T-Mobile USA, Inc. has expanded its family of Android-based myTouch 3G smartphones with the new high-performance, powerful T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide (created by HTC), which combines latest Google Android 2.1 operating system with an array of new stunning features that are designed to enhance your mobile communication experience.
The most notable feature of T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide is the new unique Faves Gallery, the application that able to show up to 20 of your favorite family and friends, as well as the different communication ways with them, including calls, SMS, e-mail, IM and social networking updates. For added convenient, an alert notification will be appeared in the notification pane while your favorite people communicate with you or update their social network.
Features and Specifications of T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide:
- 3.4-inch HVGA (320 x 480 pixels) touchscreen display
- 5 megapixel autofocus camera with flash
- Slide-out full QWERTY keyboard with pre-loaded Swype
- Newest Android 2.1 OS with HTC Sense UI
- One-click upload to popular sharing sites like YouTube and Picasa
- Built-in GPS with Google Maps free turn-by-turn directions
- Faves Gallery app for easy, fast connection to your loved ones
- myModes lets users switch between “lifestyle” of work and home by creating different themes with home screen applications, widgets and wallpapers
- Easy-to-access Genius Button enables users to use voice commands for controlling the phone
- Three stylish color variations – Black, White and Red
- Size: 4.55 x 2.37 x 0.6 inches ; Weight: 5.8 oz
In addition to Faves Gallery, the myTouch 3G Slide also incorporates new myModes that designed to make you more efficient both at work and at home by customizing home screen with apps, widgets and wallpapers based on different themes, so that you can instantly switch your phone mode to suit your needs.
Furthermore, an useful Dragon Dictation powered Genius Button is located on the front of the myTouch 3G Slide smartphone, allowing users to manage the phone by voice commands, making it easy to call, compose and send text messages and e-mails, search the Web or maps. This amazing features even can read text messages aloud.
“Many smartphones are increasingly powerful in their features and specifications without continuing to improve the main reason that so many people have mobile phones – the ability to communicate with each other,” commented Andrew Sherrard, vice president for product development at T-Mobile USA. “The new myTouch 3G Slide is a smart and sleek phone that fits into your pocket, your budget and your family life with exclusive T-Mobile features that put communication with your closest family and friends front and center.”
The new T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide is expected to hit T-Mobile USA stores exclusively starting June 2010, but the price information has yet to be known.
Update: T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide will be available through T-Mobile USA beginning June 2 for $179.99, after a $50 mail-in rebate with a 2-year service contract.