Verizon Relies on Pantech to Be Its 'Crux'
Verizon Wireless today announced that it will offer the Pantech Crux for sale starting October 28. The Crux is a slab-style device with a 3-inch touch display and on-screen widgets. Hardware features include a 3 megapixel camera, GPS, dedicated media control keys, stereo Bluetooth, and microSD support for cards up to 32GB (1GB included with phone). The Crux offers a number messaging features, including mobile IM, email, Skype Mobile, web mail, and social networking. The Crux costs $50 after rebate with new agreement.
LG Debuts the F60, A Budget LTE Smartphone
LG today announced the F60, what it calls an affordable handset with LTE 4G on board. The F60 features a 4.5-inch WVGA display and 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor with 1GB of RAM and either 4 or 8GB of internal storage.
ZTE Intros the $80 Tempo X for Boost Mobile
ZTE today announced the Tempo X, an entry-level Android smartphone for Boost Mobile. This affordable handset features a 5-inch screen with 854 by 480 resolution and a 1.1 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor with 1 GB of memory and 8 GB of storage.
Asus PadFone X Mini Arrives on GoPhone with Intel Inside
AT&T today announced the pending availability of the Asus PadFone X Mini — a smaller version of Asus' smartphone-and-tablet combo device. The PadFone X Mini features a 4.5-inch smartphone that transforms into a 7-inch tablet with a dock.
Alcatel's Go Play Handset Available for Sale Starting Today
Alcatel today made the Go Play available for sale on its web site for $199.99. The phone is being sold unlocked and is compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile's LTE networks.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
Must be a typo. That last letter should be a 'D'
I can see us having a lot of problems with the touch screen on this phone as well.
Let the good ...