Samsung announcing new handsets on September 1st

HTC apparently isn’t the only handset manufacturer scheduled to unveil something on September 1st (the first day of the IFA convention in Berlin). Samsung has also launched a short video teasing campaign about the Samsung Unpacked event which is set to take place on this day. As you will see in the videos after the break the mysterious device is undoubtedly a phone but the OS is still a mystery (also the Bada and Android versions of the Samsung unpacked application are promoted at the very end). The waves and beach in the videos could also hint at the release of a new Samsung Wave / Bada phone too. Guessing is all we can do right now.

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Another Samsung Windows Phone Mango device in the works: the GT-i8350

Samsung is apparently prepping another Windows Phone 7 device for this fall’s Mango launch but this time this one looks to be a lowered-end model based on its number: GT-i8350. As you already know the Omnia 7 is the GT-i8700 and based on Samsung naming convention the more powerful the hardware gets, the higher its model number is. Galaxy S = i9000, Galaxy S II = i9100 etc.. It’s highly probable that  the GT-i8350 will be using Qualcomm’s MSM7230 SoC like the rumored HTC Ignite and Prime.

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