There has been many new devices released in other countries since Windows Phone 7 was introduced.. The Samsung Focus is one of the few Windows Phone 7 devices to be released to American customers. The Samsung Focus will go public on November 8th and will be the only Windows Phone 7 device offered by AT&T on the launch date.
With the smart phone being only 0.39 inches in thickness, a size of 4.9 inches, and a weight of about 4 ounces, the Focus is currently the thinnest Windows Phone 7 device. The Focus comes equipped with a 480 X 800 capacitive display. The display is a multi touch Super AMOLED screen. Below the screen are three capacitive buttons for back, home, and search. The phone also comes with a headphone jack and a MicroUSB port.
The phone’s hardware comes with a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and 512MB of RAM. This smart phone also has 1GB of ROM and supports 8GB of flash storage. Unlike other Windows Phone 7 devices, this phone also supports external storage. Accessing the camera is easy as it comes with a dedicated camera button and it has a 5 megapixel sensor, an auto focus lens, and an LED flash. The smart phone is also able to record video. The phone also supports Bluetooth 2.1 and has a GPS chip.
The Samsung Focus runs on Microsoft’s newer version, Windows Phone 7, of their previous operating system. The Focus has additional apps added by AT&T and Samsung. The NOW application is added by Samsung and offers three panels consisting of weather, news, and stock information. AT&T has added AT&T Navigator, which is a GPS app powered by TeleNav’s software. AT&T has also added the Uverse app, which allows people to access their DVR to set up a recording schedule and watch any programs recorded in their DVR.
There are several unique accessories offered to enhance the smart phone. Naztech offers an n301 backup battery for the Samsung Focus, which allows people who are not going to have access to a charger to keep their phone working. Amzer offers a screen protector. This mirror screen protector keeps the Focus’s Super AMOLED screen scratch free. There are several unique case designs offered by Elite Extreme. For people who wish to purchase a belt clip, Elite Extreme offers several distinct colors, including pink, blue, red, and a bedazzled Playboy bunny design. Elite Extreme also offers numerous different Samsung Focus “socks” that come in distinct colors and designs, such as Disney designs. Finally, Elite Extreme also offers a Samsung Focus “purse” design. These purse holders come with several unique designs for people to choose from. These designs include 2 distinct Simpsons designs, 4 diverse Playboy bunny designs, and several different Naztech marbled designs.