Samsung Craft, MetroPCS's first LTE phone, poses for a hazy photo shoot

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Samsung Craft, MetroPCS's first LTE phone, poses for a hazy photo shoot
The article has been updated on August 8, 2010.

MetroPCS seemed to be on the way to become the first carrier to officially out an LTE phone in the US,  after a Samsung Craft was spotted to clear the FCC hurdles. Now, a forumer who claims to be one of the chaps testing the Craft, obviously couldn't resist the temptation, and posted pictures of the dual-mode CDMA/LTE handset.

In line with what we have heard so far, this LTE specialty is said to be priced around $300. We did expect somewhat more rigid specs than a supposed 3.2MP camera, but, oh, well, at least it has a flash on the back. The front has the ubiquitous back button, but the rest of the typical Android keys are nowhere to be seen – neither on the front, nor on the physical QWERTY keyboard - so if this is indeed the Samsung Craft, it is definitely not running Android, but a typical TouchWiz 2.0 UI for dumbphones. Makes us wonder how on Earth will those LTE speeds be enjoyed.

source: PhoneNews via SamsungHub




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7 Comments

1. azuki unregistered

does phonearena think this is android device? So dumb

5. piss off unregistered

shitty android fanboy.

2. hjr954 unregistered

Its running touchwiz its pretty much a cdma/lte clone of the samsung impression with a different face just look at the keyboard

3. bng

Posts: 107; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

dang GETRO im impressed with this phone hahha

4. joey18

Posts: 673; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

yea im so impressed sorry no signal in my room lte this phone only work by metro by yard is much slower

6. Dontay unregistered

This phone will be running Droid Platform later on in the year. I got the chance to mess around with this phone and ill have to say that i loved it.

7. hooher tod unregistered

Yes there should realize the reader to RSS my feed to RSS commentary, quite simply

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