Android finally comes to AT&T-five times
0. phoneArena 06 Jan 2010, 14:05 posted on
AT&T will finally get an Android handset in its lineup, five of them to be sure, three of them exclusive to AT&T, all by the first half of the year...
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2. *HOVA* (Posts: 564; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
Yea pretty sweet news for ATT in leau of most likely losing exclusivity of the iPhone this year. Hopefully they are getting some sweet exclusives for their sake...
3. SamTime (Posts: 253; Member since: 07 Nov 2009)
I wish all these tech blogs would stop speculating that AT&T *might* get the Nexus One. It's a fucking tease. I think we found out yesterday that AT&T isn't getting it. FMC (Fuck My Carrier)
5. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)
Uh oh...AT&T is getting Shaq (Apple) and Kobe (Google) on the same team. Can the two co-habitate without one wanting to be traded? Guess we'll see...
8. YouLostTheGame (Posts: 441; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
Well this isn't any kind of shocker. ATT had to do SOMETHING to keep afloat, all the while more than likely losing their exclusivity w/ the iPhone. No one knows for sure, but I'd be willing to bet a bundle iPhone exclusive goes. Especially after all the negative press Apple's phone received, being tied to ATT. Welcome to progress (sort of, your network still blows) ATT.
10. rhomaion (Posts: 187; Member since: 23 Sep 2009)
And what network do you think could keep afloat without a good line-up of cell phones? Verizon? ROFL!
9. Truth (Posts: 59; Member since: 15 Jul 2009)
ATT always gets some game changing phone first the razr then the iphone. I wonder what is the next phone that makes waves through the industry.
11. cansler (Posts: 136; Member since: 07 Oct 2009)
'BOUT DANG TIME!!!!! I was beginning to think they hated me, their one loyal smartphone user that does NOT have an iToy. I'm loyal mainly because I work there and I can't jstify taking money out of my pocket and putting into any of the competition (I was going to if I didn't hear anything about Android coming soon); but also because I have never had a problem w/ the network including 3G coverage. Price IS kinda high, though, even w/ my whopping 19% discount. ( why not an even 20% or 30% I'll never know. OR, how about free use of our company phones so I don't have to carry 2? Just let us pay the subsidized price for the handset. It would all be just a tax write-off anyways. I mean, we are the ones laying the backbone and network and maintaining it so we can claim the *ahem* nation's fastest 3G network... albeit spotty in coverage.)
12. Verdes1988 (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Jan 2010)
I will have to agree with you. I moved from an Iphone to a Bold and my coverage actually got better. In places where i would have only 1 or 2 bars in 3g with my Iphone, on my bold now i get either 4 or full 3g bars now.
13. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)
Damn son...only 19%? That's kinda trife on AT&T's part...luckily I work for them other boys who gives me a 50% discount on my employee plan*whistles*...