Sprint and Samsung Mobile just introduced the Android-powered Samsung Intercept (model SPH-m910) for $99.99 (after MIR and 2-year agreement). In addition to the 3.0-inch, touch-screen display, 3.2 MP camera and video, and full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Samsung Intercept comes preloaded with social apps and one-touch picture posting to the top social sites.
The Samsung Intercept will be available starting July 11 for $99.99 (excluding taxes) after a $100 mail-in-rebate with a two-year service agreement on a new line activation or eligible upgrade on an Everything Plan with data. It will be available in two attractive colors — Gray Steel and Satin Pink.
Loaded with Android 2.1, Samsung Intercept provides access to popular Google mobile services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube, and more than 50,000 applications available in Android Market today. It also features a powerful processor to make it a snap to maneuver within the device.
Great Price Without Sacrifice
Samsung Intercept makes menu and display navigation easy with a highly responsive optical joystick that virtually zips from item to item. It operates on the Sprint 3G network (EVDO-Rev. 0) and features Wi-Fi capability, integrated GPS navigation and accelerometer.
Additional features include:
- Home screen that scrolls right to left for more space to organize widgets and apps
- 3.2 Megapixel camera and video camcorder
- MP3 Player with MicroSD card slot (supports up to 32 GB)
- Stereo Bluetooth® wireless technology
- Visual voicemail
- Sprint TV®, Sprint Football Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile℠
- Access to social networking sites Facebook®, Flickr® and Twitter
- Access to personal and corporate e-mail
- Easily view Word, Excel, PowerPoint on-the-go to maximize productivity
Samsung Intercept requires Sprint's industry-leading Everything Data plans with Any Mobile, Anytime℠ that include unlimited Web, texting and calling to and from every mobile in America while on the Sprint network. Everything Data plans start at $69.99 per month — the same price Verizon and AT&T charge for unlimited talk only. (All price plans exclude surcharges and taxes.)
“Samsung Intercept is a valuable addition to our growing portfolio of Android phones with a rich Internet browsing experience, visual voicemail and practically all of the latest must-have features,” said Kevin Packingham, senior vice president of product development for Sprint. “Best of all, at this price, we are able to bring the Android experience to a broader audience that will appreciate the versatility that comes with access to thousands of apps on Android Market. This is a great device for those who use their wireless device to manage a business or socialize with family and friends.”
“The Intercept is a perfect example of Samsung's commitment to bring the latest Google mobile services, social applications and popular features to smart phones for the mass market,” said Omar Khan, chief strategy officer for Samsung Mobile. “Users will enjoy the Intercept's stylish design, full QWERTY keyboard and access to full web browsing and Google services for a full-featured smart phone experience.”