It's been a while since we've seen a new, exciting cell phone for T-Mobile, so when Samsung announced its SGH-T729, we took notice. Also called the Blast (yet another crazy Samsung nickname), the SGH-T729 offers a thin slider design, Bluetooth, a megapixel camera, and a QWERTY keyboard modeled on the SureType technology found on some BlackBerry smart phones. On the whole, the Blast is a solid effort for a messaging phone. We liked the design and the simple interface, but T-Mobile's lack of a 3G network is beginning to put it behind its rival carriers. The Blast … Read more
T-Mobile announced today that it is offering the new Samsung Blast. Also called the SGH-T729, the Blast offers an attractive slim slider design in a red-and-black color scheme. Onboard, you'll find Bluetooth, a speakerphone, a MicroSD card slot, and a 1.3-megapixel camera.
Despite the lack of high-end multimedia features, that's not a bad offering, yet its most noteworthy feature is the SureType keyboard taken straight from some members of the RIM BlackBerry family. The addition of the keyboard means that messaging and e-mail features are a focus of the Blast. Though I can't imagine that typing … Read more