Customers coming up for renewal between now and the end of 2011 will have plenty of Android-powered options to choose from, as it looks like the wireless provider will be rolling out nearly a dozen new phones and tablets from a variety of manufacturers starting next month.
June 8 will see the debut of two Android phones in the form of the
July looks to offer customers both entry-level and high-end Android choices with a pair of HTC smartphones. T-Mobile kicks the month off with a follow-up to their successful
Shortly thereafter, T-Mobile will introduce the HTC Marvel, a rebranded version of the. The Marvel is a slightly smaller Android smartphone with a 3.2-inch display, an 800MHz processor, and a 5-megapixel camera.
T-Mobile is also expected to offer a variant of the, possibly with 4G support. A Wi-Fi version of the 7-inch tablet is currently available at Best Buy today, but it runs the older Android 2.2. Considering the vast difference in user experience between Froyo and Honeycomb, I'm really pulling for Android 3.0+ on T-Mobile's version.
Moving forward to fall, a Samsung handset called the Hercules is slated to arrive in autumn and sounds very similar to the newly launched
Things are a bit hazy beyond September although there is still plenty to keep a watchful eye on. This Is My Next tells us to look for possible successors to the prepaid
LG will tentatively drop a pair of phones in November with the Maxx and Maxx Q, with the difference being touch-only versus QWERTY keyboard. And finally, This Is My Next teases us with a few code names of potential Android devices in the Samsung "Dumont" and the intriguing HTC "G-Infinity."
Which device are you most excited about?