Breaking: AT&T and Samsung Announcing Infuse 4G (Update)

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We’ve been wondering what Samsung and AT&T had in store since getting an invite to this afternoon’s press event in New York City. While we haven’t heard anything back from the event just yet, a quick snap of the setup they’ve got going reveals quite plainly that the companies are using this opportunity to reveal the Infuse 4G.

Once the Stealth V, the now-Infuse 4G will feature a 1.2GHz Hummingbird CPU and a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen. We’ll have full details for you shortly, as the event kicks off.

Update: It’s official now; the Infuse 4G will hit AT&T on May 15, for about $200 on-contract, no rebates needed. The phone will come with a $25 credit towards movie downloads from the Samsung Media Hub, limited to he first half-million customers to buy one. Considering Walmart is planning to carry the phone for under $180, though, getting it straight from AT&T may not be the smartest move.

The Infuse 4G is just 8.9 millimeters thick at its narrowest spot, but with the 8.5-millimeter thick Galaxy S II on the way, it won’t hold the thinnest 4G crown for long. Now we’re just waiting for a US carrier to debut it.

For the icing on the cake: the Infuse 4G comes with a special edition of Angry Birds, with an exclusive level, and the opportunity to win some prizes.

Source: AT&T

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Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!