Archive for the ‘Smartphone’ Category

Finally we will get more cool WiMo devices in the near future, no offence to HTC which happen to do a pretty good job, but competition is important for innocation.. And Today LG announced that they will release 3 new WiMo 6.5 devices by the end of this year and 10 more to come in 2010… Sweat ! Read full story on Akihabara News.



HiPhone 3G S

Posted: August 9, 2009 in iPhone clone, Smartphone

hiphone-3gs Now how about that – an iPhone 3G S clone that is even close in naming convention – the HiPhone 3G S. This model from China (where else) will come with a 3.2" touchscreen display, Wi-Fi connectivity, an integrated FM tuner, the Opera browser and portable TV. HiPhone touts this to be their thinnest model ever at a mere 11mm, and could this be the best iPhone clone to date? You decide, but before you can arrive at a conclusion, you’ve got to pick one up, right?


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Nokia N97 Review

Posted: July 7, 2009 in Gadgets, Review, Smartphone

A review by Matt Buchanan for Gizmodo states why Nokia’s flagship N97 can’t compete with the likes of the iPhone 3GS, the Palm Pre or Android phones. He points out some glaring shortcomings of the phone like slow 424MHz processor and the outdated Symbian S60 OS to name a few. Click on the link to read the full review.


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Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia is trying out the Android platform to try and cut into the critical smartphone segment as it is the only part of the mobile phone market which is growing.  The Symbian platform is growing staid and old.  Consumers are looking for phones that can go on the internet, send emails and download third party application.


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The Danish phone site Mobil has unveiled limited details of the upcoming Sony Ericsson Andriod based handset code name “Rachael” here is the English version posted on their site:

Sony Ericsson ”Rachael” is the codename of the Swedes’ first Android-based mobile phone, that is expected to be announced later this year. It will be part of Sony Ericsson’s series of XPERIA products. We’ve got our hands on internal documents about the phone, that seems to have the potential to be a sales success.

The phone is based on the Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon platform, that enables processor speeds up to 1 GHz, and HSPA-speeds up to 7.2 Mbps. This platform will also sport great 3D graphics capabilities.

The phone’s built-in camera is an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus. There’s also a 3.5 mm jack connector as well as a mini-USB connector at the top of the phone. The touch screen seems to be quite large, but as of yet there is no specific information about its size.