During an off-site briefing with Samsung Europe, the Korean mobile phone manufacture confirmed
that the anticipated
Samsung SGH-i780 Windows Mobile 6 Professional smartphone got its European
launch this week.
While carriers like
Orange UK and
Telefónica Movistar are confirmed to carry Samsung's latest smartphone,
other carriers will follow but Samsung didn't disclosed which carriers these
Nevertheless, Samsung also confirmed that shipments to the open market has also
started which means you should be able to get a localized i780 from carrier
independent mobile phone shops in your country soon as well.
Prices depends on the country but without a contract, it should be available
for something around 549 Euro.
Handit.de, a Windows Mobile specialist and online shop
had it (the German version) in stock already but it's already sold out. Next shipments are expected for end of this month. And - best of all - the current price is 489 Euro only!
Cheers ~ Arne