Despite the sing-song post title, what’s said above is true: the Samsung Infuse 4G has hit up the FCC, and hopefully we’ll see the hot handset hit AT&T’s shelves very soon. The Infuse rounds out the carrier’s selection of HSPA+ devices, alongside the Inspire and Atrix.
The handset sits somewhere in between the two existing HSPA+ handsets for AT&T in that it has better specs than the Inspire, but lacks a bit of the fluff found in the Atrix. Still, the Infuse is no chump, and will appeal to many when it officially lands. Sporting a massive 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.2 GHz Hummingbird processor, 8 megapixel camera, and 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, the Infuse can hold its own against the Atrix, even if it Motorola’s handset sports a dual-core CPU and plenty of expensive accessories. Plus, we’ll avoid Motoblur when we can, so the Infuse is a bit more appealing from a software perspective.
Shipping with Android 2.2, the Infuse will most definitely be receiving the Gingerbread. And it will likely receive the Ice Cream Sandwich update whenever it makes its debut, but timing seems to be a gray area when it comes to Samsung and Android updates. That said, we’re sure AT&T will try to make the waiting period much shorter than last year, as they have embraced the OS like never before this year, especially after the previous fumbles.
In terms of specifications, the Infuse may sit between the Inspire and Atrix, but it likely won’t when it comes to pricing. The handset is rather high-end, so we can expect to see the Infuse land at the $200 price point we’ve come to expect from new, advanced smartphones. Hell, the large ultra-crisp display may be enough to justify the price point for some of you out there.
Here’s to hoping we’ll see the Infuse 4G come out sometime soon, hopefully without the upload data cap we’ve been seeing on AT&T’s HSPA+ devices.
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