NEC Returns To U.S. With World's First Quad-Band Phone
Jul 23, 2003, 9:28 AM by (staff)
NEC America announced yesterday that AT&T Wireless will be the exclusive carrier for NEC's 515 "High Definition Mobile" (HDM) handset. The 515 is the world's first quad-band GSM phone, and marks the re-entry of NEC into the U.S. market after a two-year absence. NEC's HDM handsets feature technologies such as DoJA, a version of Java created by NTT DoCoMo and Sun Microsystems. Additional key features of the 515 include a 64K color display and dual processors for fast gaming. The 515 will be available on July 28, 2003.
LG Terra, Flip World Phone, Lands On Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless recently added the LG Terra to its lineup of basic feature phones. The Terra is a flip phone that runs a simple operating system with features such as text-to-speech for listening to text messages and photo ID for identifying incoming calls.
ZTE's Axon Phone Swings By the FCC for Approval
Documents spotted on the FCC site reveal more information about ZTE's forthcoming Axon phone. The company has been teasing the device on the web for several weeks and plans to reveal it in full at a July 14 event in New York City.
Samsung Updates Note Series with Metal and Glass Design
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. Both handsets adopt the design language seen on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, which were announced earlier this year.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.