Samsung Genio Slide gets UK launch

The Samsung Genio Slide has arrived in the UK, with the youth targeted handset exclusive to Vodafone for the first month. Samsung’s Genio Slide – AKA Samsung Genio Pro – has a full slide out QWERTY keyboard and, according to the press release, is ‘aimed at the youth market’.

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"The Genio slide features a slide out QWERTY keyboard as well as a full-touch screen, giving people the best of both worlds," says Samsung.

"The QWERTY keyboard slides neatly underneath the handset, so the phone can be used as a full touch screen device, and when users want the keyboard they can simply slide it out and turn the phone horizontally."

The phone also brings a 3MP camera, Wi-Fi, 3G/HSDPA and quadband connectivity, GPS and a 3.5mm earjack.

"The Samsung Genio slide is the latest in our range designed specifically for the youth market," said Mark Mitchinson, Vice President, Samsung Mobile UK & Ireland. "We’ve enjoyed huge success with Genio touch and Genio qwerty and, as a hybrid of the two devices; we know it will be a hit with the target audience."

Link: Via Tech Radar


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