Motorola has changed their mind about upgrading the Motorola Atrix 4G to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich according to a newly updated upgrade chart. The Atrix 4G will continue running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Atrix 4G was one of the few devices that was supposed to receive the Android 4 upgrade in the third quarter of the year. The Atrix 4G was released in Q1 of 2011.
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is now selling the Motorola Atrix 4G for a cost of $129.99 (sale ends tomorrow). It is also for sale at a higher price at AT&T ($199.99 with two year contract). Amazon.com and RadioShack are also selling the phone at a price that is about $50 less with a 24 hour ship time. [Engadget]
AT&T has announced that pre-sales for the Motorola Atrix 4G Android smartphone will start on February 13th. The cost is $199.99 with a 2 year contract. If you happen to also be in the market for a Laptop Dock bundle, you can buy an Atrix 4G with a $499.99 dock for $499.99 on contract. This bundle only applies if you sign a Data Pro plan with a tethering add-on. General availability is expected to be on March 6th. [Engadget]
At CES Motorola has announced a new phone called the ATRIX 4G. The ATRIX 4G has a dual-core processor, 960×540 display, fingerprint reader, 802.11n support on 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, a 1,930mAh battery, HD video capture, and a “webtop mode.” When in webtop mode, you can run the full Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser with Adobe Flash Player support. The phone runs on the Android 2.2 operating system. The ATRIX 4G will be available on AT&T in Q1 of this year. Below is the full press release:
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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) CEO Ralph de la Vega provided us with an update on the company’s 4G network development at the CES conference in Las Vegas. The company followed up the keynote with a press release that I’ve attached below. Below are some of the highlights from Vega’s keynote:
- AT&T plans to launch LTE later this year and complete deployment by 2013.
- AT&T HSPA+ is already known for giving 4G-like speeds. This is already deployed across 100% of AT&T’s network.
- AT&T will launch 20 new 4G devices this year, which include mobile phones, modems, and MiFi devices.
- Vega mentioned that companies like Apple will be one of a few manufacturers launching “4G” devices this year.
- The first LTE tablets will be coming this year.
- About 12 new Android devices will be coming this year on AT&T.
- BlackBerry Torch and Windows Phone 7 sales have been doing well on their network.
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