Sprint announced on Tuesday morning that both of its prepaid brands, Virgin and Boost, will soon offer the Galaxy S III. No, it's not the latest and greatest Galaxy S4 handset, but it's still a great smartphone and will support Sprint's 4G LTE network in 88 markets.
As a refresher, especially since we've covered dozens of smartphones since we lasted discussed the Galaxy S III, the device is equipped with a 4.8-inch 1280 x 720-pixel display, an 8-megapixel camera, a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and 16GB of expandable storage.
Sprint did not reveal the pricing or an exact date for when the device will arrive on Boost and Virgin, but it did note that the phone will be available with unlimited no-contract plans.
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA Each Strengthen Their 4G LTE Lineups With Award-Winning Samsung Galaxy S III in June
- Android™ 4.1.2, Jelly Bean
- Dual mode 3G/4G LTE
- 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera
- AllShare Play gives you access to your content anytime from anywhere
- S Beam™ enables you to share photos, videos, documents and other DRM-free content with other S Beam-enabled devices
- Wi-Fi and GPS enabled
- BluetoothTM wireless connectivity
- Wired earbuds
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