T-Mobile announced today at CES the release of the Galaxy S Blaze 4G, an Android smartphone designed to work with their 42Mbps HSPA+ network. This baby packs quite the punch with a Snapdragon S3, 1.5GHz dual-core processor and a Super AMOLED display which size is unknown at this point. That is all we have for now as far as specs are concerned. We’ll make sure to bring more updates about the Blaze while we’re here at CES. Stay Tuned!
The full press release is below.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Jan. 10, 2012 — T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S® Blaze™ 4G. Adding to T-Mobile’s lineup of fastest 4G devices, the Galaxy S Blaze 4G will be the third smartphone to take advantage of 4G technology (HSPA+42) running on America’s Largest 4G Network™. Featuring a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S3 processor with 1.5 GHz dual CPUs, a brilliant Super AMOLED™ touch screen and a variety of pre-loaded entertainment, the Galaxy S Blaze 4G provides fast access to the things consumers want most.
“Consumers want the accessibility and entertainment capabilities that smartphones offer, and we’re committed to providing a range of 4G device options,” said Andrew Sherrard, senior vice president, marketing, T-Mobile USA. “The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is the latest smartphone that enables consumers to unlock the full potential of T-Mobile’s faster 4G network. With a compelling set of entertainment features, paired with our Unlimited Value and Monthly4G plans, we’re continuing to make it easy and affordable for consumers to experience the benefits of 4G.”
The Galaxy S Blaze 4G will offer a variety of pre-loaded entertainment features so consumers can enjoy their favorite movies, TV shows, games, music and more while on-the-go. The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is expected to be available later this year; additonal details regarding features will be revealed closer to availability. For more information, visit http://www.t-mobile.com/GalaxySBLAZE4G.
1 No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S claim for Samsung Mobile based upon reported shipment data, according to Strategy Analytics Q3 2011 U.S. Market Share Handset Shipments Report
T-Mobile’s HSPA+4G network, including increased speeds, not available everywhere. See coverage details at www.t-mobile.com.
4G used in connection with the Galaxy S Blaze 4G product name refers to the fact that the Galaxy S Blaze 4G is designed with HSPA+ technology