Samsung has made waves in the smartphone industry with their Galaxy lineup of phones. Notable among their flagship devices are high-end features and an elegant appearance, but Samsung also produces mid-range phones which offer great value at an accessible price point; such as their Galaxy Avant model that was released first exclusively through T-Mobile network in July 2014 for $230 on contract or off contract.
The Samsung Galaxy Avant is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 quad-core processor and 1.5GB of RAM, along with 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded via microSD. The multitouch capable 4.5"qHD touchscreen display boasts resolutions of 540x960 pixels while offering multitouch support; additionally it comes with one 5-megapixel rear-facing camera for photos and videos as well as front camera capable of taking selfies.
Its 3.5mm headphone jack makes connecting wired headphones or earbuds simple, and Bluetooth allows it to communicate wirelessly with other devices. Plus, there's built-in GPS for finding locations on a map! Plus a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery gives this device a longer battery life!
The Galaxy Avant is currently running Android 4.4.2 and can be upgraded to future versions that provide new features and enhance user experience. Its mid-range quad-core processor and 1.5 GB of RAM deliver excellent everyday performance; however, more complex apps or games may present issues for this model.
The Galaxy Avant is equipped with 4G networks, providing fast data transmission and download speeds - a major asset for people who rely on their smartphones frequently for social media, streaming services, gaming, browsing the web, sending email or accessing other online services such as social media. In addition, its Wi-Fi connectivity enables browsing of websites or emails as well as accessing favorite online services. Plus its USB 2.0 port connects it to other mobile devices; with NFC support enabling contactless payments or transfers.