Samsung SGH-a707 aka Cingular SYNC Launches

ASAP, the Samsung SYNC, or SGH-a707, gets all launched today. The skinny clamshell phone, exclusive to Cingular, is optimize for high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) for “instant access” to the new music services via a one-touch Cingular Music key. It has external touch-sensitive multimedia buttons as well and a microSD slot for your storage needs. Oh and it supports stereo music over Bluetooth 2.0 and has a built-in 2-megapixel camera with flash to take pictures while you listen to your jams. All of this for $49.99 with a two-year service contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate.

Full Cingular press release for today’s announcements