OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Designed for individuals and families who are looking for a premium smartphone experience at an affordable price, Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime™ from Sprint arrives Friday, July 10.
“Every year, parents across the country head to stores looking to get their kids a high-quality smartphone their friends will envy at an affordable price”
Available in all Sprint Stores, Web Sales and Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1, Sprint offers three ways to buy Galaxy Grand Prime:
- Well-qualified buyers can get this exciting new smartphone with $0 down, no finance fees and 24 monthly payments of $10 (SRP: $240; service plan required).
- It is available for $29.99 with a two-year service agreement after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card.1
- Galaxy Grand Prime is also available without a contract for $240.
(All pricing excludes tax.)
“Every year, parents across the country head to stores looking to get their kids a high-quality smartphone their friends will envy at an affordable price,” said Doug Kaufman, director-Device Strategy, Sprint. “Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and the Sprint Family Share Pack make it possible for parents to give their kids a premium smartphone and enough high-speed data for the entire family without breaking the bank.”
Galaxy Grand Prime is loaded with key smartphone features and priced to be attractive to first-time smartphone owners or parents looking for a smartphone to add to a family plan for their children.
Built on Android™ 5.1, Lollipop, Galaxy Grand Prime offers a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and access to the Sprint 4G LTE network for blazing-fast Web surfing. The 5-inch qHD PLS (quarter high-definition) display with 960x540 resolution makes it easy to read emails and websites and enjoy pictures or video in the palm of a hand. Galaxy Grand Prime also boasts an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and flash for documenting life’s most important moments and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a wide-angle selfie lens.
With elegant curves and a brushed metallic bezel, Galaxy Grand Prime is premium style. It measures 5.7 inches x 2.84 inches x 0.34 inches (144.8mm x 72.1mm x 8.6mm) and weighs 5.5 ounces (156 grams).
A 2,600mAh removable lithium-ion battery keeps users connected all day. Galaxy Grand Prime also offers Ultra Power Saving Mode to extend battery life. When the battery charge reaches 10 percent remaining, nonessential apps are shut off to maximize battery life, allowing the user to make and receive calls and send and receive text messages for up to 24 more hours.2
Other key features include:
- 8MB internal memory3 and microSD™ slot supporting up to 128GB memory card
- Wi-Fi® b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Calling with International Wi-Fi Calling support
- Stereo Bluetooth® 4.0
The Sprint Family Share Pack is an affordable and convenient way for families to stay connected. It offers unlimited talk and text messaging and shared high-speed data, and families can share up to 60GB data per month for one low price.
Sprint Family Share Pack Comparison
20GB shared data
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 57 million connections as of March 31, 2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Samsung and Galaxy Grand Prime are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
1 The American Express Prepaid Reward Card (“Card”) provided in connection with this Rebate offer is a prepaid Card that is usable at U.S. merchants that accept American Express Card. Some limitations apply. The Card is not redeemable for cash (except where required by law) and does not provide ATM access. Use of Card constitutes acknowledgement that it is given as a reward and no consideration, value, or money has been paid by the holder to American Express in exchange for this Card. USE OF CARD IS SUBJECT TO THE CARDHOLDER AGREEMENT. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW, A $3.00 MONTHLY FEE WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST CARD BALANCE, STARTING SIX MONTHS AFTER CARD ISSUANCE, UNLESS FUNDS ARE EARLIER DEPLETED. For BALANCE, customer service and Cardholder Agreement, visit americanexpress.com/sprint or call 1-866-608-3756. Card issued by American Express Prepaid Card Management Corporation.
2 Results may vary. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other applications usage patterns.
3 Portion of memory occupied by existing content.
4 T-Mobile plan includes unlimited international text/data features and unlimited data with speeds slowed down to 2G after reaching 2.5GB/line high-speed data allotment. Other options available.
5 AT&T plans include unlimited texting to international numbers and 50GB of Cloud Storage. Other options available.
6 Verizon plans include unlimited texting to international numbers and 25GB of Cloud Storage. Other options available.