Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 Android Smartphone Launched, Features Full QWERTY Keyboard

Samsung has today announced the availability of the Samsung Acclaim (SCH-r880) Smartphone exclusively for U.S. Cellular Customers for now. The Acclaim handset is equipped with a 3.2-inch touch screen, full slide-out QWERTY keyboard and innovative 2.1 Google Android platform with Google mobile services offering premium web and multimedia experience.


First ever Google Android powered smartphone for U.S. Cellular network, the Google Android 2.1 Operating System for mobile devices provides access to built-in Google mobile services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and Google Talk.

Additionally, the Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 smartphone also provides users access to over 75,000 applications available in the Android Market, including Google Goggles and Google Maps with navigation.

The Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 smartphone’s slide-out QWERTY keyboard makes it easy for users to quickly send text and picture messages to their friends or post messages to their favorite social networking sites, including Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.

The Samsung Acclaim Android smartphone will come pre-loaded for U.S. Cellular customers with applications such as My Contacts Backup, City ID, Tone Room Deluxe and Your Navigator Deluxe, U.S. Cellular’s free voice-prompted turn-by-turn navigation system.

Ideal for the consumer on-the-go, the Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 smartphone is equipped with stereo Bluetooth v2.1 + A2DP capabilities for seamless hands-free communication and is compatible with Virtual Private Network (VPN) for easy access to company records and information.

The Samsung Acclaim Android smartphone also offers advanced features to auto sync your e-mail and contacts while managing both personal e-mail and corporate e-mail through Microsoft Exchange.

The Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 smartphone’s brilliant, 3.2 inch 480 x 320 pixels full touch screen display incorporates specially designed widgets that allow users to customize and personalize their phone, with instant access to their favorite functions.


It also features 3.0 megapixel camera and camcorder  with LED Flash and Auto Focus and comes standard with a 4 GB microSD card included with supports up to 32GB of external memory.

Key features of the Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 smartphone include:

  • 3.2 inch Touchscreen Display
  • 3.0 Megapixel Camera/Camcorder with LED flash
  • Android 2.1 (Eclair) Operating System
  • One-Touch Access to Android Market
  • Google Mobile Services
    (Google Search, Google Maps, Google Talk and Gmail)
  • microSD Card, 4GB included, supports up to 32GB
  • Support for Corporate and Personal Email
  • SMS/MMS and Video Messaging
  • Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) 802.11b/g
  • Bluetooth v2.1 + A2DP and VPN (Virtual Private Network) Compatible
  • Standard Rechargeable Lithium Ion battery
  • Dimensions: 4.49 x 2.32 x 0.60 inches
  • Weight: 130 gms / 4.59 Ounces

The Samsung Acclaim SCH-r880 smartphone will be available starting July 9 for $99.95 after mail-in rebate at U.S. Cellular retail locations or at Customers who purchase the Acclaim will receive a $20 gift card to use towards applications in the Android Market.

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