AT&T Inc said it plans to launch a mobile phone with handset maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd that will be their first to support Napster Inc's wireless digital music service, in time for the holiday season.

The mobile phone, exclusive to AT&T, will apart from other features allow customers to search a music catalog and preview song samples, and will be available in stores from November 23, the top U.S. phone company said in a statement.

(Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Mathew Veedon)