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.
Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging.
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.
Sprint to Sell ZTE Max XL
Sprint today added the ZTE Max XL to is lineup of big-screened Android handsets. The Max XL, which is already available from Sprint-owned Boost Mobile, features a 6-inch full HD display and 3,990mAh 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...