LG Delivers Axis to Alltel
Alltel and LG today announced the Axis, a rebadged version of the Ally/Apex. It runs Android 2.1 smartphone and features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera with video capture and five customizable home screens. Alltel also notes that the Axis has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is available starting today for $89.99 after rebates.
BlackBerry DTEK50 Is A Secured, Rebadged Alcatel Idol 4
BlackBerry today announced the DTEK50 smartphone, a slab-style handset that runs Android and features BlackBerry's signature communications and security software. BlackBerry says the DTEK50 features FIPS-2 hardware encryption, rapid security patching, secure boot process, and a hardened Android OS core.
Sony Xperia XZs Goes On Sale April 5
Sony today made the Xperia XZs smartphone available for preorder from Amazon, Best Buy, and other online retailers. The phone, announced earlier this year, will begin to ship April 5.
Xiaomi Mi 5 Adds Fingerprint Scanner
Xiaomi today announced the Mi 5 during the Mobile World Congress trade show. The company's new flagship phone is a more refined product, featuring a metal frame, glass front, and ceramic rear panel.
Asus Debuts Android Wear-based ZenWatch
Asus today announced the ZenWatch, its first smart watch to runs Google's Android Wear platform. The device has a classic design, with a stainless steel body and leather strap.
Xperia XZs to Stand In As Sony's Flagship for Everyone
Sony today announced the Xperia XZs, a flagship phone that carries forward the company's design philosophy of metal-and-glass slabs. It may not be as impressive as the 4K Xperia XZ Premium, but it is still meant to compete with the likes of the iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, and G6.
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