U.S. carrier Sprint is on the brink of releasing a new device that would showcase its 4G LTE services. Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE was slated for September 16th release date and would bear a price tag of $99.99 (with contract). It is a great offering from a carrier that offers real unlimited plans. Galaxy Victory comes with impressive specs and packed with features while priced affordably.
Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is a mid-range Android phone and while it is already attractive as it is, Sprint even made it irresistible eliminating the price barrier that often holds people back.
“Price is often a barrier for customers who are ready to transition from a feature phone to a smartphone; Samsung Galaxy Victory brings Sprint 4G LTE to the mass market with the high-end features and capabilities of a premium Android smartphone,” David Owens, vice president – Product Development at Sprint, said in a press release.
Now, let’s try to look into Galaxy Victory and see what it’s made of.
Processor. Sprint Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE will sport Qualcomm’s MSM8960 Lite, a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. While Sprint didn’t disclose the amount of RAM in it, mid-range devices with dual-core processors usually come with 1GB.
OS. Samsung gives this device Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS with TouchWiz user interface. There is no promise of an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean but for sure this handset can run it without a problem. If not later this year, then JB update may be rolled out next year.
4G LTE. Aside from the typical 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, Galaxy Victory will also be offering 4G LTE showcasing Sprint’s latest and fastest data transfer so far. Thus, not only does this phone says it executes and processes commands faster, it also boasts of having good design and faster data transfer speed.
NFC. Google is going fast and strong in implementing it mobile payment system and so are manufacturers. Majority of newly released Android devices come with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and Galaxy Victory is one of them. Google Wallet would definitely make this handset a virtual credit card plus the possibility of offering other NFC-related services in the future.
Large Battery. Samsung is one of the manufacturers that understand the importance of providing larger battery packs to mobile phones. Having learned that Victory comes packed with 2100mAh battery is not a surprise at all.
Faster performance, faster connection is all that Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE can offer when it tapped on Sprint’s network.