HTC Trophy Wins GSM/CDMA Approval from FCC
The Federal Communications Commission recently approved an unannounced version of the HTC Trophy that has both CDMA and GSM radios on board. The FCC confirms that this version of the Trophy has CDMA 850/1900, GSM 850/1900, and WCDMA 850/1900. Typically phones that support both GSM and CDMA networks are sold as World Phones by Sprint or Verizon Wireless. The Trophy is a Windows Phone 7 smartphone.
Video Tour: HTC Trophy
Phone Scoop takes the HTC Trophy for an on-camera spin. Verizon Wireless's first Windows Phone 7 device performs well across most features and packs the latest software from Microsoft.
HTC Trophy Announced as Verizon's First WP7 Device
Verizon Wireless today announced the HTC Trophy, its first Windows Phone 7 device. The Trophy will ship with the "NoDo" WP7 update installed, which is the latest version of the operating system available.
Verizon Offering Mango to HTC Trophy
Verizon Wireless today said that it is rolling out Windows Phone 7.5 Mango to the HTC Trophy starting today. Users will be alerted when their handset is ready for the update, which must be installed via PC.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
It it really dual-band?