Sprint has announced that it will add the Samsung ATIV S Neo to its lineup of phones starting Friday. The phone will cost $150 with a two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate.

According to Windows Phone Blog Editor Michael Stroh, the Samsung ATIV S Neo is “the first Windows Phone 8 device from Sprint with international roaming capabilities.”

The ATIV S Neo boasts a 4.8-inch high-def display, 1.4GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSD memory card slot and a 2,000mAh lithium-ion removable battery. The phone also features ATIV Beam, which uses NFC for sharing photos, music and videos with other Windows Phone 8 smartphones and some Android devices.

The phone also has an 8-megapixel main camera with LED flash and a front-facing 1.9-megapixel camera for video chat.

For more on this story, head on over to the Windows Phone Blog.

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Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog