Say hello to the TELUS Samsung “Advance”

samsung-advance-telusTELUS is getting all the ducks/reindeers/hippos/monkeys ready to release the Samsung “Advance”. Thanks to the Samsung Canada website we found out the specs and features of this HSPA touchscreen device.

The Samsung Advance (SGH-A885) runs of Samsung’s OS and has a 3-inch WQVGA touchscreen display with a resolution of 240 x 400. Other specs and features are the 2.0 megapixel camera with digital zoom, auto-focus and video capabilities, IM, MP3 player, AGPS, can hold up to up to 16 GB with a micro SDHC card, full HTML Browser (No WiFi) and comes with a 1000 mAh battery that has talktime of 5 hours and standby time of 350 hours.

Samsung describes the Advance as “Finally, a touchscreen phone that fits your budget and your lifestyle! The Samsung Advance combines the sleek attractiveness of a touch screen phone with super fast 3G high-speed technology – at a fully affordable price. With Advance’s large 3″ customizable touch screen and virtual QWERTY keyboard, staying in touch has never been so much fun. Packed with features like mobile e-mail, GPS navigation, and social networking applications, your friends are only as far as your phone.”

This will be released very soon by TELUS… we’re finding out pricing plans for you.
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