Alltel Wireless today announced the HTC Merge Android 2.2 smartphone will come to the network. Alltel will take pre-orders online for the HTC Merge at alltelwireless.com or by calling 1 (866) 255-8357 starting Monday, March 28. The phone will be available for purchase in stores on Thursday, April 7. Here is more info:
THe HTC Merge runs Android 2.2 Froyo with HTC Sense UI and it has a 5 megapixel camera that takes 720p videos.
Additional HTC Merge key features include:
?Android 2.2 with HTC Sense ?Slide out QWERTY keyboard ?7-panel home page with widget support ?Organize email, Facebook, SMS and moreby person ?not technology ?3.8 inch WVGA touchscreendisplay ?Digital compass, G-Sensor,Proximity sensor, Light sensor, GPS ?5 megapixel autofocus camera w/ flash ?3G world phone capability
Network and connectivity: ?CDMA 2000 1xRTT/EVDO Rev A 800/1900 MHz ?UMTS/HSPA 2100 MHz ?GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz ?Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP Stereo ?WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
Camera: ?5 megapixel autofocus camera w/ flash ?720p HD video capture
Interface: ?Capacitive touchscreenwithpinch-to-zoom and hapticcapability ?Dedicated home, menu, back and search keys ?3.5 mm audio jack
The HTC Merge is available at online at www.alltelwireless.com for $124.99 after a $50 mail in rebate and a new two year service agreement.
Alltel Wireless now offers ?Best Value Unlimited Plans? which includes talk, text, and browse the web. Alltel Wireless also provides customers its exclusive ?My Circle? feature ? unlimited calling to and from any 5, 15 or 25 numbers on any network and unlimited texting and data to their circle on select plans ? as well as the innovative ?Free Fridays? feature, where all calls on Friday are free on select plans.