T-Mobile announces two new phones to its myTouch Family

Today, T-Mobile announced the upcoming availability of the latest Android-powered smartphones to join the T-Mobile myTouch line: the T-Mobile myTouch and T-Mobile myTouch Q. Manufactured by LG, the easy to use myTouch and myTouch Q are perfect for individuals adopting the benefits of smartphones for the first time.

 Running on America’s Largest 4G Network, the myTouch and myTouch Q were designed with a number of features with ease-of-use in mind, including two different keyboard styles: the myTouch touts a 3.8-inch touch screen and a virtual keyboard with Swype while the myTouch Q is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch screen plus a physical slide-out full QWERTY keyboard.

 

Other ease-of-use features include:

  • ·         Setup Wizard: Simple instructions for quick email and social network integration
  • ·         Tips Widget: A quick “how-to” providing an overview of the available device features
  • ·         Genius Button: One-shot voice commands to call, text or search the Web

 

The T-Mobile myTouch is offered in two colors — either black or white — while the T-Mobile myTouch Q is offered in either gray or violet. Both phones are expected to be available in time for the holiday season. Customers can visit www.T-Mobile.com/myTouchbyLG for more information.

 

T-Mobile myTouch Line Expands with Two New Smartphones:        

T-Mobile myTouch and T-Mobile myTouch Q

 

The latest in the myTouch family offer an easy transition for first-time smartphone owners

 

BELLEVUE, Wash. —Oct. 6, 2011 T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the new T-Mobile® myTouch® and the T-Mobile® myTouch® Q, both by LG, as the latest Android™-powered smartphones to join T-Mobile’s line of myTouch products running on America’s Largest 4G Network®. The myTouch and myTouch Q, designed to be easily set-up on the first day and continue to be easy to use, are perfect for individuals adopting the benefits of smartphones for the first-time.

 

The myTouch and myTouch Q are designed with a number of features that make them approachable, including the option of two different styles of hardware to suit customer needs: the myTouch touts a 3.8-inch touch screen and a virtual keyboard with Swype®, while the myTouch Q is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch screen plus a physical slide-out full QWERTY keyboard.

 

To help customers not only get up and running and keep running, the myTouch and myTouch Q offer a number of useful tools, including the following:

  • ·         Set-up Wizard: Simple instructions for quick e-mail and social network integration
  • ·         Tips Widget: A quick “how-to” providing an overview of the available device features, including a collection of instructional videos
  • ·         Genius Button™: One-shot voice commands to call, text, or search the Web all with the press of a button

 

“When moving to their first smartphone, customers want a simple and uncomplicated experience without compromising on quality,” said Andrew Sherrard, senior vice president, marketing,
T-Mobile USA. “With the introduction of these new myTouch smartphones paired with our worry-free data plans and fast 4G network, we’re making it easier than ever to step up to 4G experiences.”

 

Both devices are powered by Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread) and a 1GHz Qualcomm® processor giving customers the power and functionality they desire. Additionally, the myTouch and myTouch Q are equipped with advanced multimedia features, including a 5-megapixel camera and 720p HD video recorder for capturing photos and videos while on the go. The myTouch also includes a front-facing camera with access to T-Mobile Video Chat powered by Qik for face-to-face video chat.

 

With access to T-Mobile’s 4G network*, the myTouch and myTouch Q allow customers to browse the Web, access email and social networking services, download free and paid applications through Android Market, and much more. Both devices also offer built-in entertainment applications, including T-Mobile® TV in Mobile HD, Netflix® and YouTube® for real-time mobile video streaming and on-demand TV and movies.

 

Availability

The T-Mobile myTouch is offered in two colors – either black or white – and the T-Mobile myTouch Q is offered in two colors – either gray or violet. Both phones, exclusively from
T-Mobile, are expected to be available in time for the holiday season. Customers can visit www.T-Mobile.com for more information.

 

*T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network not available everywhere. See coverage details at http://www.t-mobile.com.

 

1Mobile HD TV can deliver a bitrate of 800kbps and 16:9 resolution; the bitrate & resolution you experience will vary based on many factors, e.g., programming, network connection, & device.

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About T-Mobile USA:

Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG. By the end of the second quarter of 2011, approximately 128 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group — 33.6 million by T-Mobile USA — all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS and additionally HSPA+ 21/HSPA+ 42. T-Mobile USA’s innovative wireless products and services help empower people to connect to those who matter most. Multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile USA among the highest in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call quality. For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com. T-Mobile is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG. For further information on Deutsche Telekom, please visit www.telekom.de/investor-relations.

 

For more information about T-Mobile’s 4G products, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.

 

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