Boost Announces Samsung Galaxy Rush
Updated: Rewrote portions to reflect new info.
Boost Mobile today announced a handful of new devices from Samsung, the most significant of which is the availability of the Galaxy S II 4G, a Boost-branded version of the Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch offered by Sprint, including WiMAX. It will be available September 6 for $369.99. Boost also announced the Samsung Galaxy Rush and the Samsung Array. The Galaxy Rush, a mid-level Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone, which has a 3.5-inch touchscreen, 3-megapixel rear camera, and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. It will be available in the late September for $149.99. The Samsung Array is a feature phone that has a sideways slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It features a 2.4-inch display and a 2-megapixel camera. It will also be available in late September for $59.99. The Array is also coming to Sprint, and to Virgin as the Montage.
from Boost Mobile
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Sprint today announced the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, the first Galaxy S II phone to launch with a major US carrier. The phone sports a massive 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and the Samsung Exynos 1.2-GHz dual-core processor.
Samsung Intros Programmable NFC Tags Called TecTiles
Samsung today announced the availability of TecTiles, small, programmable near-field communication stickers that can be used to activate certain actions on NFC-equipped smartphones. Using a separate Android application, the tags can be programmed to change device settings, such as join a Wi-Fi network or set the phone to silent; to initiate communications, such as a text message or a phone call; as well as to interact with social networking sites, such as to set Facebook status updates or send a message to Twitter.
Sprint Delivering Ice Cream Sandwich to Epic 4G Touch
Sprint today indicated via its support forums that owners of the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch have something to looked forward to: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The update can be installed over the air, and Epic 4G Touch owners will be notified when the update is available to their device.
Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch
4.5" display 480 x 800 pixels
Samsung Exynos C210 dual-core processor
1,800 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)