LG's Rumor2 for Sale Via Alltel as the Banter
Today, Alltel launched the LG Banter, which is a re-badged version of the LG Rumor2. The biggest changes the Banter has when compared to the Scoop are an expanded QWERTY keyboard with more rows to make typing easier. It also brings stereo Bluetooth, support for 16GB microSD cards, and it improves the display to QVGA resolution. It carries over the original's 1.3 megapixel camera, but will have a slightly different design when compared to the LG Rumor2, which Sprint announced earlier today. Pricing information was not immediately available.
Sony's XA1 and XA1 Ultra Find a Home In the Middle
Sony today announced the XA1 and XA1 Ultra, two mid-range Android smartphones. These devices rely on the same design language seen on Sony's pricier handsets and share almost all internal components.
HTC Bringing the One M9+ to Europe
HTC today said it plans to expand availability of the One M9+ outside of Asia to select European markets. The One M9+ is a slightly larger version of the M9 that has different camera and processor configuration.
ZTE Max+ for Boost Bumps Up Specs
Boost Mobile today listed the new ZTE Max+ for sale on its web site. The spec bump improves the memory, processor, and battery compared to original Max.
HTC's One A9 Boasts Fingerprint Reader and Runs Marshmallow
HTC today announced the One A9, a stylish handset that offers top-notch build quality and is among the first to ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The A9 takes HTC's design in a slightly different direction when compared to the One M9 and M8.
HTC E8 Is a Plastic M8 with the One mini 2's Camera
HTC today announced the One (E8), a variant of the One (M8) that carries over nearly every feature other than the aluminum design and camera. The E8 replaces the aluminum exterior with a unibody polycarbonate shell that is far less costly for HTC to manufacture.
Will Verizon sell this phone?
Now that is one ugly phone
and why is verizon so lame not to pick this phone up?
I'm thinking because they have the LG Voyager and EnV.
LG had a good idea but forgot some key elements.
1) this phone operates on 1xrtt and not EVDO so slow net speeds