AT&T reveals the eco-friendly Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate (SGH-I577), which is the carrier’s first LTE Smartphone to obtain Environmentally Desirable UL Platinum certification. It is available for $49.99 with a 2-year contract. According to Samsung, the handset covering is made with 80% recycled material, and it has an energy-efficient charger that alerts you to unplug the device when it’s charged.
Its Powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM, the Exhilarate runs, instead of the latest Android 4.0, Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. It has a 4-inch 800×480 Super AMOLED touchscreen display, a 5 Megapixel main camera with 720p video recording and a 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera for video chat. The LTE phone equipped with 4GB ROM and supports MicroSD/SDHC up to 32GB. It supports Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi connectivity. Available on AT&T, the Galaxy Exhilarate LTE MIMO Band 4/17, quad-band HSPA+ 21 as well as quad-band GSM/EDGE networks.