It’s been quite a long time we have been hearing rumors about the Samsung Stratosphere but finally today Verizon Wireless has announced Samsung Stratosphere, making it the Verizon’s first Smartphone to sport a full QWERTY keyboard and 4G LTE connectivity. The Samsung Stratosphere will runs on the same Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system that is found on the Galaxy S devices and is expected to be available to purchase as early as October 13th.
It is said that this new handset will be aimed at the professionals who wants to keep up with their emails and sends a lot of text messages. Design-wise it is same as the last year’s Samsung Epic 4G for Sprint, but it features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display which has special B2B connectivity services from Cisco. Plus this Smartphone will also support business communications like VPN, encryption, and mobile device management.
Moreover just like the Samsung Epic 4G, the Samsung Stratosphere is powered by a 1GHz single core Hummingbird processor, and features a 5 megapixel rear camera with auto focus flash along with a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling. Other of its key features in clued the support for Verizon’s 4G LTE network, as well as Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 3.0, and GPS connections for connectivity. In addition the Samsung Stratosphere will have Samsung’s own TouchWiz custom user interface and it will support the Samsung’s Media Hub, from where its users will be able to movies and TV shows directly to their devices. As for its pricing it will cost around $149.99, after rebate, with a new two-year contract.
So what will it be folks? Samsung Stratosphere or newly announced Apple iPhone 4S? Whatever you think about it share it with us by commenting below in the comment box.