Alltel Lays Claim to Samsung Gem Android Phone
Alltel today announced the availability of the Samsung Gem, a bar-style Android device that runs 2.1 Eclair and has a 3.2-inch touch display with WQVGA resolution and scratch/smudge protection. The Gem, which was revealed by Samsung in January, also has GPS, Wi-Fi, a 3.2 megapixel camera, an 800MHz processor, Swype software and Samsung's Social Hub. The Gem will be free to Alltel customers after a $50 rebate with a new two-year commitment.
Samsung Adds Galaxy A7 to A Series Lineup
Samsung today announced the Galaxy A7, the largest of the three A Series handsets. The A7 features a 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED screen and a slim, metallic design.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS to Sell Samsung Galaxy On5
T-Mobile today said it and its prepaid brand MetroPCS will kick off sales of the Samsung Galaxy On5 later this month. The On5 is an inexpensive Android smartphone with a 5-inch 720p HD display, 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, and 2-megapixel front camera.
Samsung Introduces the Z, Its First Tizen Phone
Samsung today announced the Samsung Z, the first smartphone to run its home-grown Tizen platform. The phone strongly resembles Samsung's Android smartphones and will launch in Russia during the third quarter of the year.
AT&T to Sell Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 on Oct. 24
AT&T today announced the pending launch of the Galaxy Mega 2, a new version of Samsung's low-cost phablet. The Mega 2 features a 6-inch HD screen with a reduced bezel to help keep the footprint as small as possible.