Releases

Don’t Get Too Excited About Vodafone’s £10 Handset

Vodafone stirred up a lot of excitement at Mobile World Congress by announcing that they are going to be releasing the world’s cheapest mobile phone handset ever. Don’t get too excited, though this handset is aimed for sale in developing nations, not where you live. The Vodafone 150 is a new handset that is set to be priced at just £10. A more advanced handset called the Vodafone 250 will be available at around £20. Although this handset isn’t going to be a great frugal investment for you, it’s still a nice product to see enter the market. Developing nations […]

Vivaz Pro Added to Sony Ericsson’s 2010 Range at MWC

It has only been a matter of a few weeks since Sony Ericsson officially announced the Vivaz, with its impressive HD video recording feature, on to the market and now, at their Mobile World Congress press conference, they have unveiled the Vivaz Pro. Visually, at first glance there is not much to separate the two, however the extra couple of millimeters thickness should give away the key difference between them, as the Pro is equipped with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Here are the other key features: 3.2″ touchscreen with a 360×640 resolution. 3G with HSDPA. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Assisted GPS. […]

Is the N8 Nokia’s Mobile World Congress Secret Weapon?

Ever since Nokia announced they would not be attending the 2010 Barcelona Mobile World Congress, and would instead be holding their own event nearby, speculation has grown that they would not be showing off any new mobile phone handsets. This has changed over the past few days however, with the possibility they may debut the Nokia N8 ‘superphone’. If you haven’t heard of the N8, we’re not that surprised, as it has been known by several names. It started life under the codename of the Nokia Vasco, before graduating on to become the N87, a replacement for the aging N86. […]

Honey, I Shrunk the X10 – X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro Launched at MWC

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 became official back in November 2010 after months of speculation revolving around its name and specification. Now, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the X10 has been joined by two Xperia siblings, the X10 Mini – formally spotted as the Robyn – and the X10 Mini Pro. The X10 Mini shapes up like this: Google Android OS. A 2.55″ touchscreen. 3G with HSDPA. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS. A 5 megapixel autofocus camera. 3.5mm jack socket. While the X10 Mini Pro contains all these features plus: A slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Android version installed on the […]