Samsung

Samsung Moment

At the CTIA conference in San Diego on Wednesday, Samsung and Sprint unveiled the Samsung Moment, a touchscreen handset that has an Android-based operating system.

The Moment is the second Android handset Samsung announced this week, following the Samsung Behold II on T-Mobile.

Samsung Moment will be available on November 1 and will cost $180 with a two-year contract. The Moment costs the same as the HTC Hero, Sprint's other Android offering.

The handset has a QWERT keyboard and a 800 Mhz processor that Samsung says it will make Web browsing faster, provide smoother video playback and allow more multitasking. The Moment also includes a 32 GB of external memory.

Other features include visual voicemail, turn-by-turn GPS, Wi-Fi, calendar sync, Exchange support, a 3.5-mm headphone jack, stereo Bluetooth. And, because it is an Android phone, you get a suite of Google apps like Gmail, YouTube, GTalk and more.