DALLAS--()--Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile)1, the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.2, today announced the availability of the Samsung Mythic™, a full touch screen device with AT&T Mobile TVSM capability, and the Samsung Flight™, a touch screen phone that slides open vertically to reveal a full keyboard.
The Mythic’s 3.3” full touch screen features Samsung’s innovative TouchWiz™ user interface, which allows users to simply drag and drop widgets for their favorite and most commonly used features and functions on the phone’s home screen. With one-touch access to features including AT&T Mobile TV and social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, the Mythic is a portable entertainment powerhouse.
The Samsung Mythic is the newest AT&T Mobile TV-capable device to hit stores. AT&T Mobile TV subscribers enjoy around-the-clock access to full-length simulcast and time-shifted programming from FLO TV, including content from leading entertainment brands such as CBS Mobile, CNBC, CNN Mobile, COMEDY CENTRAL, ESPN Mobile TV, FOX Mobile, FOX News, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go, Nickelodeon and the movie channel Crackle.
AT&T Mobile TV is now available for $9.99 per month – a new, lower price point effective Nov. 8 for new and existing subscribers. Existing subscribers will see an automatic adjustment to the subscription price on their next statement. New AT&T Mobile TV subscribers receive the first seven days of their subscription for free.5 For more information, visit www.att.com/mobiletv.
Additional key features and specifications of the Mythic include:
The next generation messaging device from Samsung, the Flight, available in red and silver color options, has a vertical sliding form factor that opens to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard underneath. The Flight’s unique touch screen user interface provides one-touch access to functions like shortcuts, favorites and messaging, including SMS and MMS, Instant Messaging and Mobile E-mail.
Additional key features of the Flight include:
Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Mythic is available for $199.99 after mail-in rebate. (Pay $249.99 and receive $50 AT&T Promotion Card with a two year service agreement.) The Samsung Flight is available for $99.99 after mail-in rebate. (Pay $149.99 and receive a $50 AT&T Promotion Card with a two-year service agreement.) Both devices will be available Nov. 8 through select AT&T retail locations or at www.wireless.att.com.
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit www.samsungwireless.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company consists of two business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world’s most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation’s leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. In 2008, AT&T again ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Telecommunications Company list and No. 1 on America’s Most Admired Telecommunications Company list. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com.