Sprint has announced its latest 4.0-inch low-end smartphone, Sprint Force. It is now available for orders on the online stores for $49.99 (with 2-year contract) and $199.99 (without contract). The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich based Force is manufactured by ZTE and is powered by 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 processor.
Sprint Force has a 4.0-inch highly durable as well as scratch resistant, 480×800 pixel resolution WVGA display. It features 1GB on board RAM and a 4GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
This 153.1 gram device sports a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash on the rear end, a 1MP camera on the front, and a 1,730 mAh battery.
On the connectivity front, the handset has support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and NFC. It is also capable in serving as an LTE hotspot for up to eight guests and features Sprint ID, which enables users to personalize their phone instantly as per their needs and interests.
Apart from this, the smartphone efficiently offers the Google mobile services, including YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, Google Maps and Google Books.
The Sprint Zone provides access to Sprint TV, GPS Navigation, NBA Game Time, Sprint Music Plus, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile for the smartphone users.
The specialty of Sprint Force lies in the integration of two things. Firstly, the phone contains environmentally preferable materials, which have minimal impact on the environment, and thus the phone is certified by the independent UL Environment 110. Secondly, it offers a set of functionalities which includes rich notifications, customizable home screens, easy multitasking, resizable widgets and deep interactivity.
The willing customers can order the smartphone now on Sprint’s website and in its stores for $49.99 (this price is tagged after a $50 mail-in rebate on the handset) on a two-year contract and for $199.99 without contract. You can even book your device on Boost Mobile, one of the Sprint’s prepaid brands, starting from March 7 for $199.99 without contract.