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Sprint to Offer Sprint Vital Android Smartphone Starting June 14
      #44818 - 06/10/13 02:43 PM

Sprint today announced the Sprint Vital, a feature packed Android smartphone that sells for less than $100. It is available beginning Friday, June 14, in all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, 1-800-SPRINT1, Web Sales and Business Sales. It's priced at $99.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate1 (excluding taxes). Here's more info on this upcoming Android phone from Sprint:

Built on Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean, Sprint Vital comes with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and video capture, 1-megapixel front-facing camera and Sprint 4G LTE for surfing the Web at lightning-fast speeds.

Sprint Vital is also geared for gamers with a large 5-inch HD 1280 x 720 IPS display with break-resistant LCD and a 2,500 mAh removable lithium-ion battery that offers up to 15 hours talk time. To help take advantage of the built-in gaming capabilities, it comes preloaded with EA Mobile's Real Racing 3, offering trailblazing features, including officially licensed tracks, an expanded 22-car grid, and more than 45 meticulously detailed cars from makers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti and Audi. Racing with friends gets kicked into another dimension with the reality-bending Time Shifted Multiplayer (TSM) technology.

Productivity features:

* Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean
* Sprint 4G LTE
* 1.5GHz dual-core processor (Qualcomm MSM8960)
* Personal and business email and text messaging, as well as IM through Google Talk
* Google Mobile wireless services such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps for Android, Google Calendar, Voice Actions and YouTube
* 3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously
* Corporate Outlook email using Microsoft Direct Push Technology/Microsoft ActiveSync
* Near Field Communication (NFC) capable
* Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n

Entertainment/Personalization features:

* Dual cameras: 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and video capture and 1-megapixel front-facing camera
* Google Play with more than 800,000 apps, millions of songs and books, and thousands of movies
* Sprint ID, offering an innovative way to personalize an Android smartphone with apps, widgets, ringtones and more, all in a single download
* Sprint Zone, a one-stop access your wireless account, phone tips, news, a list of top apps and more
* Sprint TV and Movies, with more than 15 channels of live sports, live breaking news and full episodes of the most popular daytime, primetime and kids entertainment
* Sprint Music Plus, a full-featured music store and player for music tracks, ringtones, and ringback tones, including millions of DRM-free music tracks and tones updated daily
* GPS Navigation allows turn-by-turn directions and search options
* Text-to-Speech voice-enabled accessibility
* TTY capable for the hearing impaired
* Voice Actions for text, calls, emails, maps, go to Web, note to self, directions, watch a video and many more
* Voice dialer
* Voice memo
* 3.5mm stereo headset jack
* Bluetooth 4.0 + LE


* Dimensions: 5.591 x 2.811 x 0.392 inches (142.00mm x 71.40mm x 9.95mm)
* Weight: 5.432 ounces (154 grams)
* Display: 5-inch HD 1280 x 720 IPS Display with Break Resistant LCD
* Battery: 2,500 mAh removable lithium-ion battery for up to 15 hours talk time
* Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB user memory and microSD card slot supporting up to 64GB memory card


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