Samsung Galaxy Victory brings 4G LTE to Virgin Mobile

The Android 4.1 handset finds a home in the upper echelon of the carrier's smartphone lineup.

Virgin Mobile announces its first 4G LTE smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE has joined the carrier's smartphone portfolio. Priced at $299.99, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean handset is Virgin Mobile's first LTE smartphone.

Also available through Sprint, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE includes a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear camera (HD video capture) and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera. As is the case with many of today's Android smartphones, the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE also features NFC, Wi-Fi, microSD expansion card slot (up to 32GB), and Bluetooth 4.0. On top of that, Samsung's own S Beam is present, which lets users share pics, videos, contacts and more using NFC and Wi-Fi Direct.

Initially the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE will be offered as an online exclusive; however, retail availability is expected in mid-March.

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