TerreStar and AT&T has announced satellite-cellular smartphone that called the TerreStar Genus. TerreStar Genus smartphone is the first integrated cellular-satellite smartphone in the world’s and now available for consumers through Simplexity and as you can presume it requires both AT&T’s and TerreStar Networks’ plans.
AT&T offering the Genus satellite phone for priced at $1,149.99 and provides connects to both AT&T’s GSM / HSPA cellular network and TerreStar-1 satellite access, the world’s largest commercial communications satellite, which acts as a cell tower in the sky.
AT&T also offering option to be able to switch over to the satellite costs $25 extra per month, as well as an outlandish 65 cents per minute of calling, $0.40 per text and a whopping $5 per megabyte for data
AT&T TerreStar Genus comes with sleek design with weighing only 4.6 oz and measuring just 4.7 in x 2.5 in x 0.8/0.6 inches, internal antenna and satellite innovation that combines cellular and satellite connectivity for voice, data and messaging. The handsets uses one single number for you and will switch between satellite and 3G coverage as users roam in and out of cellular coverage areas. It’s means you get unlimited roaming capability.
AT&T Genus smartphone is boasts powered by Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, 2.6-inch touchscreen display, 100 MB internal memory, hot-swappable microSD card support, a 2MP camera with video recording, QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g), USB and GPS connectivity.
TerreStar designed Genus satellite-cellular smartphone for the extreme outdoor adventurer and action sport enthusiast to the recreational boater and professionals who need a reliable communication tool that provides 100% voice and data link 24/7.