Along with its new LTE network, T-Mobile also announced two devices that’ll support the company’s new 4G LTE network. Besides the high-profile BlackBerry Z10, the carrier will also sell the Sonic 2.0 mobile hotspot. The Sonic is the carrier’s first LTE mobile hotspot and its first mobile hotspot with Windows 8 certification.
Key features of the LTE device include:
- 4G LTE connectivity for up to eight WiFi enabled devices at the same time
- Built-in support for T-Mobile’s 4G LTE, 4G, 3G and EDGE networks and Wi-Fi
- On- device interactive UI: 1.77” QVGA TFT color screen displays signal strength, number of devices connected, number of unread text messages, connectivity to the internet, battery level and network connection type
- Manage sharing MicroSD files with connected users
- MicroSD card slot accommodates up to 32GB of additional memory
- Battery life: 3000 mAh battery, providing up to 7 hours of continuous use
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- Network Frequencies: Quad- band 4G GSM world device (850/1900MHz) and Quad- band 3G UMTS (1700/1900/2100/AWS)
- Qualcomm MDM9215 processor
- Dimensions: 3.9 x 0.75 x 2.28 inches
- Weight: 4.23 oz.
- Windows 8 and Mac 10.8 compatible
The Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot will be available at the end of March. Customers can purchase the LTE hotspot at T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers, national retailers, and online.