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Samsung SCH-W579 pulls double duty: CDMA and GSM

Don’t expect to find anything quite like this in North America anytime soon (the wireless carriers wouldn’t exactly be fans, you see). For those of you in China who need to latch onto both CDMA and GSM networks, Samsung has the SCH-W579 clamshell. When you flip open this phone, you’ll discover a 256k color TFT touchscreen display, complete with a stylus for text input (making Chinese character entry an absolute breeze). Other key features include the now mandatory camera (2MP) and music player. There’s also a built-in business card reader, Office viewer, Bluetooth, and WAP.

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