Other than the Galaxy S 4G, T-Mobile also announced more details of the LG G-Slate 4G tablet device with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The device, known as Optimus Pad outside the US, supports T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network and WiFi connectivity. It is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra dual-core 1GHz processor and comes with 32GB internal memory.
The G-Slate runs Google’s latest Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS optimized for tablet and includes support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1. It features built-in support for 3D graphics and has dual rear-facing 5 Megapixel cameras for 3D image capture, 720p 3D video recording and 1080p Full HD video recording. There is also a front facing camera for video chat, a 8.9-inch touchscreen display and HDMI output. Built-in gyroscope, accelerometer and adaptive lighting are also included for the latest applications and the ultimate gaming experience.
T-Mobile and LG Mobile Phones Unveil the T-Mobile G-Slate With Google, Delivering a Premium Mobile HD Entertainment Experience on a Tablet
The 4G Android 3.0 Tablet Enables 3D and HD Capture, Viewing and Sharing
BELLEVUE, Wash. & SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–T-Mobile USA, Inc. and LG Mobile Phones today unveiled their Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)-powered tablet, the T-Mobile G-Slate with Google by LG. With a brilliant, high-definition (HD) 8.9-inch, 3D-capable multi-touch display, the T-Mobile G-Slate delivers a groundbreaking mobile entertainment experience, including the ability to record 3D and full HD video.
Tablets enable users to take with them the rich Web and entertainment experiences they have at home, and this will radically shift the way people interact with and consume content while mobile. The G-Slate delivers a powerful combination of premium mobile HD entertainment and T-Mobile’s lightning-fast 4G mobile broadband network.”
Expected to be available this spring, G-Slate is built for speed on America’s Largest 4G Network and is the first tablet in T-Mobile’s pioneering G-series of devices, which began with the world’s first Android-powered smartphone just over two years ago. The first 4G tablet from T-Mobile and LG, the G-Slate is powered by Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), the latest version of Google’s Android platform, which is optimized for tablets. In addition, the G-Slate will be among the first tablets to feature 3D capabilities including built-in support for 3D graphics, enabling consumers to capture and share their own 3D videos and experience 3D HD content right on the device with the aid of 3D glasses.
The G-Slate represents the next chapter in T-Mobile’s rich history of Android innovation,” said Brad Duea, senior vice president, marketing, T-Mobile USA. Tablets enable users to take with them the rich Web and entertainment experiences they have at home, and this will radically shift the way people interact with and consume content while mobile. The G-Slate delivers a powerful combination of premium mobile HD entertainment and T-Mobile’s lightning-fast 4G mobile broadband network.”
We are excited to introduce the T-Mobile G-Slate by LG, which offers consumers an engaging new way to communicate, entertain and stay connected,” said Tim O’Brien, vice president of marketing for LG Mobile Phones. Bringing consumers the latest in revolutionary HD tablet technology and an Android platform perfectly optimized for tablet use, G-Slate provides a unique multimedia experience.”
The sleek, lightweight G-Slate can easily be held upright in one hand for reading an eBook or magazine, watching streaming TV or browsing the Web while on the go. Featuring a rear-facing stereoscopic video recorder with 1080p for HD video capture and a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, the G-Slate makes it easy to capture moments on video or with a photo. With the front-facing camera, customers can video chat with friends and family over T-Mobile’s network or Wi-Fi with Google Talk. The G-Slate also supports 720p HD on-device video playback and HDMI output to show 1080p content on 3-D and HD displays. With a NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor with dual-core CPU and full Adobe Flash Player support, the G-Slate enables quick and seamless browsing of rich Web content, multitasking and gaming. The G-Slate will also provide a superior entertainment experience when streaming live TV or downloading music and videos with lightning-fast speed over T-Mobile’s 4G network.
In addition, the G-Slate includes 32 GB of internal memory and features a built-in gyroscope, accelerometer and adaptive lighting for the latest applications and the ultimate gaming experience.