Samsung Droid Charge set for US launch after delay

Samsung Droid Charge SmartphoneSamsung’s Droid Charge smartphone is all set to hit stores after a brief delay caused due to outage in the Verizon’s LTE network.

Originally scheduled for late April, the US-based telecom service provider shelved the launch of Droid Charge due to the network glitch. The Samsung Droid Charge is equipped with 4G LTE technology that supports download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps.

Samsung Droid Charge runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and Adobe Flash support.

Samsung LTE smartphone runs on 1GHz processor and comes with virtual QWERTY keyboard featuring Swype technology, mobile hotspot capability, Samsung Media Hub, HTML 5 Web browser.

Connectivity options include Bluetooth. There is also a micro USB port for external storage.

The smartphone also comprises world clock, voice recorder, calculator, unit converter, alarm, FM recorder etc.

The phone costs $299.99 with a two-year Verizon contract.

[source: The Times of India]

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