AT&T releases rebranded HTC HD7 and new LG Thrill 4G

Htc-hd7s When AT&T announced that it was the premier carrier for Microsoft's then-new Windows Phone 7 operating system, people were severely disappointed to find out that the carrier got the raw end of the deal. T-Mobile and some of Europe's carriers got the more high-end devices, and most of AT&T's offerings were either ridiculous or cheaply made

Today, that changes.

AT&T has announced the release of two devices. First there's the WP7-based HTC HD7S. It's basically the same thing that AT&T's new best friend T-Mobile has already, just with an "S" tacked on at the end. I have a slight suspicion that maybe AT&T was forced to release this device later rather than at the beginning because of T-Mobile's exclusivity. 

Then, there's the LG Thrill 4G. This device runs Android 2.2 and will sport a dual-core 1GHz processor and a 3D camera, which, when the 3D function is turned off, can actually record in 1080p high-definition. Of course, what good is a 3D camera without a 3D screen? Well, that's why the Thrill has one. 

Expect to see the HD7S by the end of April and the Thrill 4G by the beginning of summer. 

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Calob Horton

Calob Horton is an associate editor at Pocketables. He loves all technology, no matter which company it comes from. This unbiased view of the tech world allows him to choose the products that best fit his personal needs and tastes: a Microsoft Surface Pro, a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and a third-gen iPad.Google+ | Twitter | More posts by Calob | Subscribe to Calob's posts

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