U.S. Cellular Launches BlackBerry Bold 9650
U.S. Cellular is now offering the BlackBerry Bold 9650. The new phone ships on August 18 running BlackBerry 5 OS, but U.S. Cellular says the phone will be upgraded to BlackBerry 6 in the coming months. The phone will cost $230 with a contract agreement, and U.S. Cellular is offering a $70 mail-in rebate. The dual-mode smartphone works on homegrown EV-DO rev. A networks as well as UMTS/HSPA networks in the 2100 radio band for 3G access abroad. The phone also supports quad-band GSM/EDGE. The phone is identical to the version being sold on Verizon Wireless and Sprint, with a 2.4-inch HVGA display and a 3.2 megapixel camera. The phone gets U.S. Cellular exclusive software, including Your Navigator Deluxe.
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.
Consumer Cellular Adds Alcatel Pop 3 and Others to Lineup
Consumer Cellular recently added four phones to its roster of inexpensive devices, including the Alcatel Pop 3. The Pop 3 (pictured) has a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 8 GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, and FM radio.
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.
BlackBerry Shows Off the QWERTY-Equipped Classic
BlackBerry today officially launched the BlackBerry Classic smartphone. BlackBerry has been talking about the phone for the better part of six months, but fully revealed its feature set during an event in New York.