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Sprint Nexus S 4G Up For Pre-Order At Best Buy

Last month, Sprint announced the new variant of the latest Google smartphone, the Nexus S 4G. It is the first smartphone to feature the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System along with the 4G Connectivity. It comes with a 4 inch Super AMOLED display, 1 GHz processor, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording, NFC and more.

Sprint Nexus S customers also will be able to easily use their current Sprint wireless phone number as their Google Voice number without having to port their number. This handset will be available exclusively on the airwaves of Sprint in the US. Check out the complete specs, after the break.

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Google Nexus S 4G features a 4 inch WVGA SUPER AMOLED display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1 GHz application processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR, 4G connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with flash, VGA front Camera, HD (720p) video recording and so on.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Stereo Speakers, Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity and Light Sensor, NFC Capability, A-GPS, 16 GB internal memory, 512MB RAM,4G Mobile Hotspot capability, Android Market and a 1500 mAh battery. This handset measures 124 mm x 63 mm x 11.2 mm and weighs 131 grams.

Google Nexus S 4G is currently up for pre-order at Best Buy. This handset comes with a price tag of $199 with a 2 years service agreement. You can also buy this smartphone without any contract for $499. To pre-order this handset, just head over to this page.

Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Now Available At Sprint

Earlier this year, Kyocera Communications announced the unique Kyocera Echo smartphone. It is the world’s first dual-touchscreen smartphone. This handset runs on the Android 2.2 (Froyo) OS and comes with a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 5 megapixel camera, 1 GB internal memory, 3G connectivity and so on. This handset is exclusively available on the airwaves of Sprint in the US.

Kyocera Echo was already up for pre-order, but today, Sprint officially launched this amazing dual-touchscreen smartphone. Kyocera Echo comes with the VueQue app, which allows you to watch a YouTube video in one display, while browsing, queuing and buffering additional YouTube videos on the other.

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Kyocera Echo features a dual 3.5-inch LCD WVGA with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 4.7 inches diagonally with 800 x 960 pixels resolution when opened, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, Android 2.2 (Froyo) OS, 5 megapixel camera with flash, autofocus and 2x digital zoom, HD (720p) video recording, 1 GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory and much more.

It comes with different connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 3G Connectivity, microUSB and Wi-Fi hotspot capability. This handset measures 115.0 x 56.5 x 17.2mm and weighs 193g.

Kyocera Echo is currently available for purchase in all the Sprint retail channels, including the Web and Telesales. This handset comes with a price tag of $199.99 after a $100 rebate and a 2 years service agreement. Are you planning to buy this smartphone? Let us know your views in the comments below.

Samsung Replenish, Eco-Friendly Android Phone Announced by Sprint

Samsung ReplenishDetails of a new Android phone by Samsung, called the Samsung Replenish, were leaked through Sprint’s website a week back. Today, Sprint announced the new Samsung Replenish officially.

The Samsung Replenish is the world’s first eco-friendly, green Android smartphone. It is built using recycled plastic and can be charged using a solar charging battery cover.

In terms of form factor, it is similar to the Motorola Droid Pro. It comes with a 2.8 inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen display with a QWERTY keyboard. It runs Android 2.2 Froyo and has a 600 MHz Qualcomm processor and 256 MB RAM. It also has a 512 MB internal ROM and is powered by a 1160 mAh battery. It also comes with the basics – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS etc.

It is priced quite low at just $49.99 with a two year contract. The hardware specs are definitely not mind-blowing, but it seems to be a decent device if you want a cheap, QWERTY Android phone.

We are excited to expand our portfolio of eco-friendly devices to now include the Samsung Replenish with Sprint, Samsung’s first Android-powered eco-friendly phonesaid Dale Sohn, president of Samsung Telecommunications America. The Replenish offers an impressive feature set with hardware made from recycled materials and eco-centric packaging, giving customers the option to have an eco-friendly phone without having to compromise features and functionality.

Kyocera Echo Up For Pre-Order At Sprint For $199.99

Last month, Kyocera Communications announced Kyocera Echo, the world’s first dual-touchscreen smartphone. This handset runs on the Android 2.2 operating system. Kyocera Echo will be exclusively available on the airwaves of Sprint in the US. It comes with an amazing VueQue app, which allows you to watch a YouTube video in one display, while browsing, queuing and buffering additional YouTube videos on the other.

Recently, we posted that, Sprint will release the amazing Kyocera Echo smartphone on April 17th for $199.99 on contract. If you are eagerly waiting to buy this handset, then you can pre-order this handset. Sprint has recently started taking pre-orders for the Kyocera Echo smartphone. If you are still unaware of the specs, then you can check out the complete specs below.

kyocera echo

Kyocera Echo features a dual 3.5-inch LCD WVGA with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 4.7 inches diagonally and 800 x 960 pixels resolution when opened, Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 5 megapixel camera with flash, autofocus and 2x digital zoom, HD (720p) video recording, 1GB memory, 8GB microSD card included, 32GB expandable memory and more.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Digital compass, accelerometer, proximity sensor, light sensor, GPS, Wi-Fi hotspot capability, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Full HTML Web browser optimized for dual-screen experience and a 1370 mAh battery.

This handset comes with a price tag of $199.99 after a $100 mail rebate and a two years service agreement. To pre-order this handset, head over to this page.

Sprint Unveils The HTC EVO View 4G Tablet

Sprint recently announced the new HTC EVO View 4G tablet at the CTIA show. This device is the company’s second Android tablet, after the HTC Flyer, which was unveiled last month at the MWC 2011. HTC EVO View 4G comes with a 7 inch touchscreen display, 1.5 GHz Qualcomm snapdragon processor, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera, 4G connectivity and more. This device runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and it will be exclusively available on the airwaves of Sprint in the US.

At HTC, we believe in offering a wide portfolio of beautifully designed, powerful and highly customizable devices for our customers, and the HTC EVO portfolio at Sprint does just that,said Jason Mackenzie, president HTC Americas. As HTC continues to push the limits of innovation, we are looking forward to delivering the HTC EVO 3D and our first 4G tablet, the HTC EVO View 4G, to Sprint customers this summer.

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HTC EVO View 4G features a 7 inch touchscreen display with pinch-to-zoom, 1024 x 600 pixels resolution, 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system, HTC Scribe technology, 3G/4G connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera, HD (720p) video recording, 1.3 megapixel front facing camera and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm stereo headset jack, Stereo Bluetooth 3.0, 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability, Android Market, Integrated GPS, Blockbuster On Demand, Sprint Zone, Sprint Mobile Wallet, Sprint Family Locator, Sprint Navigation, 32GB internal memory, 1GB RAM, microSD slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 4000 mAh Lithium-ion battery

HTC EVO View 4G measures 195.4 mm x 112.5 mm x 13.2 mm and weighs 421.84 grams. this device also comes with the pre-loaded Blockbuster On Demand application that has access to one of the largest catalogs of movies, including 3D titles. The price of this device has not been announced yet. HTC EVO View 4G will be available from summer in the US.

HTC EVO 3D And EVO View 4G Specs Revealed

Rumors suggest that Sprint and HTC are going to launch the successor to the EVO 4G’ at the on-going CTIA, to be known as the EVO 3D.

Now, the folks over at PocketNow have managed to get their hands on some leaked documents, which reveal the specs of the EVO 3D. The handset will be sporting a 4.3-inch qHD (960×540) display with 3D capabilities.

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The EVO 3D will be powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon CPU (MSM8660) and pack 768MB of RAM. The back of the handset will sport dual 5MP cameras with Flash. These cameras will be able to record videos in either 720p 3D format or at 1080p in 2D.

The front of the phone will also house a 1.3MP camera for video-calling. The EVO 3D will run on Android OS with HTC’s Sense UI on top of it. However, the Android version which the handset will release with is unknown.

PocketNow also managed to confirm the specs of another EVO branded device coming to Sprint the EVO View 4G. The EVO View 4G is the Sprint version of the recently announced HTC Flyer.

The 7-inch tablet has a resolution of 1024×600, and is powered by a 1.5GHz single core Snapdragon CPU. The EVO View 4G will run Android 2.4, with HTC Sense UI which will be optimized for tablet use.

Sprint Announces The Nexus S 4G; Also Integrates Google Voice Into Their Wireless Service

Sprint, Samsung and Google have teamed up to announce the 4G’ version of the Nexus S the Nexus S 4G.

The Nexus S 4G is totally identical to its T-Mobile sibling, which launched at the end of December last year, except for some minor changes. The handset is powered by a 1GHz Hummingbird processor and packs 512MB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage. A PowerVR SGX540 handles the graphics department of the handset.

The handset sports a beautiful 4-inch Super-AMOLED curved display, dubbed as the Contour’ display with WVGA (800×480) resolution.   The phone also includes the usual GPS with A-GPS, Compass, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi b/g/n.

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The back of the phone sports a 5MP camera with an LED Flash, while there is a front facing camera for video calling as well. The Nexus S 4G also sports NFC capabilities.

As its name suggests, the Nexus S 4G supports Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network.

Being a Google branded handset, the Nexus S 4G runs on the latest version of Android without any skin – stock Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Sprint has also gone ahead and integrated Google Voice. This means that users can now use their existing Sprint number as their Google Voice number. Sprint owners can know more about this here.

Google also announced that the Nexus S will start retailing in six more countries France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Romania, and Portugal.

HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G Specifications Leaked

Sprint is expected to roll out a lot of major devices at CTIA 2011, which will start on March 21. Some very interesting details about these devices have leaked out.

First of all, Sprint will launch the HTC EVO 3D, an Android smartphone with a 3D display, much like the LG Optimus 3D.

The HTC EVO 3D will come with a 4.3 inch qHD display with a resolution of 960 x 450 pixels. It has an autostereoscopic 3D display and comes with a 1.2 GH dual core Qualcomm 8660 processor and 1 GB RAM. It will have dual 5 MP cameras to shoot 3D video and will come with 4 GB ROM. It is powered by a 1730 mAH battery and HDMI out which can output 1080p HD videos and 720p 3D HD videos. It will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread with the HTC Sense UI.

Another very interesting device which Sprint will unveil at CTIA is the HTC EVO View 4G. It is quite similar to the HTC Flyer Android tablet. It has a 7 inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. It will be housed in an aluminum unibody design and will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC Sense optimized for tablets, and HTC Scribe with pen support. It also has a 5 MP camera and a secondary 1.3 MP camera. It will be powered by a 4000 mAh battery.

Sprint also plans to launch the Motorola XOOM on its network, with support for Sprint’s 4G WiMAX.

HTC Arrive Up For Pre-Order At Amazon For $149.99

Sprint recently announced the Windows Phone 7 powered HTC Arrive smartphone. This handset offers well-known Microsoft services like Microsoft Mobile Office, Zune and Xbox LIVE. HTC Arrive is also the first CDMA Windows Phone 7 smartphone. This handset features a 3.6 inch WVGA touchscreen display, 1GHz Snapdragon Processor, 5 mega pixel camera, Wi-Fi connectivity and more. HTC Arrive is currently up for pre-order at Amazon. If you are planning to buy this smartphone, then don’t forget to check out the complete specs below.

htc arrive

HTC Arrive comes with a 3.6 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, Windows Phone 7 OS, 1GHz Snapdragon Processor, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 5 mega pixel camera with flash and autofocus, HD (720p) video recording and playback, SRS WOW HD surround sound, 3.5 mm headset jack, full HTML Web browser with Bing search, 16GB internal memory, Office Hub, up to 6 hours talktime and a 1500 mAh Lithium-ion battery. This handset measures 117.6 mm x 58.9 mm x 15.5 mm and weighs 184 grams.

HTC Arrive is currently up for pre-order at Amazon. This handset originally comes with a price tag of $199.99 on contract, but you can pre-order this smartphone from Amazon for just $149.99. This handset will be shipped from March 20th. If you are planning to purchase this smartphone, then just head over to this page at Amazon.

Samsung Epic 4G To Taste Android 2.2 FroYo On March 21

Sprint and Samsung started rolling out the Android 2.2 OTA update for the Epic 4G, back in late February.

However, the update was pulled back within 3 days of its release due to many issues including corrupting a user’s SD card, bricking phones etcetera. Now, the folks over at Android Central have got their hands on some leaked internal Sprint document.

The document states that Sprint and Samsung will be rolling out a new Android 2.2 update for the Epic 4G owners.

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Along with the Epic 4G, the Samsung Transform and the Galaxy Tab will also get OTA updates. The Transform will get the Android 2.2 update (EB28), while the Galaxy Tab will get a minor software update. All the updates will be rolled out via OTA (Over-The-Air) by Sprint, and hopefully won’t lead to any issues this time.

Apparently, the Epic 4G Android 2.2 update is scheduled to roll out to the general public starting from March 21st. Updates for the Galaxy Tab and the Transform will be rolled out soon after.

Hopefully, this rumor will turn out to be true and Epic 4G owners will finally get a taste of FroYo on their handset.