- Size (LWH): 2.8 inches, 0.3 inches, 5.4 inches
- Weight: 4.16 ounces
- Network Compatibility: LTE
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 180 minutes
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 150 hours
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3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously.
With the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE you can do more for less. This LTE premium Android powered device lets switch between apps effortlessly and experience richer web-browsing with true multitasking thanks to the dual core 1.2GHz processor. Stay connected in new ways: video conferencing, video chatting, downloading movies or just surfing the web, at unprecedented speeds.
The Victory allows you to enjoy the latest Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Use NFC technology to share with your friends, your other devices and yourself using Android Beam and S Beam or Google Wallet, so you can pay at thousands of retailers with just your phone. All you would expect from a premium smartphone without the premium price.
Need to connect your computer to the internet to print a document or email? Create a mobile hotspot for up to eight devices at once with the fast 4G LTE connection. Link-up your computer to the EVO’s Wi-Fi for quick internet browsing or print directly to Wi-Fi printers.
Google Wallet is a necessity for those who shop on-the-go. At locations where Mastercard Paypass is accepted, you can simply swipe your card and the NFC (Near Field Communications) technology will securely transfer virtual payment information and store coupons to complete your purchase. You will save time and not have to hassle with slow payment options.
The Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE weighs 4.9 ounces and measures 4.8 x 2.5 x 0.5 inches. Its 2,100 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 9 hours of talk time.
What's in the Box
2100 mAH ion lithium battery, AC charger/USB cable combo cable, English/Spanish user guide
Android Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System
The Galaxy Victory runs the Android 4.0 operating system (dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich), which adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing while improving on the best Android features: easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and more.
The new Ice Cream Sandwich interface features an onscreen navigation bar that replaces the hardware buttons for Back, Home, and Menu found with older Android-powered phones. And with Google+ integration, you can video chat with groups of up to 9 friends as well as easily upload and share photos and videos. Other features include:Face Unlock
You can now unlock your phone with just your face using the Face Unlock option. It takes advantage of the front-facing camera and state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to register a face during setup and then to recognize it again when unlocking the device. Just hold your phone in front of your face to unlock (or use a backup PIN).
And the lock screen now lets you do more without unlocking. From the slide lock screen, you can jump directly to the camera for a picture or pull down the notifications window to check for messages. When listening to music, you can even manage music tracks and see album art.Home Screen Folders
Quickly access related apps right from the home screen by organizing apps and shortcuts into folders--just drag one app onto another to create a folder.Multitasking
Multitasking is even easier and more visual in Android 4.0. The Recent Apps button lets you jump instantly from one task to another using the list in the System Bar. The list pops up to show thumbnail images of apps used recently--tapping a thumbnail switches to the app.Voice Input
The new voice engine in Android 4.0 lets you dictate the text you want, for as long as you want, using the language you want. You can speak continuously for a prolonged time, even pausing for intervals if needed, and dictate punctuation to create correct sentences. As the voice input engine enters text, it underlines possible dictation errors in gray. After dictating, you can tap the underlined words to quickly replace them from a list of suggestions.
Sprint's 4G LTE Network
Note: The Sprint 4G LTE network is currently available in limited markets, but continues to expand across US cities.
Sprint 4G LTE services dramatically increase download speeds for photos, videos and large files. You can download a favorite song, picture, sitcom or large video in seconds, not minutes, or watch live streaming video--all while on the go, not just from the home or office. Additionally, businesses can benefit from the fast connectivity speeds of 4G LTE. Some examples include:
- Real estate agents can conduct virtual property tours.
- Construction teams using 4G LTE in the field can save valuable time by sharing schematics with engineers online.
- Insurance companies can speed their claims management through real-time communication with on-site adjusters.
- Health care professionals can improve their ability to remotely monitor patients.
- Emergency first responders can rapidly assess and coordinate disaster action with real-time on-site video and audio.
- Photojournalists can instantly transfer high-resolution images to the newsroom.
Just a few of the Sprint ID packages.
Make your phone a reflection of who you are with Sprint ID, which helps you get the most out of your phone by allowing you to choose a total experience for your device. You'll be able to quickly download ID packs that deliver a predefined experience--including applications, widgets, ringtones and wallpapers--all at once. Packs are designed to meet your interests--whether you're a sports fan, fitness fanatic, or auto enthusiast.
And the catalog of Sprint ID experiences will grow and expand--it's a marketplace full of experiences just for you. Choose from a single experience or many--it's about customizing your phone with the information you want in the palm of your hand. Here are a few examples of currently available Sprint ID packs:
Communications & Internet
Wireless Emergency Alerts
This device is capable of receiving optional alerts from local, state and national emergency management officials. Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), also known as Commercial Mobile Alert System or CMAS, is a national alert system that enables rapid dissemination of warnings and safety information via text alerts to wireless phones based on their geographic location. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for receiving the safety information and forwarding the alerts to participating wireless carriers such as Sprint. Alerts can come from the President of the United States, the National Weather Service (NWS) or state and local emergency operations centers. This system is integrated with the national alert system that serves television and radio stations today.
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Top Customer Reviews
I saw the galaxy victory and it seemed like the perfect fit. The phone is 4 inches, plenty of resolution for the size, plenty of ram, an S4 processor, decent design and decent sized battery (same one as the Galaxy S III)
So sorry for the ranting, here we go. I've put it through the tests over the day and I've had great results.
The screen looks great, It's LCD not an AMOLED but it gets the job done fine. I miss the contrast ratio when reading in the dark.
It performs really great, I put it through tests and games run great, running quadrant shows it really close to the htc one x. Really don't let the midrange category of this phone scare you off performance wise, the S4 is what is in some versions of the Galaxy S III and HTC One X, Its a S4 lite and lower clock but its not horribly far off.
Physical design while not the best, is not to bad either. The phone feels good in the had, it has a good texture and weight. I wish the power button was on the side but its not bad on the top.Read more ›
When I originally opened the box and activated the phone, I thought I was going to love it.
It had a good screen size (small now compared to huge screen phones like the Note series), the colors were pleasing to the eye, and it looked like it had a good amount of features to play around with.
*Up until then I had been using an LG Optimus from Virgin Mobile (terrible signal strength, lost signal for a couple days at a time more than once, and horrible customer servcie..but I loved the phone itself, and it came with a pretty decent camera)
Two things that I like the least :
The camera (honestly the worst I've had in years. Just terrible quality. My Optimus was 100% better as far as the camera goes!
Lack of storage space - This phone is so full of preinstalled apps that you are NOT ALLOWED to uninstall, that there is very little room left for videos. photos, games and apps that you want to download.
The most frustrating thing about the storage issue is that every time the storage gets full (which is A LOT), it will not allow you to open your images. You can't even open images (or the camera) to DELETE images to make space! The only thing you can do is start uninstalling apps until you have enough space to open your images/camera again, or wait until you're home and can transfer them to your computer and delete them from there. Every time I was at a concert or out somewhere and trying to take pics, it would get full like this and not allow me open and delete pics to make room.
I hate to rant, but that is absolutely my worst pet peeve about this phone.Read more ›
It does have LTE and S-Beam and S-Voice and runs really smoothly. My wife wanted a phone that fits in her pocket and she could not be happier with this device.
I really do not understand why Sprint isn't promoting this more. There is a large group of people who don't want a giant expensive phone and yet the sales reps at the Sprint store didn't even know they sold this device.
If you don’t care about NFC, or don’t think that it will provide you any benefit in the lifetime of your next cell phone, than the Galaxy S2 4G is a slightly better choice, for the same price.
Both phones are great, and both cost about the same price. Foregoing NFC, by getting the Galaxy S2 instead of the Galaxy Victory, gets you the following features that to me are more valuable than NFC:
S2 has a larger screen at 4.52” vs. 4.0” for the Victory.
S2 has a slightly better camera. Both cameras are really good, but the specs on the S2 is 8MP vs. the 5MP on the Victory.
Battery life is supposed to be about 10 percent better on the S2. I didn’t really notice a huge difference in this area, but don’t doubt the 7 hours for Victory vs. 8.7 hours for S2 that Samsung claims.
S2 is lighter. Despite the larger screen, the S2 is slightly lighter than the Victory.
The processor is about the same, and the Victory has a newer version of Android than the S2.
Overall, I think that both of these Samsung phones are great. You should decide if you care about NFC, and if you do more than you care about these other differences, than the Victory is probably right for you. Otherwise you should look at the Galaxy S2.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have owned this phone for several years. It is a really bad first smart( not very smart at at all) phone
Pro, size, fairly decent camera. Read more
I have one of these with Freedom Pop, which is an MVNO on Sprint.
It's an entry-level phone, but it's surprisingly decent for such a cheap phone. Read more
I purchased this, my first smart phone on the basis of its price and 4G/LTE compatibility but have been disappointed with its performance. Read morePublished 12 months ago by W. Chiles
Got this phone when I switched to a Sprint contract a couple of years ago from Virgin Mobile prepaid. Read morePublished 13 months ago by mfrostyj
This is a CRICKET phone. It does NOT connect with sprint. It is also a PAY AS YOU GO phone so it is actually useless if you have a real plan. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Consumer
This was a stolen phone. It did not work at all when trying to switch over my device for sprint. Please be careful people about these cell phones and make sure that they are legit. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Breanna Garvin
Warning to impatient people and heavy app users: Do not buy this phone. 800mb of RAM is going to run Swype, Messages, the random apps that come with the phone, and one or two... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Ethan R-T
Starts to get slower as time goes on. Seems like a good smartphone to start with. Completely beats HTC.Published 20 months ago by cj