Rogers LTE network now covers Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver. Device selection has been slim but that began to change yesterday as the Rogers LTE Rocket stick (Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U) was joined by Canada’s first LTE tablet, the HTC Jetstream.
HTC Jetstream specifications:
- Processor: 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm APQ8060
- Operating system: Google Android 3.1 with HTC Sense
- Cellular connectivity: Dual-band LTE, tri-band HSPA+/UMTS, quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
- Other connectivity: A-GPS, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0
- Display: 10.1-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) LCD
- Input: Capacitive touchscreen with active digitizer (HTC Scribe digital pen sold separately)
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Storage: 32GB internal / microSD cards up to 32GB
- Rear-facing camera: 8MP AF with dual LED flash and 1080p video capture
- Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
- Battery: 7,300mAh
- Dimensions / weight: 177.8 x 250.7 x 13 millimeters / 709 grams
- Other: Optional HTC Scribe digital pen
The Samsung Galaxy S II LTE smartphone, the LTE Rocket mobile hotspot (Sierra Wireless AirCard 754S) and an unnamed HTC smartphone are also expected to become available in the coming weeks.
Rogers is offering the HTC Jetstream for CA$499.99 with a three-year contract or CA$799.99 with no contract.