LG Xpression on Sale Via AT&T's Web Site
AT&T recently began selling the LG Xpression, a sideways slider that includes a touch screen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Xpression runs LG's feature phone operating system and features a 3.0-inch (400 x 200) touch display, 2-megapixel camera with video capture, Bluetooth 2.1, social networking apps, web browser, email, AT&T Navigator, microSD support (up to 32GB), and 3G. Last, it has a feature called LG Instant Note, which lets users enter text with one touch then send via SMS or upload to Twitter or Facebook. The Xpression costs $49.99 with a new contract after rebate.
AT&T Lands Another Pantech QMD in the Vybe
Pantech today announced the Vybe, a quick messaging device that features both a touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Vybe, which is an update to the Ease, includes a 3.2-inch 400 x 240-pixel display with three customizable home screens.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
AT&T Launching LG G6 with 2-for-1 Offer
AT&T today announced its plans to sell the LG G6 and the company is going a step further than competitor T-Mobile. For a limited time, people who purchase an LG G6 can score a second LG G6 when adding a new line.
AT&T Says LG Phoenix 3 to Reach GoPhone March 10
AT&T recently announced the LG Phoenix 3, a low-cost Android handset intended for its GoPhone prepaid service. The device includes a 5-inch FWVGA display, and it is powered by a quad-core processor with 16 GB of storage.
BlackBerry Shows Off the QWERTY-Equipped Classic
BlackBerry today officially launched the BlackBerry Classic smartphone. BlackBerry has been talking about the phone for the better part of six months, but fully revealed its feature set during an event in New York.