U.S. Cellular Offers Preview of Smartphones to Come
U.S. Cellular today announced that it plans to bring a number of new smartphones to market by the end of the year. The company said that it will add seven new Android handsets by year's end, all of which will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It will also offer a Windows Phone 7 device, and at least two tablets and an LTE device. Three of the Android handsets and one of the tablets will come from HTC. HTC will also provide one of the Windows Phone 7 handsets. Motorola and LG are also on deck to provide Android handsets with specs such as 4-inch displays and 1GHz processors. Samsung and Huawei will contribute some entry-level devices. The company didn't say exactly when these handsets would become available, nor at what cost.
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