Verizon Wireless Announces Samsung Zeal
Verizon Wireless today announced the Samsung Zeal, a follow-up device to the Alias 2. Similar to the Alias 2, the Zeal has a dual-hinge design that allows it to open as both a normal clamshell phone and a sideways clamshell phone. The Zeal makes use of an E ink keyboard that changes depending on which way the phone is opened. It offers a standard dial pad when opened vertically, and a QWERTY keyboard when opened sideways. Other features of the Zeal include a 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, social networking applications, Microsoft Exchange support, GPS, and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. The Zeal will be available November 11 for $80 after a mail-in rebate.
Review: Samsung Alias 2
Samsung brings e-ink to the Alias 2 messaging phone. This tricked-out keyboard does a lot, but did they pay enough attention to other features?
Samsung's Alias 2 Lands at Verizon Wireless
May 11, 2009
Today Samsung and Verizon Wireless announced the Alias 2. The Alias 2 (U750) is a second take on the original messaging phone that brings with it a major revision to the QWERTY keyboard.
E Ink Reveals Full-Color ePaper Display
May 24, 2016
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 Debuts Wireless Charging Pad
Oct 12, 2016
LG Innotek today announced the Quick Wireless Charging Pad, a way for smartphone owners to rapidly charge their mobile devices. The Quick Wireless Charging Pad relies on the Wireless Power Consortium, or Qi, wireless charging spec and supplies 15 W of power.
Samsung Shows Off First UFS Memory Cards
Jul 7, 2016
Samsung today announced a range of Universal Flash Storage memory cards meant for today's intense video applications. The UFS spec has been used for embedded memory modules since 2015, but this is the first time UFS has appeared in removable memory cards.
This is the Alias 2
Different year, same phone