Latest in Android

Image credit:

T-Mobile myTouch Slide in the wild?

Chris Ziegler
01.29.10
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

With the G1 on its last legs, the CLIQ stands as T-Mobile USA's only QWERTY Android set -- and for a carrier that seems as committed to Android as T-Mobile does, that doesn't seem right, now, does it? Indeed, that rumored myTouch Slide looks like it's going to get real here pretty shortly now that we're seeing shots of the thing in the wild, and... well, it looks nothing like the original myTouch 3G (and even less like the Fender edition). Beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder -- and we'd want to wait until we see this in the flesh -- but the myTouch Slide appears to lack the old model's attractive contours, sticking with a spartan design strangely paired to a chrome-ringed earpiece. Besides the clear addition of an optical pad here (something we'd previously heard HTC would be pushing hard in 2010), it's apparently got an HVGA display, externally accessible microSD slot, camera with flash, and unfortunately, an old-school ARM11 processor. We're holding out hope that T-Mobile has plenty of higher-end gear waiting in the wings, but for now, this looks like the G1's true spiritual successor.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

The 2019 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

The 2019 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

View
Redbox will stop selling Disney movie codes as part of settlement

Redbox will stop selling Disney movie codes as part of settlement

View
Google's fight with Oracle will be heard in the Supreme Court

Google's fight with Oracle will be heard in the Supreme Court

View
Cortana app will stop working on phones in some countries (updated)

Cortana app will stop working on phones in some countries (updated)

View
Recommended Reading: The 15th anniversary of 'Halo 2'

Recommended Reading: The 15th anniversary of 'Halo 2'

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr