At the Consumer Electronics Show, Verizon Wireless unveiled 10 consumer smartphones, tablets and mobile hot spots running on its 4G LTE network --- which consumers can use to download songs in seconds and Hi-Def movies in minutes thanks to average download speeds of 5-12 Megabytes per second. Verizon has covered 70% of the So Cal population with 4G LTE, nearly 15 million people.
The new 4G LTE devices include:
ÔÇó Thunderbolt (exclusive to Verizon) ÔÇô Dolby Surround Sound; DNLA-compatible to synch with, and stream to, home electronics with DNLA connections, perfect for streaming the latest high-definition movie from your home computer to your phone; built-in kickstand
ÔÇó Revolution ÔÇô HDMI support for streaming and playing video on HDMI home electronics such as Hi-Def televisions; large 4.3 inch touch screen, video conferencing with front facing camera
ÔÇó DROID Bionic 4G - Multiplayer gaming capabilities allow consumers to challenge friends to live peer-to-peer gaming, viewed through a 4.3-inch qHD quality screen that delivers console-quality graphics; PC-quality components such as a dual core process for lightening fast speed; tons of memory (512 DDR2 RAM) that makes it easier for intense gamers to zip through games with less lag time; Mobile Hot Spot connects up to 8 WiFi enabled devices the internet
ÔÇó Inspiration ÔÇô World's first Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen for a clear graphic display anytime of day; front and rear-facing 8 megapixel camera; Mobile Hot Spot connects up to 8 WiFi enabled devices on 3G or 4G
ÔÇó Motorola XOOM by Motorola ÔÇô 10.1-inch screen; AndroidÔäó 3.0 Honeycomb software optimized for tablets; Mobile hotspot capability provides connection for up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
ÔÇó Samsung Galaxy TabÔäó 4G ÔÇô Front and rear-facing camera; Skype Mobile Video-capable; Samsung Media Hub for downloading videos and more
MiFi and Mobile Hotspot
ÔÇó Novatel MiFi?« 4510L Intelligent Mobile Hotspot and Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot ÔÇô small enough to fit in the palm of the hand, lets you share Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE or 3G networks with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
ÔÇó HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr ÔÇô 11.6-inch screen, HP CoolSense to cool down the device for comfort and avoid overheating; Dolby Advanced Audio and dual-core process for quick response time
ÔÇó Compaq CQ10-688nr (mini) ÔÇô 10.1-inch LED display, 8.5 hours of battery life, webcam