AT&T Announces New Android Phones, Talks 4G Rollout
During CES AT&T announced their plans for their 4G network and some Android-based phones.
AT&T is starting to support more Android handsets this year. Samsung has announced the Samsung Infuse 4G. The handset is going to run on AT&T HSPA+ network which is what AT&T calls “4G”. The handset will have a 4.5-inch touch screen, Super AMOLED display, a 1.2 GHz processor, a 8 MP rear camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. The Samsung Infuse 4G will run on Android 2.2 and is set to launch in the second quarter of 2011.
Motorola also announced the Motorola Atrix 4G for the cellular provider. The handset will also support AT&T’s HSPA+ network. The Motorola Atrix 4G will have a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra dual-core processor, a 4.0-inch HD display, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory expandable to 32 GB via microSD card, 5.0 MP camera, VGA front-facing camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and HDMI output. The handset will run Android 2.2 with MotoBlur.
The Motorola Atrix 4G will also feature a dock that will allow users to stream video to a TV. The handset will also have mobile Hotspot so users can use their handsets data connection to connect up to 5 devices to the Internet. The handset is expected to launch in the fist quarter of 2011. For more information on the Motorola Atrix 4G go to AT&T’s Motorola Atrix 4G website.
HTC, which has been a big supporter of the Android operating system, has also announced the a new AT&T phone, the HTC Inspire 4G. The handset will come with a 4.3-inch super LCD display, an 8.0 MP camera with HD video recording, 3.5 mm headphone jack, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 4 GB internal memory, 8GB micro SD supports up to 32 GB via microSD, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth.Continued on the next page