T-Mobile USA announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G - a T-Mobile exclusive and the newest smartphone to join T-Mobile?s Galaxy S portfolio.
Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Galaxy S Relay 4G leverages T-Mobile's 4G (HSPA+ 42) network.
The Galaxy S Relay 4G is also a SAFE (Samsung Approved for Enterprise) - designated device that offers a portfolio of enterprise-ready features and capabilities. Samsung SAFE offers IT Policy support for top-tier mobile device management (MDM) solutions, on-device AES-256 bit encryption, and enhanced support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, as well as integrated support for a range of virtual private network solutions. The Galaxy S Relay 4G also boasts a full 5-row QWERTY keyboard and 1.5-GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor. The smartphone also features Wi-Fi Calling and support for Smartphone Mobile HotSpot for up to five devices with a qualifying rate plan.
In addition to its business features, the Galaxy S Relay 4G has a 4-inch, Super AMOLED screen. The new smartphone includes a number of features, such as T-Mobile TV in mobile HD2 for watching live TV programming, Samsung Media Hub for renting and buying the latest movies and TV shows,and Google Play Music for streaming and purchasing music. The Galaxy S Relay 4G is also equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and 720p HD camcorder (1280x720) resolution.
The smartphone is expected to be available at T-Mobile retail stores, select national retailers and dealers, and online in the coming weeks.