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Sneak Peek at Samsung's Matrix Reloaded Phone
By CPU-zilla
Category : Mobile Phones
Published by Jimmy Tang on Friday, 23rd May, 2003


Time To Reload

Yes folks, it's time to reload your fashion accessories with one of the coolest and boldest looking phone from Samsung, the SPH-n270. If you've watched The Matrix Reloaded recently, you'll immediately identify that this is exactly the same phone that was used in the movie where Morpheus and his gang used this phone to communicate with the operator in the real world.

Samsung was the vendor chosen to work with the producers of the movie as they had the engineering prowess to come out with this radical mobile phone design. Judging from the sleek black exterior and its stainless steel sliding mechanism, it's probably the phone that most of us would die for.

The functions of the phone is rather basic and for folks like us, we don't really care too much about whether it's GPRS or Java capable as it's all about the 'cool' factor. Unfortunately, those who really wants to get their hands on this will probably be disappointed to know that it will not appear on the retail shelves at all. This is because the phone is made for the US market with its support for the PCS CDMA frequency band at 1.9GHz, 800MHz digital and 800MHz analog only. GSM users in this part of the world will probably get to drool at the pictures of the phone. Let's hope enough of us will pester Samsung to give us a basic GSM version of this phone but that's probably not going to happen..

The phone with the pop-up earpiece closed.

Anyway, you'll find the basic specifications of the phone in the table below:-

Samsung SPH-n270 Technical Specifications
Phone type Bar type Dual-band/Tri-mode
Network(s) PCS CDMA 1.9GHz, 800MHz digital, 800MHz analog
Dimensions 4.52 x 2.28 x 0.78-inch; 115 x 58 x 20mm
Weight 4.58oz; 132g
Display TFT Color LCD, 65,000 colors, 128x160
Battery type Li-Ion 1000mAh rechargeable
Messaging SMS
Polyphonic 40-chord Polyphonic Ringtones
Games - none -
Personal Information Management Calendar, Memo Pad, Alarm
Miscellaneous Voice Memo, Voice Dialing

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