T-Mobile myTouch 3G Gets a Hardware Upgrade

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T-Mobile has released a new version of the myTouch 3G. It now offers more memory, twice as much storage, and a more standard headphone jack, but the price for this Android OS-based smartphones stays the same.

The new version — which goes under the same name as its predecessor — is bundled with an 8 GB microSD memory card, while its predecessor came with a 4 GB one. It also has more RAM than the original: 288 MB.

T-Mobile myTouch 3GInstead of using the mini-USB slot for its headphones, the updated myTouch 3G has a standard 3.5 mm headset jack.

In addition, T-Mobile has added some software, most notably Swype, a system designed to make it easier for users to enter text on the touchscreen.

Aside from these changes, though, this new version is essentially identical to its predecessor.

An overview of the T-Mobile myTouch 3G
This model has tablet shape with a 3.2-inch HVGA Touchscreen and a trackball on its front.  For text input, it depends on a virtual keyboard, which can change orientation automatically from portrait to landscape mode, depending on how it is held.

With the name “myTouch 3G” it’s no surprise that this phone supports T-Mobile’s high-speed network; it also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

The Android OS was created by Google, and has strong ties to this company’s online services for email, calendar, navigation, and more.

Other consumer-friendly features in the myTouch 3G include a multimedia player, built-in 3.2-megapixel camera, and more. To make full use of these features, the myTouch 3G comes with a GPS receiver and an 8 GB microSD memory card for storing music, videos, and images.

It is available in three colors: black, white and red.

Pricing & Availability
The T-Mobile myTouch 3G sell for $150. Naturally, getting this price requires a two-year service contract.

Although this carrier says it is launching the new version today, it is currently listed as “Coming Soon” on its website.

For more information or to place an order, go to T-Mobile’s website.

Source: T-Mobile USA



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