Last week, Samsung announced its latest smartphone, the Samsung Stratosphere. This handset runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. It comes with a large touchscreen display as well as a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. This handset is exclusively available for the Verizon Wireless subscribers in the US. It is Verizon’s first 4G LTE smartphone with a full physical QWERTY keyboard. Verizon has finally started selling this handset in the US. If you are planning to buy one, please check out the complete specs below.
Samsung Stratosphere comes with a 4 inch Super AMOLED display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1 GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird application processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, TouchWiz UI, five-row QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G Connectivity, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and flash, HD (720p) video playback, DVD-quality (480p) video recording, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat and so on.
Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 4 GB memory card bundled, Mobile Hotspot Capability, DLNA connectivity, Samsung Media Hub, Bluetooth 3.0, 4G Connectivity, Android Market, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) and support for Cisco AnyConnect 2.1 SSL VPN.
Samsung Stratosphere allows you to access more than 250,000 apps from the Android Market. This handset is available for $149.99 with a 2 year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. To purchase this smartphone, head over to this page at Verizon.