 looks to be a big year for Microsoft's mobile OS with Nokia bringing the Lumia line to the U.S. with the Nokia 710 heading to T-Mobile and Verizon too, if rumors are correct. There is even talk of an LTE enabled model of the Nokia Lumia 800 for Big Red and AT&T.  Don't forget the Tango and Apollo updates scheduled for 2012. The latter is expected to let hardware manufacturers build more competitive handsets for the Windows Phone OS. If the Apollo update does for Windows Phone what Android 2.0 did for Android, who knows what the complexion of the cellular industry will look like next year at this time.

source: WPCentral

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Focus Flash
  • Display 3.7 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB,
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango



3. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

I don't care about Windows Phone 7, but it is better than Android from my perspective.

1. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

It's been 99 cents in Orlando for sometime now. Got it for my mother, her first smart phone and she loves it. Windows Phone is definitely a good phone for people getting into the smart phone game as well as people who have been in it for some time. It's a very unique UI.

2. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

every one is saying that, but no one is going for it. I think microsoft should make a survey on "why you will not buy a windows phone smart phone? " at least phonearena should.

4. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

i never liked wp7 for the one and only fact that you have to use zune to transfer files phonecomputer if it were drag and drop like the old win phone or android, i think it would be much better

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