Mobile industry revenue achieved an all time high at $115.1 billion in the year 2005. This is widely attributed to the new cell phone designs and technologies that have flooded the market, thereby contributing to the rise in demand. Samsung is considered one of the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers. Creating designs that are not only eye catching but also practical, a Samsung mobile is known to always be worth the asking price. Samsung's recent offering, the T709 once again solidifies their rightful position at the apex of the mobile phone industry. This attractive pocket-size slide phone weighs 94 grams and measures 94mm x 43mm x 22mm. Its most striking feature is its optimally sized screen that is neither too big nor too small. Its 262,000 color TFT screen allows high-quality graphics and imaging. The high quality 1.3 megapixel camera with zoom and video recording support delivers crisp images. The concealed internal antenna delivers clear crisp sound even in places with faint reception. Its dual speaker phones are ideal for conference calls or conversing while multi-tasking. With a 5-way navigation control, and a well laid out keypad, messaging and dialing is a breeze. Download wallpapers, ring tones, graphics, themes, and games with WAP 2.0. Predictive text (T9) makes messaging on SMS, EMS, MMS quick and effortless and AOL, ICQ, Yahoo! support allows you to stay in touch with friends and colleagues around the world. E-mail and downloads are faster on the high speed technology (GPRS class 10). What sets the Samsung T709 apart from all the other phones in the market is the Wi-Fi support which can pass a call between a cellular and Wi-Fi network using UMA technology. This allows the user to stay in communication, whatever the location. Smart, swift, attractive and user friendly, the T709 is an adequate companion at home, work or outdoors. The new age of wireless communication!