US Cellular customers finally has a reason to cheer. US Cellular recently announced that the company will be launching the much-awaited 4G LTE network next month. The initial rollout of 4G LTE includes select cities in Iowa, Wisconsin, Maine, North Carolina, Texas and Oklahoma. US Cellular is the first wireless carrier to offer 4G LTE in several of these markets. The company also announced a couple of 4G LTE devices including the new Samsung Galaxy S Aviator as well as the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.
“With 4G LTE speeds, you can quickly get what you want when you need it,” said Mary N. Dillon, president and CEO of U.S. Cellular. “This 4G LTE network builds upon our industry-leading network satisfaction and is the only one that comes with a valuable rewards program and other unique benefits like Overage Protection and Battery Swap that make our customers the happiest in wireless.”
Samsung Galaxy S Aviator features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Operating System, 8 megapixel rear-camera, front-facing camera for video calls, HDMI port, Android Market, etc. The complete specs of this device is still unknown. This handset might get the new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update, later this year.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes with a 10.1 inch WXGA display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz dual-core processor, Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) OS, Samsung TouchWiz UX, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G LTE Connectivity, 3 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, HD (720p) video recording, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Android Market, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0 and a 6800 mAh battery.
US Cellular will first launch the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in March, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S Aviator in April. The price of both the devices will be announced later. US Cellular will also announce the next wave of 4G LTE market later this month.