AT&T’s offer has just expanded with a new Android smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy Express. Equipped with a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory, 4G LTE and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset is a great option for those looking for a reasonably priced upgrade. Starting today, the Samsung Galaxy Express is available at AT&T website and in select local stores for $99.99 with a new 2-year contract.
Samsung Galaxy Express for AT&T – Overview
What can you expect for the phone? To begin with, the Samsung Galaxy Express features a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen, with the Plus part meaning that a traditional RGB pixel arrangement is in place instead of the PenTile one found on many of the maker’s AMOLED panels. The display has a 480 x 800 pixel resolution, pixel density of 207 ppi and supports up to 16 million colors.
Under the hood, the Galaxy Express packs a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with Adreno 225 for graphics and 1 GB of RAM. You will get 8 GB of built-in memory, with approximately 5 GB for your content, and an option to expand the storage capacity up to 32 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy Express sports a 5 megapixel rear camera with auto focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and 720p at 30 fps video capture. The 1.2 MP camera on the front is perfect for some extra fun while video chatting with your friends or family.
The handset runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. The operating system comes with Google apps pre-loaded and these include Gmail, Google Maps, Google Search, Google Talk, YoutTube, Picasa and more.
One of the highlights would be the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Express is compatible with AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network. Apart from that, for wireless connection you can make use of Near Field Communication (NFC), Bluetooth version 4.0 with A2DP and EDR as well as dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-FI hotspot capability to share the 4G LTE connection with other devices.
Other features of the Galaxy Expres include: music player, video player, document viewer, accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, micro USB and 2000 mAh battery to complete the picture.
The Samsung Galaxy Express may not be the most advanced smartphone in the world today, but it sure is a good choice if you are looking for a reliable phone with up to date features at an affordable price.