With Rogers launching the 2 new devices today, the Samsung Rugby A836 and ZTE Rock F165. I was curious what else was new over at Samsung Canada. Low and behold I found the Samsung f266 will be launching with Fido shortly.
I called Fido a couple times to confirm and they have never heard of the Samsung f266 (SGH-F266). From the description it’s a slider with : “Sleek and skinny from the outside—and jam packed on the inside! From music to movie clips, the SAMSUNG f266 lets you do it all. Store up to 8 GB of your fave songs with expandable memory and play it all back on the built-in MP3 player. Take photos and video with the 2.0 megapixel camera and Bluetooth® lets you almost-instantly share clips with friends. You’re always in the loop with the f266.”
No word on pricing or when this is coming out… but from the best of my knowledge this could be one of the first products (other than the upcoming BlackBerry 8100) to dawn the newly created Fido logo.
It has overall dimensions of 97 x 48 x 13 mm and weighs in at 99 grams. Other key features are that it has a 2 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom, internal display of 2.1 inches with a screen res of 176 x 240. Standby time of up to 300 hours, talk time of 5 hours, Bluetooth compatible, MP3 Player plus the standard basic features like a calendar, alarm clock, to do list etc…
More info to come. ***UPDATE*** We have been told that this is launching on February 10th. More here