AT&T Rolls Out Self-Branded Android Tablet

Telecommunications giant AT&T is rolling out a self-branded tablet running the Android mobile operating system. Dubbed AT&T Trek HD, itEUs AT&TEUs first tablet and the first it has sold over its network with the Android Lollipop operating system.

AT&T is positioning the Trek HD as a tablet you can use in small groups. One example is watching a movie with friends on a road trip. Another example is discussing documents with co-workers. The device offers a multi-user setting that lets you add individual accounts on the tablet for family and friends.

EUThe Trek HD is a big step forward for AT&T in terms of developing affordable products with premium features,EU said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president of Device Marketing and Developer Services at AT&T Mobility. "Not only is this our first AT&T branded tablet, itEUs the first tablet in our entire portfolio with Lollipop already installed.EU

Trek Specs

The tablet sports an eight-inch high-definition screen, a 5 megapixel auto focus rear-facing camera and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera. In terms of processing power, the Trek HD carries a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400.

The mobile device weighs only 12 ounces, offers 16 GB of storage and a 4060 mAH lithium battery for up to eight hours of power. AT&T is also offering for sale a separate microSD that gives you up to 32 GB of memory.

The Trek HD will be available to purchase at starting May 12 and in AT&T stores nationwide on May 15. The purchase price runs as low as $49.99 with a two-year agreement or $10 per month for 20 months with the AT&T Tablet Installment plan. Consumers can add the AT&T Trek HD to a new or existing Mobile Share Value plan for $10 per month.

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