The Samsung Haven for Verizon can be ordered now, will ship on July 29th

Verizon introduced a new phone to its lineup today, the Samsung Haven.

This is the successor to the Samsung Knack and is a rather unassuming featurephone that will cost you $40 with a new 2-year contract.

It features the once-ubiquitous clamshell design and average specs by today’s standards.

Here are the quick details:

  • 2.2″ 176×220 internal screen and a 1.07″ 96×96 external display
  • dedicated ICE (In Case of Emergency) buttons
  • 16 MB of RAM and 64 MB of ROM
  • dual band CDMA (800/1900) with CDMA 2000 1x RTT data
  • Dimensions: 100 x 51 x 18 mm
  • Weight: 99 g

It also has very easy to read key legends and customizable font size throughout the UI, which may make it a perfect choice for those who don’t quite have 20/20 vision anymore. Combine these with the ICE keys, four different healing music selections to help relieve stress, and a medical information application that lets users make medical notes and stores their information such as allergies and medications, and you may have a good phone for the elderly.

It’s also probably a good fit for those more interested in phone calls than any other features a phone may have. It’s decently priced for people who haven’t gotten into the smartphone mania.

You can order it from Verizon starting today and deliveries will start on July 29th.

Via Verizon

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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