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News ByteAT&T announced that it would start taking preorders for the Samsung Galaxy S4 on April 16 for $250 on contract. What the carrier didn’t say until today is that in addition to that 32 gigabyte version, it will also offer a 16GB model for $200. The news comes a day after pricing and release dates were revealed for the HTC One. For $200, the HTC One offers double the internal storage of the Galaxy S4, but the latter has a microSD slot.
News ByteSamsung Galaxy S4 on April 16. Pricing is set at $250 with a two-year contract, but the carrier stopped short of revealing when the device will actually ship. Details will be provided closer to launch, and customers can sign up for email updates on AT&T’s website.
News ByteAs promised, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is making its way to Samsung Galaxy S III devices, and it’s AT&T’s turn. The software is available now, and brings such enhancements as support for Google Now, more detailed notifications, and camera improvements. The update isn’t being pushed out over the air. Instead, you’ll have to use Samsung’s Kies desktop application. AT&T did not immediately respond to an inquiry about when the Galaxy S III might receive Android 4.2, which is now shipping on the Nexus 4.
News ByteAT&T news continues today with the announcement that the carrier will offer the Samsung ATIV Smart PC this year. There aren’t a lot of details about the Windows 8 convertible laptop right now, but we know it has an 11.6-inch HD touchscreen and comes with a detachable keyboard if you want to reconfigure it into a tablet. The ATIV Smart PC is also equipped with Intel’s dual-core Atom processor and has 64 gigabytes of memory. Pricing and availability date were not revealed at this time.