Earlier this year, Samsung announced the Galaxy S Blaze 4G smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas. This handset is exclusively available for the T-Mobile subscribers in the US. The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G currently runs on the old Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. However, the device will get the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update in the coming months.
This handset is finally available for purchase for T-Mobile customers. The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G comes pre-loaded with a some useful apps such as Yelp, DropBox, Evernote, Square, TripIt, Camscanner, and LinkedIn. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs after the break.
Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G features a 3.97 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display, 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, 42 Mbps HSPA+ connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 5 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom, flash and advanced shooting modes, HD (720p) video recording and playback, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, and so on.
Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, FM Radio with RDS, Samsung Kies Air, Google Play Store, Bluetooth 2.1, Micro SD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, micro USB, A-GPS, full HTML web browser, up to 230 hrs of stand-by time, up to 7 hrs of talk-time and a 1750 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is T-Mobile’s third smartphone to take advantage of 42Mbps HSPA+ technology. T-Mobile customers can buy this device for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a 2 year service agreement. However, you will get an additional discount of $30, if you order this device from T-Mobile’s online store. To get this handset, head over to this page at T-Mobile.