A price of $299.99 has been given to the Samsung Galaxy Victory by Virgin Mobile, kicking off its 4G LTE line up in the US with the smartphone’s introduction. To make this possible, the carrier has turned to Sprint for utilizing the network which the latter proffers.
Adding to the good news, it will not be demanded from customers to sign a service contract with the network operator in order to lay claim over the handset. The device integrates a 4-inch WVGA display which stands to be home to the well-known TouchWiz UI.
It has been flashed with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and at the same time, a 1.2GHz dual core Qualcomm processor also makes its way into it. A 2,100mAh Li-ion battery powers up the handset, while its users will even be able to take advantage of dual cameras. A 5MP snapper plunked onto the rear has been bundled with features such as auto focus as well as 4x digital zoom and a 1.3MP webcam grabs a seat on the front panel.
The smartphone, when bought through Sprint, will offer an internal storage capacity of 4GB, whereas no expansion details have been outlined. However, through the carrier in question, it will not only provide 4GB of flash memory, but also sanction an extension of the bulk hoarding space up to 64GB through a microSD card.
The manufacturer vouches that the aforementioned battery should be able to cough up around 7 hours of talk time or approximately 9 days of standby. Catering to users’ connectivity needs, Bluetooth and NFC will permit content sharing, while owners would of course be able to rely on Wi-Fi for hooking onto wireless networks for browsing the internet.
Up for grabs in gray, the Samsung Galaxy Victory will also be available clubbed with certain schemes of Virgin Mobile starting at $35. The service provider furthermore gives its customers the liberty to convert their handsets into a 3G or 4G mobile hotspot, by shelling out $15 extra while subscribing to the Beyond Talk Unlimited plan.
Here is a list of the smartphone’s core specifications:
– Android 4.1, Jelly Bean OS
– 1.2GHz dual core Qualcomm processor
– TouchWiz UI
– 4-inch WVGA display
– 5MP primary and 1.3MP secondary cameras
– 4GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB
– 2,100mAh Li-ion battery
– 4.8” x 2.5” x 0.5” in size
– 4.9 ounce weight