updated 10:05 pm EDT, Thu September 13, 2012
New entry-level phone includes some flagship Galaxy S III features
Sprint and Samsung have announced the availability of the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. The new phone boasting some of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available beginning on September 16 for $150 for a new line or eligible upgrade with two year service agreement.
The Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 Lite processor. The touchscreen is a 4-inch WVGA (800x480) display. A 5MP rear camera for pictures is installed with a 1.3MP front camera for teleconferencing. Four GB of storage is onboard, with expansion provided by a microSD slot.
Features from the Galaxy S III are also seen in the Victory 4G -- Google Wallet, S Beam file sharing, And AllShare Play media streaming are also in the entry-level phone.