AAPL Stock: 109.5 ( -1.28 )

Printed from

Huawei next up to make T-Mobile myTouch Android phones

updated 02:35 pm EST, Fri March 2, 2012

T-Mobile hires Huawei for next mid-range phones

Carrier T-Mobile will switch from LG to Chinese manufacturer Huawei for its supply of myTouch-branded handsets, PocketNow found out. The reason for the switch isn't known, but the two handsets are seen below, with the U8680 on the left and the U8730 on the right. They are said to differ only with the inclusion of the hardware QWERTY keyboard on the second device.

Specs are thin, but include Android 2.3 and 800x480-resolution touchscreens. The phones are expected to be affordably priced and launch at T-Mobile sometime this spring, likely by the end of May. The CTIA's spring show is due in May.

T-Mobile also has Springboard tablets coming from Huawei, and AT&T also carries Huawei smartphones.

HTC was the first handset maker to supply the carrier with the myTouch devices in 2009.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Polk Hinge Wireless headphones

Polk, a company well-established in the audio market, recently released a new set of headphones aimed at the lifestyle market. The Hin ...

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...


Most Commented