Affordable Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime available from Sprint starting on July 10th

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Back in April, Cricket launched the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime for the price of $179.99 sans contract. On July 10th, the handset will be available for well-qualified Sprint subscribers priced at $0 down and $10 a month for 24 months. You must sign up for a service plan to take advantage of this option. If you don't mind wearing a set of two-year handcuffs, the phone will cost you $29.99 with a signed two-year pact, after a $50 mail-in rebate. Or, you can purchase the phone without a contract for $240.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime features a 5-inch screen with a 540 x 960 qHD resolution. That works out to a pixel density of 220ppi. The 64-bit Snapdragon 410 SoC under the hood contains a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU and the Adreno 306 GPU. 1GB of RAM is inside along with 8GB of internal storage. Those requiring additional memory can access the 128GB capacity microSD slot. The back and front camera combo weighs in at 8MP/5MP, and the lights are kept on by a 2600mAh battery. Android 5.1 is pre-installed.

The phone comes with the Ultra Power Saving Mode. With 10% of the handset's battery life remaining, the feature closes down unnecessary apps and gives you an extra 24 hours to make/take phone calls and send/receive text messages.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime will be available from Sprint's brick and mortar stores, the carrier's web site, and through telesales.

source: Sprint via Phonescoop

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