Sprint announces $19.99 Express for internet-only

Sprint announces $19.99 Express for internet-only



Sprint today announced that the rumored $19.99 Express handset is officially part of their Android lineup.  Available as an internet-only model (no retail presence), the ultra-low-cost phone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 2.6-inch touch display, a physical keyboard, 3.2-megapixel camera, and support for Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.  Like many other Sprint devices the Express offers support for Sprint IDpacks.

Noteworthy hardware and software details:

  • Android 2.3, Gingerbread featuring Sprint ID customizable user interface
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • 2.6-inch capacitive touchscreen
  • 3.2MP camera and camcorder
  • 3G hotspot capability for up to five devices simultaneously
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n capable
  • 1500mAh Li-Ion battery
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Dimensions: 4.47 x 2.47 x 0.46 inches
  • Weight: 4.76 ounces
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Corporate email (Exchange Active Sync) and personal email (POP & IMAP)
  • Telenav GPS navigation enabled with turn-by-turn directions and point-of-interest searches
  • Full suite of Google applications and services: Google Maps™, Google Talk™, Google Mail™, YouTube™
  • Android Market providing access to more than 200,000 apps
  • Sprint Zone – a one-stop source to access your wireless account, phone tips, news, a list of top apps and more.
  • Sprint Football Live – Get the live game center play-by-play action, keep up with real-time stats, scores and customizable alerts.
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile – Listen to live radio broadcasts of the race, get real-time stats, leader boards and telemetry data
  • Sprint TV & Movies® – Watch live broadcasts, special mobile programming and exclusive full-length, on-demand episodes.

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