Sprint Reveals Motorola Photon 4G
At an event in NYC today, Sprint and Motorola announced the Photon 4G. Much like the Atrix, the Photon supports a laptop dock or HD multimedia dock - and Webtop app - that lets it run a Firefox browser like a desktop PC. It also sports a kickstand for multimedia viewing on the go. The Photon sports Android 2.3, a 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, WiMAX 4G data, GSM/WCDMA world roaming, 8 megapixel camera, front-facing camera, and 4.3-inch qHD touch screen. On the memory front, is includes 1 GB of "PC-grade" application memory, 16 GB of built-in storage memory, plus a memory card slot supporting cards up to 32 GB, for 48 GB storage total. It will be available in the third quarter of 2011.
Lumia 950 is Microsoft's Flagship Windows 10 Phone
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, its own flagship phones for its new OS, Windows 10. The phones support Windows Continuum for an optional full Windows Desktop experience when connected to a desktop monitor.
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.
LG Reveals Mid-Range K Series Ahead of CES
LG has announced a handful of K Series handsets that round out its roster of affordable devices. Shared features between the devices include removable batteries, Bluetooth 4.x, WiFi, support for 3G/4G networks, and support for memory cards.
- K10: The largest of the new devices, the K10 has a 5.3-inch, 720p touch display that's covered by 2.5D curved glass.
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.
ZTE ZMax Phablet Coming To T-Mobile
ZTE today announced the ZMax, a large-screen phone exclusive to T-Mobile in the U.S. The ZMax has a 5.7-inch HD screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 8-megapixel camera with flash, 1.6-megapixel front camera, large 3400 mAh battery, and runs Android 4.4.
i may get this phone... if...
woow feel bad for verizon
and they getting the iphone too OOOH MAN!!! sprint keep releasing this monsters!!!! with that 69.99 plans verizon better come out with a plan real SOOON
Awesom specs, but...
Latest info. from moto says the bootloader WILL be locked.
Stupid, self-inflicted wounds like insisting on locking bootloaders while essentially all of the competition leaves theirs' unlocked will be the downfall of this company. Sometimes you've got to wonder what goes through the heads of those executives. Note HTC's latest revenue numbers: up 116% yoy. Get a clue Motorola!
They better release this before the iPhone 4S
Any word on the quality of that camera?
Camera aside, it looks like a beautiful phone.