Samsung Announces World's First GSM TV Phone
Sep 17, 2003, 6:30 PM by (staff)
Samsung yesterday announced two new high-end phones for the U.S., including the world's first GSM phone with a built-in TV tuner. Both models are folder-style GSM 900/1900 phones with WAP 2.0, MIDP 2.0 Java, MMS, infrared and 40-chord polyphonic ringtones.
- SGH-P705: NTSC TV tuner with capture and send via MMS. High-resolution 262,000-color TFT main display and OLED outer display. Available November 2003.
- SGH-E715: Features VGA camera with flash, internal antenna, 65,000-color TFT main display, and large OLED outer display. Available with T-Mobile USA later this month.
Lumia 950 is Microsoft's Flagship Windows 10 Phone
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, its own flagship phones for its new OS, Windows 10. The phones support Windows Continuum for an optional full Windows Desktop experience when connected to a desktop monitor.
E Ink Reveals Full-Color ePaper Display
E Ink today announced Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP), which is a full-color reflective display. E Ink says this is the first time an electrophoretic display can produce color in every pixel without the use of a color filter array.
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.
HTC U Ultra Is New, Glass-Backed Flagship Phone
HTC today announced its new flagship phone, the HTC U Ultra, along with a smaller version, the U Play. Both phones have a new design with colorful glass on the front and back, and a metal frame.
Fourth-Gen Moto G Comes In Three Varieties
Motorola today announced the fourth-generation Moto G, which is a trio of handsets rather than a single phone. All three devices, which include the Moto G, Moto G Plus, and the Moto G Play, run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and feature slimmer designs than previous generations.