The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is finally headed to Sprint. Not long ago, the prepaid carrier Cricket started selling the budget-friendly Galaxy Grand Prime at just $179.99, without a contract. Come July 10, Sprint will start selling the device with or without a contract.
Qualified Sprint subscribers can buy the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime for zero down with a $10 per month plan for 24 months. Subscribers should sign up for a service plan in order to get this option. The device can also be bought for $29.99 along with a signed two-year contract. Plus, buyers will get a $50 mail-in rebate. Customers can also purchase the phone without a contract for $240. Check out the available list of plans from Sprint’s official Website.
As for Galaxy Grand Prime specifications, Phone Arena says the handset features a 5.0-inch display, bundled with 540-x-960-pixel screen resolution. This display combination translates to a modest pixel density of 220 ppi. The device runs on a quad-core, 64-bit (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410) processor, clocked at 1.2 GHz. Graphics are via an Adreno 306 GPU, and the hardware components are backed by 1 GB of RAM. The phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime has 8 GB of storage and supports memory expansion via a microSD card slot for up to 128 GB. The handset sports an 8 MP rear-facing camera and a 5 MP front-facing one.
The entire configuration is powered by a 2,600 mAh battery unit. It features Ultra Power Saving Mode; when the device has only 10 percent of battery charge, this feature automatically shuts down unused apps.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime can be purchased at Sprint's own brick-and-mortar stores in addition to the carrier's online store and via telesales. Are you planning to buy this wallet-friendly handset? Feel free to leave a comment.