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.
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.
BlackBerry DTEK60 Boasts Fingerprint Sensor and Top Specs
BlackBerry today announced the DTEK60, the company's new flagship non-keyboard phone. The DTEK60 is based on the Alcatel Idol 4S and looks similar, but actually has significantly upgraded specs in nearly every respect.
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.
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