Sprint launches two new social networking phones

Sprint Nextel launched two new phones designed for social networking.

The carrier launched the Samsung Exclaim, which features a dual-sliding keyboard, revealing a numeric keypad and a full Qwerty keyboard. The phone has homesreen widgets for direct access to Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. The Exclaim is currently being sold for $79.99 with a new two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.

Sprint also launched the HTC Snap, which HTC first showed off at the International CTIA Wireless 2009 show in Las Vegas. The Snap has a feature called "Inner Circle," which allows users to press a dedicated key that brings up emails from a pre-selected group of people to the top of the inbox. The phone runs on Windows Mobile 6.1, has a Qwerty keyboard, WiFi and GPS support and a 2-megapixel camera. Sprint is selling the Snap for $149.99 with a new two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate.

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