Samsung leaks Louvre smartphone

While it doesn’t quite oust HTC’s Lancaster for most ridiculous phone codename, the newly leaked Samsung Louvre runs it close – and

It’s powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 but, like its Android-equiped foe, has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and 3.5in AMOLED screen.

While it disappointingly doesn’t have a pyramid-shaped chassis with a Mona Lisa homescreen, the Louvre B7610 is only 5.8mm thick and packs a 5MP camera, according to Boy Genius Report.

There’s also the usual smattering of connectivity (Wi-Fi, GPS and stereo Bluetooth) and a microSD slot to supplement the internal storage.

We’ll bring you more news when the Louvre becomes official in July 2009.