Helio introduces Samsung Heat

March 1st, 2007

Helio Heat by Samsung

 Helio has just launched their latest handset “Heat” which offers a chocolate-like feeling with it’s touch sensative keys and slider design. The Heat by Samsung also comes packed with a QVGA display, stereo Bluetooth,  GPS and a 1.3 megapixel camera.

“Smooth as glass with a minimalist face and slender silhouette, Heat is a fresh mix of smart design and advanced technology. Produced by Samsung exclusively for Helio members in the U.S., Heat comes in two colors: high-gloss Onyx and shimmering Gold. Heat features a highly responsive exterior electrostatic touchpad with customizable sensitivity (super, high, medium, low) for navigation through a simple finger tap. Thin and pleasing to the touch with smooth sliding action, Heat has a 1.99 inch high-resolution QVGA display with landscape mode, stereo Bluetooth® support, 136MB available internal memory, MP3, MPEG-4 and VOD support, Helio Music compatibility for music on the go, and built-in GPS capabilities for access to Helio services including GPS-enabled Google Maps™ for mobile and Buddy Beacon™.”

You can pick up Helio Heat today in either Black or Gold for only $150 at retail locations or Helio.com.

Source: Helio

Entry Filed under: Carrier News,Latest Phones,Phones

4 Comments Add your own

    HelioMan  |  March 1st, 2007 at 4:13 pm

    The Heat is Helio’s entry level handset and for its price packs a mean punch. I’ve used this phone for a while now and its awesome. It is very durable and passed a stress test of being thrown out of the 2nd story balcony and only suffered scratches. GPS capability tied with google maps will leave you amazed wherever you go. for $150, i believe this is the best device you can get.

    Don’t call it a phone..

    Palestine  |  March 8th, 2007 at 1:52 pm

    This phone is just overhyped by Helio, its essentially a Samsung E900 which is a crap phone, the touch sensitive keys are annoying as hell, The stated GPS functionality isnt available int he samsung E900 so I dont know where that came from and also the E900 has 2 megapixel camera and not 1.3.

    HelioMan I really doubt a phone like the E900 would survive such a drop, thats not a stress test anymore thats blatant abuse.

    Auras  |  August 9th, 2007 at 12:10 pm

    Actually, it’s very similar to the E900, but if you do some research, the Heat is designated SPH-A303. I have one of these, and It really does do everything it says. I don’t know about the drop though. I’ve been doing my best to keep it in good condition.

    Craig  |  January 12th, 2008 at 7:18 pm

    Helio Heat is a good phone, but what do you guys think about the Helio Fin? I think it’s a better built phone and when I went to the Helio store in Arlington, VA, the electrostatic touch pad was whack.

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