Motorola Announces Rugged Business Phones
Today Motorola announced the latest addition to it highly rugged roster of enterprise digital assistants, the MC55. This smartphone runs Windows Mobile 6.1 and has quad-band GSM/EDGE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios on board. Other features include a 2 megapixel camera with autofocus, 1D/2D scanners, and 3.5-inch touch screen. One version of the MC55 (MC5574) has a full QWERTY keyboard and the other (MC5590) has a standard 12-key dialpad. Both are VoIP and PTT capable. Exact pricing was not disclosed, but both versions of the phone are available in select markets around the world. The MC5574 will be available in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2009.
TCL Reveals the BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone
TCL today announced the KEYone, a BlackBerry smartphone that combines a large screen, full QWERTY keyboard, and hardened Android software in an aluminum body. TCL first teased the phone at CES last month, but has now shared all the KEYone's details.
CAT's Latest Handset Is a Rugged Android Slate
CAT today announced the S40, a new rugged handheld for those who need a tough, waterproof phone. The CAT S40 features a hardened exterior (mil-spec 810G) that can handle drops from 6 feet as well as protect against water and dust intrusion.
AT&T Now Selling the Rugged Sonim XP8 and XP5s
AT&T recently added the Sonim XP8 and XP5s to its roster of rugged phones. Both devices are intended to be used by FirstNet customers (first responders), though they are also available for consumers to purchase.
T-Mobile Outs Windows 10 VR Phone From Alcatel
T-Mobile today listed the "Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 VR" on its web site. The unique version of the Idol 4S not only runs Windows 10, but sports many of the upgrades available in the related BlackBerry DTEK60, such as the high-end Snapdragon 820 processor, 21-megapixel camera, and USB Type-C connector, none of which are in the standard Idol 4S.
Kyocera's New Flagship Rugged Android Phone is the DuraForce Pro
Kyocera today announced the DuraForce Pro, its new rugged Android phone. The DuraForce is positioned as a significantly upgraded replacement for both the DuraForce and the Brigadier models, and comes in versions both with and without CDMA.
I am not trying to be mean but you should read before posting. Sprint is a cdma carrier and
"This smartphone runs Windows Mobile 6.1 and has quad-band GSM/EDGE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios on board." quoted right from the article...
No 3g, what Crap
Still many current phones coming to market without 3G in them
this can do anything but hurt Motorola. Good job!
3.5 inch screen?