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BenQ-Siemens Announces First Handsets Under New Brand

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Jan 17, 2006, 12:54 PM   by (staff)

BenQ-Siemens today announced the first handsets that are clearly a result of the merger of the two companies. Each of the three handsets are due out this quarter, most likely outside North America. One handset is clearly designed for Europe and Asia as it is UMTS 2100 and 900/1800/1900 GSM/GPRS. The other two are triband GSM/GPRS.

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AshDizzle

Jan 18, 2006, 12:38 PM

Anything for the US?

Is there anything planned for the US? I don't think we've ever had a BenQ released over here, have we?
itoldumofo

Jan 17, 2006, 1:27 PM

Looks like a bunch of copys.

To me it appears these are just knock offs of current phones.
OBVIOUS imitations, but each one packs an impressive feature set. If the new brand overcomes Seimens' reliability issues this could be a serious line up.
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itoldumofo said:
To me it appears these are just knock offs of current phones.


Actually they've got that Siemens design thing going...apparently Ben-Q didn't want to stray too far. I, for one, like this bar-style de...
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muchdrama

Jan 17, 2006, 4:15 PM

BenQ quality

I'm suddenly wondering about this, as BenQ has a reputation for manufacturing nothing but unadulterated crap.
But Siemens is known for producing very high quality machinery. Sooo.. who knows. I know Siemens generators are some of the best built, longest lasting in the industry.
Maybe that will transfer to their cell phone industry as well.
 
 
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