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T-Mobile announces high-end MyTouch Android smartphone

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Oct 2010 19:59

T-Mobile announces high-end MyTouch Android smartphone T-Mobile USA has announced today their second HSPA+ smartphone, the MyTouch, which is an evolution of the MyTouch 3G and MyTouch 3G Slide.
Unlike the recently launched 3G slide, the MyTouch offers high-end specs, along with the support for T-Mobile's fast data network.

On the aesthetic side, the MyTouch is all metal, moving away from the plastic look and feel of its predecessors.

Inside is a second-generation, 1Ghz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor, HSPA+ 14.4Mbps networking, Android 2.2 Froyo, HTC Sense, a 5MP rear camera and a 1.3MP front facing camera for video conferencing.

The screen is 3.8-inches with an 800x480 resolution. Swype, Adobe Flash 10.1, Wi-Fi calling and "Rock Band" for Android are all pre-loaded.

The phone also has an updated Genius Button, which allows for hands-free calling, texting and writing.

Additionally, despite lacking an HDMI-out port, the phone has DNLA for media sharing.

Furthermore, the device has T-Mobile TV, which has streaming content from ABC, Fox, PBS, Disney, and Univision. T-Mobile's "Media Room" has Slacker and and FM radio built-in.

No word on pricing, but expect $200 and $550 for on-contract and off.

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