), the second largest telecom operator in the U.S. after
Verizon Communication Inc.
), plans to bring the new 4GLTE-based HTC One handset for its
The new smartphone based on
) widely used Android platform is available with 32 GB and 64 GB
memory space costing $200 and $400, respectively. The handset is
expected to hit the AT&T store along with
Sprint Nextel Corp.
) - the third-largest wireless carrier in the country on Apr 19.
However, customers can order online from Apr 4.
The new HTC One features a 1.7 GHZ quad-core processor and a
4.7-inch full HD screen. It also features HTC BlinkFeed
(providing continuous video updates), HTC Zoe (helps to capture
special moments), HTC UltraPixel Camera (strong camera sensor)
and HTC BoomSound (offering sound clarity). Another exciting
feature of the new phone is AT&T DriveMode application, which
allows users to auto send message while driving at a speed of 25
AT&T continues to support its 4GLTE deployment plan with
the expansion of 4GLTE handsets. Pre-orders of the much hyped
Galaxy S4 smartphone, costing $250 will also start from Apr
Hence, we believe that the availability of such strong
4GLTE-based smartphones will continue to benefit the company to
register huge subscriber base, moving ahead. Moreover, such a
high-end smartphone line-up with a two-year service contract will
further accelerate service revenue, going forward.
Currently, AT&T Inc. has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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