Verizon Adds the Samsung Stellar to Its Device Roster
Verizon Wireless today announced the Samsung Galaxy Stellar, a mid-range Android smartphone that includes a 4-inch WVGA display. The Stellar is what Samsung calls Samsung Approved For Enterprise, or SAFE, which means it has features businesses like, including 256-bit encryption, and support for VPNs (virtual private networks), mobile device management systems, and additional Microsoft Exchange features. The Stellar runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 3.2-megapixel main camera, 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera, microSD card support up to 32GB, and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The Stellar with be available online and in stores startin September 6. It will be free after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year agreement.
Samsung Galaxy Stellar Earns Its Jelly Bean Update
Verizon Wireless today said that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar will be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean beginning March 4. The update will be pushed out in phases, though it can also be downloaded manually starting Monday afternoon.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Built for the Adventurous and the Accident-Prone
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 Active, a semi-rugged version of its S7 flagship smartphone. The Active has a sturdier metal frame with rubber-coated corners to help protect it.
Verizon Prepaid Now Selling Samsung Galaxy J1
Verizon Wireless recently added the Samsung Galaxy J1 to its lineup of prepaid handsets. The J1 is a compact, entry-level Android smartphone.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Microsoft Selling Customized Variants of Samsung Galaxy S9
Microsoft has added the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to its online store. The devices are pre-configured with Microsoft apps and services.