Samsung unveiled the updated version of its SCH-i730 phone today. Apparently the new version, the SCH-i830, offers quad band CDMA compatibility with EV-DO high speed wireless internet. If you didn’t know, the device is a slider phone, and supports Widows Mobile 2003 second edition. Other highlights include a 2.8? LCD, Bluetooth capability, and a slide out QWERTY keyboard.

The phone should be available sometime soon. Expect the price to be around $600.

Buy the i730 at Amazon for $429.99 with rebates.

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."