Samsung Moment - a guide to Android

Samsung Moment Announced: Oct. 7, 2009
Carrier:
Sprint Nextel (NASDAQ:S)
Vendor:
Samsung
Price:
$99.99 with a two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate

Pros: The Moment has a 3.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen display and an optical joystick for navigation below the display. The phone runs an 800 MHz processor, which was considered fairly fast when the phone was released last fall. It also has a 3.2-megapixel camera, WiFi, a full Qwerty keyboard and a 3.5mm headset jack

Cons: Like the Behold II, this Samsung phone does not provide much in the way of differentiation.

Impact: The Moment stands as another sign that Samsung and Sprint are serious about making Android a featured smartphone operating system.

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