T-Mobile Adds to 3G Lineup with Nokia 6263
The Nokia 6263 is the second handset launched by T-Mobile that can access its future 3G network. It is a clamshell flip that is Nokia's first 1700/2100 MHz and quad-band GSM/EDGE phone that has an FM tuner and stereo Bluetooth. It has a QVGA display and a 1.3 Megapixel camera. The microSD slot can handle cards up to 4 GB in size, but ships with a 512 MB card. The 6263 runs the Series 40 platform, can browse the web with an XHTML browser and supports Java and Flash Lite content. It is compatible with T-Mobile's MyFaves service, but even though it has 1700 MHz on board, T-Mobile's 3G network has not yet officially launched.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
T-Mobile Says It Will Start Using 600 MHz Spectrum This Year
"T-Mobile now has the largest swath of unused low-band spectrum in the country," said T-Mobile CEO John Legere about the company's 600 MHz auction winnings. The company successfully won an average of 31 MHz (ranging between 20 MHz and 50 MHz) of the 70 MHz low-band spectrum auctioned off by TV stations and the FCC.
Microsoft Debuts Entry-Level Nokia 130 Handset
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 130, a simple, inexpensive handset meant for first-timers and emerging markets. The candybar-style phone runs the Series 30 platform and includes a 1.8-inch screen, stereo headphone jack, Bluetooth 3.0, and support for memory cards up to 32GB.
LG Terra, Flip World Phone, Lands On Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless recently added the LG Terra to its lineup of basic feature phones. The Terra is a flip phone that runs a simple operating system with features such as text-to-speech for listening to text messages and photo ID for identifying incoming calls.
If tmob adds 3G will that increase the coverage for tmobile?
Why can't at&t get a phone like that?
but it sucks, the screen is janky