T-Mobile myTouch Line Expanded With Two New Smartphones: myTouch And myTouch Q

T-Mobile is expanding their myTouch line with the new myTouch and the myTouch Q, both made by LG. The myTouch is sporting a 3.8-inch screen while the Q has a 3.5-inch screen and a slide out keyboard. Both devices are running Gingerbread with a 1GHz Qualcomm processor under the hood, a 5-MP camera, 720p video recording, and the myTouch adds in a front facing camera. These latest myTouch devices are also geared toward helping new smartphone owners get accustomed to their device in including quick tips, instructional videos, and a setup wizard. No  pricing or release date was mentioned, but they are expected to hit before the holiday season. Both will have access to T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network with the myTouch available in white or black and the Q in either gray or violet. Hit up the break for the full press release.

T-Mobile myTouch Line Expands with Two New Smartphones:

T-Mobile myTouch and T-Mobile myTouch Q

The latest in the myTouch family offer an easy transition for first-time smartphone owners

BELLEVUE, Wash. —Oct. 6, 2011— T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the new T-Mobile® myTouch® and the T-Mobile® myTouch® Q, both by LG, as the latest Android™-powered smartphones to join T-Mobile’s line of myTouch products running on America’s Largest 4G Network®. The myTouch and myTouch Q, designed to be easily set-up on the first day and continue to be easy to use, are perfect for individuals adopting the benefits of smartphones for the first-time.

The myTouch and myTouch Q are designed with a number of features that make them approachable, including the option of two different styles of hardware to suit customer needs: the myTouch touts a 3.8-inch touch screen and a virtual keyboard with Swype®, while the myTouch Q is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch screen plus a physical slide-out full QWERTY keyboard.

To help customers not only get up and running and keep running, the myTouch and myTouch Q offer a number of useful tools, including the following:

  • Set-up Wizard: Simple instructions for quick e-mail and social network integration
  • Tips Widget: A quick “how-to” providing an overview of the available device features, including a collection of instructional videos
  • Genius Button™: One-shot voice commands to call, text, or search the Web all with the press of a button

“When moving to their first smartphone, customers want a simple and uncomplicated experience without compromising on quality,” said Andrew Sherrard, senior vice president, marketing, T-Mobile USA. “With the introduction of these new myTouch smartphones paired with our worry-free data plans and fast 4G network, we’re making it easier than ever to step up to 4G experiences.”

Both devices are powered by Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread) and a 1GHz Qualcomm® processor giving customers the power and functionality they desire. Additionally, the myTouch and myTouch Q are equipped with advanced multimedia features, including a 5-megapixel camera and 720p HD video recorder for capturing photos and videos while on the go. The myTouch also includes a front-facing camera with access to T-Mobile Video Chat powered by Qik™ for face-to-face video chat.

With access to T-Mobile’s 4G network*, the myTouch and myTouch Q allow customers to browse the Web, access email and social networking services, download free and paid applications through Android Market™, and much more. Both devices also offer built-in entertainment applications, including T-Mobile® TV in Mobile HD, Netflix® and YouTube® for real-time mobile video streaming and on-demand TV and movies.

Availability

The T-Mobile myTouch is offered in two colors – either black or white – and the T-Mobile myTouch Q is offered in two colors – either gray or violet. Both phones, exclusively from
T-Mobile, are expected to be available in time for the holiday season. Customers can visit www.T-Mobile.com for more information.

*T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network not available everywhere. See coverage details at http://www.t-mobile.com.

1Mobile HD TV can deliver a bitrate of 800kbps and 16:9 resolution; the bitrate & resolution you experience will vary based on many factors, e.g., programming, network connection, & device.

[via androidcentral]


About the Author: Harold Williams

Harold was born and raised in Whitehall, NY (supposedly the birthplace of the US Navy). His first real smartphone experience belonged to Nokia and Symbian. Following came years of being a happy BlackBerry follower with a brief moment on Windows Mobile. Once a Droid X landed in his hands, he was forever converted to the dark side of the force. Memories of a Star Tac filled his head with happiness and once again joining Motorola in a new revolution. When not playing guitar he's following the tech world via Twitter and the mobile web trying to fill his need to have and know about the latest and greatest tech. Being grateful for all the free tools Google has provided, he is now sold on Google for life. In the real world he is filling his dorky needs as a project manager for a medical technology company.