MetroPCS announces Galaxy S Lightray 4G
MetroPCS today announced their latest Android smartphone, the Gingerbread-powered Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G. Available in stores and online for $459, the handset features a 1GHz processor, 8-megapixel camera with LED flash, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, and 4g LTE connectivity. Additional specs include a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, microSD expansion, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS.
Not only is this MetroPCS’s first Samsung Galaxy S phone, but the Lightray 4G is the first smartphone in the United States to offer live, local television via Dyle mobile TV. The service is only available in select markets at this time, but it provides access to sports, news, and other content across multiple network provides.
- Learn more about MetroPCS and the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G
- Learn more about Dyle mobile television
MetroPCS Dials In Unique Entertainment Experience with the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G Smartphone
Latest Smartphone Offers 4G LTE Performance and is First to Offer Dyle™ mobile TV to US Smartphone Users
DALLAS (August 3, 2012) – MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S® LightrayTM 4G*. The latest in MetroPCS’ expanding 4G LTE Android™ smartphone lineup – and the first Samsung Galaxy S device for MetroPCS – allows consumers to browse the web and applications, download exciting content plus stream videos and music in a flash. Available today, this powerful smartphone offers 4G LTE service with no annual contract and tax-and-regulatory-fee-
The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G will be also the first smartphone in the U.S. to offer live, local broadcast television with Dyle™ mobile TV. Dyle mobile TV keeps consumers informed and entertained while on the go and allows them to watch local and national sports, news and entertainment broadcast programming on their mobile phones. Access to the Dyle mobile TV service will be offered in select markets and at no additional charge to customers on a MetroPCS 4G LTE service plan. More information about Dyle mobile TV is available at http://www.dyle.tv/ and the Dyle coverage map is available at http://www.dyle.tv/using-dyle/
Powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G features a crystal-clear 4.3-inch Super AMOLED™ touchscreen and a speedy 1GHz processor. Its 8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera are great for capturing photos and video chatting with friends and family.
Additionally, the Galaxy S Lightray 4G will be MetroPCS’ first smartphone to feature 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot, allowing customers to share their MetroPCS 4G LTE connection and data with multiple Wi-Fi®-enabled devices. MetroPCS will also offer 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot on future 4G LTE Android smartphones.
The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G is available in MetroPCS stores and online at www.MetroPCS.com for $459 plus tax. More information about 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot is available athttp://www.metropcs.com/4GLTE-
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