Three New Sprint Android Phones! Sanyo Zio, LG Optimus S and Samsung Transform


At a press conference in Sn Francisco, Sprint announce a trio of phones ranging from $50 to $149. The phones come with a range of features, including Sprint ID, which is similar to putting a "theme" on your phone with specific apps, ring-tones, and settings.


Sanyo Zio

The Zio, previously leaked will be launched Oct. 10 for $99 with a two-year contract. Feature

s include:

  • 3.2 MP camera with video playback
  • 3.5 inch WVGA 480 x 800 resolution ┬átouch screen
  • 512 MB internel memory, 2 GB micro SD Card
  • 4G
  • Sprint Zone
  • Sprint Music Plus
  • Sprint ID
  • GPS, Wifi, Bluetooth, MP3 Player


LG Optimus S

The Optimus is the lower end of the three phones at $49.99 with a two-year contract and a launch date of Oct. 31. Even with it being the most inexpensive of the two, it is the only one packing Froyo Android 2.2.

  • 3.2 inch 320 x 480 HVGA
  • 3.2 MP camera with digital zoom
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • MP3 Player, bluetooth, GPS

Samsung Transform

The Transform is the higher end of the two and vaguely resembles the Samsung Fascinate. The phone will be $149 with a two-year contract and will be launching on Oct 10.

  • Android 2.1
  • Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • Dual cameras: front facing- VGA for video conferencing. Rear facing- 3.2 MP with flash, no zoom, camcorder
  • Google apps
  • 256 MB RAM/512 MB ROM
  • 3.2 inch QVGA 480 x 320 touch screen
  • Sprint Zone, Sprint Music Plus, Sprint TV
  • Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS

Sources: Android Community 1 & 2, Android Central, Mobile Crunch, Engadget


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