Taiwan's HTC unveils 4G tablet

September 1, 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.

Explore further: Sprint dials wrong number with HTC EVO 4G sales figures

Related Stories

AT&T on track with new high-speed network in 2011

January 5, 2011

(AP) -- AT&T Inc. is on track to start rolling out its next-generation wireless technology in the second half of this year, as the company joined handset makers Wednesday to show off several smart phones that will take advantage ...

Recommended for you

Microsoft describes hard-to-mimic authentication gesture

August 1, 2015

Photos. Messages. Bank account codes. And so much moreā€”sit on a person's mobile device, and the question is, how to secure them without having to depend on lengthy password codes of letters and numbers. Vendors promoting ...

0 comments

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.