Yesterday, AT&T announced launching its first own-branded tablet. Called Trek HD 4G LTE the new slate comes packed with pretty decent hardware for its price and Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed right out of the box. Additionally, being a budget-friendly offering, the tablet carries the price under $50 on contract. According to the carrier’s announcement the Trek HD 4G LTE will become available for purchase on May 12th.
Trek HD 4G LTE Android Tablet for AT&T
Designed to enjoy with others, the AT&T Trek HD 4G LTE is a light and easily portable device weighting only 12 ounces. What means that it will be a perfect companion no matter if you want to discuss a project with your workmates or watch a movie with friends while being on a road trip.
Sporting an 8-inch HD display (more detailed parameters of the screen are still a secret) the slate arrives powered by a quad-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 chipset clocked at 1.6GHz. Storage is delivered by 16GB of built-in storage, but if you need more space for your files and apps you can easily expand it up to 32GB via microSD cards.
In the field of optics the AT&T Trek HD offers its potential users a 5MP rear camera sensor with autofocus additionally supported by a 2MP front-facing shooter. All these great features are fed by energy delivered by a 4,060 mAh battery, which is promised to last up to 8 hours on continuous use. It should be also mentioned that the Trek HD gained 3 start out of 5 on the AT&T Eco-Rating 2.0 system tests.
Running Android 5.0 Lollipop the tablet provides its users with the Multi-User2 mode, enabling them to create individual accounts on the device for their family or friends. When it comes to connectivity options, the Trek HD is equipped with support for 4G LTE – the fastest currently available network on the go.
Although AT&T didn’t revealed which manufacturer is responsible for delivering the Trek HD, we can assume that it was commissioned to one of the carrier’s China-based partners. Though we can’t tell for sure, ZTE seems to be the most probable choice here.
Speaking of the device pricing and availability, the AT&T Trek HD is being sold for $49.99 on a two-year contract. However, you can also buy it on AT&T installment plans within which the tablet will cost you $10 per month for 20 months. Starting today, the device become accessible on the carrier’s website, later on May 15 it is scheduled to hit the retail stores.