Verizon Wireless and Samsung announced a new budget-friendly smartphone that comes with a good amount of features and respectable specs. The new Samsung Galaxy Stellar will be available starting September 6. This smartphone comes with 4G LTE connectivity as well as dual interfaces to cater to everyone—whether you're a first-time smartphone user or a more advanced Android user.
Recognizing that even novice users may need to meet strict security requirements for their business, Samsung made the Galaxy Stellar a SAFE (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) approved device, meaning it has on-device AES 256-bit encryption, support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, and support for leading VPN and MDM solutions.
As far as the hardware is concerned, the Galaxy Stellar isn't a total bare-bones device. You'll find a 4-inch display (800 x 480), 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, Android 4.0, and a microSD card slot in this phone. The 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera isn't exactly high-end, but what do you expect from a phone that's free after rebates and with a two-year contract?
Verizon Wireless Launches Feature-Packed Samsung Galaxy Stellar™ Smartphone
Features 4G LTE Connectivity, Dual-Interface Options and B2B Enterprise Solutions
BASKING RIDGE, NJ and DALLAS, TX — Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced today that they will offer the exclusive Samsung Galaxy Stellar™ starting Sept. 6 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com.
The easy-to-use 4G LTE enabled Samsung Galaxy Stellar is designed to be compact so it fits easily in a customer’s hand and makes the first-time smartphone experience simple. The Stellar features a dual interface option so customers can choose between Starter Mode or Standard Mode. Starter Mode features a simplified home screen display with preset widgets such as Favorite Apps, Favorite Contacts and Favorite Settings for quick and easy access to frequently used apps and settings. Starter Mode also features a quick dialer icon that allows customers to make phone calls directly from the home screen. Standard Mode provides customers with a more conventional layout and gives customers the traditional Android™ experience. The Stellar also includes a Help app that features guided tours and tips for changing settings and more, so customers can master their devices.
Samsung Galaxy Stellar customers can take advantage of blazingly fast 4G LTE connectivity to access an array of convenient and multimedia rich apps. A suite of Amazon apps is included that offers customers easy ways to discover content such as watching movie trailers on the IMDB app, downloading audio books with the Audible app, and one-click ordering with the Amazon shopping app. The Stellar also offers a variety of premium TV and film content for rent or purchase through the Samsung Media Hub.
The Galaxy Stellar is a SAFE™ (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) approved device featuring on-device AES 256-bit encryption, enhanced support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync® and support for industry-leading Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions to make working on the go secure.
Samsung's SAFE enterprise mobility solutions provide flexibility and connectivity for mobile workforces, ensuring that users are able to operate more efficiently while on–the-move.
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