Sunday, October 30, 2011

AT&T Readies Two Android LTE Smartphones

AT&T introduced two new Android smartphones for its LTE network: the HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. The HTC Vivid, powered by a dual core 1.2 GHz processor and a brilliant 4.5-inch qHD display, is priced at $199.99 with a two-year commitment. The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and a 4.5-inch SuperAMOLED Plus display(800x480 pixels), costs $249.99 with a two-year commitment.

In addition, the company will be activating LTE service on Nov. 6 in Boston, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Athens, Ga. This brings AT&T's 4G LTE network to a total of 9 markets, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, and it plans to reach 15 markets and 70 million Americans by year-end 2011.

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