LG Lotus and Rumor Get Touch-Screen Successors
Sprint today announced the LG Lotus Elite and Rumor Touch. These updates to the popular Lotus and Rumor add large touch screens. The Lotus Elite sports dual 2.4-inch QVGA-resolution displays - the outer one supporting touch - and support for memory cards up to 32 GB. Other features are similar to the original Lotus, including One Click menu, 2-megapixel camera, and QWERTY keyboard. The Rumor Touch replaces a small display and numeric keypad of the Rumor with a large 3-inch WQVGA touch screen. Other features of the Rumor Touch include slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 2-megapixel camera, memory card slot, and EVDO data. The Lotus Elite will be available January 10 for $149.99 with two-year contract, before $50 rebate. The Rumor Touch will be available later this quarter; pricing was not announced.
Hands on with the Huawei Mate S
The Mate S is Huawei's new global flagship phone. Like most new flagships, it sports a 5 inch display, metal body, fingerprint sensor, and some advanced camera technology.
Apple Improves iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with 3D Touch
Apple today announced the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, which are enhanced versions last year's iPhones. Like the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the 6s and 6s Plus have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens, respectively, slim metal designs, and fingerprint readers built into the home button.
HP Debuts Windows 10-Based Elite x3
HP today announced the Elite x3, a Windows 10 Mobile handset that can take advantage of Continuum to stand in as a laptop or desktop computer. It is a ruggedized handset that meets mil-spec 810G for protection against abuse and IP67 for protection from water and dust.
AT&T Lands Another Pantech QMD in the Vybe
Pantech today announced the Vybe, a quick messaging device that features both a touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Vybe, which is an update to the Ease, includes a 3.2-inch 400 x 240-pixel display with three customizable home screens.
Great phones, if you are a teen girl...
These look good!