We have already seen the third-generation Motorola Atrix smartphone quietly appear on the company’s website with AT&T branding on top of it well before the carrier unveiled it. But it’s no secret now that AT&T will offer interested Android fans a new 4G LTE Android handset, the Atrix HD.
The phone is no match to the Samsung Galaxy S3 when it comes to marketing efforts and buzz, but that doesn’t mean it should be overlooked by Android fans looking to buy a new smartphone. The handset does pack quite a kick under the hood and costs just $99.99 when purchased with a new two-year contract – which by the way, you can do today. Off contract, the device will cost you $449.99.
The Atrix HD packs a 4.5-inch ColorBoost touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 HD resolution, 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB memory, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera with 720p HD video recording, 4G LTE support, HSPA+ support, 1780mAh battery, Kevlar back and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. In case you were wondering, the handset is available in Modern White and Titanium.
Unfortunately for Motorola fans interested in the Webtop feature available from regular Atrix devices, you’ll have to know that the Atrix HD is not compatible with any of the existing LapDocks. So if you already purchased the expensive accessory, better stick with the currently supported Moto handset. Not to mention that the handset will come with a locked and signed bootloader, a “feature” hardcore Android users will certainly hate.
Anyone excited about the Atrix HD?