Summary: If you want a phone with a physical keyboard and access to Verizon's 4G LTE network, the Samsung Stratosphere is your best choice, but it's also your only choice. The Stratosphere's five-row keyboard is a joy to use, its gorgeous Super AMOLED screen really pops, and it offers the fastest data speeds we've seen yet. However, the performance and battery life of this Android handset leave something to be desired.
Pros: Blazing 4G speeds, Gorgeous Super AMOLED screen, Comfortable keyboard, Good call quality
Cons: Short battery life, Single-core performance, Records only 480p video, Tethering difficult to set up
Samsung Stratosphere Reviewed: 4G LTE Smartphone with a Keyboard
19 October 2011
Excerpt: The Stratosphere is the first 4G LTE enabled smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard being offered on Verizon. While it could be mistaken for a Galaxy S 2 variant, the Stratosphere is surely not Verizon's variant. Where exactly does the Stratosphere...