It was touch and go whether we would see a roundup of the top mobile phone news stories this week, but thankfully, the LHC hasn’t caused us all to disappear into a man-made black hole. Not yet, anyway! Impending doom aside, the industry has been buzzing this week: 1. Symbian Still Number One Smartphone Software. Published as part of a Gartner study into smartphone sales in 2008, Symbian still reigns supreme despite tough competition from Windows Mobile and Research in Motion. According to Gartner, Symbian has a 57% market share with RIM’s BlackBerry operating system coming in second with a […]
September is upon us and in the mobile world, it has ushered in a variety of exciting news items. Read on for more details of the Nokia N96, the Nokia Comes With Music launch, the Xperia X1 and interactive movie posters in Japan. 1: Nokia N96 Released After Seven Month Wait. Hard to believe the successor to the all-conquering N95 was announced way back at the beginning of 2008, but it was and now, finally, it’s here! Although not quite as groundbreaking as the N95, the N96 still adds plenty of new features inside its modern casing, so expect this […]
What a tangled web the story of the HTC Dream and Google’s Android operating system is. At the tail end of last year, gadget watchers were treated to a variety of possible handset choices which may house Android, the most notable being the Dream and the Omni, both of which were super sexy pictures of modern, desirable phones. The latest leaked pictures of Android running on an HTC device show an entirely different, but very real, phone – it’s just not quite as space-age as we would have liked.
Eagle-eyed readers will recognise the Sony Ericsson T700 as being the now official incarnation of the Remi, which we discussed back at the beginning of July. Promoted as the successor of the famed T610, the attractive new T700 will be available sometime during Q4 of 2008. Here’s a rundown of its key features: A 3.2 megapixel camera with a flash and 3x digital zoom. It’s a quad-band 3G handset with HSDPA support. It features Sony Ericsson’s high quality
Samsung’s newest handsets being given the i**** style model numbers are showing the Korean manufacturer is maturing quickly. The forthcoming i8510 INNOV8 is a sure-fire business orientated winner and this freshly leaked i7110 is a beautifully styled mid-range candybar phone with a 5MP camera. Details are thin on the ground, but here’s what we know: Rear mounted 5MP camera lens with autofocus and a flash unit. It will be running
LG officially announced the forthcoming release of the LG KS360 recently, a feature packed new handset whose relatively low-key styling conceals a sliding QWERTY keyboard! Expected to hit the shelves sometime in August, this device brings the convenience of an actual keyboard to non-smartphone users at what promises to be a great price. Here’s a rundown of the KS360′s features: A 2 megapixel camera. Expandable memory capacity via a MicroSD card up to 4GB in size. Sliding
Who says Walkman phones have to only occupy the higher end of the market? Here we have leaked pictures of the Sony Ericsson W302, the Walkman version of their S302 Snapshot handset and one set to be very well priced. Although it shares the same S302 platform and will be available in various colours, the finish of the handset looks to be brushed metal, just like upper range Walkman phones! Take a look through what we know so far: A 2 megapixel camera. The latest version of