T-Mobile Reveals myTouch And myTouch Q Android Smartphones
Both handsets are build by LG, and both support T-Mob's "4G" (HSPA+) data network. The myTouch touts a 3.8-inch touch screen and a virtual keyboard with Swype while the myTouch Q is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch screen plus a physical slide-out full QWERTY keyboard. There's also a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, Android 2.3, Qik, a 5MP camera, 720p HD movie mode and the myTouch even has a front-facing camera with access to T-Mobile Video Chat. The T-Mobile myTouch is offered in two colors — either black or white — while the T-Mobile myTouch Q is offered in either gray or violet. Both phones are expected to be available in time for the holiday season, but pricing hasn't been made public just yet.
T-Mobile myTouch Line Expands with Two New Smartphones: T-Mobile myTouch and T-Mobile myTouch Q
The latest in the myTouch family offer an easy transition for first-time smartphone owners
BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the new T-Mobile(R) myTouch(R) and the T-Mobile(R) myTouch(R) Q, both by LG, as the latest Android(TM)-powered smartphones to join T-Mobile's line of myTouch products running on America's Largest 4G Network(R). The myTouch and myTouch Q, designed to be easily set-up on the first day and continue to be easy to use, are perfect for individuals adopting the benefits of smartphones for the first-time.
The myTouch and myTouch Q are designed with a number of features that make them approachable, including the option of two different styles of hardware to suit customer needs: the myTouch touts a 3.8-inch touch screen and a virtual keyboard with Swype(R), while the myTouch Q is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch screen plus a physical slide-out full QWERTY keyboard.
To help customers not only get up and running and keep running, the myTouch and myTouch Q offer a number of useful tools, including the following:
-- Set-up Wizard: Simple instructions for quick e-mail and social network integration
-- Tips Widget: A quick "how-to" providing an overview of the available device features, including a collection of instructional videos
-- Genius Button(TM): One-shot voice commands to call, text, or search the Web all with the press of a button
"When moving to their first smartphone, customers want a simple and uncomplicated experience without compromising on quality," said Andrew Sherrard, senior vice president, marketing, T-Mobile USA. "With the introduction of these new myTouch smartphones paired with our worry-free data plans and fast 4G network, we're making it easier than ever to step up to 4G experiences."
Both devices are powered by Android(TM) 2.3 (Gingerbread) and a 1GHz Qualcomm(R) processor giving customers the power and functionality they desire. Additionally, the myTouch and myTouch Q are equipped with advanced multimedia features, including a 5-megapixel camera and 720p HD video recorder for capturing photos and videos while on the go. The myTouch also includes a front-facing camera with access to T-Mobile Video Chat powered by Qik(TM) for face-to-face video chat.
With access to T-Mobile's 4G network*, the myTouch and myTouch Q allow customers to browse the Web, access email and social networking services, download free and paid applications through Android Market(TM), and much more. Both devices also offer built-in entertainment applications, including T-Mobile(R) TV in Mobile HD, Netflix(R) and YouTube(R) for real-time mobile video streaming and on-demand TV and movies.