Users who are looking to upgrade to a new Android smartphone should check out the newly announced Samsung Galaxy Express by AT&T, a 4G LTE smartphone that combines high performance features at a great price. The Galaxy Express is exclusive to AT&T, runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and sports a clear and bright 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen. The 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and 2000 mAh battery helps users stay productive throughout the day; while the 5-megapixel rear facing camera lets you capture and share images easily through text messages, email and social networks.
With Samsung Galaxy Express, customers can also enjoy some of the popular sharing features introduced in the popular Samsung Galaxy S III, like S Beam which allows content to be shared between S Beam enabled devices by simply touching them back to back.
For more information about the Samsung Galaxy Express, please visit https://www.att.com/galaxyexpress
The new Samsung Galaxy Express Handset running on an Android operating system guarantees 4G LTE's amazingly fast network connectivity to all. It bears familiarity to the Galaxy Express introduced by the AT &T network at the end of 2012.
This version is built for the European and Asian markets using the Android 4.1 Jellybean platform from the onset. Another variation is the dual-core 1.2GHz processor. Other features remain unchanged.
This handset carries a 2,000 mAh battery and measures 132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm all weighing 139 grams.
Prices for Europe and Asia including the launch date are yet to be announced though it has been confirmed that it will be offered in white.
A black version is offered by AT & T and sells for $99.99 on contract and $449.99 off contract.
People who have been waiting for the Galaxy Express, which is an LTE-enabled phone, can now get their unit in Germany. This device features a dual core processor that clocks in at 1.5 GHz and this 4.5-incher runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.1 version. It also has 1 GB memory, 8GB storage that is expandable using microSD.
It can be recalled that the US carrier, AT&T has launched a similar phone awhile back. In Germany, the device will cost €489. It sounds expensive but with extensive LTE-coverage in most of Europe, this phone can actually be quite cost effective in the long run. It is comparable to the Galaxy S3 and is available in white. It will also be available in other markets in the near future and by that time; other colors will already be available.
The Galaxy Express is a great addition to Samsung's LTE phones. It should also benefit from future improvements that Samsung plans to provide to its flagship as well as other popular devices.
Samsung Galaxy Express may not be as popular as the Galaxy S III, but it does have a following because of its affordability. Furthermore, it will already be rolled out on Android Jelly Bean 4.1, so that users can already enjoy various additions and improvement with the company.
An international version of the Galaxy Express has already been launched and it is already running on the first Jelly Bean version.
The OTA roll out will happen as early as today and be mindful of notifications that your phone has already received the roll out or go to Settings and look for it under Software update and tick "Check for Updates". Otherwise, it won't be long until you receive the update, so sit tight.
Source: AT&T Blog
Mobicity of UK is selling the Galaxy Express for 314.39 Pounds, around 370 euros - it's actually much less than the suggested retail price for Germany (€489).
Samsung I8730 Galaxy Express is a large screen Android smartphone, announced in January 2013, this elegant looking device comes with a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen. The display supports multitouch, has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels along with a pixel density of 207ppi and is easy to work with one hand.
The phone features a Dual-core 1.2GHz processor and runs Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). It offers 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory and microSD slot that can hold cards of up to 32GB memory. The handset is NFC-enabled and allows easy wireless connectivity and online payments.
Samsung I8730 Galaxy Express sports a 5.0 Megapixel AF camera at the back with built-in LED flash, face detection technology, geo-tagging, touch focus and HD movie recording capability. Other specs are - 4G & dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity, HSPA+ data, Bluetooth v4.0, MHL, GPS, HTML5 browser, SNS integration, handwriting recognition and a 2000mAh battery.