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LG Delivers Its First Netbook to U.S. Market Via AT&T

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Nov 23, 2009, 9:04 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper
updated Nov 23, 2009, 1:15 PM

Today LG announced that it will for the first time be selling a netbook to U.S. customers. The LG X120 will be only available at The Shack stores and web site for $180 after rebates with new two-year data plan agreement. The X120 weighs 2.8 pounds, and features SmartOn, which boots certain applications much faster to allow for quicker access to the Internet. Other features include a 10.1-inch display, 1.3 megapixel web cam, stereo speakers and up to seven hours of battery life.

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Nov 23, 2009, 10:07 AM


LG is offering their first netbook on AT&T. As a consumer that reads phone forums, I am aware of AT&T's tattered network. Most consumers are not as up to date with the known issues via forums. So my question is:

Is LG not aware of AT&T's network issues? If so, Why would they offer their first netbook through AT&T? Would this not somewhat chance a reputation of negative aspects of the product in the eyes of a consumer? AT&T's network can't handle the bandwidth usage now. Isn't another bandwitdh hog device such as a netbook going to hurt the network even more?

If I was going to launch a first ever for my company, I certainly would want it on a more stable enviroment to better reflect my product.

The iphone is a device that people ha...
Oh, you people and your hyperbolic statements about AT&T. Almost everyone I know - all over the country has AT&T, and I haven't heard complaints. On the contrary, a few of my friends are waiting for their contracts to end to switch over.

I don't g...
Exaggerate much?
In a LOT of parts of the country AT&T's network is excellent. If you're planning on using it where you have mostly AT&T 3G coverage why not get it? Their network is faster than Verizon's.
I think you'd be surprised how much netbooks don't get sold as it is, and the one's that do don't really max out the bandwidth because surfing is point and click done.

Whereas some devices are constantly dynamically pinging the netowrk and drainin...
I don't think LG cares as long as AT&T is willing to write those checks.
Slammer said:

As a consumer that reads phone forums, I am aware of AT&T's tattered network.

I wouldn't describe AT&T's network as "tattered". Tmobile's network is tattered. AT&T's network is...overwhelmed. T...
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