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Motorola Atrix 4G to Launch March 6 for $199

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Feb 3, 2011, 11:55 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper
updated Feb 3, 2011, 12:54 PM

AT&T today announced that it will make the Motorola Artix 4G available for preorder starting on February 13, with the device launching on March 6. The Atrix 4G will cost $199.99 and requires a new two-year contract. AT&T will be offering two accessory bundles with the Atrix 4G. The first combines the Atrix 4G and the laptop dock in one bundle. It costs $499 after a $100 mail-in rebate, and it requires a subscription to AT&T's Data Pro smartphone plan and tethering add on. Alternately, customers may purchase the laptop dock separately for a flat fee of $499. The second bundle includes the Motorola HD Multimedia Dock, a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, and a remote control for $189.99 (this bundle does not include the Atrix 4G). The HD Multimedia Dock will also be available separately for $129.99. The Atrix 4G has dual-core 1GHz processors and runs Android 2.2.

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Feb 3, 2011, 12:09 PM

$499 For the laptop dock

The max they should charge for it is $250. I am still getting this phone jsut dissapointed with the dock pricing.
I think it said you can get the phone and the laptop dock for $499, so that aint bad.
"It should be noted, however, that the bundle only applies if you also sign your name to a Data Pro plan and tethering add-on, so be sure you're down for that monthly hit before committing in haste. Oh, and just in case you simply can't stop spending,...
no way in hell I'd pay $500 (or $400 + tethering) for something like that...

i agree with everyone on the pricing. at&t and motorola are a little too proud of this device. be patient guys, when sales are sluggish they'll become a lot more aggressive with their pricing trust me.

Feb 3, 2011, 8:29 PM

is this really 4G?

I dont think this phone even runs on LTE

so why are they keeping calling it 4g like the HTC phone?
linkfeeney said:
I dont think this phone even runs on LTE

so why are they keeping calling it 4g like the HTC phone?

'4G' is a vague term. All the carriers that claim their networks are '4G'? Psst. They're n...
HSPA+ speeds will not be available everywhere. att is backhauling towers to allow better speeds. I dont care what its called, 4G or whatever, Im sure it will be faster..that is all that counts..right?
no, but 4G is a hell of alot easier to say then HSPA+. Nor would the average consumer know what the hell HSPA+ is. They just know 4G's are faster the 3G's. So from a marketing stand point its the right thing to do.
i wikipedia about 4g...

LTE advanced is the real 4g!

so this 3g plus! Lame!

Feb 3, 2011, 1:27 PM

ACC prices far too high.

Like someone else mentioned, the max the doc should go for is $250, though $199/150 would be a better price since all the expensive bits (save the screen) are inside the phone already.
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