Posted by dnovak on February 22, 2013 ·
Kyocera Torque – the First Ultra-Rugged 4G LTE Android Smartphone with Sprint Direct Connect and Smart Sonic Receiver Audio Technology – Drops, Dunks and Spills into Sprint on March 8 for $99.99 after a $50 MIR and with a new two-year service agreement or eligible upgrade.
Torque is our first Mil-Spec 810G touchscreen smartphone. For workers in the trenches, families at the beach or the snowboarder [...]
Posted by dnovak on October 17, 2012 ·
Beginning October 25th, the new Sprint LTE Galaxy Note II will become available. Sprint just announced that it’ll make the handset available to new customers and upgrade-eligible folk for $299.99 on a two-year contract, in either marble white or titanium gray. Expect to pay a significant monthly sum too, especially if you eventually want to exploit Sprint’s LTE network. Check [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 12, 2012 ·
Three months after Google announced Jelly Bean, Sprint is finally updated the Galaxy Nexus smartphone to the latest version of Android. The update includes the normal benefits of Jelly Bean such as Google Now, offline voice dictation and the Project Butter user interface, however it will also remove Flash support.
Sprint says that Adobe will not be certifying the Adobe Flash Player [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 23, 2012 ·
LG is preparing to launch a high-end smartphone that will rival the Galaxy S III. The handset, known as the Optimus G, has a 4.7-inch True HD display, a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, LTE connectivity and a 13-megapixel rear camera. The device also includes VoLTE capabilities, and will feature the company’s Optimus user interface atop Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
LG is expected [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 16, 2012 ·
Kyocera has just announced the “Rise” with QWERTY keyboard, available on Sprint August 19th for $20 (after a $50 mail-in rebate and two-year commitment), and on Virgin Mobile with a prepaid version on August 31st for $100.
The Rise features Android 4.0, a 3.5-inch HVGA display, 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon S2 processor, a 3.2MP camera and a 1,500mAh battery that claims 8.5 [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 15, 2012 ·
Sprint is planning to launch the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE on August 19th at a sale price of $199.99 with a two-year service agreement. Sprint says that customers can now preorder the device, which will have a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, a 4.3-inch display screen, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture, [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 8, 2012 ·
Sprint plans to launch its HD Voice service for the HTC EVO 4G LTE by the end of the year, according to reports. The feature, significantly improves call quality, but it requires both handsets to support the service in order to be used. To ensure the quality of HD Voice, Sprint says it needs to upgrade a large portion of its markets with various network improvements, and launch additional [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 18, 2012 ·
Sprint just announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The Android 4.0 handset can be pre-ordered today and will be available beginning Sunday, April 22nd for $199.99 with a new two-year agreement.
“Galaxy Nexus is a beautifully designed smartphone that combines the Pure Google experience with the speed of Sprint’s upcoming 4G LTE network,” said Fared Adib, Sprint’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 6, 2012 ·
Sprint and HTC just unveiled the HTC EVO 4G LTE during an NYC press conference. As a Sprint version of the HTC One X, Sprint’s new flagship smartphone features a 4.7-inch Super LCD display with 720p HD resolution, a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, an 8-megapixel camera powered by a dedicated ImageChip, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Sense 4.0, 16GB of internal [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 4, 2012 ·
Blogger Pocketnow released a leaked press image of Sprint’s upcoming HTC EVO One prior to the handset’s rumored announcement later today. The image pictures the device between the HTC One X for AT&T and the T-Mobile-bound HTC One S. Sprint’s One-series smartphone is rumored to feature a 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED display and a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5GHz.
Posted by dnovak on March 21, 2012 ·
While the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper will be the first 4G handsets to launch on Sprint’s upcoming LTE network in the second quarter, there’s a new report that suggests Sprint will follow these models up with a flagship launch early this summer. Blogger S4GRU on Sunday reports that a smartphone code-named the HTC Jet will hit store shelves on June 10th, nearly two [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 13, 2012 ·
Sprint has announced an entry-level Android-powered device, the ZTE Fury. This little gem features a 3.5-inch capacitive display with a 1GHz single-core processor and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Fury is also equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera, a microSD slot, 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM and the usual suite of preloaded Sprint apps.
“We realize that there are a [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 4, 2012 ·
Sprint will be adding ten new smartphones this year to its network that will come with Google Wallet. One of these smartphones will be the LG Viper.
Google Wallet is a service that uses NFC (near field communications) to make a wireless payment system using compatible devices located in retail stores, gas stations, coffee shops and more. It works by allowing you to load up a card with an [...]
Posted by David on February 3, 2012 ·
Sprint just announced the Sunday, Feb. 5, availability of ZTE Optik. It will be available through Sprint direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and online (www.sprint.com) for just $99.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement. It will also be available without a service agreement for $349.99, [...]
Posted by David on May 5, 2011 ·
Today Motorola and Sprint announced two new Android smartphones from Motorola , the Motorola XPRT and the Motorola Titanium. The XPRT is a dual-mode smartphone capable of roaming internationally on GSM networks, and it’s also the first Android phone from Sprint to feature enterprise-class security. It has Android 2.2 (Froyo) with MOTOBLUR, a 3.1-inch touchscreen display, a 5-megapixel camera, a [...]
Posted by David on March 22, 2011 ·
Sprint officially unveiled the HTC EVO 3D during its press conference at the CTIA tradeshow in Orlando today, and it could be the coolest, most robust handset thats been previewed to date. The EVO 3D is an Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) smartphone with a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 450-pixel autostereoscopic 3D display. It’s powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm 8660 processor and it packs 1GB of RAM, a [...]
Posted by David on March 22, 2011 ·
Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel Mead said on Monday that the company has no interest in a merger with Sprint, a notion that had been tossed around by analysts over the weekend following news that AT&T intends to Acquire T-Mobile USA. “We’re not interested in Sprint. We don’t need them,” Mead told Reuters reporters in Florida ahead of this year’s CTIA Wireless conference. Should AT&T’s [...]
Posted by David on March 21, 2011 ·
Sprint and Google are creating a lot of smiles to all Sprint wireless subscribers with the gift of Google Voice available immediately without any effort. It will literally be as simple as entering your number into your Google Voice account; the system will recognize that it’s a Sprint number and ask you if you’d like to use it as your Google Voice number. The best part? Google Voice apps aren’t [...]
Posted by David on March 21, 2011 ·
Officially announced today, Sprint will be adding a flagship handset to their arsenal, the Google Nexus S 4G. Google says that the Nexus S 4G for Sprint is practically identical to the original Nexus S, except that it’s a tiny bit thicker and heavier since it packs a new radio for CDMA and 4G WiMAX compatibility. The OS is also identical besides the addition of a 4G on / off check box in [...]
Posted by David on March 8, 2011 ·
Talks resume as rumors of a possible T-Mobile takeover by Sprint and Deutsche Telekom become possible. Both conglomerates are holding meetings to discuss a possible acquisition. According to some reports, discussions between the two companies have been taking place on and off for some time, and one of the major areas of dispute is T-Mobile USA’s valuation. Should Sprint and Deutsche Telekom [...]
Posted by David on March 7, 2011 ·
Sprint plans to announce three high-end devices at CTIA Wireless in Orlando this month. Sources tell us that the Samsung Nexus S 4G, a standard Nexus S with a WiMAX radio; the EVO 3D, HTC’s spin on the very successful EVO 4G with a 3D screen; and the EVO View, a CDMA version of the HTC Flyer tablet, are on the docket for the show. The rumor is supported by some Wi-Fi alliance filings from Samsung [...]
Posted by David on February 27, 2011 ·
Verizon Wireless will begin to sell Windows Phone handsets towards the end of March. The HTC 7 Trophy, the same CDMA WP7 handset to be carried by Sprint, could be announced as early as February 28th. The device will have Microsoft’s “NoDo” update (also known as the copy and paste update) and should retail for $199.99 with a signed two-year contract. Anyone waiting for this phone?
Posted by David on February 25, 2011 ·
The HTC Merge, a new Android phone that’s received some BUZZ lately, will hit multiple North American carriers beginning in spring 2011.
It’s packed with a 3.8-inch touchscreen, Android 2.2, a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and HTC Sense UI. A slide-out QWERTY keyboard GPS, WiFi and the ability to capture 720p video round out the ‘Merge’s’ spec. Carrier suitors [...]
Posted by David on February 8, 2011 ·
Kyocera and Sprint just released the Echo this week. The Kyocera Echo is unlike any other device around, and it’s truly innovative.
Here are some of specs:
Dual 3.5-inch LCD WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touchscreens (4.7 inches diagonally and 800 x 960 pixels when opened)
Android 2.2 — Froyo
1GHz Snapdragon QSD 8650
5 megapixel camera with flash
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
EVDO Rev. A
Posted by David on January 6, 2011 ·
BlackBerry 4G PlayBook coming to Sprint by summer
—RIM is releasing a 4G version of their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet that pairs with your BlackBerry smartphone, and it’s ready to go on Sprint’s 4G network. It’s set to launch this summer, and it will provide a high performance platform that will enable a mobile services revolution for both application developers and customers.
Posted by David on December 13, 2010 ·
HTC EVO Shift 4G launching January 9th
-The HTC EVO Shift 4G / HTC Knight / HTC Speedy, depending on your rumored name preference, is actually Sprint’s HTC Desire Z iteration, and there’s a new clear image of the phone circulating the web.
Sprint's new flagship EVO Shift 4G by HTC might be in stores January 9th
The first thing you’ll notice is its four-line QWERTY keypad. The image [...]