Telstra’s Android Tablet Coming Soon

Telstra is getting ready to launch its own tablet device which is based on Android. According to report published in the Telco’s website, the new Android tablet was nicknamed as the ‘T-Touch Tab’, which will be a best one to the next generation network. The release of this tablet might be expected in November. At a Christmas product preview, this October, which was given to be journalists, this product was be aired briefly, according to a representative for the carrier.

From the posts discussed in the Whirlpool’s broadband forum, details about the unconfirmed specifications for the gadget were talked about. The tablet runs the Android 2.1 Operating System and has a 7 inch capacitative touch screen. It also has connectivity of Wi-Fi and GPS and up to 16 MB through micro SD.

Telstra will be the most recent member to join the bandwagon of computer tablets, while Samsung and Tegatech introducing there own product of tablets following the successful iPad from Apple. The post in the Whirlpool forum said that the Telstra prepaid would be priced around 299 US dollars. Yet specification or price and the device manufacturer, who makes the hardware, are not announced officially. These details might be announced in a couple of weeks. Some spokesmen feel that the release of the T-Touch Tab would probably coincide with the Samsung’s Galaxy Tab’s availability. The cost of the Galaxy tab by Samsung is expected to be around $999 but might be subsided. According to a report from Gizmodo, the Telstra was one of the onboard carriers to sell the device. Exclusive with Optus, Streak Mini was recently launched by Dell. The Australian mobile market will be hit by Samsung’s Galaxy Tab in this November. Telstra has not announced the vendor with which it is pairing up for releasing the device. A press conference is going to be held in Barcelona, which confirms HTC as the mobile vendor for this tablet, where HTC is expected to declare a new generation phones which are Android based, just after two hours of this meeting. As per a report close to the announcement, which was told to iT news, is that the HTC, which Telstra, the new Android phone has chosen will be matching in spec to the well hyped Nexus One of Google. Among the HTC designs which already were leaked on the internet, the best comparative one to the Nexus One is the Bravo from HTC; which may be running Android 2.1 and has a 3.7 inch capacitative screen. It has got a 5 mega pixel camera and 800×480 pixel resolutions. New windows Phone- 7 from Microsoft, named Telstra, earlier today as its Australian launch partner. According to news reported in iT news, the new Android device from HTC is likely to be released mostly before the new effort from Microsoft. All the gadget lovers in the world are eagerly waiting for the launch of the Android tablet from Telstra soon.

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