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StraighTalk to add Android handset in September

Not to be outdone by their prepaid competitors, Straight Talk is preparing to launch an Android handset. Dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Precedent, it is a near match to the Galaxy Prevail, which hit Boost Mobile earlier this year. That is, it has a 3.2-inch screen, 2 megapixel camera, and runs Android 2.2 (Froyo). According to the report, from BTIG Research via FierceWireless, the device will drop in September for $150. Furthermore, the report indicates that Straight Talk has “negotiated a new data wholesale agreement with a major wireless carrier in order to offer these data hungry products.” That’s presumably Verizon, which operates a CDMA network, which is what the Prevail runs on.