Do you remember this bad boy? In late 2004, Motorola dropped this clamshell, flip-phone, into the phone market. Immediately this device became wildly popular and the Motorola RAZR was quick to become the “best-selling clamshell phone in the world”. Bearing the same popularity in mind, Motorola is preparing to release a smartphone under a similar name.
Rumors suggest that the Motorola Spyder, Droid RAZR, will be “iconic” like it’s predecessor. Motorola has managed to pack a 4.3 inch 960 x 540 pixel Super AMOLED display, 4G LTE, a dual core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and an 8 megapixel camera into this sexy body revealed in the leaked [...]
Telus has announced it will soon be offering HTC’s Desire Android smartphone – but with one big change. It will have a Sony LCD, not a Samsung AMOLED display. This is due to the shortage of AMOLED displays that have caused delays for other devices like HTC’s DROID Incredible.
The HTC Desire runs Android 2.1, and has a 3.7-inch 800 x 480 pixel touchscreen display, as well as a 5 megapixel camera. Telus did not say when it would offer the phone or for how much it would sell the Desire.
Pantech has launched a new high end Android phone, the Vega IM-A650S, for SKY in South Korea, so we doubt we will see this bad boy land here in the States. For your reading and viewing pleasure – the new device offers users a large and bright 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, and runs on the Android 2.1 operating system.
Gallery after the jump.
Samsung and AT&T have announced that the AT&T variant of the Galaxy S, the Captivate, is expected to hit store shelves on July 18 and will be available for $199.99, with a two-year service contract. A minimum $15/mo, 200MB data plan is required for activation.
The Captivate Galaxy S touchscreen smartphone features Android 2.1 and sports a high-end feature set that includes a 4-inch super AMOLED display, a 5 megapixel camera that’s capable of recording HD video, a 3D graphics engine, 16GB of storage that is expandable up to 32GB, and a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor. The phone also offers Bluetooth and [...]
Photos and specs have been found online about a possible follow-up to Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy S. The purported name of the new smartphone is the i9200 Galaxy S2. According to the materials, specs for the device include a 4.3-inch 1280×720 AMOLED touchscreen display, an 8-megapixel shooter with full HD recording and playback, a speedy 2GHz processor, aGPS, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, and a 3.5mm jack. It’s anyone’s guess as to what version of Android it will run, if this proves to be real at all, but the rumor is for Android 3.0.
Lots of video to put up today, as the floodgates have once again opened in our review queue over at MobileBurn.com. The first up are Russell Jefferies two videos of the HTC Legend that he received late last week. This beauty of a phone sports a solid aluminum/aluminium body, and optical joystick, and a sweet AMOLED 480×320 pixel touchscreen display. Oh yeah, it also packs the latest version of HTC’s awesome Sense user interface.
The first video is directly below, the second follows after the jump – along with a small selection of photos from Russell’s upcoming review.
The HTC Incredible is rumored to be coming to Verizon Wireless and thanks to the folks at Pocketnow, we have a close-up look at this Android-powered handset. From the photos and the info provided by the tipster, we can glean that the Incredible will have a Snapdragon processor, 256MB RAM, an optical touchpad, a dual LED flash, and a bright, crisp display of approximately 3.7 inches that appears to be AMOLED. Unlike the Nexus One, the Incredible will include HTC’s Sense UI as an overlay on top of Android 2.1. Hit the jump for some additional photos and hop over to Pocketnow for a short hands-on video.
Samsung has churned out another China-bound Android-powered handset. Today’s handset flavor is the i899, an Android offering with smooth curves and a button layout reminiscent of the Samsung Galaxy i7500. The i899 will target the mid-level consumer and will feature a 3.2 inch AMOLED resistive touchscreen display with 320 x 480 resolution, CDMA 2000/EV-DO Rev.A, a 3.2MP camera with autofocus and flash, an 800MHz processor, Wi-Fi / WAPI, GPS, DivX support, and microSD card expansion. The i899 is destined for China Telecom and will debut in the upcoming weeks at a yet-to-be-determined price. A large size press photo of this latest Samsung offering is after the break.
Samsung’s first Android device is supposedly slated for launch on December 10th with Canadian carrier, Bell. Already available from O2 in the UK and in Germany, the Galaxy is a mid-range Android offering with a 3.2 inch AMOLED screen, a 5MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, microSD slot (up to 32GB), a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Android 1.5. Pricing details will be announced when the launch is made official by Bell.
It seems that Amazon has dropped the price of the Samsung Moment for Sprint by quite a bit. Originally listed for $179.99 with a 2 year contract, the Moment is now available for the very low price of $79.99.
While far from being the most exciting Android smartphone on the market, the Moment is one of the few available with a gorgeous AMOLED touchscreen display and it does have a speedy 800MHz processor.