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Verizon launches ZTE Salute feature phone

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on August 19th, 2010

Verizon is readying its first ZTE device for the market. The Salute slider handset will come with all the entry level necessities you need, including a 2.4-inch display, a 1.3-megapixel camera and bluetooth. There’s also some basic Internet access so you can chat and do e-mail.

A Media Center app will allow you to download games, wallpapers, ringtones and location-based services. The Backup Assistant will help keep your data safe by copying the address book to an online source.

H’andy sana mobile phone collects ECG and ships in UK soon

Posted in Mobile Phones by Shane McGlaun on August 16th, 2010

When we talk about smartphones, we are used to seeing touchscreens as a big feature. A smartphone from a company called H’andy dubbed the sana 210 is set to launch soon in the UK and will have a feature we don’t usually see in a smartphone – ECG or electrocardiogram support.

The sana 210 has a 2.8-inch touchscreen and the other capabilities that you expect to see on a phone today. Those features include multimedia support, mobile web surfing, and an integrated camera. The big feature of the phone is a very important one for people who have a heart condition that requires monitoring by a doctor.

Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot phone

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on August 12th, 2010

You will never ever own this one. And neither will I. That’s because this phone is for the filthy rich. It comes from luxury handset maker Gresso, and is called Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot. The price? Oh, just $1 million. I’m sure you have that just lying around.

The phone case is made of 180 grams of pure gold, encrusted with 45.5K black diamonds and an African Blackwood back panel. The keypad keys are made from a single manually polished and laser engraved crystal sapphire. Gresso is only making 3 of them.

Clamshell phone that looks like an Adidas sneaker

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on August 11th, 2010

When knockoff makers get creative it’s always a surprise because they are so uncreative the rest of the time. Here we have an Adidas flip phone. The Adidas brand is even spelled correctly and it actually looks like a shoe. Adidas should be running with this idea and making an official phone themselves.

This “adidass808″ is not that great when it comes to specs though. It features a 2.4 inch screen (240 X 320), dual SIM card slots and camera (1.3 megapixel), FM radio, micro-SD card slot, mini-USB port, and a removable battery. It’s based on GSM, and runs “MTK platform”. There’s also up to 4 hours of standby time and 3 hours of talking time.

Lumigon T1 Android Smartphone launching in October

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on July 28th, 2010

Lumigon announced a range of Android smartphones at CES and now they have announced that the first of these smartphones will be available in October of this year, the Lumigon T1.

Some features of the Lumigon T1 include a 3.2 inch capacitive TFT touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, 1GHz Freescale i.MX51 processor and a five megapixel camera with built in flash. It has the ability to output HD video in 720p via the built in mini HDMI port, there’s also integrated WiFi and Bluetooth, plus A-GPS and an accelerometer.

LAVA launches Alpha keypad phone

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on July 15th, 2010

The folks at Lava International Ltd have come up with a couple of handsets called the Lava B2 and Lava B5 They look like a BlackBerry at first, but use Alpha keyboards instead of the familiar QWERTY.

The Alpha features a totally radical alphabet arrangement in fact, using alphabetical order. This would be good for those who use cellphones, but are not comfortable with QWERTY keypads.

Bellperre back with new gold and leather phones

Posted in Mobile Phones by Shane McGlaun on July 14th, 2010

We have seen a phone from Bellperre before back in November of 2009 that was made from wood. The company is back with a new phone that can be customized with different types of leather, gold, and other materials.

The phone offers 125 different leather colors and the buttons can be made from brushed steel, silver, or rose/yellow gold. The leather options include odd things like pink crocodile and red shark.

Kin software update scheduled for mid-summer

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on June 28th, 2010

We’ve been hearing rumors of a software update for Microsoft’s Kin One and Kin Two phones. And it looks like the phones will be getting one soon. We aren’t sure if it will include the rumored IM improvements, but a Kin support moderator has confirmed on the Microsoft Answers forum that an update is scheduled for “mid-summer,”.

The update will address many of the concerns laid out in the post that prompted the response. Those complaints included battery issues, improvements to the Twitter client, and YouTube support. Apparently the Facebook app will also be updated to let users view more than three pictures at a time.

Verizon ZTE F350 hits the FCC

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on June 28th, 2010

The ZTE F350 is the first phone manufactured by the Chinese company to head to Verizon Wireless and it has received FCC approval. The ZTE F350 could be arriving at a Verizon store near you very soon. The ZTE F350 is not powered by the Android operating system and it isn’t even a smartphone.

The ZTE F350 is an entry-level slider with a QVGA display, VZ Navigator, Bluetooth, email support, a 1.3-megapixel camera and an average battery. Verizon will likely offer this phone for nearly free with the customary 2-year contract.

Verizon Wireless Pantech Jest gets detailed

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on June 27th, 2010

Verizon and Pantech are almost ready to release a successor to the Razzle. The handset is dubbed the Pantech Jest. It’s a slider that sports a QWERTY keyboard and it’s expected to be launched very soon. The info is pretty detailed, so it seems legit.

No mention of price, but some specifications include that QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth, a 2-megapixel camera, microSD card expansion up to 16GB, a 2.5mm headphone jack, Dedicated messaging key, GPS and VZ Navigator support.

Sonim XP3 Sentinel is for workers in rugged environment with injury risk

Posted in Mobile Phones by Shane McGlaun on June 17th, 2010

Some days I think working out in the open by myself would be welcome. Then I remember that there is no internet or AC out in the wild and come to my senses fast. Sonim has unveiled a new mobile phone for the folks who do work outdoors where things can get rough and the risk of bodily harm is high.

The handset is called the Sonim XP3 Sentinel and has an interesting help capability. The handset has a green button, amber button, and a red button. The red button immediately calls for help and sends GPS coordinates when pressed.

Samsung Restore hits stores

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on June 6th, 2010

Sprint is introducing the Samsung Restore today. You might remember that the Samsung Restore is an eco-friendly handset that will cost you $50 on contract. It’s made almost completely out of recycled materials with minimal levels of hazardous materials.

When the time comes and you’re done with it, you can even recycle up to 84% of its guts if you like. It’s a basic handset that makes and receives calls and let’s you text message without any fancy features.

Modu T-Phone surfaces and looks good

Posted in Mobile Phones by Shane McGlaun on June 4th, 2010

I recall seeing the Modu mobile phone at CES a few years back and thinking it was a cool idea. The device is a tiny cellular phone module that you can slip into various different cases to completely changes the device and its interface.

A new Modu phone has surfaced and it is called the T-Phone. The device has a touchscreen and looks like a slick little interface as well. The handset is the first from Modu to have 3G connectivity.

Innocomm Shark Android 3.5G phone with mobile TV

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on June 2nd, 2010

If mobile TV is your thing, the Innocomm Shark Android 3.5G packs a 3.2 inch touchscreen, along with some other nice features, like for instance mobile TV. The Shark features a capacitive touch on that screen and has an 8 megapixel camera, 3.5G connectivity, Wi-fi support and analog TV.

Sounds like a nice entertainment-based smartphone to us. It’s Android and even has a provision for recording TV grabs. Nothing on price yet, but we’ll keep you posted when we find out.

DeLorme Earthmate PN-60w with SPOT Satellite Communicator

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on June 2nd, 2010

DeLorme’s Earthmate PN-60w with SPOT Satellite Communicator is set to hit retail shelves as soon as next month in the US, although we don’t have an exact date. The Earthmate PN-60w is the first handheld GPS in the world that allows for Type & Send text messaging via satellite.

It will connect wirelessly with the SPOT Satellite Communicator, where all messages composed on the PN-60w’s internal keyboard will be relayed via satellite for delivery using SPOT technology. Nothing on price yet, but it sounds like the ultimate texting tool for rich kids.