There are times that perusing through the FCC Records has its benefits. Dozens of mobile phones get submitted and approved every single week, and most of them never see the light of day on any major US carrier. From time to time, however, some precious gems slip through without much fanfare.
And this one slipped through a while ago, on Jan. 29th. It seems that there already is FCC approved LG Arena KM900 model supporting 3G bands on AT&T.
The FCC approved it as the “KM900QA”. Test Report indicates this phone is operating on AT&T 3G, WCDMA 850/1900.
Does this guarantee AT&T is going to pick it up in the States?
As we know, there’s never any guarantee AT&T will pick up anything until we see it in official press docs or even on the shelves of retail stores. But the point is, if any US carrier is going to pick up the LG Arena it will be AT&T.
The Arena has just officially launched in France, and 1 million units (at least) have already been pre-ordered.
If launched on AT&T it would become the most feature-rich non-smartphone the carrier currently sells, complete with 3″ WVGA screen, 8 GB built-in memory, 5 MP camera, and WiFi; not to mention the S-Class touch UI to boot.
This is all we’ve found so far, but let’s keep hoping this is a good sign of things to come on AT&T. Sound off in the comments — if the Arena does come to the States will you consider buying it?
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