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Samsung Conquer 4G headed to Sprint on Aug. 21 at $99.99

August 5, 2011 |  4:30 pm

Samsung Conquer 4G Sprint is launching another $99.99 smartphone to sit alongside the Nexus S in its portfolio -- the Samsung Conquer 4G.

The new Samsung phone hits Sprint stores on Aug. 21 and will sell at the 1-cent-less than $100 price point as long as a 2-year 4G data plan is signed in the process, Sprint announced on Friday.

Interestingly enough, Samsung is also the company that makes the Nexus S phone -- which was designed with input from Google. Both the Nexus S and the Conquer 4G run on 4G networks, use a 1-gigahertz processor and run Google's Android 2.3 Gingerbread mobile OS.

The Conquer 4G features a 3.5-inch touchscreen, while the Nexus S has a 4-inch screen. Both handsets feature front and rear cameras for photos, videos and video chatting.

The Nexus S has 16-gigabytes of memory, while the Conquer 4G comes with a 2-gigabyte memory card (Samsung and Sprint haven't said how much on-board memory the phone has).

Also offering 4G speeds for $99.99 through Sprint are the HTC Evo Shift 4G and HTC Evo 4G smartphones.


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Image: The Samsung Conquer 4G smartphone, available on Sprint. Credit: Sprint / Samsung