updated 08:45 pm EST, Sat February 19, 2011
Samsung Galaxy S 4G priced and dated
T-Mobile finished the week by setting down both a price and a ship date for the Galaxy S 4G. Its first, full 21Mbps HSPA+ phone should reach stores on the previously leaked date of February 23. Subscribers won't pay a premium over the original Vibrant price at $200 on contract, albeit only after a $50 rebate.
The Galaxy S 4G is close to the original and shares its 1GHz processor, four-inch Super AMOLED and 16GB of storage, but adds a front camera to take advantage of the faster Internet speed through video chat and live streaming apps like Qik. Samsung further prepackages it with Android 2.2 from the start, and T-Mobile is including a full copy of the movie Inception along with its common Android bundles like Slacker Radio.