The new T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q have been announced as the latest additions to the service provider’s myTouch line. Designed for ‘easy out-of the-box use,’ the smartphones will come with a refurbished Genius Button. They will slide into the series come August. Both phones will be manufactured by Huawei and ship with Android OS v2.3.
And it’s not just superficial tweaks, as the new myTouch features a 4-inch WVGA touch panel plus a virtual keyboard with Swype. Meanwhile, the myTouch Q sports the same display in addition to a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
“T-Mobile is committed to delivering a strong and diverse portfolio of 4G handsets that runs on our fast and dependable 4G network, including smartphones that enable people to get amazing 4G experiences at a great value,” Brad Duea, senior vice president of product management, T-Mobile USA, shared.
He continued, “The value and ease of use that the myTouch devices deliver, paired with our worry-free rate plans, means it is easier than ever for customers to get everything they want in a smartphone without the expense for features they won’t use.”
Both the new myTouch devices bear a 1.4GHz processor as well as a dedicated camera button allowing access to the 5MP camera which is bolstered by auto-focus and LED flash. Furthermore, both phones also feature a front-facing camera to give video conferencing capabilities.
The T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q price and release date details have been made known. The phones touch down on August 8, 2012, priced at $50 after a $50 mail-in rebate. The myTouch will come in black and dark red, while the myTouch Q will give buyers black and white to think about.