Combining the a five-row QWERTY keyboard and Samsung’s 4-inch brightly colorful Super AMOLED touchscreen display, the Android-powered Samsung Stratosphere for Verizon Wireless is ideal for fast-paced mobile professionals. It’s loaded with enhanced B2B-enabled connectivity and robust data management support. And the 1 GHz single-core processor allows you to “hypertask” between business apps and your favorite movies and games–which are given an impressive visual impact thanks to the rich contrast and razor sharp resolution of the Super AMOLED screen. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.
- 4G-enabled, Android-powered business–oriented smartphone with 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard
- 1 GHz processor; Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (with optional Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot service)
- 5-MP camera/camcorder; front-facing video chat camera; Bluetooth stereo music; 4 GB memory plus 4 GB microSD card; corporate and personal e-mail
- Up to 8 hours of talk time, up to 212 hours (8.8 days) of standby time; released in October, 2011
- What’s in the Box: handset, rechargeable battery, wall/USB charger, 4 GB microSD card, quick start guide
- Size (LWH): 4.96 inches, 2.54 inches, 0.55 inches
- Weight: 5.76 ounces
- Network Compatibility: CDMA
- Network Compatibility: GSM
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 212 hours
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network provides speeds up to 10 times faster than Verizon Wireless’ 3G network. With 4G LTE, you’ll enjoy simultaneous voice and data capabilities, allowing you to check e-mail, browse the web, download an app, and check directions on Google Maps while on a call. Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network currently reaches one-third of all Americans, with plans to expand the network to the company’s entire 3G coverage area over the next three years.
The Android 2.3, Gingerbread OS keeps everything running smoothly, and gives you access to over 250,000 Android Market apps. It’s the perfect system to help organize your life while you’re on the go, and stay entertained while you’re going. And now you can create folders to help organize your various apps, to greatly reduce your scrolling time. Create folders to organize your applications based on your personal preferences and use patterns.
Samsung’s Media Hub gives you access to thousands of movies and next-day TV shows. With progressive download optimized for mobile phones, begin watching movies in seconds. And with Samsung’s AllShare, you’ll be able to wirelessly stream media to DLNA-certified devices such as laptops and HDTVs
The Stratosphere includes a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and flash (480p DVD-quality recording) and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video chat. With the Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking, you’ll be able to connect to business and home networks, as well as share your 4G LTE connectivity with other Wi-Fi-enabled devices with the optional Mobile Hotspot service.
Other features include next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, 4 GB internal memory plus included 4 GB microSD card (microSD expansion to 32 GB via optional cards), full HTML browser with support for Adobe Flash, multi-format music and video player, and up to 8 hours of talk time.
Better Productivity with Enhanced Enterprise Support
Accessing your e-mail and business apps on your phone is now easier than ever. Samsung’s enterprise mobility solutions provide flexibility and connectivity for mobile workforces, ensuring that you’re able to operate more efficiently on the go. Features include:
- Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) — communicate directly with your Microsoft Exchange Server enabling push email, calendar and contacts.
- Support for Cisco AnyConnect 2.1 SSL VPN — access private corporate networks using industry-standard VPN protocols with enhanced security of 4G LTE networks helps users tap into VPN networks with no waiting.
- Encryption Services — users and IT administrators can initiate a remote wipe command to erase private information.
- Support for Sybase Afaria — MDM capabilities allow an integrated experience for the end user in the event it is required by their IT department or corporate policy.
Samsung’s Media Hub enables you to rent or purchase movies and TV shows within seconds watch from the convenience of anywhere. With Media Hub’s progressive downloading feature, you can start watching your content almost immediately as the rest of the file downloads to your phone. Plus, all Media Hub content can be shared among five Media Hub-enabled devices on the same account.
- Ultra-fast 4G LTE connectivity via the Verizon Wireless 4G Mobile Broadband network, with expected download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps. See more about 4G LTE.
- Onboard GPS for navigation and location services via Google Maps.
- Optional VZ Navigator service for GPS navigation with voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions.
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g) for accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
- 4G Mobile Hotspot capability allows you to create a Wi-Fi hotspot using your Verizon Wireless 4G LTE connection, which can then be shared among up to eight Wi-Fi-capable devices (five devices on 3G).
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals and includes stereo audio streaming.
- Samsung 1 GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor (single-core)
- 4-inch Super AMOLED multi-touch display (480 x 800 pixels) with light and proximity sensors.
- Side-sliding full QWERTY keyboard
- MicroUSB 2.0 port
- Removable battery
Communications & Internet
- Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video and IM instant messaging
- Full HTML browser (Webkit 5) with Flash 10.1 Support
- Personal and corporate e-mail access with support for Exchange ActiveSync as well as mobile e-mail accounts (Google push, Yahoo!, POP3, IMAP).
- Included 4 GB microSD card with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
- 4 GB internal memory
- 512 MB RAM
- 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with flash.
- Video capture capabilities (480p, DVD quality)
- 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats.
- Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
- Video player compatible with MPEG4, H.264, H.263
- Samsung AllShare DLNA capabilities allow you to stream movies, music, and photos from your smartphone to a compatible HDTV.
- Media Hub capable
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Widgets including Accuweather.com, analog and digital clocks, and more.
- Quickoffice app for viewing Microsoft Office documents.
- Speakerphone for hands-free communication.
- Hearing Aid Compatibility: M4
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network allows you to download photos, apps, and games in seconds and entire movies in minutes. LTE (or Long Term Evolution provides significantly increased upload and download speeds over 3G networks, as well as significantly reduced latency (or lag time). Verizon Wireless expects 4G LTE average data rates to be 5-12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2-5 Mbps on the uplink in real-world, loaded network environments.
With these blazing fast speeds, you’ll be able to stream HD movies without the annoyance of constant pauses to buffer the video stream–as well as quickly download HD-quality movies right to your phone in minutes. Additionally, you’ll be able to download a new song file in about 4 seconds or upload a photo to your favorite social networking site in about 6 seconds.
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE mobile broadband network will also redefine the mobile office for business users. Business applications that used to require wired networks will be untethered forever, allowing you maximized productivity and efficiency while you’re out of the confines of your office. Enhanced security lets you tap into most VPN networks with less waiting, and faster responsiveness enables you to upload 10 MB presentations back to your team in less than 25 seconds.
In areas serviced only by 3G, you can expect download speeds of 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and upload speeds of 500 to 800 Kbps in Mobile Broadband coverage area.
More Verizon Wireless Services
VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, you’ll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps.
Backup Assistant: This complimentary service automatically back up your mobile contacts to your online address book. If your phone is lost, stolen, or damaged, or you decide to upgrade, easily restore your saved address book to your new phone. You can also add, delete, edit, and print your contacts online and send the changes to your mobile phone. There are no subscription fees for the service.
NFL Mobile: Get the deepest NFL experience available on a mobile phone with NFL Mobile from Verizon Wireless. Basic features include live audio of all games, video highlights, fantasy tracker, and team customization. Premium features (with Verizon Video subscription) includes NFL RedZone, NFL Network, and access to games on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday.