Pre-orders for the Motorola ATRIX 4G go live February 13th; $199.99 on-contract

Pre-orders for the Motorola ATRIX 4G go live February 13th; $199.99 on-contract
There’s no denying that we’re all getting excited about the impending events that are going to unfold during MWC, but AT&T is readying themselves with the festivities surrounding the highly anticipated Motorola ATRIX 4G.

Starting on February 13th, just in time for MWC and Valentine’s Day, AT&T customers can fetch themselves pre-orders for the high powered Android smartphone – which will be sold for $199.99 with a 2-year contract. Currently, it seems like March 6th will be the date when you can pick one up at AT&T and select retail channels, but it can potentially arrive earlier than that.

Furthermore, the feature packed Motorola ATRIX 4G is being bundled with the Motorola Laptop Dock for a mere $499.99 on-contract after a $100-mail-in-rebate. And lastly, they’re also selling an Entertainment Access Kit for $189.99 that consists of the Motorola HD Multimedia Dock, a Bluetooth keyboard & mouse, and a remote control.

Now that all of that is out in the open, are you still considering purchasing this Android powered smartphone? Then again, you can always wait it out for something better or possibly check out the inexpensive offering with the HTC Inspire 4G.

source: PR Newswire

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ATRIX 4G
  • Display 4.0" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 2, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1930 mAh(9.00h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

So 300 bucks for the laptop dock? That's gonna be a really tough sell. Especially not knowing if future Motorla phones can also use it after an upgrade. Nice phone though!

2. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

MUCH pricier than previously rumored. Will similar docks launch with the Bionic?

13. atrixxxx unregistered

No, that is one of the differences between the Atrix and Bionic. Whereas the Bionic has a larger display (4.3 inch) and an 8 MP camera (vs Atrix's 5 MP), the Atrix makes up for its 1 GB RAM (vs 512 MB on the Bionic) and its multiple docking capabilities (the Bionic probably will have an HD media dock if anything).

3. aidan_short unregistered

Yeah, $150 was a really tempting price for the laptop dock. I probably would have bought it. Neither $300 (bundled) nor $500 (unbundled) are realistic prices. It's a screen and a keyboard and a battery. $500 would buy an iPad. I'll probably still get the phone, though, just without the extra crap.

4. Justplaindave unregistered

I'm not so sure this phone has so much draw that it justifies setting a pre-order date. Granted, it is employing 4G and a dual-core processor which is new to cell-phones, but a standard Android OS and medium-value camera reduce the draw (to me at least) Everyone's taste is different, so maybe I'm mistaken. As for me, I can tell you I won't be setting an alarm to wake up early and pre-order.

10. applesauce unregistered

AT&T has really good coverage in LA, but, like every other carrier there, they're swamped with so many customers in a population-dense area, so there may be dropped calls or slower data than lesser-populated areas, but it's bound to be better than metro

5. annabanana unregistered

hii can anyone please help me?? i REALLY want this phone im on metro piece of shyyt i hate it soo much i have a crappy phone that doesnt even have a camera and well i live in Los angeles which is a big city . does anyone know how is at&t service in La?? because i never had att but i heard reception and call quality sucks . but i really want this phone but im afraid to switch to at&t because im afraid the service is going to suck.. can anyone help me? make the right decision? or should i just get verizon? thanks

6. therygy

Posts: 94; Member since: May 24, 2010

I used to live in Los Angeles (back when AT&T was cingular), and i have had at&t since 98 and the service was great, now i live in Wisconsin and it is still great. also if you dont like the service you have 30 days to return it and terminate the contract.

11. Justplaindave unregistered

As an indirect rep for AT&T I'll say this: AT&T seems to major on their data performance on all their phones and voice performance is okay across the board except for the iPhone with its antenna issues that keep being reported. The important things to keep in mind are these: 1. Coverage. If it's good in the places you need it, and the price is right, then go with that service. 2. Customer service/company policies. Maybe the service is so-so, but the customer service and company policies are conducive to a long-lasting good relationship between you and that company. If that's the case, maybe it'll end up being more important to you than the coverage. It's going to be a case-by-case basis anyway. You can't logically make a blanket statement that one company is better than the other and vice-versa because it all depends on each individual's circumstances.

7. aidan_short unregistered

In my experience, AT&T coverage in LA is... alright. Always "high bars," but I still get dropped calls and slow data speeds. I'm hoping that the outflux of iPhone users to verizon will improve the network's performance for the rest of us.

8. ribbonsalmark

Posts: 84; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

Did I call it or did I call it. I told AT&T would find a way to kill this phone even before it left the gate. And remember if the ATRIX was to get an update for some in android OS AT&T will not push the update.

9. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

thats a lot of money :( but hopefully its gonna be lowered by the time I decide to buy it

12. tm6248

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 03, 2011

Thanks but no thanks i'm going with the inspire 4g $99 for a high end smart phoneis a steal

14. twist my sack unregistered

300 dollars for a freeken laptop dock. its only a fricken battery with a screen/keyboard!!!!!

15. fleanote

Posts: 50; Member since: Jan 14, 2011

Why not bundle it all for $499, that would be killer! I'd even jump away from Verizon for that.

16. bowarrow0606

Posts: 15; Member since: Jan 24, 2011

For those of you interested in purchasing the laptop dock..keep in mind you will need to buy the tethering plan as well which is BS. 3 Laptop Dock - Firefox browser use with AT&T Mobile Broadband requires Tethering Plan. http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=18996&cdvn=news&newsarticleid=31555&mapcode=wireless-networks- general|consumer

17. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I CAN'T WAIT WOO!! But the laptop dock. WAY TOO OVER PRICE. I'll just buy the media dock and hook it up to my HDTV. and who the F is going to spend 500$ on a battery fucking crazy AT&T?

18. saneok

Posts: 78; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

Hey guys, I want some advice. Who here is from SF and has ATT? I would appreciate it if you could describe your experience with service/signal in the city. I have great ATT signal in my apartment but I have no idea how well it works elsewhere in the city.

19. help me unregistered

is it worth it buying the atrix at pre-sale or at release on march 6th

20. bowarrow0606

Posts: 15; Member since: Jan 24, 2011

Nah bro i would wait. u never know what deals could go out there. If a big online store puts it for free by accident in the early morning call best buy about it and they could probably price match it! Thats how i got the captivate on launch day and hope the same thing happens.. lol but other than that, wait atleast a month or two.

21. DJ unregistered

I found a website that is some how letting you order them now but for $399 not $199

22. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

All I need is the phone and the dock. that's all I'm getting. besides AT&T OVER CHARGE ACCESSORIES in this dept. WHO want's A 500$ battery when I can buy a laptop with 500$?

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