AT&T Doubles Down on Motorola's Androids
AT&T today renewed its commitment to Android by nearly doubling the number of Android phones it offers. All three new phones are from Motorola. All sport Android 2.1 and the newest version of MOTOBLUR, which includes resizable home screen widgets and advanced social networking including Facebook comments and Twitter retweets. A battery manager feature offers three performance profiles to conserve battery life. All three phones have HSPA 7.2 3G data, 3-megapixel camera, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio, and come with a 2 GB memory card. All three also include Motorola's CrystalTalk™ PLUS dual-microphone noise filtering.
- Bravo: Sports a large 3.7-inch touch display with 480x854 resolution, 800 MHz processor, and DLNA for streaming video over Wi-Fi to an HDTV, etc. Available this holiday season for $130 with 2-year contract.
- Flipside: Sports a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and front touch trackpad, and a 3.1-inch touch display with 320x480 resolution. Available this holiday season for $100 with 2-year contract.
- Flipout: Unique swivel design with full QWERTY keyboard. Specs include a 720 MHz processor and QVGA display. Available October 17th for $80 with 2-year contract.
TCL Reveals the BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone
TCL today announced the KEYone, a BlackBerry smartphone that combines a large screen, full QWERTY keyboard, and hardened Android software in an aluminum body. TCL first teased the phone at CES last month, but has now shared all the KEYone's details.
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.
Sony Launches Xperia X Series
Today Sony announced the Xperia X series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new phones focus on performance in two core areas: camera and battery.
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.
Alcatel's Flagship Idol 4S Includes VR Goggles
Alcatel today announced the Idol 4 and Idol 4S, the company's new top-end phones. Both phones sport a premium design with metal frame, and glass front and back.
not everyone wants to spend $300 for a droid
Motorola had some left overs to give to AT&T