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    • Samsung Galaxy Avant™
      Samsung Galaxy Avant™
    • Samsung Galaxy Avant™
    • Samsung Galaxy Avant™
    • Samsung Galaxy Avant™
    • Samsung Galaxy Avant™

    Samsung Galaxy Avant™

    The new Samsung Galaxy Avant doesn’t just simplify all of the things you love to do on your mobile—it amplifies them. A powerful quad-core 1.2GHz processor. An enhanced camera experience. A premium, slim design. Each brilliant feature translates to an easy and inspired smartphone experience.

    • The 4.5" qHD display provides a gorgeous new perspective. Its impressive pixel density makes the colors in pictures, texts, movies and more burst to life.

    • Don't miss a beat with the blazing-fast 4G LTE connection. Downloads. Uploads. Video streaming. Web surfing. Watch your media flowing seamlessly—all at speeds you’ll love.

    • Use Easy Mode to simplify your home screen with bigger icons and only your favorite apps.

    New device purchase requires a SIM Starter Kit which will be added to your order automatically.


    Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 93 reviewers.

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    Galaxy Avant
    • Android 4.4

      Android 4.4

    • 4.5" qHD Display

      Experience incredible clarity and vibrant color on a 960x540 qHD touchscreen.

    • Quad-core 1.2 GHz Processor

      Four individual Application processors for all the power and performance you could ever need.

    • 4G LTE Capable

      Enjoy coverage on T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G LTE network.

    • 16 GB Built-in Memory Plus MicroSD Slot

      Plenty of room to store your photos, videos, movies, and more—expandable up to 64 GB with a MicroSD card (sold separately).

    • 3.5mm Audio Jack

      3.5mm audio jack gives you the flexibility to listen to your downloaded tunes just about anywhere—all you need is a standard set of ear buds or headphones.

    • 5 Megapixel Camera

      With quality worth printing, now you can really enjoy those special moments captured on your device. You can also share them with family and friends by sending them to any e-mail address or T-Mobile camera phone.

    • Front-facing Camera

      Video chat with front-facing camera.

    • GPS with Navigation Capability

      Get your real-time location on maps, driving directions, and more.

    • Near Field Communication (NFC)

      Near Field Communication allows you to share contacts, web pages, videos and more with a single tap against another NFC capable device.

    • Real web browsing

      Get more pages and better Web content delivered efficiently to your phone.

    • Smartphone Mobile Hotspot Ready

      Use your device's web connection to connect laptops and other Wi-Fi enabled devices to the Internet.

    • T-Mobile® TV

      Watch live TV, news, sports, and kids’ shows, and stream popular entertainment on demand with T-Mobile TV.

    • Up to 64 GB Expandable Memory

      Expandable memory allows your device to store extra music, movies, documents and more.

    • Visual Voicemail

      With Visual Voicemail you can listen to your voicemail messages in any order, respond in one click and easily manage your inbox without dialing in to the network.

    • Wi-Fi Calling Capable

      Call normally, or use Wi-Fi if you have Wi-Fi coverage but you don't have cellular reception.

    • Camera – Sound & Shot

      Sound & Shot feature allows you to capture the surrounding sound at the time of shooting so you can record vivid memory.

    • Camera – Beauty Face

      Take advantage of the Beauty Face mode which adjusts the photo to create a more visually pleasing photo.

    • Camera – Panorama Mode

      To capture that perfect scenic view, use the Panorama mode, allowing you to take pictures in either a horizontal or vertical direction.

    • Bluetooth® connectivity

      Wirelessly connect your device to optional compatible hands-free accessories such as headsets and car kits.

    • E-mail

      Send and receive e-mail messages on your device, using your existing e-mail accounts.

    • Messaging [Text, Picture & Social Networking]

      Send a message or a photo to any wireless phone or e-mail address. Or stay connected using always-on social networking.

    • Speaker phone

      Free up your hands for safety and convenience - speakerphone allows you to talk on your device without having to hold it.

    • Touch screen

      Everything your phone can do is now literally at your fingertips. A high resolution touch screen gives you fast and fun access to your phone's display.


    Size and Weight
    • 5.23 x 2.60 x 0.39 inches
    • 4.83 ounces
    Samsung Galaxy Avant™
    Operating System and Processor
    • Android 4.4
    • Quad-core 1.2 GHz Processor
    Battery Life
    • 18 hours talk time
    • 15 days standby time
    Camera, Photos and Video
    • 5 Megapixel Camera
    • Front-facing Camera
    • 1.5 GB RAM / 16 GB ROM. Expandable memory up to 64GB with SD Card. 
    • Sync methods: USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
    • 4G Capable
    • 4G LTE Capable
    • Wi-Fi Calling
    Audio and Multimedia
    • T-Mobile TV
    GPS and Apps
    • GPS enabled
    • Quad Band GSM; UMTS: Band I (2100), Band II (1900), Band IV (1700/2100), Band V (850); LTE: 2, 4
    Hearing Aid Compatibility
    • M3 & T3
    WEA Capable? 
    • Yes
    In The Box
    • Galaxy Avant
    • Battery
    • USB Cable
    • Wall charger
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Grate Phone I had the galaxy light, and this its an upgrade to that with android 4.4 kitkat on board. Great entry phone into a smart phone arena. October 19, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great phone for a great price! I've had this phone for about a month now and really like it. Now, I'm not a super user - I don't use data or GPS, but for calls and texting this phone has been great! I switch it to wireless at the house and have downloaded a couple of apps and it syncs with my google account just fine. Battery life - lasts about a week between charges. I haven't had any problems with it. (Bought a case w/ screen protector from somewhere else.) The camera could be a little better, but I don't take pictures with my phone - I use a real camera. October 18, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by this phone is better than what you pay for This is a great smartphone for those who don't care about being connected. I've refused to upgrade to a smartphone because I don't want to be strapped/connected to my phone constantly. I use this phone to text and make phone calls and on occasion look something up on the internet and send/check email. The GPS options and the available apps makes this phone and easier option then carrying multiple gadgets. As for the camera; it's fine. The timing between touching the screen and taking the picture could be improved to simply avoid screen movement, but the camera is pretty decent. If you want to take a better picture, buy a camera. It would be cheaper to buy a digital HD 16 megapixel camera and this phone than it would be to buy an Iphone 6 or the Samsung S5. As for texting; the touch screen qwerty format makes it hard for me because I'm used to the candy bar abc/123 system, so it's extremely difficult for me to text and drive: which you're not supposed to be doing anyway so that's good. October 16, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent phone Ok so here's my review. This phone can handle pretty much anything you wanna do! My benchmark scores as followed... quadrant Standard 9080 and Antutu 19222... those are good scores for that phone and the price! Everyday use, my battery can make it through the day. You have volte/HD voice while on phone! All of the latest "bands for lte. Running 4.4.2 the screen is great. If I wanna go balls out watching a movie from my phone, I stream it to my Samsung 4k tv. I don't have any lag with it at all.i was very surprised that this phone at the price is more than enough for everyday also has power save mode and ultra power save mode like on the S5.cant beat that! my wishes for changes on this phone... auto brightness is not on it, camera is sub par/par October 16, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Sweet unit, if you can live with its shortcomings Some moment of insanity struck me when I went from Android back to iPhone... came to my senses... and was torn between Galaxy s4 and Avant. The Avant is basically a cheaper smaller version of s5. I ended up with Avant because (1) much cheaper (2) Android 4.4 (s4 has 4.2) (3) they didn't have any black s4 in store. So far am rather loving it. No the camera isn't as good, nor the screen, not as many good cases for it yet (relatively new model), am concerned how quickly battery seems to drain. But the OS is great, does what I want, way more control than with an iPhone, good call quality, decent (not good) speaker. Wish I could somehow get rid of My Magazine/Flip. Internal microSD expansion? Aw yeah. October 16, 2014
    Rated 2 out of 5 by texting is madding. it changes or delete words. I hate this phone, it drops calls unless loud speaker is active. Typing a note is impossible. You type a word the app changes or delete words. When texts are sent app deletes parts of sentences and adds/deletes words-Making meaning of text useless or so distorted it can not be understood. October 14, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by a phone from heavan I love this phone it is my little angel. I love the features the looks l just cant stop bragging i recomend this angel phone October 13, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by I like it better then the galaxy s3. I would recommend this phone to everyone! If the only thing I would change is the camera quality October 12, 2014
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