We’ve seen Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z at the FCC before – a WiFi version of the device won approval back in March. Today the Xperia Tablet Z made another appearance on the FCC, this time with LTE. According to FCC filings, the Xperia Tablet Z will support LTE band 4. Both T-Mobile and AT&T use LTE band 4 in the United States. However, AT&T also uses LTE band 17, which suggests that this version of the Xperia Tablet Z is headed to T-Mobile USA.
T-Mobile hasn’t yet announced plans for the Tablet Z. The WiFi-only version of the Tablet Z is schedule for release in May.
The 64GB Developer Edition of the HTC One proved to be quite popular, selling out just a few days after preorders for the device were opened. Now, after a slight delay, the device is back up on HTC’s website and available for preorder. Unfortunately, unlike the last batch of Developer Editions which were scheduled to ship on April 18th, this batch will not arrive until April 23rd.
Sony’s Personal Content Station was unveiled at CES this year, and today the device won FCC approval for its use of dual-band WiFi. The device, pictured above, acts as a central hub for media. Users can wirelessly transfer their media to the Personal Content Station, or transfer files to the device directly via USB connection. The Personal Content Station also supports NFC, allowing users to backup their media by tapping the Personal Content Station with their NFC enabled phone. The device has an HDMI out port as well, allowing users to display their media on a TV.
In January 2013, Disney Interactive unveiled Disney Infinity, a Skylanders-like video game for the Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U and Play Station. Users can interact with the Disney Infinity video game by placing collectable figurines on a mat called the Infinity Base, above. Today, the Infinity Base made an appearance on the FCC, winning approval for its RFID capabilities. FCC documents include internal and external photos of the Infinity Base, as well as a partial manual for the Infinity. A list of package contents from the manual is below.
Disney Infinity is scheduled for release in June 2013.
HTC unveiled its latest Android smartphone, the HTC One earlier this week. The device, formerly known as the M7, features a 4.7-inch 1080p display with 468 PPI, a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage.
The device which passed through the FCC sports the model number PN07200 and offers support for LTE band 25 and CDMA bands 850 and 1900. Support for LTE band 25 suggests that the PN07200 will work on Sprint’s new LTE network in the United States. It’s likely that other versions of the HTC One, including the PN07130 and PN07100 will soon follow.
FCC reports also confirm that the HTC One will support 802.11 ac (below). This is the first smartphone to support 802.11ac, which will theoretically offer throughput of 1 gigabit per second.
Zagg unveiled its innovative two-in-one Origin Bluetooth speaker at CES this year, and today the device made its first appearance on the FCC. The Origin consists of a small, portable, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker and a larger desktop speaker dock. The portable Bluetooth speaker can be inserted into the desktop dock for added power and charging, or removed for use on the road.
FCC documents for the Origin show that the speaker won approval for its Bluetooth capabilities. FCC filings also include internal and external photos of the device, as well as a user manual.