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FCC certifies Samsung SGH i667 "Mandel" 4G LTE Windows Phone

WP Central

We last took a look at the mysterious Samsung SGH i667 "Mandel" back in January where it passed BT certification, but not much was known about the handset. Fast forward three months later and FCC certification paperwork has been spotted by PocketNow, which shows the SGH i667 passing with LTE connectivity listed and confirmed.

The "Mandel" is set to be one of three new 4G handsets heading to AT&T, the other two being the Lumia 900 and HTC TITAN II. Unfortunately, this does not provide any further details specifications wise, but we'll continue to speculate that it's going to be a more advanced brother of the Focus S.

Via: PocketNow

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EJNelly says:

Hey Verizon! Here are all of your LTE windows phones you wanted and they're all headed to at&t.

I'm not an HTC fan but that radiant is a killer phone id buy it in a heart beat they need beats audio in it

vault21x says:

is the radiant the same as the titan II?

The hardware is more like an iPhone 4 shape but an HTC over coat bigger screen too

delmalgeri says:

I didn't know much about HTC but I love my titan. Just found out my area is getting LTE. May have to give this to the kid and try the titan 2!

RolexDPracer says:

I'm so annoyed with Verizon's Android rhetoric, I don't know what to do.

Get with tmobile r att

tbonenga says:

Get with Tmobile?????? Your a funny guy. Tmobile don't have any cool windows phones. The Radar & Lumina 710 are kindergartner phones. You can't type on them small screens.

Not cool? Kindergartener phones? You obviously must not know that those phones are top sellers. I was also able to type just fine on my arrive when I had it. Shows how misinformed u are.

One of my best dreams the past few months was that the Radar was available on AT&T.

You could order a Radar from Canadian carrier Sasktel. They use the 850/1900 bands for HSDPA+ and are selling it for $370 CAD off-contract.

mccasive says:

I don't know about the 710 but the radar definitely is not top tier phone. It works just fine but compared to my Dell Venue Pro, the Radar has a very poor sound quality both with the loud speaker and the earpiece. Talking over Bluetooth headset is also quite inaudible. The only area the Radar trounces the DVP is the camera and Skype call quality over Tmobile 4g network. Contrary to the numerous complaints about the poor nature of the Skype beta app, the quality of call I get on the Radar both voice and video comes so close to the Skype on the PC

tbonenga says:

The Radar and Lumina 710 are bottom of the barrel phones no matter how you slice it. The only reason the Lumina is selling is its free. Go look at Att and you will see kick a@# windows phones. Tmobile, Verizon and sprint don't have crap.

I can use my HD7 with one hand no problems and I can type just fine on the Radar and the 800, which is the same size screen as the 710. I used to want an iPhone until I tried typing on one... The software keyboard on WP makes up for the smaller screen. Try them before you reject them...

Beezie84 says:

No problems typing on radar's keyboard.. Hate to say it but most tmobile customers are cheap and want affordable phones.. I just wouldn't expect a new tmobile phone til Apollo if not lte roll out next year.... I'm just as impatient as the next guy, but it makes more since with hd7 users being eligle for upgrades around that time.. Screen size does not make a phone good,, it cones down to reliability and support (which Samsung lacks and HTC dominates)

So I guess they r having a new Samsung I just hope its shaped like the focus not the s then that would get me to stick with it I'm not into rectangle cornered phones lol

I totally agree. I like rounded edges, too. Love my Focus.

Aldoron says:

Focus love all around :D

goldenpipes says:

I love my old focus too! Just wish the charge port was in the same spot and the focus S for docking.

Face it Verizon is like Darth Vader and ATT is like Yoda who u pick

Razanbuddu says:

Well...If Verizon is Darth Vader
...then AT&T is the Emporer
...and Sprint would be Admiral Motti
...and tmobile....Jar Jar?

reelon says:

Hahahaha funny.

Judge_Daniel says:

To be fair: If Verizon is Darth Vader, then Motoogle would be the Emporer...
AT&T would be Mon Mothma...
Sprint would be Biggs...
TMobile would still be Jar Jar...

Nataku4ca says:

lol TMobile can't shake the Jar Jar name now eh

jdelroyc says:

Aren't those the same bands Verizon uses?  I thought Verizon's CDMA frequencies were 850/1900.

DavidinCT says:

Close but, they are GSM... :(

when T-mobile refarms their network which should be noticeable later this year everyone can get this phone.

bancza says:

this looks like a 4" device! slightly smaller than the original Focus but bigger than the Focus Flash...

You kno what would be cool if the make it like ther tvs barely any edge all screen ;)

Great! Was kinda upset Samsung not showing real 2nd Gen devices. Good call Sammy!

Premium1 says:

Agree, it just goes to show verizon doesn't care about wp7

montel1978 says:

Damn T-mobile come on, but I did read online that T-mobile will get the Lumia 910 with 12mp cam In the 3rd quarter.

T-mobile will also be refarming HSPA to the PCS band so that's basically any phone that AT$T gets we can also get.

MediaCastleX says:

=D I really hope so...

trazer says:

So, how does the size match up to current phones? Too tired to look up the mm and compare right now lol.

jfa1 says:

Its supposedly 4.5 screen the galaxy IIs skyrocket w WP7.5 w samoledplus

KjBleau says:

Hmmm 62mm is less than 2.5 inches

Neusyn says:

You do realize that screen size is measured diagonally and you can't get it based on the dimensions depicted. However assuming that they are right its a slightly smaller phone than the original focus (by a few millimeters) and assuming they eliminated a tiny bit more bezel it should be about the same size screen as the original focus which is 4 inches.

lippidp says:

I'm sick of smart phones. I want to see a super phone. The Fujitsu came close. We need:

- 32GB+ storage
- LTE
- waterproof
- killer camera
- killer sound
- projector
- laser pointer
- NFC
- solar powered with battery also
- keyboard
- stylus with ballpoint pen built in
- bottle opener

C'mon guys. Step it up! This should be possible.