Today, T-Mobile USA and Samsung Mobile announced the upcoming retail availability of the Samsung Vibrant, a Galaxy S device available from T-Mobile.
The Samsung Vibrant, the latest Android smartphone exclusively from T-Mobile, brings a robust and comprehensive entertainment package to consumers on groundbreaking display technology. The Vibrant comes fully-loaded with entertainment features, including "James Cameron's Avatar" the exclusive full-length movie on an included 2GB external memory card and an exclusive collector?s edition of a popular game. The Vibrant also brings the Amazon Kindle for Android application with access to more than 600,000 books, MobiTV with live and on-demand TV, and much more. Complimenting the robust entertainment features, the Vibrant boasts a 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen display to give customers a bright, vivid viewing experience, allowing consumers to play a game, watch a movie or read an e-Book while on the go. In addition, this portable device is equipped with a speedy Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor and six-axis sensor for optimized media and gaming.
Available starting July 21st exclusively to T-Mobile customers, the Samsung Vibrant will be $199.99 with a two-year service agreement and qualifying data plan.
In addition, customers may pre-order the Samsung Vibrant at any one of more than 4,000 RadioShack stores expected to begin July 1. To pre-order, customers must purchase a $50 gift card, which will be applied toward the retail price of the device. Customers can schedule an appointment to pick-up and activate their device at RadioShack stores starting July 21. Pre-order is also expected to be available online at www.radioshack.com/vibrant beginning July 1.
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The multimedia experience that makes the Samsung Vibrant a great option for entertainment enthusiasts includes the following:
-20th Century Fox?s ?James Cameron?s Avatar,? full-screen movie pre-loaded on the Samsung Vibrant, takes consumers back to Pandora, the fictional world created by James Cameron, in the highest-grossing film in history.
-Amazon Kindle for Android application provides direct access to more than 600,000 books, including a vast majority of The New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases. Before consumers purchase a book, they can read the first chapter for free. They also can read reviews and recommendations from Amazon.com and its customers. With Kindle for Android, customers can sync their reading with their other Kindle devices so they never lose their place or are without their reading.
-MobiTV mobile phone application offers consumers access to live and on-demand TV available in English and Spanish ? including more than 35 channels of news, sports and entertainment. Favorite channels such as Bravo, Disney Channel, ESPN, NBC and more are available for Samsung Vibrant consumers to watch at home or away. Plus, when Vibrant consumers subscribe to MobiTV, their first 30 days of service are free.
-Slacker Radio mobile application comes pre-loaded on the Samsung Vibrant, allowing anyone to listen to free personalized radio. Slacker offers more than 120 genre stations and the ability to create your own. With millions of songs from thousands of artists, Slacker is the best way to discover new artists and hear your favorite music.
-Gogo Inflight Internet service offers a bonus to consumers who purchase the Samsung Vibrant: up to a month of free in-flight Wi-Fi access on their device, with Internet access on more than 3,000 daily flights and growing every day in the continental U.S.
-Samsung Media Hub, expected to be available in the near future, is a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
The Vibrant delivers advanced phone features such as GPS functionality with access to turn-by-turn navigation and Swype text input for fast, accurate communication. It also features a 5-megapixel camera with digital zoom and autofocus, and a video camera for recording crystal-clear, high-definition (720p) videos and photos for playback on an HD television. With support for up to 32 GB of external memory, the Vibrant provides ample space for consumers? entertainment favorites. Consumers can customize their Vibrant with two battery cover options in dark blue and lavender that will come packaged exclusively with the T-Mobile device.