New EDGE BlackBerrys Announced
Jun 2, 2006, 10:04 AM by (staff)
Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the GSM+EDGE version of its BlackBerry 7130 series. The BlackBerry 7130g, 7130v, and 7130c are similar to the existing 7100 series, but upgrade to RIM's new hardware platform with EDGE high-speed data, an Intel XScale processor, Bluetooth 2.0, and double the memory. The devices are otherwise similar to the rest of the 7100 and 7130 series, including a small form factor and SureType hybrid keypad. Both the 7130g and 7130v are now listed on RIM's web site, and a similar 7130c was revealed on the FCC web site a month ago. As with past BlackBerrys, the different model variants have slightly different styling and will be exclusive to different carriers within each region.
Hands On with Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge isn't the first phone to ship with a curved screen, but it's the first with a non-uniform curve that's mostly flat but spills over the edge to cover both the front and the right side. It's similar to a concept phone Samsung showed off a couple of years ago, but now it's here, it's real, and you can actually buy one soon.
Sony Launches Xperia X Series
Today Sony announced the Xperia X series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new phones focus on performance in two core areas: camera and battery.
Galaxy Note Edge Brings New Meaning to Curved Display
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note Edge, a large-screened smartphone that has a unique curved edge along one side of the display.The edge provides quick access to frequently used apps, alerts and device functionality. The Note Edge shares many specs with the Note 4, though the display is slightly smaller at 5.6 inches.
Moto G to Come In CDMA and GSM Variants
Motorola has revealed there will be at least two variants of the Moto G handset for the U.S. market.
Verizon Not Yet Saying when Galaxy S6 Goes On Sale
Verizon was the last of the major carriers today to announce pricing and availability details for its version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The company will begin taking pre-orders for the phones on April 1, but Verizon did not provide a shipping or in-store date.