Samsung's SPH-L500 visits the FCC loaded with Sprint connectivity

Samsung's SPH-L500 visits the FCC loaded with Sprint connectivity
The Samsung SPH-L500 has just visited the FCC and right away we know that this is going to be a fairly large phone as the device has a footprint only slightly smaller than the Samsung Galaxy S4. At 5.2 inches high and 2.6 inches wide, the handset is twice as high as it wide. Sprint has received a 180 day confidentiality period which means that certain information that we normally can access from an FCC filing, like the Users Manual, is off-limits.

This mystery device will apparently be offered on Sprint since it is carrying an 850/1900 CDMA radio and supports LTE band 25, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth and even NFC. Rumored specs have the SPH-L500 offering a 4.65 inch display with Android 4.1.2 running the show, and back and front-facing cameras weighing in at 8MP and 1.9MP respectively. Inside is 1GB of RAM and 8GB of native storage can be expanded with the 64GB capacity micro SD slot. A dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8930 processor is under the hood.

Hopefully, now that the requisite FCC visit has been made, Samsung and Sprint will soon take the wraps off of this model.

source: FCC, SXTPDevelopersforum via Engadget

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9 Comments

1. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

who cares. the s4 is out now samsung should left this for later to get it place of shine.

2. sheik

Posts: 249; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Is this the phone that was rumored to be released at WMC with flexible screen?

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Big I

4. zig8100

Posts: 243; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

Most likely a Rugged Push to Talk device.

5. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

It seems like Sprint is getting a variant of the Galaxy Premier. Nice...As long as it has a snapdragon 400 or the older S4 chipset....

6. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

That's a great form factor for a 4.65"(ideal size) screen. The side bezels are only .16".

9. JEverettnow

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

S4 mini?

10. pimpollofelice123

Posts: 30; Member since: Jul 02, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Premier for Sprint??

11. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Its a low end device nothing special dont get your hopes up

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