HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket release date on AT&T

Today, AT&T carrier announced the availability of the first 4G LTE smartphones in their stores, HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket. Both of these two will be available starting November 6.

The 4G LTE service from AT&T will launch in Boston, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Athens, on November 6. The Nov. 6 launches expand AT&T’s 4G LTE network to 9 markets, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, and it plans to reach 15 markets and 70 million Americans by year-end 2011.

One of these two smartphones that will be launched on November 6 is HTC Vivid, a smartphone with a 4.5-inches touchscreen with qHD resolution (540 x 960 pixels) and 1.2GHz dual-core CPU. The camera has 8 megapixels and F2.2 28mm wide angle lens for low light photos, is capable to record FullHD videos at 60fps. HTC Vivid comes with 16GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.

The price of HTC Vivid on AT&T is $199.99 with a two-year contract and will be available on November 6.

The second smartphone that is expected to be released on November 6 is Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket. This smartphone features a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and a large Super AMOLED Plus display. The screen resolution is 480 x 800 pixels. The Skyrocket’s camera has 8 megapixels, LED flash technology and is capable to record videos at 1080p. Also, a secondary camera for video calls is available.

Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket was priced for $249.99 with a two-year contract and will be also available starting November 6.

Both of these 4G LTE smartphones comes with Android 2.3 on board.

LTE data Plans

  • DataPlus provides 200 megabytes (MB) of data for just $15 per month. An additional 200 MB of data usage is $15.
  • DataPro provides 2 gigabytes (GB) of data for $25 per month. An additional 1 GB of data is $10. Customers who want to use their device as a mobile hotspot can sign up for DataPro 4GB for $45 a month, which lets you tether or share your data connection across multiple devices.


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