T-Mobile has announced the HTC Amaze 4G and Samsung Galaxy II, the first smartphones to take full advantage of T-Mobile's 4G (HSPA+ 42) network. The HTC Amaze 4G includes the most advanced camera of any smartphone (building on the advanced camera features we previously brought to market with the myTouch 4G Slide) and the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II will be the fastest version of the device on the market in the U.S. with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor. Both phones will be out early next month on T-Mobile. Here is more info:
HTC Amaze 4G Exclusively available from T-Mobile, the HTC Amaze 4G features an 8-megapixel camera and 1080p HD video recorder, a backside illuminated sensor for improved low light performance, zero shutter lag and a dual LED flash, as well as advanced digital camera features, including:
-SmartShot, which captures five photos and creates the best shot using clear faces with smiles and no blinking. -PerfectPics, which is a separate album in the gallery created by scoring and filtering the best photos to the surface. PerfectPics prioritizes photos by using criteria such as important calendar events, the presence of faces, and overall picture quality. -Additional innovative camera features first introduced on the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide such as SweepShot, ClearShot HDR and BurstShot.
The HTC Amaze 4G also enables high quality video recording with a full HD 1080p camcorder and an embedded video editor. Customers can instantly capture quality photos and videos with a dedicated camera button and T-Mobile?s first direct-to-camcorder button.
The device runs on Android 2.3.4, features a Qualcomm? Snapdragon S3 Processor with a 1.5 GHz dual core CPUs, and offers the HTC Sense user experience. The HTC Amaze 4G has a 4.3-inch qHD super LCD multi-touch display. The powerful handset will also include NFC capabilities for wireless searching, information sharing and, in the future, mobile payments.
Samsung Galaxy S II
T-Mobile today also revealed additional details about the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 Processor with 1.5 GHz dual CPUs, running on Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) and NFC enabled, the Galaxy S II will offer T-Mobile customers speedy access to their favorite movies, TV shows, websites, games, applications and more.
The smartphone also acts as a mobile entertainment center with quick and easy access to thousands of premium movies and TV shows through Netflix, T-Mobile TV in Mobile HD, Samsung Media Hub and YouTube. The Galaxy S II rich entertainment features and experience are further enhanced with a 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen. With DLNA compatibility and HDMI out, this media powerhouse also offers the ability to view content on a compatible HD TV.
The HTC Amaze 4G and Galaxy S II are expected to be available in an exclusive online pre-sale via www.T-Mobile.com beginning Oct. 10 and are expected to be available at T-Mobile retail stores and select dealers nationwide starting Oct. 12. The HTC Amaze 4G is expected to cost $259.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate card with a two-year service agreement and qualifying Classic voice and data plan. The Galaxy S II is expected to cost $229.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate card with a two-year service agreement and qualifying Classic voice and data plan.