Sprint’s Samsung Ativ S Neo to be launched on August 16. BlackBerry Q10 on August 30

Sprint released in first Windows Phone 8 handset last week: it’s the HTC 8XT, available for $99.99 on contract.

The carrier’s second WP8 device is about to arrive pretty soon as well. As announced last month, this will be the Samsung Ativ S Neo.

According to a screenshot obtained by Engadget, the Ativ S Neo will go on sale on August 16. Based on the WP8 Ativ S that’s been available in other markets for some time now, Sprint’s Ativ S Neo comes with a 4.8 inch HD screen, LTE connectivity, 8MP rear camera, 1.9MP front-facing camera, dual-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz, 1GB of RAM, and a 2,000 mAh battery. The handset will cost $149.99 on contract.

August 16 is also the day when Sprint will launch the Samsung Galaxy S4 in purple, and the HTC One in red.

Sprint Samsung Ativ S Neo Windows Phone 8 BlackBerry Q10

Another new smartphone that’s coming to Sprint in August is the BlackBerry Q10 (already released by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile). Sprint’s Q10 should be out on August 30. Like Verizon and AT&T, Sprint will probably ask $199.99 for the new QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry.

Running BlackBerry OS 10, the Q10 features LTE, a 3.1 inch Super AMOLED display with 720 x 720 pixels, 2MP front-facing camera, 8MP rear camera, dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, MicroSD card support, and a 2,100 mAh battery.

Author: Florin

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