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AT&T announces 5 new Android smartphones

11 October 2011 by
AT&T today announced no less than 5 new Android smartphones. During the CTIA taking place in California AT&T announced Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung Captivate Glide, Samsung DoubleTime, Pantech Pocket and the AT&T Avail by ZTE

ATT announces five new Android smartphones. Motorola ATRIX2, AT&T Avail by ZTE, Pantech Pocket, Samsung DoubleTime and Samsung Captivate Slide

AT&Ts goal this year was to release 12 Android smartphones during 2011. This goal has been reach by far with the 5 new handsets announced today. The AT&T portfolio is now counting 19 Android smartphones which has been announced this year.

Motorola ATRIX 2 is a 4.3 inch 1GH dual core smartphone running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It is a 4G model at an affordable price according to AT&T. It has HD video capture and playback capabilities with true HD 1080p resolution recording and playback via HD monitors using a HDMI cable using Mirror mode.

Motorola ATRIX 2 Specifications

  • Networks: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/1900/2100, HSPA+ 21 Mbps
  • 4.3 inch touch display, 540 x 960 pixel resolution
  • 8 megapixel camera, LED light, front facing camera
  • 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM, expandable with microSD card up to 32 GB. 2 GB card included
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • 1080p HD video capture
  • HDMI

Samsung Captivate Glide is also a 4G phone with HSPA+. It is a little more powerful backed up by a 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor. The 4 inch Super AMOLED touch display has a 480 x 800 resolution. The Captivate Glide has enhanced Exchange ActiveSync support for IT policies, tasks sync and global address look-up. Network are secured with virtual private network access and device encryption.

Samsung Captivate Glide specifications

  • Samsung CaptivateNetworks: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/1900/2100, HSPA+ 21 Mbps
  • 4 inch display, 480 x 800 pixel resolution
  • 8 megapixel camera, LED light, 1.3 megapixel front camera
  • 1 GB RAM, 1 GB ROM, expandable with microSD card up to 32 GB.
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • 1080p HD video capture
  • HDMI

While the Atrix and Captivate phones have similar specs, the Samsung DoubleTime is something out of the ordinary. It is a folding QWERTY model with two displays. Both the external and internal touch displays are 3.2 inch large and have 320 x 480 pixel resolutions. DoubleTime runs on the older Android 2.2 Froyo and it has a more basic 3.2 megapixel camera and a 600 MHz processor.

Samsung DoubleTime specifications

  • Samsung DoubleTimeNetworks: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/1900/2100
  • 2 x 3.2 inch touch display with 320 x 480 pixel resolutions
  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • 600 MHz processor
  • 260 MB RAM, expandable with microSD card, 2 GB card included
  • Android 2.2 Froyo OS

Pantech Pocket is a 4 inch smartphone with the unique and more quadratic size with a 600 x 800 pixel resolution display not seen in any other devices before. It has the latest version of Android which is Gingerbread 2.3. Like all AT&T models announced today, it has good range of network frequencies which are 2G GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 and 3G UMTS 850/1900/2100. According to AT&T, the Pantech Pocket is a smartphone focused on social entertainment and messaging.

Pantech Pocket specifications

  • Pantech PocketWeight: 132 gram
  • Size; 114.7 x 78 x 11.3 mm
  • Networks: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/1900/2100
  • 4 inch touch display, SVGA 600 x 800 pixel resolution, 16 million colours
  • 5 megapixel camera, LED light
  • HD video capture
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • 600 MB RAM. Expandable up to 32 GB with microSD card. 2 GB card included
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread

The last Android smartphone announced today is the AT&T Avail made by ZTE. It is most likely the cheapest of the five models.

AT&T Avail by ZTE specifications

  • AT&T AvailaNetworks: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/1900/2100
  • 3.5 inch touch display
  • 5 megapixel camera
  • Video capture
  • Wi-Fi
  • 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM. Expandable with microSD card. 2 GB card included
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread

ATT Avail by ZTE
ATT Avail by ZTE
Motorola Atrix 2
Motorola Atrix 2
Motorola Atrix 2
Pantech pocket
Pantech pocket
Samsung captivate
Samsung captivate
Samsung doubletime
Samsung doubletime
Samsung doubletime




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Supa_Fly9 years ago
All Junk. Atrix could've been and should've been a better designed product.

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