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AT&T Says Its Trek 2 HD Tablet Is Available Starting August 5

AT&T Says Its Trek 2 HD Tablet Is Available Starting August 5 - QUALCOMM Incorporated NASDAQ:QCOM, AT&T Inc. NYSE:T

AT&T Inc. T 1.67% disclosed Friday that its Trek 2 HD tablet would be available online and in stores throughout the country for $0.99 commencing from August 5. The devices come with a two-year agreement. Alternatively, the company indicated an installment plan of $7.50 a month for twenty months if the customers have become eligible for such service.

The telecom service provider said that the device would weigh just 12.8 ounces and that Trek 2 HD has a polished, lightweight design, which performs Android Marshmallow OS. Also included was a bright 8-inch HD display, which is ideal for watching video from the user's favorite channels on DIRECTV.

AT&T said that its special features included dual front-facing speakers providing high quality sound while the battery size of 4,600 mAh offers a maximum of 10.5 hours of usage. The company used QUALCOMM, Inc. QCOM 0.24%'s Snapdragon 1.5Ghz Octa-core processor. The device would have an internal memory of 16 GH with an option to expand it to 128 GB. Its camera has 5-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras.

The telecom service provider's SVP, Jeff Bradley, said, "The Trek 2 HD is designed specifically with entertainment in mind, so you can enjoy your favorite video content when you're on-the-go. Whether you're a regular traveler with extra time on your hands for a TV show, or you want to see the latest sports highlights from the comfort of your couch, the Trek 2 HD provides a high quality video experience for less than a dollar with a two-year agreement."

Shares of the company traded $0.62 or 1.46 percent up at $43.20 on Friday.

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