Samsung Galaxy Indulge R910 / Indulge R915
MetroPCS today announced that it has signed agreements with Disney/ABC so that it may provide video content from ABC Entertainment, ABC Family, ABC News, Disney Channel, Disney XD, and ESPN through its MetroSTUDIO Video On Demand application. The MetroSTUDIO application is available to MetroPCS's LTE-equipped devices and is included with the $60 monthly LTE service plan. The app offers streamed video clips and full-length programs. With the new Disney/ABC content, a total of 20 channels will be available to MetroPCS subscribers. The app will run on the Samsung Craft and Galaxy Indulge, and the LG Esteem.
During the CTIA Wireless trade show, Cricket had on display a Samsung Galaxy Indulge that it will be selling in the near future. The Indulge is already available from MetroPCS and includes support for MetroPCS's LTE network. The version for Cricket deletes LTE support, and is a CDMA-only device. It runs Android 2.2 and sports a slide-out text keyboard. A 1GHz processor, 3-megapixel auto-focus camera, and 3.5-inch touch screen. Cricket didn't indicate when it would be available, nor for how much.
We have our grubby little hands on the just-announced Galaxy Indulge, the first Android smartphone for metroPCS with LTE 4G. Check out our first impressions.
MetroPCS this week will start selling the world's first commercially-available LTE 4G smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Indulge. The Galaxy Indulge is powered by Android 2.2 and sports a slide-out text keyboard. A 1 GHz processor, 3-megapixel auto-focus camera, and 3.5-inch touch screen. A 4 GB memory card is included and the phone supports cards up to 32 GB. The Galaxy Indulge will be available by the end of this week for $399 with no contract and unlimited usage plans starting at $50/month. MetroPCS was also first to market with an LTE phone of any type in late 2010 with the Samsung Craft.