|Sporting a touchscreen display and horizontal slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, the Samsung Reality makes it easy to stay in touch with all of your favorite social networking sites as well as keep connected via voice and text communications. All your social networking sites are packed into one Communities widget, enabling you to update your status, post pictures and upload videos to YouTube and other Web sites instantly. |
The Reality combines a full touchscreen with a sliding QWERTY keyboard (see larger image). The phone also includes Samsung's unique TouchWiz interface, which offers specially designed widgets that allow you to customize and personalize your phone.
The Reality is compatible with the V Cast Music with Rhapsody service, which enables you to purchase songs through your phone and download them via the fast Verizon Wireless 3G EV-DO data network. You'll also stay on course thanks to the VZ Navigator GPS turn-by-turn direction service. And with the optional Visual Voice Mail service, you'll be able to quickly and easily scroll through your messages and pick the ones you want to listen to. See more details on optional Verizon Wireless services below.
The 3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder offers a number of configurable settings to help you get the right shot, and you can edit photos right on the phone. You can also multitask with music playing while you access other functions on the Reality, including text messaging, e-mail, and browsing the Web. Other features include Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion (up to 16 GB cards supported), access to personal and corporate e-mail, personal organization tools, voice commands, and up to 5 hours of talk time.
The Communities social networking widget.
Other features include a 3.2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth stereo music, access to personal
and corporate e-mail, and a multitasking
music player (see a larger schematic of the phone). Fast 3G connectivity thanks to the reliable Verizon Wireless EV-DO, Rev A network GPS navigation capabilities via VZ Navigator service 3-inch touch-enabled display (240 x 400 pixels, 262K color depth) Horizontal, slide-out full QWERTY keyboard TouchWiz user interface Communities Widget offers easy access to your favorite social sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Flickr. You can upload up to 10 files at once and even browse the site as your files upload. 3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder with up to 9x digital zoom; Night Shot mode; single, multi, panorama, mosaic and frame shot modes. Photo editing features, including Dynamic Canvas, which supports flash animations in pictures Digital music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and unprotected AAC/AAC+ formats. The Music Player allows you to continue listening to your favorite songs while you access many other functions, including text messaging, e-mail, contacts and browsing the web. While listening to music, just press the Back key in the upper left of the screen to select another activity. If you receive a call while listening to music, the song will pause and resume when the call is completed. Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity with stereo music streaming (A2DP) capabilities as well as hands-free headsets and car kits. You can connect your laptop (either via Bluetooth or wired USB) and enjoy dial-up networking--surf the Internet, send e-mail, and access files from a server (additional charges or subscription applicable). Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 16 GB. Text, picture and video messaging with threaded messaging display Full HTML Web browsing Access to personal and corporate e-mail Access to instant messaging services Voice dialing capabilities including dial, send, text message readout, and more Organizer tools including calendar, note pad, sketch book, alarm clock, world clock, stopwatch timer 1000-entry phonebook with multiple contacts per entry Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off 3.5mm headset jack Hearing aid compatible (M4 rating)
The Samsung Reality weighs 4 ounces and measures 4.23 x 2.09 x 0.65 inches. Its 1600 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 5 hours of talk time, and up to 300 hours (12.5 days) of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 frequencies as well as EV?DO, Rev A 3G frequencies.
What's in the Box
Samsung Reality handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide, user manual
Verizon Wireless Services Reliable 3G Network: With support for the EV-DO high-speed data standard, you'll enjoy fast access to the Internet and Verizon Wireless multimedia services (additional charges applicable), with average download speeds ranging from 400 to 700 Kbps and peak rates up to 2 Mbps. (Learn more about where EV-DO coverage is offered.)
VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, you'll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps.
V CAST Music with Rhapsody: Access this exclusive digital music service for RealNetworks and for MTV Networks, which delivers unlimited monthly access to music on up to three Rhapsody-compatible mobile phones and players and online on multiple PCs and Web browsers. For a monthly fee (billed on your Verizon Wireless bill), you can load and reload your subscription songs from your PC to your V CAST Music with Rhapsody phone as often as you want, and take your music on the go.
On PCs running the Windows XP or higher operating system, you can also browse, preview, and purchase music using the V CAST Music with Rhapsody software, which is available as a free download from the V CAST Music with Rhapsody download website. Additional subscription charges applicable.
V CAST Video on Demand: This optional service enables you to watch full-length TV shows plus news, sports, weather, and live entertainment video clips. It features more than 100 full-length programs from leading broadcast and cable networks, ranging from highly-rated drama and comedy series to reality programs and children?s programming. V CAST Video on Demand also delivers live sporting events, including NHL hockey games and an upcoming slate of college football games
The service offers unlimited viewing of Basic Videos and the ESPN MVP channel. You can choose from 14 categories, including Entertainment, Kids, Music, Sports, Comedy, News, Pop Culture, Information, Women, Latino, Home & Leisure, Multicultural, Cutting Edge, and Hollywood. Additional subscription charges applicable.
Visual Voice Mail: This innovative service enables you to delete, reply, and forward voice mail messages without having to listen to prior messages or voice instructions. Visual Voice Mail is the ideal tool for the busy mobile professional who may need to prioritize which messages he or she listens to first. Features include on-screen access to voice mail message status, save up to 40 messages for 40 days (or archive permanently), create up to 10 different caller ID-based greetings, and reply via call back, text or even voice mail.