FCC Reveals a Nokia CDMA Dual-Slider
Documents seen on the FCC provide some information about an Nokia device that is a dual-slider. The phone has design language similar to Nokia's N Series multimedia devices and has similar features, according to the draft user manual. The FCC confirms that it has CDMA EVDO Rev. A and Bluetooth. The draft user manual says that it has Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, with support for A2DP and an FM radio. A camera is clearly visible on the back of the phone with "3 megapixels" written next to the camera and flash module. The draft user manual says it can also record video. The phone also has a 3.5mm headset jack and support for microSD storage cards.According to Nokia, this phone is the 8208, and is likely headed to the Chinese market. It won't be sold in the U.S.
FCC Reveals the Alcatel Idol 5
Documents recently published to the FCC web site show what is likely the Alcatel Idol 5, which has not yet been formally announced by TCL. A device with the model name 6058 was cleared by the FCC for operation in the U.S.
FCC Reveals Blu Vivo XL2
Documents spotted on the FCC web site show off an unannounced phone from Blu called the Vivo XL2. According to the FCC, the XL2 includes support for similar radio bands to the Blu Vivo XL.
FCC Approves Freetel Handset for Cricket
A handset made by Freetel, a Japanese company, was recently approved by the FCC for Cricket Wireless. Documents on the FCC web site detail a smartphone called the Cricket Wave, though the phone is manufactured by Freetel.
Verizon-Branded Windows Phone Pops Up on FCC Site
Documents on the FCC website recently revealed an unannounced handset from Microsoft intended for Verizon Wireless. The FCC notes the device supports Verizon's LTE and CDMA networks, but reveals little else.
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.
why does it get FCC approval if it wont be in the US
im hoping VZW will get one of these
I can't imagine Verizon would allow an S60 device on their network (at least, not through their official channels), but it might be possible for Sprint to do so. They're not nearly as...
No N Series