Samsung Exhibit II 4G Hits T-Mobile, Walmart
The handset will be the first no-annual-contract 4G smartphone to be sold at most Walmart stores.Network operator T-Mobile USA and Samsung Mobile are offering the latest budget-conscious 4G smartphone option, the Samsung Exhibit II 4G. The handset will be the first no-annual-contract 4G smartphone to be sold at most Walmart stores, available starting Oct. 27, and is expected to cost $29.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate card with a two-year service agreement and qualifying voice and data plan. It will go for $199.99 without an annual contract. The Exhibit II 4G is also planned for nationwide availability with no annual contract plans as well as two-year contract plans starting Nov. 2, the company said. Featuring a 3.7-inch WVGA TFT touch screen and a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the Exhibit II 4G, announced Oct. 26, provides a variety of entertainment capabilities and Web browsing experiences. The smartphone offers access to TV shows and movies through T-Mobile TV in mobile HD and Samsung Media Hub. Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the device features a variety of Google's applications and services such as Google Maps and Gmail, plus thousands of others via Android Market.
Offered in a marine blue color, the Exhibit II 4G makes it possible to share and take photos and videos via its 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash and video capture capabilities. The front-facing camera also makes it possible to connect with friends and family via video chat through T-Mobile's 4G network or Wi-Fi. Additionally, the device enables users to organize personal and business email accounts, as well as sync with Microsoft Exchange and Google calendar and contacts.