Jun 27 AT 9:45 AM Alberto Vildosola 9 Comments

Samsung T989 gets Bluetooth, WiFi certification; is it the Samsung Hercules?

We don’t know exactly which phone it is, but the Samsung SGH-T989 just received its Bluetooth and WiFi certifications. The device is most likely headed to T-Mobile. Word on the street is that this is T-Mobile’s Samsung Hercules.

You might remember the Samsung Hercules from a rumor that popped up last month via TIMN. The Hercules is supposed to launch in Q4 of this year. Samsung and T-Mobile are still putting it through the testing phase. The phone is expected to arrive with the following specs:

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 1.2 Ghz Dual-core Qualcomm APQ8060 Processor
  • 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with a resolution of 480 x 800
  • 1GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM
  • 8MP back-facing camera with flash
  • Front-facing camera
  • 1080p video recording
  • HDMI-out with the microUSB port
  • 4G support for both T-Mobile and AT&T

Ready to let you get your tap on? The Samsung Hercules will also be one of the first Android phones to launch with an NFC chip. Stay tuned for more information on this phone, as we’ll most likely get to know more about it over the coming weeks. Meanwhile, you can tell us in the comments whether you’ll be getting this puppy or not once it comes out.

Via: TmoNews

Alberto is a college student living somewhere between Miami, Sarasota and the World Wide Web. Although a former iPhone owner, Alberto is now a proud Android enthusiast. You can follow Alberto on Twitter and Google+ for his thoughts unworthy of an article.

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  • http://Website Jason

    possibly the Tmo SGS2?

  • http://Website Jeremy

    i wont be getting it if has 4G support for AT&T as well.. i’m with t-mobile.. and i’m not a supporter of the whole T-Mobile/AT&T gig.. that can kiss my androids butt..

  • http://Website Greg

    I was excited for the Hercules phone, but isn’t that screen resolution kind of weak for such a large display? Also, I wonder how the APQ8060 compares to the Exynos chip in the Samsung SGII? Does anyone have any concrete data regarding this?

  • http://Website kegansb

    OMG! APPLE is gone sue again! It looks just like an iPhone!

  • http://Website ben
    • http://Website Jimmy

      Don’t worry by the time this 1.4ghz SGSII comes to the USA it will be Summer 2012.

      Hey Samsung if you want to compete with Apple start releasing your phones in the USA for a change.

  • nexus15

    not impressed with a larger screen that means less pixel density. Also not impressed with the fact that all 3 other carriers in the US will get ‘true’ SGS IIs while T-Mobile gets this Frankenstein version, when it was completely opposite with the original SGS and T-Mobile got the mostly-true-to-original.

    My gut tells me to import a UK version, it would be compatible with at&t 3G and while im still part of t-mobile I dont really need 3G so i could set the radio to 2G only and save some battery.

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