Wanted our attention, Casio? Well, good, because you’ve definitely got it. This isn’t necessarily full disclosure of the phone’s existence, but for all practical purposes, this… uh, “promotional video” finally fesses up that the Exilim C721 is coming to Verizon (you can catch a glimpse of the carrier’s logo if you look closely — no, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Cellphones'
April 10th, 2009 · No Comments
April 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments
A new phone from PCD (formerly UTStarcom) was seen this week at the CTIA trade show. The TXT8030 is a bar-style phone that is unique in that it twists in the middle. On one side of the bottom is an angled, full QWERTY keyboard for messaging, and on the other side is speakers and music [...]
April 6th, 2009 · No Comments
Sascha Segan writing for PC Mag, explains why the Japanese love waterproof phones from what he learned at the the Fujits booth at CTIA.
“Apparently, in Japan, folks spend a lot of time in the bath. Japanese bathtubs are much deeper and larger than American tubs, and they’re more conducive to lounging around. Japanese folks swear [...]
March 27th, 2009 · No Comments
Watchmaker Ulysse Nardin and SCI Innovations have teamed up to create the world’s first hybrid luxury smartphone called The Chairman. The phone is made from the finest metals and is hand assembled. The rear of the phone has an Ulysse Nardin winding rotor and a screw mounted pusher.
The winding rotor is integrated into the design [...]
March 25th, 2009 · No Comments
Alright, we have no idea why Lenovo’s phone division is suddenly pumping out copycat handsets, but these supposed shots of the Android-based oPhone’s UI look awfully familiar, don’t you think? Combine that with the equally-fishy rip of Samsung’s TouchWiz UI found in the recently-announced X1, and it more or less seems like Lenovo’s running a [...]
March 24th, 2009 · No Comments
Better known as LG-SV800/KH8000/LH8000, the Lollipop phones are your average Korean phones with the usual functions and a nice 2.8” WQVGA LCD, 3Mpix Camera, 1.3Mpix Sub Camera, MicroSD, Lecteur Multimedia and a nice LED display under the phone lid allowing you to display almost any kind of dot like picture you wish to create.
March 18th, 2009 · No Comments
Today Samsung announced a new highly rugged phone that can withstand shock, vibration, and is certified at IP57 for ingress protection against dust, water (up to 30 minutes at 1 meter), salt fog, and hot and cold temperature extremes. The B2100 Xplorer is a quad-band GSM/EDGE bar style phone that also has a loud speakerphone, [...]
March 9th, 2009 · No Comments
Today Cricket announced that it is adding the Samsung SCH-r211 to its roster of bar-style devices. The r211 is a small phone that has a simple feature set, including speakerphone, web access, messaging, and game and ringtone downloads. Because the r211 supports AWS, it will work in all of Cricket’s markets. It costs $90 and [...]
February 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Samsung Korea just announced their new SPH-W7100, a new handset dedicated to kids and adults who want to feel safe wherever they go.
The SPH-W7100 is like many Japanese phones for kids, like the SCH-X850 introduced by Samsung in 2004.
February 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment
We’ve seen the LG GD910 before, and we also now know that Orange has picked it up for retail in Europe and renamed it the G910 phonewatch. The price, unfortunately, was not mentioned, but based on the latest news from the grapevine, buying it might cost you a hefty amount of money. The rumored price [...]
February 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment
Today Cricket announced that the Kyocera S1300 is now available in the recently launched Chicago metropolitan area. The S1300 is a slim, bar-style phone that has CDMA 1x data, speakerphone, messaging and mobile web capabilities. It is available for $90 at Chicago-area retailers, but will become available in Cricket markets nationwide soon.
February 20th, 2009 · No Comments
Digicel announced the launch of a new solar-powered handset at MWC 2009 this week called the Coral-200-Solar. The handset has solar panels on the rear of the phone. The company has been providing free and low cost solar chargers with phones it sells for a while but this is the first handset to integrate solar [...]
February 19th, 2009 · No Comments
Yahoo has announced a new mobile service called Yahoo mobile that it bills as a highly personalized starting point for the Internet. Yahoo Mobile will be available as an app for the iPhone and will be offered for devices from Nokia, RIM, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and Motorola. Windows Mobile devices will be supported as well.
February 10th, 2009 · No Comments
LG’s official U.K. blog posted a picture of a new touch-based phone called the Arena that has yet to be officially announced. Based on the image, we can see that it has three hardware buttons on the front, as well as a user-facing camera. On the right side, the volume toggle is visible, as is [...]
February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments
Rumor has it that Samsung will officially release a 16GB version of its i900 Omnia smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Spain in a couple of weeks. The pictured handset will double the current version’s onboard storage space, though other specs and features sound identical. As such, the quad-band GSM phone will run on [...]