updated 12:40 pm EST, Fri November 18, 2011
Sprint ships Express handset for $20 on contract
Sprint has just unveiled its ultra-affordable Express smartphone. The BlackBerry-rivalling messaging phone combines a fixed QWERTY keyboard with a 2.6-inch touchscreen and adds in a centrally-mounted navigation wheel. It runs on Android 2.3 and, even with a budget focus, be a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five compatible devices.
There is a 3.2-megapixel camera in the back along with a 1,500mAh battery inside. Users can access Telenav GPS directions that also contains points of interest. Bluetooth 2.1 is present as well.
The phone costs just $20 with a contract.