As you probably know, the Sanyo M1 handset was introduced by Sprint Nextel Corp. and Sanyo Corp recently.
Earlier this year Sanyo suggested it would move out of the mobile phone business and plans to sell it. Sanyo doesn't comment this. Sanyo provided the bulk of Sprint Nextel's CDMA mobile handsets so company's destiny is linked to the carrier's recent performance. It's not clear whether Sprint Nextel's business suffered from its handset offerings, or whether Sanyo is paying the price for Sprint Nextel's performance is a matter of speculation, nevertheless Sanyo's interest in quitting its handset business, Sprint Nextel is trying some new successful things.
As for the Sanyo M1, it is a high-end multimedia phone and it has lots of onboard memory and a two-megapixel camera. Having this handset users can enjoy Sprint Nextel's video and music offerings. Sanyo M1 represents the success of the two companies' cooperation. The device provides 1 gigabyte of internal memory, or storage for approximately 16 hours of music; it has an external display and music controls, text messaging, Bluetooth and GPS functions. The device is available for $199 with a two-year contract.
Sanyo M1 specifications
Sanyo M1 photos