These days mobile phone manufacturers and carriers usually announce their new products and services on the social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Virgin Mobile officials recently announced on their Facebook page that Samsung Intercept will be their first Android device. They are planning to launch Samsung Intercept in their airwaves in the coming weeks.
Virgin Mobile officials posted the following message on their official page on Facebook:
“The question of an Android coming to Virgin Mobile has been a hot topic lately here on Facebook. Well, we’re happy to confirm that our next handset launch will be the Samsung Intercept. Check out the photo below, get excited, & stay tuned over the next few weeks for more information!”
Samsung Intercept has a 3.2 inch WQVGA touchscreen display with 240 x 400 pixels resolution, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Android 2.1 OS, Optical trackpad, Wi-Fi, 3 megapixel camera with autofocus, Bar code scanner, 3.5 mm audio jack, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, GPS with A-GPS support, microSD card slot, 32GB expandable memory, up to 5.5 hours talk time and up to 550 hours stand-by time.
The price and release date of this handset on the airwaves of Virgin mobile is not available yet. Samsung Intercept is already available on the airwaves of Sprint. Let us know your views on the Android powered Samsung Intercept in the comments section below.