Sprint releases four QChat phones

Sprint's first four QChat cell phones will go on sale Sunday, June 15.

Sanyo Pro 200 Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks

Starting June 15, Sprint's new Chat will be off and running in more than 40 markets nationwide. For those not in the know, QChat offers push-to-talk (PTT) interoperability between CDMA and iDEN networks for the first time. That means that customers using the new QChat phones will be able to make PTT calls to both Sprint CDMA phones and Nextel iDEN handsets.

Sprint unveiled six QChat handsets at the CTIA show two months ago Four models, the Sanyo Pro 200, Sanyo Pro 700, the LG LX400, and the Samsung Z400, will go on sale Sunday with the remaining two phones, the Motorola V950 and the Samsung Z700, following later this year.

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