Samsung outs Android-based i899 phone with GPS

samsung i899 Samsung outs Android based i899 phone with GPS

Samsung has been busy pumping out Android phones for most of 2010. China looks to be receiving one of its first of 2010 with the BCH-I899. The CDMA2000/EVDO Rev. A mobile phone features some half decent specs including:

  • 3.2-inch AMOLED HVGA resistive touchscreen with 320 x 480 resolution and an anti-scratch coating
  • 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 512 MB of internal memory expandable to 32 GB via a microSD card slot
  • 800 MHz processor
  • Wi-Fi
  • DivX/Xvid video support
  • USB 2.0
  • 1440 mAh battery

The Samsung i899 is currently listed on Samsung’s China website and will be available via China Telecom, likely in early 2010.


  • I always thought GPS on a phone was a little excessive, and they never seem to work like a dedicated GPS does really.
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