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HTC’s 10.1-inch Android tablet goes official: This is the Jetstream

We’ve heard rumbings of a second HTC tablet, packing a bigger screen than HTC’s first venture, the Flyer, and measuring up against the iPad and Galaxy Tab 10.1 – and now it’s official.

The HTC Jetstream still manages to pack in stylus functionality, like the Flyer (see what they did with the names?) but there’s a sting; for the US launch next month, it’ll arrive at $700 (£429) – and that’s on contract.

The tablet will have HSPA+ and LTE (4G) connectivity, and it will be running Android Honeycomb 3.1 on that 10.1-inch capacitive screen. It’ll also net the HTC Sense UI; meaning spinning 3D homescreens and hopefully a slick lockscreen.

No news yet on whether the UK will the Jetstream; we’re awaiting HTC’s respsonse to our request. There’s a meaty 1.5GHz dual-core processor beating inside it, and an 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p video capture. There’s also a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video-chat.

It will launch in the US on 4th September 2011. More when we hear it.

UPDATE: HTC UK has informed us that the Jetstream will be a US-only device. Aww.



Source: AT&T


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