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After just a few weeks, Sprint lowers prices for the HTC 8XT and ATIV S Neo to $0 and $49.99

After just a few weeks, Sprint lowers prices for the HTC 8XT and ATIV S Neo to $0 and $49.99

While it’s not uncommon to see new phones get price drops, especially through third party retailers like Amazon.com whose business is to undercut the carriers, it is a bit unusual to see a carrier lower the price too quickly. Such is the case with the HTC 8XT (review) and the Samsung ATIV S Neo. The HTC 8XT, which was released on July 19th, initially sold for $99 on a two-year contract...

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Sprint ATIV S Neo's limited availability; online shipping only and coming soon to Best Buy

Sprint ATIV S Neo's limited availability; online shipping only and coming soon to Best Buy

Although the Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo went officially on sale today, you won’t be able to run to your local store to pick one up. At least that’s what we’re hearing from colleagues and fellow readers like yourselves. Evidently, customers who wander in to a Sprint store to pick up the latest and greatest Windows Phone 8 device will be told that it is “direct ship only” meaning no in...

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Sprint finally announces Samsung ATIV S Neo for Friday, August 16th at $149.99

Sprint finally announces Samsung ATIV S Neo for Friday, August 16th at $149.99

There has been plenty of information that we presented recently leading up to August 16th as the release date for Sprint and the ATIV S Neo. Now the CDMA carrier has come forth with an official announcement on the device and have confirmed that date. According to the press statement, the Samsung ATIV S Neo will go on sale Friday, Aug. 16, in direct ship sales channels, including Sprint...

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FCC docs reveal Sprint’s Samsung ATIV S Neo will come with Bluetooth 4.0 LE

FCC docs reveal Sprint’s Samsung ATIV S Neo will come with Bluetooth 4.0 LE

We know that Bluetooth 4.0 with low-energy support is coming to Windows Phone 8 sooner than later. Nokia has reportedly been hard at work getting their devices ready and we wouldn’t be shocked to see it come officially from Microsoft in GDR3, expected later this year. In documents posted to the FCC on the upcoming Samsung ATIV S Neo, due on Sprint on August 16th, it’s revealed that the...

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