LG Vu Plus Offers a Keyboard and Spec Bump
May 24, 2010, 9:48 AM by Philip Berne
AT&T and LG today announced the LG Vu Plus, an update to AT&T's MediaFLO-enabled LG Vu tablet phone. The LG Vu Plus adds a sliding 4-row, QWERTY keyboard to the Vu formula, among a few other minor changes. The new phone gets faster networking with 7.2Mbps HSDPA, and the camera gets a bump to 3 megapixels, up from the 2 megapixel shooter on the original Vu. Otherwise, the phone is similar to its predecssor, with a 400 by 240 pixel display and a proprietary, Flash-based interface. The LG Vu Plus will be available on June 6 for $200 with a contract agreement. AT&T is offering a $50 mail-in rebate in the form of an AT&T promotion card.
ZTE Max+ for Boost Bumps Up Specs
Boost Mobile today listed the new ZTE Max+ for sale on its web site. The spec bump improves the memory, processor, and battery compared to original Max.
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.
Verizon Now Selling Kyocera's DuraXV Handset
Verizon Wireless recently added the Kyocera DuraXV to its lineup of rugged handsets. The DuraXV, a successor to Kyocera's DuraXT, is a flip phone that meets mil-spec standards for protection against temperature extremes, dust, and shock.
Cricket Wireless Adds the Nokia Lumia 1320 to Portfolio
Cricket Wireless today announced the pending availability of the Nokia Lumia 1320. The device, which Nokia announced last year, has a 6-inch 720p display with Nokia's ClearBlack technology and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection.
LG Vu and LG Xenon make a baby
At the 200 price point though... man there are a lot of options.
battery life. otherwise whats the point