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AT&T set to expand its Android lineup

It looks as though AT&T is slowly starting to come around with Android-based smartphones. Earlier this week, we told you about the budget-friendly HTC Aria that is coming to AT&T with a price tag of $129 with a two-year contract.

Today, AT&T is announcing another smartphone based on Android 2.1: the Samsung Captivate. The Captivate features a generous 4" Super AMOLED WVGA touch screen, 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, 16GB of internal memory, 5MP camera, 720p video capture, 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0, and HSPA 7.2Mbps connectivity.

”Add up Captivate’s amazing screen, huge amounts of onboard storage, a super-fast processor, all fueled by the nation’s fastest 3G network and a nationwide  Wi-Fi network and you get a smartphone we know our customers will crave,” said Jeff Bradley, AT&T Mobility Senior VP of Devices.

“The Captivate represents a new breed of smartphone that will truly change and enrich the way consumers interact with their device on an everyday basis.” 

AT&T won't give any firm availability or pricing information on the Captivate other than to say that it will be released within the "coming months at AT&T retail locations."

Updated 7/8/2010

Boy Genius Report states that the Captivate is coming to AT&T July 18 with a price tag of $199 for a two-year contract.



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RE: Dear AT&T:
By omnicronx on 6/17/2010 5:05:36 PM , Rating: 2
Meh who cares... as long as the hummingbird finds its way to other phones.. Very Very similar design to the A4, with far more GPU punch than the usual from qualcomm.. (i.e the GPU in the snapdragon is a piece of **** compared to the CPU its paired with)


RE: Dear AT&T:
By matthewpapa on 6/17/10, Rating: 0
RE: Dear AT&T:
By Mitch101 on 7/8/2010 3:40:51 PM , Rating: 2
Someone in my office has one of these as a test device and it has a beautiful screen and is very responsive. I only got to play around with it for a few mins but I am impressed the video recording looks great.


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