Samsung's Latest Mobile is WiMAX ReadySay hello to Samsung's SPH-P9000 Deluxe MIT, the latest in mobile smart communications. Samsung just took the shrink wrap off its new device at the Mobile MiMAX Summit 2006. The new device is capable of voice and multimedia data communications through mobile data networks and WiMAX.
WiMAX, in case you need a refresher, is a new broadband wireless network technology based on the IEEE 802.16 standard. This is the technology that may bring wi-fi to a city near you. It's designed to provide a wi-fi hotspot that blankets a large metropolitan area with a range of some 31 miles.
Samsung is standing behind the runaway growth of Wi-MAX, and it's probably a good bet. The SPH-P9000 will be there to meet the demand for consumer level WiMAX compatible devices as it unfolds. But it's also a smartphone with CDMA Ev-Do technology. This'll get you connected to mobile networks until you can harass your local congressmen to provide free WiMAX to your district.
This decapitating edge mobile smart phone runs Windows XP and has a full QWERTY keyboard with a clever folding design and an expansive 5" LCD screen. A 5" LCD is about enough pixels to display a
Kitae Lee, President of Telecommunications Network Business at Samsung says the SPH-P9000 is the start of several Mobile WiMAX convergence devices Samsung plans to deliver. This should correspond with Samsung's global expansion of WiMAX networks.