Mobile phone carrier Verizon Wireless has just cut the price tag for its Samsung Stratosphere LTE smartphone, making it available for purchase for only $99 with the signing of a two-year contract agreement.
The new mobile phone was launched on Big Red’s network in the fourth quarter of last year, and has already been included in a series of special promotions at the wireless carrier.
After being available as part of the carrier
’s BOGO deal during the holiday season, the phone got its price cut from $149.99 down to only $99.99. You will also get one for free when purchasing another, Verizon notes on its website
For this kind of money, users will receive an Android 2.3-powered device that packs a 4.0” Super AMOLED display and a sliding QWERTYkeyboard, along with a 1GHz application processor.
“Fasten your seatbelt and take off for serious entertainment and business with the Samsung Stratosphere. This Android–powered smartphone reaches new heights on the nation’s most advanced 4G LTE network, providing fast web browsing and smooth online streaming,” Verizon notes.
“The 1GHz processor allows you to “hypertask” between your favorite movies, games and apps with no pause in the action, while the 4.0” Super AMOLED display provides an impressive visual impact.
“Enjoy enhanced security features and enterprise application support when you use your phone for business, then elevate your social life even faster with high–velocity texting on the full QWERTY keyboard. Reach new heights with ease with the Samsung Stratosphere.”
The specifications list of this device
also includes 4GB of onboard memory, along with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 32GB of additional storage space (a 4GB card pre-installed).
On the back, the mobile phone features a 5-megapixel photo snapper with auto-focus, flash and support for video recording. The handset also comes with 1.3MP front–facing camera for video calling.
Other specs of this smartphone include Wi–Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, and support for apps like VZ Navigator, V CAST Media Manager, Gmail, Google Talk, YouTube, Google Search, Google Maps, Latitude, Places, Navigation, Android Market, Books.