Samsung has taken to a dedicated press event to formally announce the Samsung Continuum for Verizon Wireless launching this week. Â The phone will feature a 1.8 inch “ticker display” with the capability to use it as a secondary app dock, real-time news ticker, and other functions in an RSS reader, incoming notifications and standby mode. Â The phone also features a grip sensor that cues up the ticker if any important notifications have been received with the additional capability to swipe between ticker functions.
Specs are as previously reported: 3.4 inch AMOLED main display, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 5.0 megapixel camera with 720p video capture, microSDHC expansion slot and Android 2.2 with mobile hotspot support. Â The phone will be launched on Thursday for $199.99 after new 2 year agreement and $100 mail-in rebate.