Samsung Stratosphere priced at $79 at Staples
For those of you unfamiliar with the Samsung Stratosphere, it will be the first Android-based smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard to run on Verizon's 4G LTE data network. Features will include a 4" Super AMOLED WVGA display, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 5MP rear camera & 1.3MP front camera, 480p video recording, Bluetooth 3.0 and will run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Stratosphere will also be the first Verizon smartphone to support dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n at 5GHz and 2.4GHz.
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1. Steve38 (unregistered)
Good deal but I walked pass a Radioshack yesterday and they are still advertising the 100 dollar off Verizon smartphone deal.
2. Yeeee (Posts: 190; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)
Whens the Vigor coming out? Either HTC is keeping it a secret or its coming later
5. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1080; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)
Well you know the phone world works... When in doubt, it's coming later.
3. biophone (Posts: 1900; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
I really like this handset. For this price getting lte and a keyboard is really cool. If the battery life is good it should be a major hit.
4. Eric (unregistered)
Wait, Staples sells phones?
6. roldefol (Posts: 3260; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Only for the past few months. Smart move as business folks move away from company-issued Blackberries and start using their own smartphones. And while it's not specced for power users, the Stratosphere is probably the best example of a business-ready Android.