Radioshack To Carry Sprint's Samsung Instinct Nationwide

Exclusive 4-day pricing of $99.99 available starting August 29 at company-owned stores

August 28, 2008 // Franchising.com // FORT WORTH, Texas - RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH), one of the nation's most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers, today announced it will launch Sprint's Samsung Instinct nationwide this Labor Day weekend. As part of the nationwide launch, RadioShack will be offering a 4-day exclusive retail price of $99.99 in more than 4,400 convenient neighborhood RadioShack stores. The special pricing will be available to new Sprint customers only starting Friday, August 29 and running through Labor Day weekend.

The new award-winning Samsung Instinct provides the ability to quickly browse the Internet, access business or personal email, and share pictures with one finger tap on the touch-screen phone. Additional features include:

  • Two batteries with more than 11 hours of talk time
  • GPS navigation and live search capabilities which enables users to find what they're looking for with voice guided, turn by turn directions, and 3D maps
  • Digital voice mail
  • Stereo Bluetooth
  • Plus exclusive applications and content like "Sprint Music Store", "NFL Mobile" and "NASCAR" Sprint Cup Mobile


"We're excited to offer our customers the Wireless Association's Best in Show award-winning handset. The Samsung Instinct offers superb features with an appealing design. It's a great addition to our line up," said Peter Whitsett, RadioShack's executive vice president, general merchandising manager. "RadioShack's team of knowledgeable salespeople has an unparalleled understanding of wireless products and customer service, which is evident by recent surveys rating them as number one in customer wireless satisfaction."

The exclusive $99.99 handset pricing will be available to RadioShack customers who sign up for a new Sprint Simply Everything Plan. RadioShack customers who upgrade their Sprint service will receive $129.99 pricing on the Instinct. For exact terms and details, visit your neighborhood RadioShack store. To find the nearest location, visit www.radioshack.com and click on the store locator function.

About RadioShack Corporation

RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) is one of the nation's most experienced and trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers. Operating from convenient and comfortable neighborhood and mall locations, RadioShack stores deliver personalized product and service solutions within a few short minutes of where most Americans either live or work. The company has a presence through almost 6,000 company-operated stores and dealer outlets in the United States and nearly 700 wireless phone kiosks. RadioShack's dedicated force of knowledgeable and helpful sales associates has been consistently recognized by several independent groups as providing the best customer service in the consumer electronics and wireless industries. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, or to purchase items online, visit www.RadioShack.com.

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