AT&T Selling Eco-Friendly LG A340 for $19.99
AT&T recently begun selling the LG A340 via its web site for $19.99. This simple flip phone has support for AT&T's 3G network, dual displays, and an outer shell made from 17% recycled materials. The main display measures 2.4-inches and has 320 x 240 pixels. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera with video capture, GPS-based navigation, Bluetooth 2.1, speakerphone, WAP browser, and an energy efficient charger. The LG A340 comes in gray, but owners can swap out the gray casing with pink or black casings made from recycled materials. The LG A340 requires a two-year contract and a mail-in rebate in order to qualify for the $19.99 price.
Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 Boasts Titanium Frame, Magnetic Mods
May 30, 2017
Essential Products, the startup being run by Andy Rubin, who helped create the Android operating system, announced its first smartphone today, the PH-1. The PH-1 is a high-end handset crafted from a titanium shell that Rubin claims is more robust than aluminum and more resistant to damage when dropped.
AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone
May 23, 2016
AT&T recently added the Cingular Flip to its lineup of inexpensive feature phones. The phone is made by TeleEpoch and bears the model number M3620, but AT&T named it the Cingular Flip to give it some visibility.
ZTE Debuts Blade V9 and V9 Vita with 18:9 Screens
Feb 25, 2018
ZTE today expanded its lineup of Blade series handsets with the Blade V9 and V9 Vita. These mid-range handsets bring the Blade series up-to-date with competing designs by adopting the 18:9 aspect ratio display.
Huawei’s Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro Take Aim at Galaxy Note9
Oct 16, 2018
Huawei today announced it flagship series for the year, the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. The phones share a number of features, but have their own identity thanks to differences in the screen and chassis.
HTC U12+ Jumps to 2:1 Screen, Improves Edge Sense, Refines Speakers, Adds Sonic Zoom
May 23, 2018
HTC today announced the U12+, its flagship handset for the year. The phone carries over the "liquid design" from last year's U11, but updates the color selection for the metal-and-glass chassis.