Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G Friday release for US Cellular

If you are over in the good old US of A, and prefer to get your smartphone from US Cellular, you might like to know that the carrier is adding a new Samsung Android smartphone to their online offering as of right now, and will be available in stores as of this Friday, and that Android smartphone is the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G, a kind of budget LTE alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S3.

According to a report by Engadget, the US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G offers a 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen along with 4G LTE connectivity, a slide out QWERTY keyboard, a 1GHz single core processor, a 5 megapixel rear facing snapper with LED flash, a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera, WiFi, and portable WiFi Hotspot.

The Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone, and comes with numerous preloaded Android apps such as Amazon Kindle, Amazon MP3, Amazon App Store, Audible, Lets Golf 3, Google Play, and the usual Google stuff.

The VP of sales and marketing operations for US Cellular, Edward Perez says they are excited to offer their latest 4G LTE device for customers so they can get more done in less time, whilst the large touch screen and QWERTY keyboard makes the handset the go-to device for those customer that depend on their handset to keep up with busy schedules.

Size wise the Galaxy Metrix 4G measures 4.96 x 2.54 x 0.55 inches and weighs in at 5.8 ounces, and is E911ready. Price wise the Android handset will set you back 179-bucks after a 100-buck mail in rebate, but if you are in a market where a 4G LTE service is available the device will set you back 129-bucks after that 100-buck mail in rebate.

So there you go, are any of our US readers tempted to pick up the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G from US Cellular?

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