Sprint Debuts Android-Based Motorola Admiral
Sprint today announced the addition of the Motorola Admiral to its roster of CDMA-based DirectConnect handsets. The Admiral is the first Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset to take advantage of Sprint's DirectConnect service, says the carrier, and it features a 1.2GHz processor, 3.1-inch VGA display, QWERTY keyboard and 3G. Other specs include a 5-megapixel camera with flash and 720p HD video capture, mobile hotspot for up to five devices, Wi-Fi, and 4GB of internal memory and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. It is compatible with Sprint's full offering of DirectConnect services. The Admiral can be preordered via Sprint.com, Sprint retail stores, and Sprint's business channels starting October 23. It will be available across all Sprint's channels November 13. It costs $99.99 after $50 mail-in rebate with new two-year agreement.
Sprint to Sell LG G3 Vigor
Sprint today announced the LG G3 Vigor, an affordable smartphone that places the volume and screen lock keys on the back, like LG's flagship devices. The phone has a 5-inch 720p HD display and quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor under the hood to keep costs low.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Sprint Lists Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx for $264
Sprint recently added the Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx to its lineup of inexpensive Android handset. The Perx appears to be a minor refresh of last year's J7.
Sprint Kicks Off Sales of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime On July 10
Sprint today announced that it will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime on July 10. The phone has a 5-inch qHD display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel main camera, 5-megapixel front camera, and a 2,600mAh battery.
For anyone who say's this keyboard is blatently ripping off of the blackberry keyboard,
This is an Android phone, and there is no way an Android manufacturer would ever copy a competing manufacturer.
Android is unique and origional and just, well, the absolute best.
Eat your heart out iPhone 4, this thing has a keyboard!(and ANDROID!!!! open source ftw!)
.... I think it's interesting Moto put the speaker on the front rather than the back like EVERY other phone. ....
A number of Moto's recent iDEN phones (which of course are all speakerphones due to ha...