Samsung Outs QWERTY-Equipped Replenish with Android
Samsung has posted information on its web site about an unannounced Android handset. The SPH-M580 Replenish is a monoblock QWERTY device that has both a full keyboard and a touch screen. According to the few details shared by Samsung, it has a 2.8-inch QVGA display, camera, Wi-Fi, and uses recycled and recyclable plastics. The FCC recently approved a Samsung device with the same M580 designation, and confirms that it has dual-band 850/1900MHz CDMA and Bluetooth 3.0. Sprint has offered a few environmentally friendly handsets from Samsung in the past, though neither company has confirmed this existence of this handset. According to Samsung's web site, the device will become available in June.
Review: Samsung Replenish
Samsung offers yet another Earth-friendly handset for the Sprint network, this time in the shape of a monoblock Android QWERTY smartphone. The Replenish should renew your faith in the power of recycled materials.
Hands-On: Samsung Replenish
Sprint held a small press event this afternoon to show off the new Samsung Replenish, its new "green" Android smartphone. What sets the Replenish apart, aside from its environmentally-friendly build?
PrepaYd Wireless Launches with $40 Unlimited Plan
A new wireless service provider called PrepaYd Wireless launched today and offers an unlimited talk, text (SMS only), and 3G web data "Power" plan for $40 per month. The company also offers an unlimited talk and text "Advantage" plan for $35 per month.
Sprint Graces Samsung Replenish with Android 2.3
Sprint has indicated via its support forums that Android 2.3 Gingerbread is now available to the Samsung Replenish. The update also offers a fix for an SMS bug.
FCC Approves What Is Likely the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
The FCC recently approved a Samsung handset that has all the basic markings of an "Active" variant of the Galaxy S8. The SM-G892A supports AT&T's LTE bands, in addition to Bluetooth and WiFi.