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HOP2001: a smartphone for the GSM and CDMA nets
The Hop-on company which usually produces simple cheap phones unexpectedly presented a new smartphone HOP2001 working in the GSM/CDMA nets. The device supports the HSDPA standard as well which is transitional to the fourth generation mobile technologies.
The main hits can be called 8,1 mega pixel Sony Ericsson C905 Cybershot and game phone Sony Ericsson F305. Besides a line of simple phones of the "beginner level" was presented, but now it is worth talking more about Sony Ericsson C905. This is the first 8,1 mega pixel cameraphone from Sony Ericsson and its appearance resembles more a digital camera than a phone. Its camera is equipped with xenon flash, autofocus, supports the function of face detection, image stabilization, geotagging, red eye effect disappearance.
Home phones cannot keep up with the evolution of their smaller mobile brothers but nevertheless some attempts are made o modernize standard models. For example during the CES 2008 a very interesting device OpenFrame from the OpenPeak company was presented. In reality it is a stationary Home iPhone version for home usage. OpenFrame is equipped with large sensor display that can fit many icons that provide the access to new possibilities: TV programs schedule viewing, sending text messages (including SMS), weather forecast, browser, stream video, music player, IP telephony and other. All additional functions disclose only when working with net services like FiOS from Verizon.
Powerful communicator Verzio Envii
The Verzio company does not often produce new models of mobile devices and is not a very wide known brand, but the Envii communicator is worth our attention.
The appearance of the communicator is very appealing and is not worse than rival models. Verzio Envii works based on a powerful processor with 624 Mh and is equipped with 2,7 inches display with the resolution 320x240 pixels.
Mobile phone Nokia 6300i for those who want to save money
The Finnish Concern Nokia presented a renewed version of the popular phone 6300. The new model possessing extended functions got the name 6300i. Unlike the previous phone the novelty supports Wi-Fi and VoIP.
Samsung D780 DuoS
The much expected continuation from Samsung turned out to be Fly B700 Duo rival. This is a cheap monoblock which supports the workd of two SIM cards simultaneously. Is it a new hit?
Just like B700 the novelty is performed the form factor of a monoblock and has a neuter design. Some may think that the monoblosk is too simple. The corpus is exclusively plastic. The materials are not very expensive like for the medium class devices. The dimensions and weight if D780 are a bit bigger than the average and this makes Samsung D780 look more massive. It could be more mobile though.
NEC N908 - a credit card size mobile phone
The NEC Company presented a new mobile phone NEC N908 at the Q3 exhibition. It is an image model created in the form factor of a monoblock with a sensor display. The dimensions of the new phone N908 do not exceed the dimensions of a usual credit card. The users of this device will have to forget about the keypad as it consists only of a display.
Sony Ericsson J132 – all is easy
Sony Ericsson J132 is a cheap model with FM radio created in the form factor of a monoblock. In general the device has only calling functions.
Sony Ericsson J132 features:
- Class: budget
- Phone line placement: above Sony Ericsson J120
- Rival phones: Motorola W230
Wan Lida SG 3328 – a mobile phone with stereo dynamics.
Wan Lida Sg3328 is a novelty on the mobile phone market. This device presents a flip phone the main peculiarity of which is the built in MP3 player and two stereo dynamics on the upper panel. A special button and a five-position pad are also situated there for the player navigation.
Google mobile used the Samsung design?
A possible phone from the leading search site – Google- does not leave the enthusiasts of the mobile world indifferent. In the lack of official information they invent all possible stories and a new Google phone. One of these concepts looks rather interesting (although it reminds of Samsung Ultra Smart F520): a monoblock with the QWERTY keypad, flip aside display and an impressive navigation roll.
Motorola Slider Z9 released with At&T navigator
AT&T today announced the release of Motorola Z9, the first phone having the AT&T Global System Positioning Navigator.
The users of Z9 can find songs and playlists with just one touch. AT&T mobile music provides a quick access for music download from eMusic and sideloading, Napster compatibility and unlimited MP3 audio files. Motorola Z9 supports up to 8Gb memory not necessarily with the removable microSD card.
Panasonic phones are going to work from plasma
Soon Panasonic together with AbleComm is planning to equip mobile phones with plasma panels. According to the designers, they use less energy than their rivals, OLED displays, and the brightness and contrast of plasma displays are better.
First of all new Panasonic phones are oriented towards mobile TV users. In the future plasma displays are going to be used not only in the wireless devices but also in the regular phones and also faxes and domophones.
Nokia 1508: a phone accessible in all meanings
The Nokia Company enriched the line of the cheap phones working in the CDMA nets standard. The new Nokia got the index 1508.
The monoblock is equipped with a color display, easy-to-use keypad, FM receiver and a Dictaphone. 500 entries are reserved for the contact information storage. When the phone Nokia 1508 is connected to the computer it can be used as a modem.
Sony Ericsson K330 – a cheap help
Sony Ericsson K330 is a cheap model of the Sony Ericsson Company, it possesses a VGA camera, Bluetooth module and FM radio.
- Class: budget
- Phone line placement: above Sony Ericsson K320
- Rival phones: Sagem my411x
- Main features of Sony Ericssom K330:
- Model: June 2008
Sony Ericsson F305: play always and everywhere
The world net is disturbed with the rumors that the Sony Ericsson Company is preparing the launching of the new line of mobile phones with the F index that will oriented toward mobile gamers. This will start by launching of the F305 game phone. For more convenience the novelty will be equipped with a four position button with the block of game buttons.
Nokia RM451: new standard-bearer among luxury phones
In the mobile line of Nokia Image devices in the 8800 style there is a new member. The Federal Commission FCC approved of the Finnish novelty that has no official name so far. In the papers it is mentioned as RM451.
Samsung W510 and Samsung F268: mobile phones made of corn
The Samsung Company announced two ecological novelties - phones W510 and F268. When producing these phones the producers did not use harmful substances. They were replaced with bioplastic from corn.
Qkfone WF820 – one more mobile phone watch.
New models of mobile phones in the form of a watch appear rather regularly now and the novelty QKfone WF820 recently appeared.
The main experimentation field with the watch-phone appearance is the buttons and digital keypad placement. While some models had everything on the display, others had the digital buttons block on the side on the belt.
Jabra BT4010: smart Bluetooth garniture
Bluetooth garnitures Jabra are reasonably popular. They are compact and stylish. The connection quality is also worth a praise. The novelty Jabra BT4010 did not become an exception.