This morning, MetroPCS announced the launch of 4G LTE services in three additional markets, bringing the total number of markets with LTE services to nine. Customers in Boston, New York and Sacramento can now experience 4G web browsing, video on demand and enhanced social networking features on its first 4G LTE handset, the Samsung Craft. Here is more info on the phone and MetroPCS's 4G LTE expansion:
The Samsung Craft features a brilliant 3.3 inch AMOLED (active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) screen for a better video experience and comes with a 2GB MicroSD card pre-loaded with Paramount Pictures' hit movie "Star Trek - The Future Begins." The Samsung Craft also contains a combination touch screen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Samsung's TouchWiz user interface to surf and text message, 3.2 megapixel camera with flash, a camcorder and is Wi-Fi capable.
With today's launch in the Boston, New York City and Sacramento metropolitan areas, MetroPCS' 4G LTE services are available in nine metropolitan areas, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco. MetroPCS has plans to expand its 4G services into more metropolitan areas later this year and into early 2011, including Atlanta, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa.