Sprint Android app mentions upcoming phones including the Samsung Galaxy S II

Sprint Android app mentions upcoming phones including the Samsung Galaxy S II
Sprint's Mobile IP Relay app in the Android Market is used by those with hearing problems to place relay calls using text messages on Android phones. The app is listed in the Android Market where Sprint lists the phones that support the relay calls. There are names on the list that you know like the HTC EVO 4G, the Kyocera Echo and the HTC EVO 3D just to name a few. And there are even some phones on the list that have not yet been launched on Sprint yet, such as the sizzling hot smartphone of the moment, the Samsung Galaxy S II.

No, the listing on the app doesn't tell us the launch date for the handset. It also doesn't tell us about where Sprint intends on pricing the phone. But it is the latest link we've seen in public between the carrier and the highly anticipated smartphone. The last time we saw Sprint and the Samsung Galaxy S II together in the same story was when we reported that the variant of the phone for the nation's third largest carrier will be called the Epic Touch 4G.

As we told you, Samsung plans on making a "major product announcement" on August 29th, at which time we should learn much more about the Samsung Galaxy S II. In the meantime, those that rely on Sprint's Mobile IP Relay app for communications will be happy to know that they will also be able to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S II without losing the ability to place relay calls using text.

source: AndroidMarket via AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S II
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(9.00h 3G talk time)

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18 Comments

1. ICSphonesBetter unregistered

isn't better to wait for ICS phones gs2 seems a little dated?

2. Missed_The_Mark unregistered

No, ICS phones will not have the same battery life as the SGSII; therefore, get the SGSII because it will be supported by Cmod. Unless the new ICS phone is just a variant of the SGSII... then everyone can win.

9. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

All ICS is MIUI. Which personally looks like a *** iPhone. They think the patent wars are bad now? Hahaha wait until ICS hits the market. My advice, get a good hardware phone and put a custom ROM on it. Not to mention they are pushing ICS to compete with the iPhone, so I wouldn't really trust that it is going to be that stable.

3. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

GSII is already outdated. It's been out for over six months now while it's been pussyfooting in the US.

10. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I like turtles

11. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

because you're as slow as a turtle.

14. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

amazing that the monster SGS2 is outdated to you, but yet you want everyone to buy an iphone5 which will lack in specs compared to the SGS2 and iOS is so far behind that they thought it best to copy android directly.

4. iankellogg

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

it isn't outdated yet. If it comes out with 4G on all networks it will still be the fastest phone on the market.

5. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

According to Android terms, any phone over six months old is outdated. Lol, that's how inconsistency works on Android.

7. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

How is it outdated it already beats the s**t out of the iphone 5

12. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

LOL, yeah right.

13. Ivan6479

Posts: 250; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I would like to think this is true myself, but no one truly knows what Apple will be bringing to the table with the iPhone 5. It is all speculation and sadly the The_Miz has a point about the device already being outdated. Samsung really screwed the pooch big time by leaving the U.S., one of the largest consumers of mobile phones in the dark.

15. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

it wasnt samsung, it was the US carriers demanding things of samsung. You really think they left out their biggest market so long by choice? :)

20. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I believe that the main reason it takes so long for technology to come to market in the US is the FCC. It takes them forever to clear products for safety requirement, the strictest out there I believe.F-ing government

6. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

yeeup..i'm pretty darn sure Sprint will be the first ones with it and if not they'll all be announced together like the original was.

8. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

I think I am going to upgrade to this from my Evo. I love the big screen, slim phones. I wouldn't have a problem with my Evo, but it is soooooo ssssllllloowwwwwww compared to the GSII. Now we finally know it is coming soon oh yeah!!!!

19. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

wow iphone 5 specs.. are outdated,, you guys must own a DeLorean or something as nobody knows the specs for the iphone 5, and yes in Android land... the SGII will take a back seat to the Prime....

21. XTREEMMAK

Posts: 8; Member since: Aug 08, 2011

Still banking on this phone for maybe....I dont know, two months? Any longer and I'm done with it sorry. I want the phone. I've wanted it a long time ago. It's just needlessly taking forever to get to the states!!!

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