Verizon Wireless and Samsung Mobile today announced that the DROID Charge by Samsung will be available for purchase on April 28 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com The DROID Charge has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for both stills and video chatting. The smartphone runs on a 1GHz application processor and comes with HTML 5 Web browser. The Droid Charge is a 4G LTE Android 2.2 Froyo phone. Here are more details:
? 4G LTE ? Customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage area ? Android 2.2 platform ? Support for Google Mobile Services including Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search, Google Maps and access to more than 150,000 apps available to download from Android Market ? Adobe Flash Player compatible ? Mobile Hotspot capability ? Share 4G connection with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices or a 3G connection with up to 5 devices ? Samsung Media Hub ? Samsung?s own content service, offering a vast lineup of critically acclaimed films and TV programs for rent or purchase ? Virtual QWERTY keyboard featuring Swype technology
Pricing and data plans:
? The DROID Charge by Samsung will be available for $299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. ? DROID Charge customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a 4G LTE data package. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access. Unlimited 4G LTE data packages start at $29.99 monthly access. Mobile Hotspot feature will be included for a limited time at no additional charge.