Looks like the wait for Samsung’s Stratosphere is on the wane! The 4G LTE-enabled smartphone was being discussed with much fervor for some time, as you are aware.
You might also remember it was just a few days ago that the QWERTY slide-out handset was spotted on the Verizon Comparison Chart, revealing some of its specs. The latest we have for you is the Stratosphere user manual, which is now out in the open with all features detailed.
The device that runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and is powered by an 1GHz processor, and 512 MB of RAM. The phone sports 4GB built-in memory and pre-installed 4GB micro SD card.
Sammy has also thrown in a 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with 800 x 480 resolutions, dual cameras (a 5-megapixel rear snapper with LED flash and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter for video chatting) and a five-row QWERTY slide-out keyboard with Android keys.
The mid-range device measures 4.96 x 2.54 x 0.55 inch and weighs 164g. It is packed with Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, TouchWiz UI, Swype, DLNA, GPS, USB port and much more.
The Stratosphere also offers Google Android Market access, applications like Gmail, Google Talk, YouTube, Amazon Kindle Reader and more.
The latest Sammy offering is expected to be released via all channels on October 13th. It is believed that Verizon will be offering their first 4G LTE QWERTY slider for $149 on a 2-year contract.
Do you have plans to go for this charmer from the Samsung stables?
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