With 2018 coming to a close, 2019 will usher in a new era of mobile technology. 5G is one of the most anticipated technologies. Multiple network operators, smartphone manufacturers and even chipset makers around the world testing and readying their 5G technology. The launch of the next big thing in mobile connectivity is just around the corner. However, according to the latest reports, the first layer of 5G which reaches consumers, might not even be 5G.
American telecom giant AT&T has already launched its 5G network in the US. It did so on the 21st of December. And has made the network available to users in select cities in the US. But, there is a twist to this tale. While [...]
2018 has not yet come to a close and the 5G race is already on! Despite 4G not strengthening its roots in most of the countries, many smartphone manufacturers and telecom companies are jumping on to the next big thing in connectivity. AT&T, one of America’s leading telecom operators, is starting its 5G mobile network this week and this marks the start of a new era.
The service will start on the 21st of December and the 5G network will be made public in 12 cities across the US. These include a ‘first batch’ of cities which are Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Louisville, Oklahoma City, New Orleans, San Antonio and [...]
Popular and reliable phone leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks) tweeted last night that AT&T is already testing two new Samsung phones with model numbers SM-G930A and SM-G935A, which presumably refer to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
AT&T already testing both Galaxy S7 variants (SM-G930A and -G935A), adding weight to rumors of an early- to mid-1Q16 release.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) November 13, 2015
It is already known that Samsung plans an early 2016 launch of its flagship devices. Earlier this month, rumours were afloat that Samsung will launch the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge on February 21, just before the start of MWC 2016.
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AT&T, the 20th-largest mobile telecom operator in the world with over 116.6 million mobile customers, has just expanded its multinational telecom estate in a pretty significant fashion. The company has announced that they will be purchasing Mexican wireless carrier Iusacell for $2.5 billion.
“Iusacell gives us a unique opportunity to create the first-ever North American Mobile Service area covering over 400 million consumers and businesses in Mexico and the United States,” AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in a statement. “It won’t matter which country you’re in or which country [...]
Post Samsung Galaxy Note Edge announcement, AT&T revealed a long list of devices which will be available in the US starting from 7th November.
AT&T is going huge with HTC offerings including the Desire Eye ($150 on-contract, $550 off-contract), One (M8) for Windows and RE camera ($199 contract-free). Along with these devices, the previously promised Lumia 830 will also be available around the same time, costing you $100 on-contract and $450 upfront; you’ll get a free Fitbit Flex activity tracker with the Windows Phone, if you are one of the lucky buyers.
Google’s Sundar Pichai while at D11 has made it clear that there indeed will be an HTC One running stock android 4.2.2 which will be launched and made available on June 26th via the Google Play store. For the US market this phone will come unlocked to GSM networks and will cost US $ 599 (approximately Rs. 34,000) vs the Samsung Galaxy S4 which is priced at US $ 649.
For global connectivity the Stock Android HTC One will offer quadband LTE (700/850/AWS/1900), triband HSPA+ (850/1900/2100) and the usual quadband GSM / EDGE. The Hardware will still be integrated with Beats audio and will retain the “two button [...]
While HTC may still be pondering the launch of the HTC One in India, HTC USA has planned it right in Line with the launch of The Galaxy S4 in the US. The 32 Gb version is set at US$ 200 and 64 GB is set at US$ 300 on contract pricing. Outright prices may range from US $ 720 – 880.
The HTC one was announced for the APAC region in Feb, when we went hands on with the device at the Sydney event. The differences between the global version and the US version include 4G connectivity and the fact that the US version will be tied to AT&T or Sprint. Also the HTC One will not come in a Black color in the India, but this color will be available in the US.#gallery-1 [...]
While India awaits, The US will get two Windows 8 tablets from ASUS and Samsung, namely the VivoTab RT and ATIV Smart PC, this holiday season.
The VivoTab RT from ASUS is equipped with a quad-core Tegra 3 processor,Windows RT, 4G LTE connectivity, 32GB of internal storage and features a 10.1-inch Super IPS display with ASUS TruVivid technology for a better viewing experience.
Samsung’s 11.6-inch HD ATIV Smart PC includes a dual-core Intel Clover Trail processor clocked at 1.5GHz, Windows 8, 64GB of internal storage and can be connected to a [...]
AT&T’s former phone portfolio VP Mike Woodward is now HTC’s president of its North American division, reporting directly to worldwide sales head Jason Mackenzie. This step seems to be taken in an attempt to save HTC from being ejected and rejected by North American carriers, whose sale totals over 50% of HTC net income.
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HTC Announces Mike Woodward as President of North America
Former AT&T Executive to Lead HTC in U.S. and Canada
BELLEVUE, Wash., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ [...]
Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with several executives including Phil Schiller, Today announced the next generation iPad, with a lot of advanced features including new processor, better cameras and resolution retina display.A5x
Apple has updated the processor chipset in the new gen iPad to the A5X processor and quad-core graphics chip. Apple even claims its newest sliver of silicon can deliver four times the performance of a Tegra 3 chipset.Retina Display
Apple has updated the iPad Display to a brand new Retina display, a 9.7-inch screen with 3.1 [...]
Looks like fragmentation continues for Samsung on their global launch platforms. The Galaxy Note for the US At&t is said to sport a dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8660 Qualcomm chip. Everything else will remain the same, including the brilliant 5.3 inch screen, and smart pen features. The new radios will support 700MHz / 1700MHz bands to power up the LTE.
LG has sent out invites to the launch of a new smartphone in the US. There are already rumors of the device being called Nitro HD, especially since the name of the flyer image file was LG Nitro. not to smart on LG’s part, especially if they wanted to be extra covert about it. The device is rumored to have a 1,280 x 720 HD display along with some fancy hardware under the hood. Could this possibly the first Quad Core mobile phone to be launched?