Posts Tagged ‘4G’
T-Mobile is the only major carrier in the US that doesn’t have an LTE network. Sure enough, it does offer 4G services, but they’re limited to HSPA+ 42Mbps. All this will change next year, when T-Mobile is going to launch LTE, obviously helped (financially) by its parent company, Deutsche Telekom. T-Mobile’s official goal is to roll-out its LTE network and cover roughly 100 million people by mid-2013. Thus, it could introduce quite a few LTE smartphones and tablets in the… Read more
AT&T is launching a new Android smartphone made by Sony: the Xperia TL.
The TL closely resembles the Sony Xperia T that’s already available in other parts of the world, but comes with an extra feature — LTE connectivity. That aside, the Xperia TL is quite capable of keeping your interested piqued if you’re in the market for high-end smartphones. It has a 4.55-inch scratch-resistant HD display, Android ICS (to be upgraded to Jelly Bean in early 2013), dual-core Snapdragon… Read more
Announced for the US market last month, the Samsung Galaxy Note II is available there as of today, although only one carrier (T-Mobile) is selling it for now. If you want to buy the Note II from T-Mobile, you’ll have to pay $369.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate). That’s a crazy price, we know. Anyhow, T-Mobile lets you choose the handset in either white, or blue, here.
Sprint will offer the Galaxy Note II tomorrow, October 25, for $299.99 on… Read more
Samsung and Sprint have announced the launch of a new LTE-capable smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. Presented as being powerful yet affordable, the Victory is no Galaxy S III, but at least it has some of its features, including Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, S Voice, and S Beam. You also get a 4-inch display with 800 x 480 pixels on the Victory, plus a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, NFC, 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera, 5 Megapixel rear camera, a 2100… Read more
AT&T has a new LTE smartphone targeted at customers who are looking for “an unparalleled combination of premium performance and value”: the LG Escape, smiling from the image above. Available starting September 16, both online and in AT&T retail stores, the LG Escape runs Android 4.0 ICS. It’s a mid-end device, featuring a 4.3-inch qHD IPS Gorilla Glass display, QuickMemo, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Dolby Mobile surround sound, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 5 Megapixel rear camera with… Read more
ZTE has officially acknowledged the existence of Anthem 4G LTE, an Android handset that will be released in the US by MetroPCS. The Chinese company says the Anthem is its first LTE smartphone for North America. It’s got a 4.3-inch display, micro HDMI, 5 Megapixel rear camera, a dual-core Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of on-board memory, and a 1,780 mAh battery. The doleful part of the news is that ZTE mentions Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread as… Read more
If you happen to like winning Android smartphones, Verizon Wireless has a new Sweepstakes that could make you happy. As of August 20, and until September 2, an HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE is given away each day — so there are still 9 handsets to win. Or 10, depending on how quick you act. Anyway, you don’t have to do much to participate. Just fill in your details here at Verizon Insider. Sharing sweepstakes on Facebook and / or Twitter… Read more
US Cellular customers can now buy the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G, which was announced today as the carrier’s first LTE smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard. The Metrix is available for $129 (after a $100 rebate) in 4G markets, or $179 (after a $100 rebate) in non-4G markets, both prices requiring a contract and a data plan. For now you can only get the handset online, but US Cellular says it will be in stores starting this Friday, August 24.
Unlike the Samsung… Read more