The Samsung FocusÂ® 2, an affordable WindowsÂ® Phone on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, will be available from AT&T beginning May 20 in pure white for $49.99 with a two-year service agreement.
The glossy pure white handset will be the third LTE windows phone on AT&Tâ€™s network, following the Nokia Lumia 900 and HTC Titan II.
The handset is 10.98 mm thick, 4.3 ounces and has a 4 inch Super AMOLED screen and 5 megapixel main camera and also a VGA front-facing camera, and comes loaded with 8 GB of storage and a 1.4 Ghz processor. It will also support the Windows Phone WIFI hotspot feature.
The handset has long been rumoured as the Samsung Mandel or Samsung SGH-i667 and passed through the FCC in March 2012.
"AT&T offers our customers the broadest Windows Phone portfolio of any carrier, with three 4G LTE Windows Phones – the only 4G LTE Windows Phones in the U.S. – now at a variety of price points and form factors," said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Devices, AT&T Mobility. "The Samsung Focus 2 brings the people-first Windows Phone interface together with AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network for an unbeatable experience."
"Samsung is the unmatched leader in offering smartphones across a variety of platforms and the Focus 2 is a powerful example of our continued commitment to Windows Phone," said Dale Sohn, president of Samsung Mobile. "As our first 4G LTE Windows Phone, the Focus 2 is a fast and versatile device for productivity, entertainment and social networking."
For more information, customers can visit AT&Tâ€™s Focus 2 page or Samsungâ€™s Focus 2 page. .
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