AT&T Expands Industry's Leading Lineup of Popular Smartphones
Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus Bring Palm webOS Operating System to AT&T's Line-Up
Dallas, Texas, March 22, 2010
AT&T* today further cemented its status as the U.S. leader in smartphones by announcing an expansion of its industry-leading lineup to include the Palm® Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus. The new smartphones will run on the nation’s fastest 3G network – and take advantage of the ability to talk and surf the Web at the same time. Further strengthening AT&T’s leadership, the new smartphones make AT&T the only U.S. carrier to offer devices representing all major operating systems. The Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus are AT&T’s first smartphones to feature the Palm webOS platform.
AT&T also will soon unveil an Android-based smartphone the Dell Aero. This will be Dell’s first smartphone available in the U.S., and will feature a new, beautiful custom user interface developed by Dell and AT&T. To learn more about the Dell Aero, visit www.att.com/aero.
“Our unparalleled choice in smartphones has put us at the top of the industry—and given us twice as many smartphone customers as any of our competitors,” said David Christopher, chief marketing officer, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “As the leaders in mobile broadband, we complement our smartphone lineup with the nation’s fastest 3G network and the largest Wi-Fi network in the U.S., with more than 20,000 public hotspots. We’re also the only carrier to offer valuable features like A-List with ROLLOVER, which add even greater value to our products and services. We’re looking forward to bringing these benefits to customers who choose one of the Palm smartphones or the exclusive Dell Aero.”
The Pre Plus and Pixi Plus available at AT&T will be the only Palm webOS devices in the U.S. to support simultaneous voice and data while running multiple applications at once. The Palm Synergy feature in webOS keeps your email, contacts and calendars up to date with integration to Yahoo!, Facebook®, Google, LinkedIn®, and Microsoft® Office Outlook®, all in one view. For more information on Pre Plus and Pixi Plus visit www.att.com/webos.
Palm Pre Plus will be available at $149.99 and the Palm Pixi Plus will cost $49.99, both after a two year contract and mail-in-rebate.
All of these new smartphones feature Wi-Fi connectivity and AT&T customers with these devices will receive AT&T Wi-Fi access at U.S. hotspots included as part of their unlimited data plan. AT&T’s has the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network with more than 20,000 U.S. hotspots.
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1 AT&T imposes: a Regulatory Cost Recovery Charge of up to $1.25 to help defray costs incurred in complying with obligations and charges imposed by State and Federal telecom regulations; State and Federal Universal Service charges; and surcharges for government assessments on AT&T. These fees are not taxes or government-required charges.
2 3G coverage is not available in all areas.
3 Coverage not available in all areas.
4 AT&T Promotion Card: Price for Palm Pre Plus before AT&T Promotion Card & with 2 year contract is $249.99. Price for Palm Pixi Plus before AT&T Promotion Card & with 2 year contract is $149.99. Allow 60 days for fulfillment. Card valid for 120 days wherever major credit cards accepted. May be used to pay wireless bill. Not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at ATMs or gas pumps. Some restrictions and other charges apply. See terms at store or at att.com/wirelessrebate. You must be customer for 30 consecutive days to receive Promotion Card.
5 Limited-time offer. Other conditions & restrictions apply. See contract & rate plan brochure for details. Subscriber must live & have a mailing addr. within AT&T’s owned wireless network coverage area. Up to $36 activ. fee applies. Equipment price & avail may vary by mrk & may not be available from independent retailers. Early Termination Fee: None if cancelled in the first 30 days, but up to $35 restocking fee may apply to equipment returns; thereafter up to $175. Some agents impose add’l fees. Offnet Usage: If your mins of data use on other carrier’s networks (“offnet usage”) during any month exceeds your offnet usage allowance, AT&T may at its option terminate your svc, deny your contd use of other carriers’ coverage, or change your plan to one imposing usage charges for offnet usage. Your data offnet usage allowance is the lesser of 24 MB or 20% of the KB incl’d with your plan).
6 Sales tax calculated based on price of unactivated equipment.7 Standard usage rates apply to text messaging and Internet browsing, depending on your plan.
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