MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) announced the expansion of its 4G smartphone product offerings with the availability of Samsung Galaxy S4 in select markets nationwide. The smartphone vendor is selling the Samsung Galaxy S4 without a contract for $549 upfront with unlimited rate plans.

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According to MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS), consumers interested in purchasing the Samsung Galaxy S4 with no annual contract will be able to pair the device with its affordable 4G service plans starting at only $40 per month for unlimited data, talk, and text including taxes and regulatory fees.

Tom Keys, chief operating officer and executive vice president of MetroPCS said, “Providing choice and flexibility for consumers means offering premium smartphones without the costly service and a long-term contract. By combining the Galaxy S 4 and affordable nationwide 4G service plans starting at just $40 per month, we are truly enabling our customers to have it all on an enhanced, nationwide 4G network at a tremendous value.”

Galaxy S4 Features

In May, MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) completed its merger with T-Mobile US, and formed a new public company called T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS). MetroPCS and T-Mobile continue to sell devices under its own brands.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 5-inch, full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0, a 1.9GHz quad-core processor that allows effortless multi-tasking. The smartphone is powered by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Android operating system version 4.2.2.

In addition, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is also integrated with a 13MP rear and 2MP front cameras, 1080P video. The smartphone’s HSPA+/LTE connectivity offers users with a very fast internet access when browsing web pages, viewing multimedia or uploading contents.

Galaxy S4 Available in Eight Cities

The Samsung Galaxy S4 also offers new features including the Smart Pause, which allows users to pause a video by looking away from the screen, the Air View enables users to preview emails, photos in the gallery, or stories on the Flipboard, Air Gesture is capable of wirelessly connecting multiple Galaxy S4 to play games, share photoe and documents. Users can also listen to play and listen to the same song using the Share Music feature.

MetroPCS Communications Inc (NYSE:PCS) is initially selling the Samsung Galaxy S4 in eight markets including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Hartford, Las Vegas, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.