July 08, 2013 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
C Spire Wireless Debuts Samsung Galaxy S® 4 Smartphone Today on Its 4G LTE Network
Next generation of Galaxy S smartphone combines provider's exclusive suite of personalized services with more leading-edge innovations and government-grade security
RIDGELAND, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C Spire Wireless, the only U.S provider that makes wireless conveniently personal, introduced the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S® 4 smartphone today on its fast, reliable 4G LTE® network powered by optical fiber infrastructure.
"We're excited to introduce it on our fast, reliable network, which is powered by our advanced optical fiber-based infrastructure."
"This phone features a unique suite of easy to use innovations that promise to change how consumers interact with their primary communications device," said Kevin Hankins, COO for C Spire Wireless. "We're excited to introduce it on our fast, reliable network, which is powered by our advanced optical fiber-based infrastructure."
The sleek and slim smartphone weighs 4.6 ounces, is 7.9 millimeters thin and comes with a 5-inch full HD 1080p Super AMOLED™ display. The device features Android's 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) mobile operating system and runs on a 1.9 GHz quad core CPU with 2GB of internal RAM. Available in two color models, Black Mist and White Frost, the phone is powered by a removable 2,600 mAh battery.
The touchscreen device features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and a front-facing 2-megapixel camera with LED flash, autofocus and 1080p HD video recording in both dual shot and recording mode for stunning photos and video using new photo features like Dual Shot™, which allows the use of both cameras simultaneously so users can include themselves in pictures and videos.
The Galaxy S 4 also includes several other innovative features and applications, including:
Drama Shot: Use this camera mode to capture a progressive event, like a baby's first steps or a basketball player's slam dunk, in one frame.
Eraser Shot: Remove unwanted objects or people from an otherwise perfect picture.
Smart Pause™: Pause a video by looking away from the screen.
WatchON™: Simplifies searching and recommends TV, movies and sports according to personal tastes. With WatchOn and the built in IR blaster, the Galaxy S 4 also functions as a remote control for home theater equipment.
Air Gesture™: Answer a call or skip to the next song by waving your hand in front of the screen. Useful when your hands are otherwise occupied.
Air View™: Preview emails, photos in gallery, or even the stories in Flipboard® by hovering your finger over the screen.
Group Play: Connects up to 8 phones wirelessly to play games, share favorite tunes, photos and documents with no Wi-Fi required.
Safe™ (Samsung for Enterprise): Allows users to work without worry on their office network or wherever they happen to be working.
Hankins said the Galaxy S 4 comes with a suite of built-in C Spire apps that help deliver on the company's promise of a making wireless conveniently personal, including:
Vū, the world's first comprehensive online content personalization tool that delivers content users need and want
WiFi On, an Android app that gives consumers access to the largest Wi-Fi network in the world, ensuring the highest quality and fastest connections for customers across all Wi-Fi networks
Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy S 4 is available online at www.cspire.com, in all C Spire retail stores and through the company's telesales group at 1.855.277.4734 for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement that includes data services.
For more information and details on the Samsung Galaxy S 4, go to www.cspire.com/gs4. For more information about C Spire products and services, go to www.cspire.com.
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