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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Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

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