Sony Ericsson has unveiled its new Aino touchscreen phone with alphanumeric keypad. Aino can be connected with Sony’s Playstation 3 gaming and media console.
Aino features a 3 inch TFT touchscreen (240 x 432 pixels), 8.1 megapixel camera with autofocus and photo flash, 55MB of internal memory and a microSD card slot ( 8GB SanDisk is included). The Aino also sports Bluetooth (A2DP), GPS, Wi-Fi and FM radios on board.
The Sony Ericsson Aino offers the ability to watch TV in several European countries. Aino is also SE’s first handset with two new Sony Ericsson services, Remote Play, which allows you control and access media content on PlayStation 3, and Media Go, which lets you transfer, play and organize all your music, photos, videos and podcasts from your PC simply and effortlessly to enjoy directly on Aino via Wi-Fi.
Aino will be available starting October 2009 in Obsidian Black and Luminous White. Details and Download…
Verizon has launched the Samsung Trance U490 today. The Verizon branded Samsung Trance is an enhanced music phone with technology from high-end Danish audio designer Bang & Olufsen.
The Samsung Trance features 2.1-inch display with 176 x 220 resolution, 1.3 megapixel camera, AGPS, Bang & Olufsen ICEpower audio technology, Bluetooth, and microSD expansion up to 16GB.
Verizon customers can use VCAST Music with Rhapsody to choose and download from over five million songs or sync tracks.
Verizon is offering the Samsung Trance U490 for just $50 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a 2-year contract or $120 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and a 1 year contract or $220 without a contract, and the Trance is available in Electric Red or Piano Black and it’s supposed to be available in Verizon stores starting from tomorrow. Details and Download…
The Propel Pro, the next generation Windows Mobile smartphone from Samsung, is a compact slider that opens to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard that makes sending text messages and e-mails quick and easy. The Propel Pro’s joystick located in the center of the handset between the right and left soft keys provides users with a unique and seamless way to navigate through menus and messages.
The Samsung i627 Propel Pro features Windows Mobile 6.1 to allow users to run applications on the same platform they use to text and send photos.
It also includes Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g), global capabilities, stereo Bluetooth® technology, with stereo headset support, a 3.0 megapixel camera with video-capture capabilities, Windows Media Player 10 Mobile and microSD™ memory card slot for external storage of up to 16GB of data.
The Samsung Propel Pro is available through AT&T for $150 after a $50 mail-in rebate on a two-year contract. Details and Download…
LG has announced officially the Viewty II GC900 phone, which also known as LG Viewty Smart GC900, the handset mostly resembles the LG Secret, only without the slide-out numeric keypad.
The LG Viewty Smart equiped with a 3-inch WVGA touchscreen which uses LG’s new 3D S-Class GUI as seen on the LG Arena KM900, and a 8 megapixel camera with autofocus, Xenon flash, image stabilizer face-tracking. The LG GC900 also has HSDPA support for high-speed 3G connectivity.
LG Viewty Smart will be the slimmest 8-MP cameraphone in the world at 12.4mm and records videos at 720×480 px resolution and geotag photos using the integrated A-GPS receiver.
LG Viewty Smart is headed for Orange mobile network. but we didn’t hear so far anything official from either LG or Orange in the UK.
Prices and exact availability are not yet available.
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Samsung has announced the launch of Samsung B5702, their latest dual-standby cell phone, which allows users to use two SIM cards in one device simultaneously.
Samsung B5702 Duos features a 2.4-inch TFT QVGA display and provides two external LED lights that indicate which SIM card is in use. And a side key that’s used for choosing which SIM card to use for calls without rebooting the handset.
The dual quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support allows users to use data traffic on either one of the SIM cards, depending on the users preference. Samsung B5702 also boasts various multimedia functions including an MP3 and MPEG4 players, an FM radio with RDS and a 3 megapixel autofocus camera. Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP.
Samsung B5702 is the fifth dual SIM mobile phone. Samsung has already produced Samsung D880 Duos, Samsung D780, Samsung D980, as well as Samsung S9502 Duos. This kind of handsets is commonly targeted the Eastern European and Asian markets. Details and Download…
Sony Ericsson comes out with a new Walkman handset The W205, a stylish slider phone allowing you to enjoy your music on the go.
The Sony Ericsson W205 has 1.3 megapixel camera with 2.2x digital zoom, FM radio, TrackID (music recognition), multiple phone books, 5MB of internal memory that is further expandable with Memory Stick Micro cards. As for DATA the W205 Walkman has dual-band GSM support (900/1800MHz) with additional version which supports 850MHz and 1900MHz GSM bands.
Sony Ericsson W205 will be available in the third quarter of 2009, in only Ambient Black color. Details and Download…
April 06 Espoo Finland, The Nokia E75 is the first phone to ship with the new email user interface, offering full desktop email functionality, and complete integration of Nokia’s email and messaging services.
Nokia Messaging is a service that opens up the world’s leading consumer email accounts – including Yahoo! Mail®, Gmail and Windows Live Hotmail – and is joined by Nokia’s corporate email clients, Mail for Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes Traveler, which provide direct access to over 90 percent of the world’s corporate inboxes as well.
The Nokia E75 is a GSM/WCDMA dual-mode business smartphone supporting WCDMA/HSDPA, EGSM, and WLAN. The handset features a slide out QWERTY keyboard for optimal email experience. Enjoy videos, music, and graphics on the 2.4” QVGA display and orientation sensor. Details and Download…
The Nutec WristFone by Neutrano was launched at the CTIA trade show in Las Vegas. The Nutec WristFone combines the basic magic of a watch with that of a cell phone for very handy phone.
“Consumer focus groups told us the main barrier to purchasing a phone watch was the awkwardness of listening and talking to a phone on your wrist,” said Gary Rotman, president of Neutrano. “So we developed the first ever detachable cell phone watch in the world.”
The Nutec Wristfone supports Bluetooth and USB inputs. It plays audio and video in a variety of formats including MP3, WAV, 3GP, and MPG and has a 1.3 MP digital camera that produces JPG and GIF files. It also has a voice recorder and FM radio if you get bored of your digital songs. 1 GB memory is included (you can upgrade to 2 GB), and 512MB internal memory.
With the limited battery capacity will give you a 3 days standby time, and up to 4 hours of talk time.
WristFone will be available in stainless steel and leather versions. Both are scheduled to ship on June 15th and the company will sell the watch phone at 399 USD.
Kyocera kicks off the Laylo M1400 vertical slider at CTIA Wireless 2009 trade show in Las Vegas.
The Kyocera Laylo M1400 features style with a compact design that opens to a large, bright 2.2-inch contoured QVGA display for edge-to-edge screen viewing. the Laylo features a slide-out self portrait vanity mirror on the back. A large keypad with tactile and visual separation makes for faster, easier typing. The very affordable phone also features a VGA camera with digital zoom for quick snaps. The Laylo M1400 supports Bluetooth 2.0 wireless technology, a WAP 2.0 browser, and is both BREW 3.1.5 and JAVA enabled.
Other great Laylo M1400 features include a speakerphone with dedicated key, speaker-independent voice recognition, MMS, SMS and instant messaging, a contact directory of 500 names with up to five numbers each and convenience tools such as alarm, calculator, scheduler, stopwatch, timer, tip calculator and world clock.
Pricing and availability infos were not available yet. Details and Download…
Kyocera have unveiled new CDMA handsets at CTIA wireless in Las Vigas, the G2GO M2000 messaging phone is a slider device, though the G2GO (apparently mains: Good to Go) opens horizontally to reveal a full-QWERTY keyboard.
The Kyocera G2GO M2000 has Bluetooth and supports various messaging formats, including SMS, MMS, IM and IMAP/POP3. There’s also a 1.3-megapixel camera with an onboard editing app, an accelerometer to flip the 2.4-inch QVGA display orientation, and a microSD slot good for up to 8GB cards. Details and Download…