Sprint and Samsung Samsung Mobile recently launched the Android powered smartphone, the Samsung Transform. This handset was announced at the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Francisco. It is the first Android powered devices to coincide with the rollout of Sprint ID, a user-friendly new means of personalizing Android phones.
Samsung Mobile is proud to offer consumers a phone that is truly customizable to fit the personality and style of everyone to make this handset as unique as they are. Samsung Transform is a powerful Android device, complete with front-facing camera, that takes the mobile experience to the next level with a full suite of features and the personalization options available from Android and the new Sprint ID service,said Omar Khan, chief strategy officer for Samsung Mobile.
Samsung Transform features a 3.5 inch HVGA touchscreen display with 480 x 320 pixels resolution, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Android 2.1 operating system, 800 MHz processor, 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera with flash, front-facing VGA camera, access to social networking sites Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and access to Google mobile services including Gmail, Google Talk, Google Maps, Google Search and YouTube.
Other features include Stereo Bluetooth, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi, GPS, Visual Voicemail, Sprint Zone, Sprint Music Plus, Sprint TV, MP3 Player, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, MicroSD card slot, 32GB expandable memory, 2GB micro SD card included, up to 6 hours of talk time and 1500mAH Standard Lithium battery.
Samsung Transform allows you to access more than 80,000 applications available in Android Market. This handset comes with a price tag of $149.99 with a new two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate. This handset will be available from October 10, in all Sprint retail channels or you can also purchase it online.