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Sprint News - Week in Review: October 19 - 25

Visit the Sprint Newsroom for the latest announcements and insight. Here are some highlights from last week:

26-Oct-2015 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Lease the Powerful, New HTC One A9 from Sprint and Get Two Months of Lease Payments on Us

20-Oct-2015 10:30 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Sprint Offers More Choices Than Any Other Carrier to Get the Hottest New Samsung Galaxy devices

13-Aug-2015 9:30 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Spectacular selfies have never been easier than with LG G4, available in June from Sprint

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 28, 2015 - Isn't it time for your smartphone to offer robust picture-taking on BOTH sides? LG G4, the next-generation G series smartphone from LG, takes selfies to a new level of fun with two robust cameras to make it easier than ever to capture the most exciting moments of your life.

28-Apr-2015 10:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


HTC One M9 comes to Sprint March 27 with exclusive $20 per month Lease offer and Harman Kardon One for under $100

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 26, 2015 - The new HTC One® M9 will be available for shipment from all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 and, beginning Friday, March 27.

26-Mar-2015 1:30 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...


Get the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Mini From AT&T Starting March 20

Samsung's Compact Smartphone to Join the Network with the Nation's Strongest LTE Signal for $0 on AT&T Next

16-Mar-2015 5:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T Announces Nov. 12 Preorders for the Nexus 6 with Android 5.0 Lollipop

AT&T1 announced today that its first Nexus device, the Nexus 6 , with Android 5.0 Lollipop, will be available for preorders beginning Wednesday, Nov. 12, at and in AT&T retail stores.

11-Nov-2014 5:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...


LG G Watch R™ Comes to Sprint Nov. 14 as an Artistic Blend of Fashion and Function

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 07, 2014 - Sprint is teaming with LG to offer the stylish LG G Watch R beginning Friday, Nov. 14. Powered by the latest version of Android Wear by Google, LG G Watch R empowers users to sync music, organize information, and get notifications and weather updates for those off onto life's latest adventures. Best of all, G Watch R is compatible with all Android smartphones - running Android 4.3 or later - such as the simple and smart LG G3, also available on Sprint, by simply downloading the Android Wear app from Google Play™.

7-Nov-2014 11:49 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Kyocera DuraForce Rugged Android Smartphone Joins the Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network on Nov. 7

Compatible with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk, DuraForce Enables AT&T Business Solutions Customers to Do More in Extreme Conditions

3-Nov-2014 6:14 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T to Welcome First Nexus Device; Confirms Nexus 6 Will Join the Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network

AT&T2 today confirmed that it will add the Nexus 6 by Motorola, to its industry-leading device portfolio. Pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

15-Oct-2014 8:00 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Meet the Latest Affordable C1 Smartphone from ALCATEL ONETOUCH

ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the availability of the ALCATEL C1 for AT&T's pre-paid GoPhone product portfolio.

2-Oct-2014 6:45 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T Starts Preorders for the All New Moto X

AT&T1 today began to take preorders for the second generation Moto X at, AT&T's fastest way to order, and at AT&T retail stores. Shipping for pre-orders will start around Sept. 23. Full retail sales expected to arrive online and at AT&T stores beginning Sept. 26.

16-Sep-2014 5:21 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Featuring Sprint Spark Available Sept. 12

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 04, 2014 - Beginning on Friday, Sept. 12, Sprint will bring to life the ultimate entertainment experience with the ultrathin 6.6mm Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5, featuring a high-resolution Super AMOLED™ display with the high-speed network data capabilities of Sprint Spark™ enhanced LTE, where available.

4-Sep-2014 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


LG G Vista Brings AT&T Customers Larger, More Dynamic Smartphone Experiences

AT&T1 is expanding LG Electronics' popular G Series on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network2 with the launch of the new LG G Vista smartphone.

8-Aug-2014 5:00 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T LG G 3® and LG G Watch™ Available on July 8

Starting July 8, you can order the LG G Watch for $229 and pre-order the LG G3 smartphone with 4G LTE from AT&T2 for zero down and no annual contract. You can purchase both the LG G3 and LG G Watch in AT&T retail locations starting July 11.

7-Jul-2014 5:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Sprint Makes Push-to-Talk Possible on More of its Phones With Downloadable Application

With Sprint Direct Connect Now, select Android handsets can instantly become push-to-talk phones for consumers, businesses

3-Feb-2014 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


AT&T to Carry Innovative LG G Flex on the Nation's Fastest and Most Reliable 4G LTE Network

AT&T will offer its first smartphone with a curved screen, LG G Flex, in the first quarter of 2014, the company said today.

6-Jan-2014 9:31 am   Dallas, TX   More...


New Smartphone + Tablet = Win

AT&T1 today announced that it will carry the ASUS PadFone™ X, a smartphone and tablet in one, exclusively in the U.S. Pricing, detailed specifications and availability will be announced at a later date.

6-Jan-2014 9:30 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T Expands Enhanced Push-To-Talk Capabilities

AT&T will be adding dispatch features to AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk (Enhanced PTT) that enable workforce management functionality as part of its push-to-talk solution.

13-Nov-2013 5:00 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T's Got Your Back with the New LG G2

If you're looking for a smartphone that lets you connect faster, work smarter and literally puts control in the palm of your hand, consider the new LG G2 -- the first U.S. smartphone to launch with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.

5-Sep-2013 9:18 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Going Waterproof With the Hydro ELITE by Kyocera

When it comes to waterproof smartphones, style and protection are no longer mutually exclusive. The new waterproof Hydro ELITE by Kyocera is a sleek, global-ready 4G LTE Android smartphone with a 4.3-inch HD display. The device offers protection from blowing rain and immersion in up to one meter of water (3.28 ft.) for as long as 30 minutes.

27-Aug-2013 6:30 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Perks of Smartphone and Tablet Combine with Samsung Galaxy Mega, Available at AT&T Aug. 23

Beginning August 23, you will be able to enjoy the ease of a smartphone with the functionality of a tablet.

19-Aug-2013 9:59 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T to Launch HTC One Mini

AT&T* announced today its plans to launch the HTC One mini, a compact version of the award-winning HTC One.

19-Aug-2013 8:27 am   Dallas, TX   More...


AT&T and NEC Introduce Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Designed for Hard Work, Real Life

AT&T and NEC Corporation of America today announced the upcoming launch of the ultimate workhorse among ruggedized 4G LTE smartphones, the NEC Terrain.

19-Jun-2013 9:51 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Tablet Provides Endless Work, Entertainment Possibilities

AT&T, the U.S. leader in 4G LTE-connected tablets, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced today the addition of the Samsung Galaxy Note® 8.0 to AT&T's portfolio of connected products.

12-Jun-2013 9:52 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Waterproof Kyocera Hydro Edge Splashes into Sprint and Boost Mobile this Summer

LAS VEGAS (BUSINESS WIRE), May 21, 2013 - Get summer-ready and ditch the water-damage worries of texting near water. Today, Sprint , Boost Mobile and Kyocera Communications Inc. announce the upcoming availability of the Kyocera Hydro Edge smartphone. Whether it's dropped in water or run through the sprinkler, Hydro Edge is built to withstand sprayed water or submersion in up to 3.28 feet of fresh water for 30 minutes.

21-May-2013 8:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Hydro EDGE by Kyocera - Fact Sheet

21-May-2013 7:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Samsung Galaxy S® 4 Fact Sheet

16-Apr-2013 10:00 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...


Samsung Galaxy S III Fact Sheet

12-Apr-2013 7:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Make the Leap to an Easy-to-Use Lucid™ 2 by LG

The Lucid 2 by LG, exclusively at Verizon Wireless, will feature Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, 4G LTE connectivity, a 4.3-inch qHD screen, and wireless charging capabilities.

2-Apr-2013 12:30 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Kindle Fire HD 8.9'' 4G LTE Available at AT&T Stores Beginning April 5

Browse the web, check email, watch videos and download apps on the nation's fastest 4G LTE network with the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" -- coming to AT&T retail stores at an affordable price.

1-Apr-2013 7:32 am   Dallas, TX   More...


Galaxy Nexus Updates to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung will be updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The software will be pushed to Verizon Wireless customers in phases starting March 19.

19-Mar-2013 8:15 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Sprint Force Fact Sheet

1-Mar-2013 6:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Virgin Mobile USA Adds Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE

WARREN, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), February 25, 2013 - Given the ongoing demand from consumers for speed, power and value in wireless, Virgin Mobile USA is now offering 4G LTE1 service to its No-Contract customers. Virgin Mobile adds Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTEfrom Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide2, to its all-smartphone lineup.

25-Feb-2013 6:30 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 with S Pen: Changing the Way We Use Tablets

For many people tablets are great for Web browsing, downloading movies, gaming, and much more. But, actions including note-taking, photo editing and multitasking have proved challenging for some. Following a trend started with the Galaxy Note II, the Galaxy Note 10.1 features the advanced S Pen stylus.

7-Jan-2013 2:45 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Virgin Mobile USA Adds Powerhouse Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G

WARREN, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 15, 2012 - Answering customers' demands for more high-end Androids and 4G access, Virgin Mobile USA steps in with its familiar "Higher Calling" promise to deliver the ultra-thin and award-winning Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States1. It pairs up for amazing value with Virgin Mobile's Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans2 that start at $35 per month.

15-Nov-2012 8:28 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Sprint Flash™ Fact Sheet

Productivity· Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich · 4.5-inch HD display

13-Nov-2012 6:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II Coming Soon to Verizon Wireless

The Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II, featuring a full QWERTY keyboard, 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 4G LTE and Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, aims to balance business and a rich multimedia experience.

12-Nov-2012 12:15 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Samsung Galaxy Camera Available on AT&T's 4G Network Beginning Nov. 16

AT&T today announced the Samsung Galaxy Camera™, the 4G connected camera, will be available for customers beginning Nov. 16 for $499.99.

12-Nov-2012 9:11 am   Dallas, TX   More...


DROID RAZR M Upgrades to Jelly Bean

DROID RAZR M by Motorola is the second Verizon Wireless smartphone to be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software upgrade will be pushed to customers in phases starting Nov. 9. Customers who would like to manually download the upgrade through the settings menu will be able to within the next week.

9-Nov-2012 11:00 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Samsung Galaxy Note II Now Available for Pre-Order on Verizon Wireless

Beginning today, the Samsung Galaxy Note II is available for pre-order. The Galaxy Note II combines the features of a smartphone and tablet, giving users the best of both worlds with its large yet pocketable 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen.

25-Oct-2012 5:30 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Sprint Extends Push-to-Talk Capabilities to More Phones With Downloadable Android Application

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 24, 2012 - Sprint , the industry's push-to-talk pioneer and market leader, today announced the launch of Sprint® Direct Connect® Now, a downloadable Android application that enables push-to-talk capabilities on the Kyocera Rise and additional devices, including the LG Optimus Elite™, coming soon.

24-Oct-2012 9:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...



The DROID RAZR HD and the DROID RAZR MAXX HD are available in stores and online, featuring an HD display, near field communications and more.

18-Oct-2012 2:00 pm   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 10.1 Fact Sheet

8-Oct-2012 10:00 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...


LG Mach Fact Sheet

8-Oct-2012 10:00 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...


LG Optimus G Fact Sheet

8-Oct-2012 10:00 pm   Overland Park, KS   More...


Boost Mobile Squeezes Latest Technology into Ultra-Thin LG Venice

IRVINE, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 26, 2012 - Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry, and LG Electronics USA today announced a new Android-powered smartphone, the LG Venice, that delivers style, cutting-edge technology and affordability combined with Boost Mobile's Android Monthly Unlimited with Shrinking Payments.

26-Sep-2012 7:00 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Upgrades to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is the first smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network to be upgraded to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system (OS).

21-Sep-2012 8:30 am   Basking Ridge, NJ   More...


Samsung Galaxy Note™ II Fact Sheet

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19-Sep-2012 7:45 am   Overland Park, KS   More...


Samsung GALAXY Note II Combines the Creativity of a Tablet and Productivity of a Smartphone with Truly Unlimited Data and 4G LTE from Sprint

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 19, 2012 - Sprint , the only national carrier with Truly Unlimited 4G LTE data, text and calling to any mobile, is gearing up to offer Samsung GALAXY Note® II. This innovative device will be available on the Sprint 4G LTE network (available in select markets) this fall in two color options - Marble White or Titanium Gray. Pricing and the availability date will be provided later.

19-Sep-2012 7:30 am   Overland Park, KS   More...