World's First 3 Megapixel Camera Phone Unveiled
May 17, 2004, 4:28 PM by (staff)
Japanese carrier KDDI today announced the Casio A5406CA, the world's first camera phone with 3.2 megapixel resolution. The camera function also includes auto-focus and a macro mode. Other features of the phone include a QVGA main display, stereo speakers, video recording up to 60 minutes, 16 MB of built-in memory, and a miniSD slot supporting memory cards up to 128 MB. KDDI will launch the phone in Japan in mid-June, under its "au" brand.
Sony Xperia Z3+ Is a Z4 for the Rest of the World
Sony today announced the Xperia Z3+, which is essentially a global version of the Z4. Sony debuted the Z4, limited to Japan, earlier this year.
HTC Bringing the One M9+ to Europe
HTC today said it plans to expand availability of the One M9+ outside of Asia to select European markets. The One M9+ is a slightly larger version of the M9 that has different camera and processor configuration.
HTC's Desire Series Goes Upscale with Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle
HTC today announced the Desire 10 series, a re-imagining of its mid-range handsets. Both the Desire 10 pro and Desire 10 lifestyle feature metal designs with matte finishes and gold highlights.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS to Sell Samsung Galaxy On5
T-Mobile today said it and its prepaid brand MetroPCS will kick off sales of the Samsung Galaxy On5 later this month. The On5 is an inexpensive Android smartphone with a 5-inch 720p HD display, 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, and 2-megapixel front camera.
Cricket Launches Two Galaxy Amp Handsets from Samsung
Cricket Wireless today announced the Galaxy Amp Prime and Galaxy Amp 2 (pictured), two low-cost Android smartphones from Samsung. Both devices ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Samsung's software customizations, such as Quick Launch for the camera.
when will it hit the states?
Do I need to move?
We don't even have 1MP phones yet, and now Japan gets 3.2MP.
It's too bad there isn't a US based cell phone manufacture that can compete with
the over seas phones....or at least import them in for US use.