At APEC IT Exhibition in South Korea this week Samsung is showcasing its new device with support for WiBro (Wireless Broadband technology develeloped in Korean, which allows 1-3 Mbit/s ) service H1000. The new WiBro mobile phone has clamshell/slider design and features a full QWERTY keyboard as well as an ordinary touchpad that consumers may use almost like a mini laptop PC. Samsung is also unveiling the M8000 PDA and a WiBro interface card for laptops, which will be available to test at the exhibition. Korea Telecoms is planning to launch the WiBro service initially in South Korea by the summer of year 2006. Samsung has already signed a contract with Sprint Nextel according to which Samsung will provide handsets and a networking system for WiBro for a trial in the United States.
Source: Daily Wireless (via Engadget)