FLO TV Personal Television is the first portable digital television to offer all these features in one package:Dedicated portable television. Measuring3 inches by 4.4 inches by 0.5 inches and weighing just over 5 ounces,FLO TV Personal Television is small enough to fit in your pocket whilesporting a screen large enough to enjoy a complete televisionexperience.Live mobile TV from America's best content providers. FLOTV offers full-length simulcast and time-shifted programming from theworld's best entertainment brands, including Adult Swim Mobile, CBSMobile, CNBC, COMEDY CENTRAL, FOX News Channel, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go andNickelodeon. FLO TV also offers limited-time bonus channels for specialevents, premium programs and original content. A dedicated, nationally available mobile television network. The FLO TVservice is available through a dedicated multicast network so millionsof consumers can simultaneously get amazingly high-quality video andaudio in real time without streaming, buffering or downloads.A capacitive touch-screen.Users control the device with intuitive swipe gestures. The oleophobicglass lens keeps the 3.5-inch QVGA display crisp and clear.Long battery life.With more than five hours of viewing time and 300 hours on standby, theFLO TV Personal Television can be used for extended viewing or on longtrips.An easy to share experience. With a large screen,built-in adjustable viewing stand and integrated stereo speakers, FLOTV Personal Television can entertain you whenever you want and whereveryou are. FLO TV Personal Television is a dedicated device so it's easyto share with family and friends.
FLO TV Personal Television is the first portable digital television to offer all these features in one package:
I think realneil pointed this little tidbit out:
"Service not available everywhere. All programming subject to change and blackout restrictions."
Errr...since this seems most appealing on long train/bus rides, poor coverage might kill this device. How does it receive it's signal?
Anyway, you're looking at $250 for the device and $324 over the next 3 years in subscription costs.
actually... it would be 3 years of subscription- the free 6 months of service. So the proper way to view it would be closer to 249.99 for the unit and 269.70 for the 3 years of service. It would most likely utilize a national carrier 3g network similiar to Amazons e-book reader. Now considering that a comparable service through cell phone carriers are at least that much then the 8.99 a month doesn't hurt so much. (edited after i discovered flaw in my own logic)
So I can buy this peice of... hardware... And pay $9 a month to use it... Or I can buy a netbook, laptop, Desktop, Xbox 360, or PS3 and pay Netflix $9 a month to use any of those. Hmmm Gonna have to pass on that one...
ON TOP OF THAT!! Plenty of phone companies already of TV on your cell phone. Well at least I know AT&T does, I thought it was a waste of money back then too.
People who love have a ton of gadgets will get this. But most people like to have 1 all inclusive peice of hardware.
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