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Samsung i740 smartphone to forgo 3G?

Chris Ziegler

News flash: there are apparently still smartphone buyers in the world who don't care about high-speed data. Yeah, we can't fathom it either, but Samsung is apparently taking that belief to heart with the rumored i740, a spiritual successor to the i710 series. The Windows Mobile 6.1 device, it seems, would go cold turkey on all forms of quick downloads -- 3G and WiFi alike -- but hang on to GPS, an FM radio, 2.8-inch touchscreen, 3 megapixel camera with flash, Bluetooth, and microSD slot. The metal (or merely metallic, perhaps) casing looks good enough for a higher-end device at first glance, so if they can keep the package ridiculously cheap, we might be willing to look past the inevitable descent into insanity that comes with a slow-ass mobile browsing experience.

[Via Slashphone]

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