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FCC Outs Sprint’s New 4G Enabled Samsung SPH-D600 Device

You can file this under “weird.” Looks like another leak from a filing with the FCC. This time we’re looking at a mysterious Samsung device with the model number SPH-D600. At first glance, my heart skipped a beat thinking it was a possible Galaxy S II variant for Sprint but upon closer inspection it appears as if this could be more of an entry level phone.

Pocketnow is actually reporting a Qualcomm single-core 1Ghz MSM8655 processor (most likely not a Hummingbird). Also, a 480×320 display, possible slide out qwerty and in another unexpected twist you will notice a front facing camera for video calling which is interesting to say the least.

I thought this area was already covered with the Samsung Transform but I guess Sprint would disagree. I’m kind of weirded out at the mish-mash of high and low end specs but maybe they’ll have a price point that makes more sense once this finally becomes available.

[Via PocketNow]




  • Tommy Thompson

    Low end 4G makes sense. They currently don’t have any low-mid range 4G devices. The Transform is 3G only.

    • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

      Great point =)

  • squiddy20

    This might be my next cell phone if the rumors hold true! Not too underpowered, but not top of the line and expensive as Sprint’s other offerings. I like physical qwerty keyboards. Fingers crossed to the correct rumors and low(ish) price point.

  • robjackson81

    The section blued out looks Samsung Continuum-ish. Not sure what else would go there worth blocking out besides a logo.

    • Adamgetzendanner

      I was thinking the same thing. But what label would go there besides Sprint, which they didn’t blue-out in the notification panel, or A Samsung label, which I don’t understand why the would blue that out because its obviously made by Sammy. My point is, its prolly not a label. So maybe it is a ticker screen.

      • Adamgetzendanner

        Actually I can see the edge of the screen on the top. And even where it ends @ the bottom. I don’t see a screen on the bottom part. It would be just as visable as the one on top. So I have no idea what it is.

  • shabbypenguin

    Of course its not a hummingbird.. the msm series is snapdragon

  • for the merger

    maybe sprint FINALLY getting smart and making majority of its phones wimax enabled

  • Richard Yarrell

    This is a wonder idea having consideration for others who may not need/want to pay for a smartphone priced between 200 and 300 dollars.

  • SoKal26

    My first thought, like so many already pointed out, was some sort of 4G enabled variant of the continuum. Definitely a ticker display at the bottom.

  • johnsmith77

    New 4G enabled
    device, Samsung SPH D600, with a good processor & display. A great phone.
    http://mobile-store.dell.com/show_category/brands/samsung.html. I bought one
    from here and you all can try too.