More info uncovered for MetroPCS' first LTE Android phone
The carrier's first 4G LTE device has all the makings of today's Samsung Galaxy S series phones.
New details have emerged for what appears to be MetroPCS's first LTE smartphone. Previously known by its model number, the Samsung SCH-R910, the Android-based handset made its photostream, the phone looks like it will carry the name of Samsung Forte when it's ultimately released.only two weeks back. Based on a recently uncovered Flickr
As seen in the accompanying image, the phone features a four-row sliding QWERTY keyboard under, presumably, a 4-inch touch screen. If the rumored specs pan out, we're also looking at 1GHz Hummingbird processor, a 5-megapixel camera, and a Micro-SD card slot, among other details.
Other images in the Flickr gallery confirm Samsung's custom TouchWiz UI sitting on top of Android 2.2 Froyo. Based on these details, it appears the phone may bear a more-than-passing resemblance to today's current when it arrives later this quarter.
Although somewhat late to the party, MetroPCS is starting to show signs of a wireless provider who "gets" it. The carrier began offering a pair of non-contract Android smartphones in late 2010, with the