The Sprint Vital Redefines the Budget Smartphone

Sprint Vital

Think budget smartphones need to be cheap? Think again. The Sprint Vital is sprint’s newest 4G LTE smartphone and it is available Friday, June 14. And while it is inexpensive-just $99 on contract plus a $50 mail-in rebate- the phone actually has some terrific high-end features. Among those features are Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and video capture, a 1-megapixel front-facing camera and Sprint 4G LTE for speed.

The phone, which has a huge 5″ screen with a 1280 X 720 iPS display, also packs in Bluetooth® 4.0 + LE, NFC (Near Field Communication), 1GB of RAM, has 8GB of onboard storage and accepts microSD cards of up to 64GB. And that is just the beginning. Yes, this Android smartphone has a host of high-end features that will keep anyone looking for a powerful pocket computer happy for some time to come. With its big 5″ HD IPS display with break-resistant LCD and a 2,500 mAh removable lithium-ion battery that can get 15 hours of talk time the phone is geared toward people who make serious use of their phone. And if you like using your handset for gaming you are in luck. The phone comes preloaded with EA Mobile’s Real Racing 3, offering trailblazing features, including

officially licensed tracks, an expanded 22-car grid, and more than 45 meticulously detailed cars from makers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti and Audi. Racing with friends gets kicked into another dimension with the reality-bending Time Shifted Multiplayer™ (TSM) technology.

If you are on a budget, but want a phone that doesn’t feel like you are, then you will want to check out the Sprint Vital. Want more information? Check here.

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Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.