April 26, 2006

Smooth and Colorful

Media Contact:
Michelle Leff, Sprint


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — 04/26/2006

The A580 by Samsung provides essential mobile features in an attractive, easy-to use device. As one of the first mobile device to offer Sprint’s new wireless backup feature, the A580 by Samsung also offers secure storage and quick retrieval of contact information in case the device is ever lost, stolen or damaged. A combination of productivity enhancing tools, including Web and e-mail access, advanced voice recognition capabilities and a built-in speakerphone, make this a reliable device for everyday communication.


  • Wireless backup capable
  • Web access and e-mail
  • Advanced voice recognition
  • SMS text messaging
  • Built-in external speakerphone
  • Large full color screen
  • Compact internal antenna


  • T9® text entry
  • Voice memo/recorder
  • Personal organizer with scheduler, task list, alarm clock and calculator
  • Built in phone book holds 300 entries


  • Customizable picture caller ID
  • Downloadable ringers
  • Downloadable wallpapers
  • Downloadable games


  • Dimensions: 3.6” x 1.78” x 0.92”
  • 3.41 ounces with standard battery
  • Main Display: 65K-color STN (128 x 160 pixels)
  • External Display: 4-grayscale X (96 x 32 pixels)
  • Available April 2, 2006