A new 4G smartphone will join the T-Mobile HSPA+ network this month. The carrier has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S 4G will be available on February 23. Interested consumers can purchase this US 4G smartphone for $199.99 with qualifying plan on two-year service agreement after a $50 mail-in-rebate card.
AT&T might still be marketing its HSPA+ network as 4G but the carrier has been hyping up its LTE 4G network. AT&T's CTO John Donovan recently revealed in an interview with Forbes, that the carrier is planning to deploy Voice over LTE (VoLTE) by the year 2013.
It appears that Sprint is feeling the pressure of the LTE vs WiMAX dilemma. The carrier's WiMAX 4G network has been operating for a few years already and has a line-up of excellent US 4G smartphones. However, the looming presence of LTE 4G and its increasing influence is forcing the carrier to decide whether it will build a Long Term Evolution network.
The folks and businesses in Detroit will soon enjoy the benefits of the Verizon Wireless LTE 4G network. The carrier has announced that more than 80 percent of the population in the metropolitan Detroit area will be able to access its LTE 4G network starting on Feb. 17. This next generation wireless network can offer average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.
The Motorola Atrix 4G will hit the stores by March 6 or earlier for $199.99 with a two-year service agreement. That date is fast approaching so a number of tech sites have been given the green light to publish their Motorola Atrix 4G reviews. Experts have gotten their hands on the HSPA+ smartphone for AT&T and their opinions are now out on the web.
Here are some of the Motorola Atrix 4G reviews that have been published in the last few days. Check out the links to these reviews after the break.
The second LTE 4G smartphone for MetroPCS is now official. The regional carrier has introduced the Samsung Galaxy Indulge 4G as the newest member of its LTE 4G smartphone. Consumers can purchase this new prepaid 4G smartphone will be available this week with a retail price of $399 plus tax.
The Samsung Galaxy Indulge 4G features a side slider design with a 3.5 inch HVGA touchscreen display and a full QWERTY keyboard. It runs on Android 2.2 with the TouchWiz UI.
The second LTE 4G smartphone for MetroPCS might be launched soon. The Samsung SCH-R910 Forte was recently spotted at some published documents courtesy of the FCC.
The T-Mobile HSPA+ 4G network welcomes a new handset and 8 new markets. The Samsung Galaxy S 4G, which can use the carrier's 21Mbps HSPA+ network. will be available later this month.
T-Mobile’s network will also be delivering 4G speeds to Albany, Augusta, Columbus and Macon, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tenn., in the South region as well as in Champaign, Ill.; Lansing, Mich.; and Rochester, Minn., in the Midwest.
More on the Samsung Galaxy S 4G afer the break.
AT&T has reveled the release date for its first HSPA+ smartphone. The HTC Inspire 4G will be available starting Sunday, February 13, for $99.99 with a new two-year contract.
This upcoming AT&T 4G smartphone is the carrier's first handset to run the Android 2.2 platform and offer the mobile hotspot application. The Inspire 4G features a 4.3-inch super LCD display, and an 8-megapixel camera with HD video recording.
AT&T's first HSPA+ 4G smartphone will hit the market nexth month. Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha recently confirmed that the ATrix 4G for AT&T ;has been set for a launch at the end of February.
The Motorola Atrix 4G is a convertible superphone that features a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, a 4.3-inch 540 x 960-pixel display and an optional laptop dock that converts the device into a full-size smartbook.