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The Samsung SGH-i667 aka the 'Mandel' is one of the last Windows Phone that we have very little information about. It passed BT certification in January and then cleared the FCC in March but since it did not co-launch with the HTC Titan II and the Nokia Lumia 900, it is presumed that the Samsung LTE phone was canceled.

Now, two images have leaked out of the device, the first one you see above is the back of the phone and it shows a svelte, glossy white smooth rounded back.

The second image is a screen cap of the device connected up to Zune Desktop, showing the device name. The AT&T logo is prominent on the device and featured in that image which is pulled from Microsoft's servers.

The device also appears to be sporting only 8GB of storage (with 5.61 available) which tells us that this was probably not a high-end, flagship phone for AT&T but an offshoot of the Focus Flash, which also goes by the name i667.

Other than that we just don't have any more information. The images come by way of the site WPXAP and no other details were given.

Samsung has reportedly taken a break from Windows Phone to work on a high-end Windows Phone 8 device for the fall (rumored to be a Galaxy S3 knock off). Could the 'Mandel' have been skipped or passed over by AT&T or even Sammy? We may never know.

We'll keep an eye out though we know we'd like to add it to our collection. Samsung looks good in glossy white.

Source: WPXAP; Thanks, Talan1314, for the images!

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An unnamed Samsung phone, model SGH-i667, has passed through Bluetooth certification.  According to Blog of Mobile, the device supports LTE, which means it could very well be the Samsung Mendel.  The Mendel is one of three new 4G phones expected to hit AT&T, the others being HTC's Radiant and Nokia's Lumia 900 Ace.  If the SGH-i667 is indeed the Mendel, it is rumored be big, sporting a screen larger than the 4.3 inches found on its sister, the Focus S.  The Mendel is expected to hit the shelves sometime in the first half of 2012.

Source: Bluetooth; Via: Blog of Mobile

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