Moto i890 Revealed by FCC
An unannounced Motorola iDEN phone recently appeared on the FCC web site. The i890 is a thin, sleek clamshell-style phone with relatively high-end features for an iDEN phone. Those features include a large outer display, 2-megapixel camera with video capture and a microSD memory card slot. Other features appear to include GPS navigation, a sliding lock switch on the side, Bluetooth, music player, and a standard micro-USB connector for charging and data. No pricing or release date has been announced.
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.
Motorola to Sell Moto G4 Play Starting Sept. 15
Motorola today said it will make its low-cost Moto G4 Play handset available unlocked to U.S. buyers beginning September 15.
FCC Spills New Huawei Phone for AT&T
An unannounced Huawei phone for AT&T appeared today on the FCC web site. Slated for AT&T's GoPhone prepaid lineup, the H1611 appears to be an affordable Android phone with a large screen, Snapdragon 615 processor, and sealed-in 3,000 mAh battery.
Sony XZ Premium Dazzles with 4K HDR Display
Sony today announced the XZ Premium, a high-end smartphone that has a 4K HDR display. The screen measures 5.5 inches across the diagonal and packs 3,840 by 2,160 pixels for the ultimate in high definition.
I am actually being serious. I porter over to Sprint years ago right after the merger, because iDen in my area (Downriver Michigan) was horrid! Is it any better? Direct connect was the new hotness back when I was in high school (similar to texting/smartphone craze of today).
Nextel is deff a business phone company. thus a "2mp camera with video" is a high...