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Sprint and HTC are sending out invites to an April 4 event where attendees will experience the "latest collaboration" between the companies. Both Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and HTC President Jason Mackenzie will be there, so you can assume it's going to be a big deal. Previously, we heard Sprint was getting the HTC One X, also referred to as the HTC Jet, though at the time this was only a rumor. This invitation adds some credibility to the rumor, and we'll know for sure in a couple weeks what to expect from the two companies. In the meantime, TechoBuffalo claims a "reliable Sprint source" has told them... Read more...
According to reports from S4GRU, HTC's new flagship phone, the One X, could become one of Sprint's first LTE handsets. Referring to the One X as the HTC Jet, unnamed "internal Sprint" sources have stated the wireless carrier will be getting this LTE-equipped phone on June 10. Of course, this date is still a few months away, but it's interesting to note that this date is nearly two years to the date that Sprint launched its first 4G WiMAX handset, the HTC EVO. Although the sources didn't specifically say the HTC Jet is the same as the HTC One X, the specs match including the dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm... Read more...
While speaking to CNET Asia, Stephen Sneeden, Product Marketing Manager for Sony Mobile, indicated his company may not release quad-core smartphones until early in 2013. While many mobile handset manufacturers have announced and shown off their latest quad-core handsets this week at Mobile World Congress, it appears Sony is holding off for better performance. Sneeden did qualify his remarks, saying they are only his assumption and that Sony will make official announcements when it is ready to do so. Sneeden also indicated that Sony is waiting to join the quad-core movement until the performance... Read more...
While many of today's better smartphones offer dual-core processors and 1GB of RAM, alongside plenty of onboard storage, one of the easiest differentiating points between smartphones today has become the screen--size, resolution, and screen technology are all considerations. Samsung is pushing the former limits of smartphone screen sizes with the introduction of the new Samsung Galaxy Note. This smartphone offers one of the largest screens we've seen from a phone yet – 5.3 inches. In addition to being large, it is also a gorgeous display which uses Super AMOLED technology and offers a resolution... Read more...
While many of today's better smartphones offer dual-core processors and 1GB of RAM, alongside plenty of onboard storage, one of the easiest differentiating points between smartphones today has become the screen--size, resolution, and screen technology are all considerations. Samsung is pushing the former limits of smartphone screen sizes with the introduction of the new Samsung Galaxy Note. This smartphone offers one of the largest screens we've seen from a phone yet – 5.3 inches. In addition to being large, it is also a gorgeous display which uses Super AMOLED technology and offers... Read more...
Corning has sent the first shipments of its new Gorilla Glass 2 to "key device makers" who will use the new glass in devices planned for release this year. As the next-generation version of the widely used cover glass for smartphones and other consumer electronic devices, Gorilla Glass 2 improves upon the original version by offering the same performance and strength in a thinner form. In fact, Gorilla Glass 2 is up to 20 percent thinner than the original. Corning expects the first devices that are equipped with Gorilla Glass 2 to be available in April or May. Gorilla Glass is currently used by... Read more...
It looks like AT&T isn't the only one who will be getting one of HTC's new One-branded phones. T-Mobile and HTC are teaming up to offer T-Mobile's thinnest smartphone (7.95mm) in the form of the HTC One S. This smartphone features a 4.3-inch qHD AMOLED touchscreen along with Beats Audio, connectivity to T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 Mbps network, and Qualcomm’s 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor. The HTC One S will ship with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and HTC Sense 4. The HTC One S camera also offers many of the same features as AT&T's HTC One X including the f/2.0 lens and... Read more...
Samsung announced the Samsung Rugby Smart. This smartphone is made to withstand extreme conditions. In fact, the smartphone is dustproof, waterproof (it can be submerged in up to 1m of water for 30 minutes), and shock resistant. The Rugby Smart runs on Android 2.3 and features a 3.7-inch WVGA Super AMOLED touchscreen display, 4G of internal memory, and offers HSPA+ 4G connectivity. The Rugby Smart also has a 5MP rear facing camera and a 1.3 MP front facing camera. The Rugby Smart will be available through AT&T on March 4 for $99.99 with a contract and compatible plan. Samsung & AT&T... Read more...
Not long ago, Motorola and Verizon Wireless brought back the popular Razr line of cell phones in the form of the all new Droid Razr. Now, the two companies are teaming up again to offer another new Razr known as the Razr Maxx. Although these two Droid Razr smartphones are alike in many ways, there are also a few key differences. The most notable of these differences is battery life. The Droid Razr Maxx claims to offer the longest talk time of any 4G smartphone... Motorola Droid Razr Maxx Review... Read more...
Not long ago, Motorola and Verizon Wireless brought back the popular Razr line of cell phones in the form of the all new Droid Razr. Now, the two companies are teaming up again to offer another new Razr known as the Razr Maxx. Although these two Droid Razr smartphones are alike in many ways, there are also a few key differences. The most notable of these differences is battery life. The Droid Razr Maxx claims to offer the longest talk time of any 4G smartphone. Motorola says the Razr Maxx will last for 21 hours of talk time, 7 straight hours of web browsing, 15 hours of movie watching, and two... Read more...
We've heard about the Motorola Droid 4 for a while now, but only recently did we get an official release date for this phone. This new smartphone will be available this Friday, February 10. As you may recall, the Motorola Droid 4 claims to be the thinnest and most powerful 4G smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard. The Droid 4 measures less than a half inch thick and features a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, a 4.0-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel camera, and Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. Motorola intends to upgrade the phone to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich at some point in the future. The phone will launch... Read more...
Samsung took the wraps off of another new smartphone in the Galaxy S line. The new Galaxy S Advance appears to be a mid-range handset that features specs that fall between the original Galaxy S and the more recent Galaxy S II. Some of the key features of the Galaxy S Advance include a dual core 1GHz processor, HSPA 14.4 Mbps connectivity, 4-inch Super AMOLED display (480x800), 768MB of RAM, up to 16GB of onboard storage, and a 5MP rear-facing camera. When it launches, the phone will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread. This phone will be available in Russia in February followed by a gradual roll out in... Read more...
According to a leaked product lineup, it would appear that RIM is slimming down its product line up in order to focus resources on its next-generation BlackBerry devices that are expected in the second half of this year. Even so, we could still see two BlackBerry Curve smartphones as well as a slightly tweaked new PlayBook tablet in the next few months. The new Curve smartphones will likely be the BlackBerry Curve 9230 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320. The Curve 9230 will likely be an EDGE smartphone while the Curve 9320 is expected to be a HSPA device. The new PlayBook tablet is said to feature a... Read more...
Pantech's new dual-core smartphone and its waterproof tablet are now available through AT&T. The wireless carrier is offering a bundled deal with both the smartphone and the tablet for just $250 with a contract. Of course, you'll need the appropriate data plans for both devices. Both of these devices feature 4G LTE connectivity and run on Android. The Pantech Element features an 8-inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 768. Other key features include 16GB of onboard storage, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, front- and rear-facing cameras, and Android 3.2 (Honeycomb). The Element is the first... Read more...
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