Jun 13, 2011

HTC Flyer Hits FCC With T-Mobile’s 3G Bands; Set For An Early July Launch?

We already knew that HTC Flyer is heading to launch through T-Mobile network in the near future, according to some leaked promotional materials. But the promos didn’t reveal the release date of the T-Mobile branded HTC Flyer tablet. Now we’ve learned that GSM-based HTC Flyer has got the approval of the FCC with support for T-Mobile’s 3G bands. Some unconfirmed sources are saying that T-Mobile is readying to launch the HTC-Flyer  in early July and that it would be most probably be on July 6th. HTC Flyer’s Sprint variant HTC View EVO 4G tablet is scheduled to launch on June 24th for $399 on contract.

HTC Flyer With T-Mobile Bands Hits FCC

HTC Flyer was first unveiled at Mobile World Congress back in February, and it is a smaller 7-inch tablet with 1024×600 Super-LCD panel, having a stylus pen input, running on Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system (but not the tablet optimized Android Honeycomb OS). HTC Flyer has got a Single-Core 1.5GHz chipset, 5MP rear-facing camera which shoots video at up to 720p, 1.3 MP front-facing cameras, 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, DLNA functionality, HDMI port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, powered by a 4000mAh battery, Android Market, a full host of Google services, and much more. you can easily add up to 32GB by installing a micro-SD card. The Wi-Fi only edition of the HTC Flyer has already hit the markets in last month for $499.

T-Mobile is currently holding the LG G-Slate with HSPA+ connectivity, while there is no confirmation about the HSPA+ capability for HTC Flyer.

[Source: FCC] [Via: TMo News]

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