Along with the 5-inch LG Intuition phablet’s announcement today, Verizon has also announced a mid-range Android phone called, Samsung Galaxy Stellar with 4G LTE capability on the board. It sports a pre-configured dual interface option. “Starter Mode” presents a clean home screen hosting widgets for user’s favorite apps, contacts, and frequently used settings. “Standard Mode” lets you to switch back to the traditional Android interface with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface on top of it. Samsung is also expected to introduce these two homescreen modes for the Galaxy S III handset in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM, which will release in the coming weeks.
# Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
# 4-inch display with 480 X 800 pixels of resolution
# A dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
# 768MB RAM
# 3.2-megapixel auto-focus camera on back side, paired up with a 1.3MP front camera
# 4GB eMMC, a micro SD slot for expandable storage
# Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n
# Quick dialer icon lets you to make phone calls directly from the home screen
# Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, VPN Networking
The Galaxy Stellar will launch in the U.S. beginning September 6th for free with $50 mail-in-rebate, and users are required to sign a two-year contract with Verizon.