Samsung Craft 4G LTE Mobile Phone launched on Metro PCS

Samsung has launched yesterday its first 4G LTE-enabled mobile phone, Samsung Craft on MetroPCS. It is the world’s first LTE phone launched. It has designed specifically to take advantage of the latest LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology and it works on both CDMA and LTE networks. LTE network products offer flexible bandwidth support of from 1.4-MHz to 20-MHz. MetroPCS became the first wireless carrier in the United States to offer 4G LTE services Tuesday with an official commercial launch in Las Vegas.

Samsung Craft powered by 4G LTE technology features 3.3 inch WVGA (800×480) resolution AMOLED touch screen display, 4G, QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 Megapixels(2592 x 1944 pixels) with auto focus & LED flash, Wi-Fi, radio, dual-mode CDMA EVDO/LTE support, 2GB built-in and microSD expansion slot up to 32GB, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1.

The Samsung Craft 4G has a similar design of the Samsung Epic 4G, which has released previously on Sprint possessing same horizontal-Qwerty keyboard slider, 4G / WiMAX and the major external change is camera. The Craft includes a Ceva DSP core according to a spokesperson for Ceva.

Samsung Craft LTE 4G

Technical Specifications of Samsung Craft 4G

L x B x H114 x 56 x 12 mm
Weight150 g
Form FactorSide-Slider
TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size3.3 inch
Pixels480 x 800 pixels
Input/ User Interface
InputQWERTY keyboard, Swype text input, Capacitive, Multi-touch
System Properties
Operating SystemSamsung’s proprietary TouchWiz OS
Storage Capacity
Memory2 GB in-built storage
microSD/micro SDHC cards up to 32GB expansion
Browser & MessagingHTML
MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS, SMS(threaded view)
Still3.2 Megapixels(2592 x 1944 pixels) with auto focus & LED flash
Video ReacordingYes
Bluetooth & USBv2.1 with A2DP Stereo & v2.0 micro USB
WLANWi-Fi 802.11b/g/n & WiMAX
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
3GRev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Music & Video
Music FormatMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI
Video FormatMPEG4, H.263, H.264
TypeLi – Ion 1500 mAh standard battery
Standby TimeUp to 200 hours
Talk TimeUp to 6 hours
Other FeaturesFace and smile detection
Social networking integration
Digital Compass
Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
Colour AvailabilityBlack

Samsung Craft LTE 4G

Samsung Craft 4G comes with pre loaded StarTrek movie and all other smart phone capabilities and provides a faster HTML Web experience, full-track music downloads and video streaming.

Battery of Craft 4G gives 6 hours of talk-time and 200 hours of stand by life.

Price & Availability

Samsung Craft 4G is now available on MetroPCS in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, and costs $299 after $50 mail-in rebate.

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