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.
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.
Samsung Refreshes Its Design Language with Galaxy Alpha
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Alpha, an Android smartphone that breaks ties with Samsung's plastic past and introduces metal. The Galaxy Alpha has a metallic frame forming the four outer edges of the device, which has a glass front and textured plastic back panel.
T-Mobile Adds Samsung Galaxy Avant to Roster
T-Mobile today announced the Samsung Galaxy Avant, which is a low-cost Android smartphone. The device features a 4.5-inch qHD screen, quad-core 1.2GHz processor with 1.5GB of RAM, 5-megapixel camera, and 16GB of storage with support for microSD cards up to 64GB.
Kyocera Torque XT Now On Sale at Sprint Stores
Sprint and Kyocera today announced the Torque XT, a minor update to the original Torque. The two updates include compatibility with Sprint's Direct Connect walkie-talkie service, and the improvement on onboard storage to 20GB.