New Information on U340, U740 for Verizon

There is new information on the Samsung U340. As shown in the picture
it will be launching on Verizon. The phone is a low end model, with
basic specifications such as a VGA camera, external display, and basic
PIM functions. The phone will also include an analog radio for roaming,
which is becoming more and more of a rarity in new phones. There is
speculation that the phone will be sold for $29 with a two year
agreement, which would make it a bargain for anyone needing analog

The new U740 dual-hinge messaging phone is now expected to be
sold for $250 with a two year agreement. The phone is packed with a QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth, a 1.3 megapixel camera, microSD expansion and V CAST support.

The dualhinge refers to the standard clamshell flip that can flip up
the display in a horizontal lock to use the phone as a messaging
device, similar to the Samsung D307 sold on Cingular.

Samsung U340 with Verizon branding
Samsung U740 on Verizon
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