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AT&T is the premier Windows Phone partner in the U.S. and in addition to the new Nokia Lumia 900 they launched the HTC Titan II. After testing out both of the devices, I have to say I like the HTC Titan II better than the Lumia 900.
The fledging 4G LTE networks of Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T are nothing without decent hardware to back them up. Here are some of the better smartphones and tablets that the carriers offer so far.
The Nokia Lumia 900 stole the show at CES this year and next we will see it hit the AT&T stores for just $100. You can actually find it for free from various online vendors and this gorgeous piece of hardware is sure to be a hot seller.
AT&T and Samsung held a special media-only event in New York City on Thursday to unveil the Infuse 4G, which is being boasted as the slimmest 4G smartphone nationwide.
ORLANDO -- AT&T hosted an invite-only reception at CTIA Wireless in Orlando this afternoon. Although there was no mention or answers about the T-Mobile merger, there were a handful of the carrier's latest mobile gadgets on display.
HTC has been making 4.3 inch display devices for quite some time and the latest model feels great in your hand with an aluminum unibody construction. AT&T is finally getting into the Android game with good devices and $100 for the Inspire 4G is a great price.
Microsoft's newest smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 7, is rolling out around the world and will be kicking off in the US through AT&T. The AT&T HTC Surround and Samsung Focus are two of three devices we will see on AT&T with the LG Quantum being the third.
AT&T has not yet had an HTC Google Android device and they decided to launch one just a couple of days before the iPhone 4 launch. HTC packed a lot into this small compact HTC Sense device and for the most part is sails along quite nicely.Check out my first impressions article that includes a video walk through.
The HTC Pure from AT&T is the first Windows Mobile 6.5 device launched on a US wireless carrier. This is an AT&T branded HTC Touch Diamond2 loaded up with plenty of AT&T bloatware in a sleek form factor at a nice price of $150 after rebate and contract. The device performed quite well with lots of apps running and may be what some people are looking for in a touch screen device.
Voice guided navigation has been missing from the Apple iPhone since the first device rolled out in 2006. With the 3.0 OS update we now have the capability for this and TeleNav and AT&T were one of the first to provide this service. TeleNav has mobile clients on a number of carriers and devices and their iPhone client is quite full featured with the ability to send destinations to your account from the Internet. Traffic updates and up-to-date maps are provided via the wireless data networks.
The thinnest smartphone on the market is coming to AT&T.Nokia has unveiled its E71x, just 10 millimeters thin and coming to AT&T in "coming weeks" for $99.99. The smartphone, which uses the Symbian OS, offers Wi-Fi, built-in GPS navigation, IM, video share, a music player, 3.2 megapixel camera, notes, calendar and the rest of the standard smartphone utility suite.
HTC has been pushing the limits with Windows Mobile devices and improves the HTC Touch Diamond for the enterprise by adding a QWERTY keyboard and larger battery. The device is known as the HTC Raphael or Touch Pro and the two models I had a chance to play with from Sprint and AT&T are slightly different (primarily in the keyboard design). The Touch Pro and Fuze are high end Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional devices with 3G radios, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS.
The AT&T Tilt (aka TyTN II/HTC Kaiser) is a new Windows Mobile 6 Professional device that runs on a fast 400 MHz processor with 3.5G support, integrated WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The display tilts up so you can put it into "laptop" mode.
Before cracking open the iPhone, TechRepublic took 67 photos of the process of unboxing and doing the initial setup for the iPhone. Here is our soup-to-nuts look at the entire process.
Photos of the unboxing ritual of the new Apple iPhone. This is an 8GB model purchased at an AT&T corporate store.