Samung's Behold II Powered by Android
Today T-Mobile and Samsung announced the Behold II, a new touch phone running Google's Android mobile platform with Samsung's own TouchWiz user interface. According to Samsung, the Behold II features the next-generation of TouchWiz, but few details were provided other than the 3D cube graphic seen in the picutre. The Behold II has a 3.2-inch AMOLED screen, 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, flash, different shooting modes and video capture. Other features include 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, and support for 16GB of memory. The Behold II has tight integration with Google's service, such as Maps, Gmail, Google Talk and the Android Market. It has support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, and visual voicemail. T-Mobile said the Behold II will be available before the holidays, pricing wasn't disclosed.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Built for the Adventurous and the Accident-Prone
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 Active, a semi-rugged version of its S7 flagship smartphone. The Active has a sturdier metal frame with rubber-coated corners to help protect it.
Samsung Reveals the Galaxy E5 for Tracfone
Samsung has published details about the Galaxy E5, a low-cost Android handset intended for Tracfone. The E5 has a 5-inch, Super AMOLED 720p HD screen and is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz processor with 1.5 GB of RAM.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS to Sell Samsung Galaxy On5
T-Mobile today said it and its prepaid brand MetroPCS will kick off sales of the Samsung Galaxy On5 later this month. The On5 is an inexpensive Android smartphone with a 5-inch 720p HD display, 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, and 2-megapixel front camera.
That cude interface is so, so frinkin cool!