T-Mobile Announces Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G

T-Mobile has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G will join its Android lineup at some point in the coming weeks.
Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G
Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G was previously leaked as the Samsung Galaxy Blaze Q, then the name changed, and now it’s official.

The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G would pack with the features and everything what you would expect form a mid-ranged device, only this device will come with a sliding full 5-row QWERTY keyboard.

The device will have a 4-inch 800×480 Super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz dual-core S3 processor, 1GB of RAM, running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 1.3 MP front facing camera on the front and 5.0 MP camera on the rear.

This is QWERTY-packing handset for its HSPA+ 42 network, and having following features.

  • Display : 4″ Super AMOLED display with 800×480 resolution
  • CPU : 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor
  • OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Camera : 5.0 MP rear shooter and 1.3 MP front camera
  • slide-out 5-row QWERTY Key board
  • SAFE (Samsung Approved for Enterprise)
  • HSPA+ 42 network

No news regarding on pricing or availability is available yet, only that it will be available online and at T-Mobile retail locations in the coming weeks.

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G Press Release :

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Sept. 6, 2012 — T-Mobile USA, Inc., the No. 1 mobile operator brand in Samsung Galaxy S™ sales, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S® Relay™ 4G — a T-Mobile® exclusive and the newest smartphone to join T-Mobile’s popular Galaxy S® portfolio. Powered by Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Galaxy S Relay 4G leverages T-Mobile’s fast 4G (HSPA+ 42) network, allowing consumers to quickly and efficiently balance business productivity with entertainment and play on one device.

The Galaxy S Relay 4G is also a SAFE™ (Samsung Approved for Enterprise)-designated device that offers a full portfolio of enterprise-ready features and capabilities. Samsung SAFE offers comprehensive IT Policy support for top-tier mobile device management (MDM) solutions, on-device AES-256 bit encryption, and enhanced support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync®, as well as integrated support for a range of virtual private network solutions. The Galaxy S Relay 4G also boasts a full 5-row QWERTY keyboard and 1.5-GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S3 processor that enables business customers to accurately and quickly view and edit documents and share files instantly. The smartphone also features Wi-Fi Calling and support for Smartphone Mobile HotSpot for up to five devices with a qualifying rate plan.

“Consumers are increasingly looking for a powerful device that makes it easy to integrate their busy work and personal lives,” said Andrew Morrison, vice president of product management, T-Mobile USA. “The Galaxy S Relay 4G is the perfect addition to T-Mobile’s popular Galaxy smartphone lineup, providing our customers with a reliable and business-centric Android experience — and the easy access to entertainment for which Galaxy devices are known.”

In addition to its business features, the Galaxy S Relay 4G makes it easy to enjoy entertainment on its 4-inch, Super AMOLED™ screen. The new smartphone includes a number of compelling features, such as T-Mobile TV in mobile HD2 for watching live TV programming, Samsung Media Hub for renting and buying the latest movies and TV shows, and Google Play Music for streaming and purchasing music. The Galaxy S Relay 4G also makes capturing photos and HD videos a breeze with its 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and 720p HD camcorder (1280×720) resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G is expected to be available nationwide at T-Mobile retail stores, select national retailers and dealers, and online via www.T-Mobile.com in the coming weeks. For more information, visit www.T-Mobile.com.

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