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Ah yes, if you're thinking this is Cricket's newest Samsung launch, you're right. The Samsung Messager Touch (or SCH-r631) is a lower-priced QWERTY slider with a 2.6-inch touchscreen display, a slide-out pad -- pictured oh so lovingly above -- a 2 megapixel camera, and availability in either black...

September 7th 2010 at 1:07pm 0 Comments
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Say you like Samsung's low-cost texting wizard for MetroPCS, the Messager. In fact, you like it a lot. Problem is, you keep looking at it and saying "it's missing something." What could it be? 3G? A 5 megapixel camera? Naw, don't be crazy -- what this baby really needed was a glowing yellow angel o...

August 3rd 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world of mobile for Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009: For some reason known only to Samsung, it seems the S9110 watchphone won't be coming to the UK any time soon. Of course, if you've got unlocked GSM 900 / 1800 units floating around France th...

July 22nd 2009 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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We got some video of the world's largest functional cellphone (so says Guinness) in action, and apart from the three-second battery life, everything about this arrangement seems practical for retail sale (we kid -- it'd take a grid of Prius battery packs to keep this thing alive). Go check out the...

March 16th 2009 at 1:36pm 0 Comments
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We had a chance to check out the ginormous, hand-built recreation of Samsung's Messager on site in Chicago this week, and yep, we can confirm it -- this is one big phone. Be that as it may, we're still a bit surprised to hear that it's Guinness Record-setting big, but we guess Cricket's angle here...

March 16th 2009 at 1:36pm 0 Comments
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You don't see terribly many low-cost horizontal slider dumbphones from Samsung, and that's left the market wide open for LG with its Rumor and Scoop -- until now, that is. Meet the Messager, a candybar whose sole reason for being is making your texting life a little easier thanks to a QWERTY keyboa...

August 11th 2008 at 8:10pm 0 Comments