AT&T Brings 2 Pantechs and 2 Samsungs into the Fold
Today AT&T introduced its fall line-up of feature phones, all of which will be loaded with the Opera Mini browser.
- Samsung Mythic: This TouchWiz-based candybar style phone has a 3.3-inch display and works with AT&T's Navigator service. It will cost $200 after rebate and should be available in November
- Samsung Flight: The Flight is a slider with full QWERTY keyboard for messaging and a touch screen. It will cost $100 after rebate and should be available in November.
- Pantech Reveal: The Reveal is a slider that has both a standard numeric keypad on the front and a full QWERTY keyboard inside. Both sets of keys are always active. It can access AT&T's Navigator service as well as its 3G network. It will be available October 18, pricing wasn't revealed.
- Pantech Impact: The Impact is a touch phone with OLED display and haptics. It is a sideways flip that has a full QWERTY keyboard and second display inside. It also has 3G. Pricing and availability was not revealed. (Not pictured.)
Lumia 950 is Microsoft's Flagship Windows 10 Phone
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, its own flagship phones for its new OS, Windows 10. The phones support Windows Continuum for an optional full Windows Desktop experience when connected to a desktop monitor.
BlackBerry Shows Off the Priv
BlackBerry today posted some official images of the forthcoming Priv smartphone. The Priv is a vertical slider that runs Android.
BlackBerry Shows Off the Passport for Mobile Pros
BlackBerry today fully revealed the Passport, its first smartphone to debut since February. The Passport has a unique shape, providing a large, square screen with a full, physical QWERTY keyboard below.
Freetel Sets Sites On US Market with Japanese Handsets
Freetel today announced plans to sell its smartphones in the U.S. Freetel is one of the larger wireless network operators in Japan and also makes its own smartphones.
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.
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