Along with the Highnote, Samsung and Sprint teamed up again at CTIA to unveil the Rant, an entry-level slider with a $49.99 with a two-year service contract. The Rant slides open to expose a full QWERTY keyboard. It integrates with Sprint Navigation, the Sprint Music Store and Sprint TV.
Additional features include a 2 megapixel camera with video, Bluetooth connectivity, a memory card slot and speaker-independent voice recognition. It has a 176 by 220 screen that supports 262,000 colors. The battery can support 5.6 hours of talk time.
The Rant, which measures 4.5 inches by 2.1 inches by 0.7 inches and weighs 4.58 ounces, comes in red or black. Best Buy will offer an exclusive purple Rant.