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T-Mobile's '4G' smartphones (photos)

T-Mobile has rolled out HSPA+ as its version of 4G, even though it's technically a 3G technology. Yet, it boasts speeds that rival that of its competitors' 4G networks, so we're inclined to give it a pass.

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T-Mobile G2

The T-Mobile G2 was T-Mobile's first "4G" smartphone. HSPA+ is technically still a 3G technology, but it delivers speeds that are on par with current "4G" phones. The T-Mobile G2 boasts a premium design and easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard.

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T-Mobile MyTouch 4G

The T-Mobile MyTouch 4G features a thin and sturdy design. It offers Wi-Fi calling and mobile hot-spot capabilities. The MyTouch 4G also has a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and a 5-megapixel camera.

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Samsung Galaxy S 4G

The Samsung Galaxy S 4G has 4G connectivity, a front-facing camera for video calls, and a larger battery. Android 2.2 offers impressive data speeds and good call quality. Other highlights include a rich and vibrant Super AMOLED touch screen and a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G impresses with the addition of a touch screen and the Android operating system. The handheld also offers enhanced messaging features, great call quality, and a good camera.

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T-Mobile G2X

The T-Mobile G2x features a 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor that delivers great performance. It also has a sharp design, plenty of multimedia features, and HSPA+ speeds.

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HTC Sensation 4G

The HTC Sensation 4G boasts a sleek, high-quality design with a gorgeous 4.3-inch qHD display. The Android smartphone also features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and an 8-megapixel camera, and the HTC Sense user interface brings some thoughtful and useful new features

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Samsung Exhibit 4G

The Samsung Exhibit 4G is a fast, comfortable Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset with two cameras and a 1GHz processor.

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T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide

The T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide is a speedy 4G, dual-core smartphone with some great multimedia features.

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RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900 has a very polished, svelte design, with a sharp touch-screen display and a wonderful QWERTY keyboard. Notable features include a 1.2GHz processor, the new BlackBerry OS 7, 720p HD video recording, and NFC support. Photo quality is excellent.

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Samsung Galaxy S II (T-Mobile)

T-Mobile's version of the Samsung Galaxy S II. It is one of T-Mobile's first phones to support HSPA+42, the upgraded version of HSPA+. Average download speeds are 8Mbps and peak speeds are supposed to be 20Mbps.
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HTC Amaze

The HTC Amaze is the other T-Mobile phone to debut with HSPA+42 support. It also has a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capture, and a slew of different shots like SmartShot and PerfectPics. SmartShot captures five photos and creates the best shot with smiles and no blinking, and PerfectPics is a separate album in the gallery that floats the best pics to the top.

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