Sprint will offer LivePro projector hotspot that will allow users to access the Internet via its network, works as a standalone media streamer and act as a back-up battery. The ZTE-made device will be available from July 11.
Sprint’s LivePro is powered by the Android Jellybean OS and features a 4-inch touchscreen display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and a 5000mAh battery. The device is capable of projecting 1080p images on walls with a Micro SD or HDMI input. Users can also make use of Wi-Fi for delivering presentations on the go.
David Owens, Senior VP of product development at Sprint said in a statement:
“Sprint LivePro has high-quality projection display making it easy to share important information on a movie screen, wall or any flat surface. Its mobile hotspot is powered by Sprint Spark.”
The LivePro also comes equipped 1GB of RAM, 4GB internal memory and will offer Sprint’s 4G LTE connectivity up to eight mobile devices. The device will have a battery backup of 2.5 hours on using HDMI and 10 hours backup while using Wi-Fi hotspot. Bluetooth connectivity is included in the device which uses a combined technology of LTE network and Sprint Spark for portable entertainment.
Sprint had first announced the LivePro projector hotspot during the CES 2014. There will be a few takers for the device as only specific users are likely to buy the device for personal entertainment or for delivering presentations. The Sprint LivePro will be priced at $449.99 and will be available online and at Sprint stores while users on two-year contract can buy the device for $299. Internet plans stat at $34.99 per month for 3GB, $49,99 for 6GB and $79.99 for 12GB.
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