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The HTC Jetstream 4G LTE Android tablet (formerly known as the Puccini) will be officially launching on AT&T's network on September for a whopping $700 Bucks on-contract! Here's a refresher of the specs and a press release below:
- 10.1-inch “HD” display
- 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
- 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and an 8-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash in back
- Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) with HTC’s Sense user interface
- AT&T will include the HTC Scribe pen at no cost for a limited time
Source: AndroidTablets.net via BGR
Full Press Release,
New HTC Jetstream™ Tablet Available Exclusively To AT&T Customers
Company’s First 4G LTE/HSPA+ Tablet Available Sept. 4 Nationwide First Tablet To Feature Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb)
Customers can purchase HTC Jetstream, AT&T’s* first 4G LTE/HSPA+ tablet, online and in company-owned retail stores starting September 4.
HTC Jetstream is HTC’s first tablet running on the Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb) operating system which was specifically built for tablets.
Tablet features a 10.1” HD display, Snapdragon 1.5 GHz dual core processor and front and rear facing cameras.
For the first time, AT&T customers can receive discounted tablet pricing after committing to a two-year agreement for a new $35, 3GB monthly data plan.
For a limited time, HTC Scribe ™ – an optional digital pen accessory- will be available at no additional cost.
Exclusive to AT&T customers, HTC Jetstream is the company’s first 4G LTE/HSPA+ tablet. It runs the Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb) operating system and represents the first iteration of the HTC Sense™ user experience on Honeycomb. HTC Jetstream boasts a large 10.1” WXGA high-resolution display for an immersive entertainment experience, third-generation Snapdragon 1.5 GHz dual core processor for fast multi-tasking and instant screen refresh. A rich web browsing experience supports Adobe® Flash® Player and an enhanced HD video experience with1080p playback and capture.
The tablet is also compatible with HTC Scribe™ – an optional digital pen accessory, which is sold separately, – for content creation as well as Evernote integration for storing your documents in the cloud. Additionally, HTC Jetstream is preloaded with services optimized for the tablet such as AT&T Family Map, AT&T Navigator ®, HTC Watch™, HTC Hub, Friendstream™, Android Market, and much more.
Android 3.1 (Honeycomb)
HTC Jetstream is AT&T’s first tablet to showcase the Android™ 3.1 OS. The brand new operating system was designed from the ground up for devices with larger screens. It improves on Android favorites with new interactive and resizeable widgets plus improved multi-tasking, browsing, notifications, and customization. The new version of the platform also features Google Maps 5.0 with 3D-like interaction, access to over three million Google eBooks, incognito mode for browsing internet with no history tracking and Google Talk with video chat over Wi-Fi.
“This tablet is a beautiful 10.1-inch, LTE powered masterpiece,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Devices, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “When you combine powerful options like HTC Jetstream with our upcoming LTE technology and nationwide HSPA+ network, it flies.”
“HTC Jetstream combines the acclaimed HTC Sense experience with Android Honeycomb to provide an innovative and engaging experience on a 10.1 inch tablet,” said Martin Fichter, acting president, HTC Americas Region. “Paired with AT&T’s upcoming 4G LTE speed and mobility, HTC Jetstream delivers connectivity for social and entertainment needs alongside productivity and creativity tools in a portable package.”
Price and Availability
On September 4, the tablet will be available exclusively to AT&T customers online and in company-owned retail stores for $699.99 with a new two-year contract.
AT&T postpaid tablet customers now have a new $35, 3 GB monthly data plan option with a two-year contract. Customers who do not choose a long-term commitment may still select one of two existing monthly billing options:
Postpaid: $14.99 for 250 MB or $25 for 2 GB. Customers on the 2 GB plan who exceed their monthly data allotment will be charged $10 per 1 GB of overage. Charges will appear on customers’ monthly wireless statements.
Prepaid: $14.99 for 250 MB or $25 for 2 GB. Customers on the 2 GB plan who exceed their monthly data allotment may choose to purchase an additional 2 GB for $25. Charges will appear on customers’ credit card statements.
Offering the simplicity of a single bill, the postpaid option will show up on customers’ monthly wireless bill after the data is used. The new postpaid billing option will be available online at AT&T | Cell Phones, U-verse, Digital TV, DSL Internet, and Phone Service and across AT&T retail locations.
For more information, please visit AT&T Mobile Broadband - PC Cards, Computers, Tablets - from AT&T.
HTC Jetstream Specifications
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS (850/1900/2100 MHz)
EDGE/GPRS (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
Android 3.1 (Honeycomb)
HTC Sense™ UX for tablets
Display: 10.1” WXGA HD screen
Processor: Third-generation Snapdragon 1.5GHz dual-core processor
Camera: Front Facing 1.3 MP, Rear facing 8 MP and Dual LED Flash
Battery: 7,300 mAh
Expandable Memory: MicroSD up to 32 GB
Dimensions: 7” (l) x 9.87” (w) x 51” (d)
Weight: 25 ounces
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. 4G speeds delivered by HSPA+ (with enhanced backhaul) or LTE, where available. Deployment ongoing. Compatible data plan required. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Learn more at att.com/network.