Verizon Wireless already has one cool Qwerty keyboard equipped device in Motorola Droid 3, but since it lacks the LTE support, it leaves a gap unfilled for people seeking LTE with physical keyboard. But Verizon has planned something — Samsung Stratosphere, which may not excite you as much because it lacks dual-core processor, but it’s got both Qwerty keyboard and 4G LTE onboard to justify its existence.
Samsung Stratosphere has been termed as mid-tier phone by Verizon Wireless, and it’s proven by the phone’s spec-sheet:
- 1 GHz single-core processor
- Android 2.3
- 4 inch Super AMOLED Display with Gorilla Glass protection cover
- 5 MP rear camera
- 1.3 MP front facing camera (for video chats, and combing your hair)
- 512MB RAM
- 4G LTE
- Qwerty physical sliding keyboard
It’s not wrong to say it’s very much like last year’s Samsung Epic 4G at Sprint, but for those Qwerty and LTE are a must, this is the phone to buy at Verizon. And if you want a dual-core qwerty phone with LTE, wait till Droid 4 hits stores, but this could take some 3-4 months to happen, at least.
Verizon has made two comparison charts: on with its own phones and other one competing the Stratosphere with like devices on market. Check them below: