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Dual-mode Samsung phone gets FCC nod

updated 04:15 pm EST, Mon December 18, 2006

Samsung W531 World Phone

Samsung is set to launch the W531 (PDF) cellphone for Americans traveling abroad, according to a recently discovered FCC filing. The phone add a GSM radio, giving subscribers to CDMA phone networks in the US the opportunity to roam in Europe and other areas where the opposing standard is more common. Its design also promises much-needed modernization to US carriers' dual-mode lineups and revolves around a 1.3-megapixel camera, MP3 playback, and extensive support for Office documents and most photo formats. Launch details for the US remain an official secret, but the phone is slated to appear first with Sprint. Complete photos can be found after the jump.

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