Taiwan's HTC unveils 4G tablet

Sep 01, 2011
A sign for 4G (for fourth generation of cellular wireless standards) is seen at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2010. Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC unveiled its first tablet device with 4G telecommunications technology on Thursday.

Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC unveiled its first tablet device with 4G telecommunications technology on Thursday.

Fourth generation -- 4G -- technology provides high-speed broadband wireless services and higher quality image and data services.

The HTC Jetstream is due to hit the US market on Sunday, offered by telecom giant AT&T for $699.99 with a two-year contract, the manufacturer said.

Taiwan's HTC unveils 4G tablet
The HTC Jetstream

The will be equipped with a 10.1-inch (26 centimetre) screen and use Google's Android 3.1 platform.

Analysts are not expecting big sales as the next generation telecommunication technology, Long Term Evolution (LTE), has yet to penetrate the market significantly.

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