Nowadays it is not easy to keep an upcoming device from curious eyes, especially when specs for yet-to-be-announced handsets are often revealed in benchmark results. Take for example the mysterious Samsung SCH-I425, codenamed Godiva, which appeared in the GLBenchmark database. We now know quite a few details including the carrier the handset will be heading to, which is Verizon Wireless.
Howdy existing or soon-to-be Verizon customers. If you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, you still have a chance to get to your hands great Android smartphones loaded with 4.1 Jelly Beans and 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with jaw-dropping discounts. Amazon Wireless today is selling a number of Verizon phones for a penny for existing Verizon subscribers and new customers who are willing to sign a two-year service agreement. The retailer also offers free two-day shipping on all cell phones with contract. The offer includes Samsung Stratosphere 2, LG Intuition, Galaxy Nexus, Motorola Droid RAZR, and Droid RAZR M.
The name Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere 2 started circulating a while ago, about two weeks to be more exact. Since there was no official launch date, all we knew was that it was going to be available “soon”. And guess what? Looks like the phone is all ready for purchase patently waiting at Verizon Wireless stores. If you sign a 2-year contract the Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere 2 will be yours for $129.99 after $50 online discount. If you do no want to be tied to Verizon for 2 years, you will have to pay the full retail price which reads $449.99.
After many leaks and rumors of upcoming Samsung Stratosphere 2, Verizon today officially announced that it will be soon offering the smartphone in its local stores and online. The carrier did not unveil the specific release date, however, what we can expect is that device will cost $129.99 with new contract after $50 mail-in rebate and it will be a global ready device. In terms of features, the Samsung Stratosphere II will offer users a full physical QWERTY keyboard, 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, dual-core 1.2GHz processor Snapdragon S4, 8 MP camera, 4G LTE capability, NFC, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
more info: Verizon
We know it is really hard to believe how the time flies. You probably still remember your last hunting for great holiday offers last year and another Black Friday is just weeks away. It is the normal course of things that sales flyers begin to leak prior to such event. This time to see the light of day comes from RadioShack and it shows some quite decent deals, which are really worth looking into. Radio Shack will offer at discounted price, the Samsung Stratosphere 2, the Samsung Galaxy S III and the HTC One X.