Based on the report, Virgin Mobile’s offer will be expanded some time in the first quarter of 2013 with its first 4G LTE capable smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy Victory. The phone has been released in September this year and is currently offered on Sprint network at a price of $49.99 on contract. Because Virgin Mobile is a pre-paid service provider, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is expected to be priced somewhere between $199 and $299 without a contract.
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Weighting almost 5 ounces, the Galaxy Victory may be kind of heavy for a 4-inch handset but the display has 480 x 800 pixel resolution reaching an impressive 233 pixels per inch (ppi), what is not too bad for a mid-tier device. Inside the phone you will find a dual-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 Lite processor with Adreno 225 for graphics with 1 GB of RAM on board and 4 GB built-in memory, which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is equipped with 5 megapixel camera that offers auto focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and HD 720p video capture and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing shooter, which is perfect for self-portraits and video chatting. Apart from the 4G LTE support, the smartphone will offer Wi-Fi, 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity with hotspot capability, DLNA wireless streaming, and GPS navigation. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich run the show.