LG's AX310 Lands at Alltel
Today Alltel announced the availability of the LG AX310. The AX310 is an entry-level clamshell that a 1.3 megapixel camera, threaded messaging, speakerphone and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. The FCC has also approved a version of this called the UX-310, which adds CDMA 1700 (AWS) spectrum support. Based on the model numbering, this phone could also be offered by US Cellular, MetroPCS, or Cricket. The AX310 is limited to 1x data, comes in either black or red, and costs $30 after rebates with new contract.
Cricket to Sell Alcatel QuickFlip Feature Phone for $30
Cricket Wireless today announced the pending availability of the QuickFlip, a simple feature phone made by Alcatel. The QuickFlip is already being sold by AT&T as the Cingular Flip 2.
Unannounced Alcatel Allura Headed to AT&T
The FCC this week approved and made public the Alcatel one touch Allura, an unannounced Android phone for AT&T. The technical model number (5056) suggests a phone very similar to the Fierce XL (5054) for MetroPCS.
ZTE Obsidian Lands on T-Mobile August 13
T-Mobile today revealed the ZTE Obsidian, a compact entry-level Android smartphone. The Obsidian features a 4.5-inch screen with 854 by 480 resolution and a 1GHz quad-core processor with 1 GB of RAM.
ZTE Avid Plus Offers 5-Inch Screen for $115
ZTE today announced the Avid Plus, an entry-level Android phone for T-Mobile and MetroPCS that will sell for just $115. It sports a 5-inch screen, Cat.
Cricket Follows AT&T's Lead with Unlimited Calls to Mexico
Cricket Wireless today announced that all customers on its $50 and $60 plans can now make unlimited calls to Mexico. Cricket's subscribers can call landlines and mobile phones at no extra charge, though Cricket said calls to special or premium services may be blocked.
Are they STILL getting new phones?
We're well into the 3rd quarter of 2009 (yes, I know it may not necessarily be the 3rd financial quarter for some companies) or did I miss something?