Sprint and Samsung introduced a stylish addition to its growing portfolio of Android devices with Samsung Intercept. In addition to the 3.2-inch, touch-screen display, 3.2 MP camera and video, and full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Samsung Intercept comes preloaded with social apps and one-touch picture posting to the top social sites.
Customers can purchase Samsung Intercept starting July 11 through all Sprint channels, Web (www.sprint.com), Telesales and select national retail partners. Retail pricing will be just $99.99 (excluding taxes) after a $100 mail-in-rebate with a two-year service agreement on a new line activation or eligible upgrade on an Everything Plan with data. It will be available in two attractive colors – Gray Steel and Satin Pink.
Loaded with Android 2.1, Samsung Intercept provides access to popular Google(TM) mobile services, including Google Search(TM), Google Maps(TM), Gmail(TM) and YouTube(TM), and more than 50,000 applications available in Android Market(TM) today. It also features a powerful processor to make it a snap to maneuver within the device.
Samsung Intercept makes menu and display navigation easy with a highly responsive optical joystick that virtually zips from item to item. It operates on the Sprint 3G network (EVDO-Rev. 0) and features Wi-Fi capability, integrated GPS navigation and accelerometer. Additional features include:
* Home screen that scrolls right to left for more space to organize widgets and apps
* 3.2 Megapixel camera and video camcorder
* MP3 Player with MicroSD card slot (supports up to 32 GB)
* Stereo Bluetooth(R) wireless technology
* Visual voicemail
* Sprint TV(R), Sprint Football Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
* Access to social networking sites Facebook(R), Flickr(R) and TwitterTM
* Access to personal and corporate e-mail
* Easily view Word, Excel, PowerPoint on-the-go to maximize productivity
Samsung Intercept requires Sprint‘s industry-leading Everything Data plans with Any Mobile, AnytimeSM that include unlimited Web, texting and calling to and from every mobile in America while on the Sprint network. Everything Data plans start at $69.99 per month – the same price Verizon and AT&T charge for unlimited talk only. (All price plans exclude surcharges and taxes.)
Sprint is the only wireless carrier to offer Ready Now service with trained retail associates to work one-on-one with customers to personalize their Samsung Intercept, set up features and demonstrate how it works before the customer leaves the store.