Android Phones

HTC Amaze 4G confirmed for T-Mobile USA, arriving Oct. 12 for $259

September 26, 2011 | by Andrew Kameka

HTC, T-Mobile


T-Mobile USA has another impressive Android phone from HTC in its pipeline. Announced today at the GigaOM Mobilize conference, the HTC Amaze 4G is a new phone that keeps pace with many of today’s top specs and expected speeds for T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ 42 network.

The specifications for the Amaze 4G read like a checklist of what people expect from HTC today. There’s HTC Sense 3.0 layered onto of Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread), a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.5 GHz processor, HDMI/MHL, 16 GB of internal memory, 1 GB of RAM, and a 1730 mAh battery. There’s a 4.3 qHD super LCD capacitive screen, FM radio, near field communications (NFC), and max speeds of 42 Mbps network speeds.

There’s also an improved camera that can take 8MP photographs and a 1080p HD video. The camera software features the SmartShot technology that quickly snaps photos and compiles it to create a superior image, BurstShot to take several photos in succession, Sweepshot for panoramic photos, ClearShot for HDR images, and Perfect Pics for rating your image. You may have seen these features mentioned previously in the HTC myTouch 4G Slide.

Visit T-Mobile USA for more photos of the phone and full specs of the device. Expect to see this in stores October 12 for $259.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate (2-year contract agreement required.) The device will go on presage at on October 10, 2011.