HTC Holiday, AT&T's first LTE-enabled phone, meets and greets the FCC

HTC Holiday, AT&T's first LTE-enabled phone, meets and greets the FCC
What is expected to be the first LTE enabled phone for AT&T, the HTC Holiday, just had a meet and greet with those pleasant FCC chaps and came away with the green light to continue production of the device. Those few AT&T customers who will be able to take advantage of the 4G speeds on the phone when launched, and who have already mentally committed themselves to the HTC Holiday, should be a little happier knowing that this process has been completed even though it doesn't guarantee an imminent release of the model.

Known in other parts of the world by a different name, such as the HTC Raider in South Korea, the LTE connectivity on the phone will produce theoretical download speeds of 100Mbps and upload speeds at 50Mbps, which is much faster than AT&T's current HSPA+ 4G network. Earlier this month, we showed you a picture of the device running on AT&T's LTE network showing download speeds on SpeedTest.Net of 29Mbps and upload speed of 6.43Mbps which is just a fraction of the speed that this model is capable of showing. According to the FCC's paperwork, the HTC Holiday will run over the 1700/2100/700 LTE bands. 

source: FCC via Engadget

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Holiday
  • Display 4.5 inches
    960 x 540 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware
    1GB RAM
  • OS Android 2.3.4

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