Samsung Transform Ultra headed to Sprint

Sprint's newest Android smartphone isn't the most powerful but it has a physical keyboard.

Samsung Transform Ultra
Samsung Transform Ultra Samsung

Sprint customers who love physical keyboards will soon have another choice with the arrival of the Samsung Transform Ultra.

The Android Gingerbread handset is more a midrange device, with a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA touch screen, a 3-megapixel camera and front-facing VGA camera, and 3G support. The Transform Ultra will also come with Sprint ID , so you can customize the smartphone with different content based on various themes.

The Samsung Transform Ultra will be sold in RadioShack stores starting October 23 and available through Sprint on November 13. The price of the phone is $79.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.

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Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.


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