Featured Articles

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel has revealed an update to its CPU roadmap and some things have changed in 2015 and beyond. Let’s start with the…

More...
Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

We broke the news of Nvidia's ambitious gaming tablet plans back in May and now the Shield tablet got a bit…

More...
Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia has announced its first Android tablet and when we say Nokia, we don’t mean Microsoft. The Nokia N1 was designed…

More...
Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell is better known for its storage controllers, but the company doesn’t want to give up on the smartphone and…

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 01 February 2011 10:22

AT&T to have Android focus in 2011

Written by David Stellmack

att_logo


Will release 12 new Android models
With AT&T no longer being the only game in town for the iPhone in the U.S., the company has to have at least some shift in strategy. Part of this strategy appears to be that the carrier is planning the release of at least 12 new Android models before the end of this year, and they expect at least 20 4G devices to be launched before the end of 2011 as well.

The move toward Android for AT&T has started off a bit slowly, as the carrier was too busy selling other products; but now the demand from AT&T customers makes it necessary for the carrier to get deeper into selling Android powered devices. AT&T apparently has devices on tap for release by Motorola, HTC, and Samsung for starters, with other models to follow.

According to our sources, AT&T is not only planning to offer Android Smartphones, but tablet devices, as well.
Right now we are told that at least some of these will offer 4G technology in the form of LTE later this year, and HSPA+ which is already deployed to their entire network. Of course, in order to take advantage of HSPA+ you need a device that supports it; and in some cases it is possible to flash the firmware of a device to enable it, but that is much rarer.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments