June 29, 2006

Sprint PCS® Vision Phone A640 by Samsung®

Refined Functionality

Media Contact:
Michelle Leff, Sprint

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — 06/29/2006

The unique backlit exterior display of the A640 by Samsung is the first sign that this is a dynamic phone. But the benefits of the A640 go well beyond handsome design - the A640 offers Bluetooth™ technology, Sprint PCS Ready Link™ push-to-talk service and a VGA camera with digital zoom and self timer. Wireless Backup provides A640 users with secure storage and quick retrieval of contact information in case the device is ever lost, stolen or damaged. In addition, the A640 provides the choice of three user interface options, including a new, easy-to-use black and white menu for optimal usability.


  • Sprint PCS Ready Link capability
  • Sprint PCS Vision services, including web access and email
  • Bluetooth technology
  • Simple, easy to use menu design
  • VGA camera with digital zoom and self timer
  • Large full-color screen
  • Wireless Backup capable
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • T9® text entry
  • Voice memo/recorder
  • Advanced voice recognition
  • Personal organizer with scheduler, task list, alarm clock and calculator
  • Built-in phone book holds 299 entries
  • Customizable picture caller-ID
  • Customizable ring tones and alerts
  • Downloadable wallpapers
  • Downloadable games
  • Customizable camera shutter sounds
  • Dimensions: 3.6" x 1.8" x .9"
  • 3.2 ounces with standard battery
  • Main Display: 65K-color TFT (128 x 160 pixels)
  • Exterior Display: OLED (80 x 64 pixels)
  • Available: June 26, 2006

About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of communications services bringing mobility to consumer, business and government customers. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks offering industry leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

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