Samsung officially unveils the Instinct s30 for Sprint

Sprint and Samsung have just taken the wraps off the Instinct s30 aka Mini Instinct at CTIA. It launches on Sprint April 19th in two colors – Cobalt Metal or Touch of Copper. The s30 doesn’t deviate too much from the original Instinct, but developers can now jump on the s30 with open access to core Java APIs like, Multimedia, Messaging, Bluetooth, Contacts/Calendar and File Access. The Instinct s30 will cost $130 with a two-year contract extension. You can preregister now at the Sprint Instinct s30 page.

• Expansive touch screen featuring localized haptic feedback giving users a gentle vibration as they use the virtual QWERTY keypad
• Live Search for Sprint, powered by Microsoft, provides easy access to directory information on-the-go, GPS-enabled directions, interactive maps and one-touch click to call access
• Visual Voicemail, allowing users to listen to messages in their order of preference and manage them with a simple tap of the screen
• Sprint TV® with an extensive selection of channels and on-demand programming
• Sprint Music Store allowing users to browse and wirelessly download full-length songs directly to their phone for just 99 cents each
• Advanced stereo Bluetooth® 2.0
• SMS voice and text messaging with threaded text
• True HTML Web experience from both the enhanced embedded browser and the addition of Opera Mini 4.2 with a desktop-like browsing experience
• 2.0 megapixel camera with camcorder