September last year saw Samsung, along with world-famous designer Giorgio Armani, release the touchscreen P520 Armani and now, almost exactly a year later we have the second collaboration between the two: the M7500 Samsung Armani Night Effect. Despite its mouthful of a name, it’s a sleek little thing, this time shunning the touchscreen for a traditional candybar design. Here’s what to expect:
With a name like Beat, it’s not difficult to work out the new Samsung range of handsets are music focused! Two phones have been announced, the Beat b and Beat s, with the candybar ‘b’ being all set for launch in September and the slider ‘s’ penciled in for October. Let’s take a look at these two new mobiles: The Samsung Beat b: Dedicated music keys directly under the screen make accessing the player quick and easy. A 3.5mm jack plug for your own headphones.
The launch of Google Android and the HTC Dream is the focus of Internet attention this week, with both positive and negative reactions. We’ve also got some interesting gadgets for mobile phone users, plus news from everyone’s favourite wallet emptier, Vertu. 1. First Android Phone Will Cost $199 in USA… September 23rd is the date and $199 is the price according to the Wall Street Journal. Although the HTC Dream is not mentioned by the Journal, it’s still thought the phone only a mother could love is to be the device. Not long to go! 2. ..But Will it be […]
Pictures of the Sony Ericsson G705 were leaked onto the Internet only last week, and now here we are with the full specification and confirmation of a Q4 2008 release date – just in time for Christmas! The spy shots of the prototype proved accurate, but didn’t do the handset any justice, as it looks really great in the official pictures. Let’s take a closer look at what the G705 offers: It’s a 3G mobile phone with HSDPA support. The GPS is Assisted for improved speed and it also supports picture geo-tagging. Wi-Fi has been included.
It was touch and go whether we would see a roundup of the top mobile phone news stories this week, but thankfully, the LHC hasn’t caused us all to disappear into a man-made black hole. Not yet, anyway! Impending doom aside, the industry has been buzzing this week: 1. Symbian Still Number One Smartphone Software. Published as part of a Gartner study into smartphone sales in 2008, Symbian still reigns supreme despite tough competition from Windows Mobile and Research in Motion. According to Gartner, Symbian has a 57% market share with RIM’s BlackBerry operating system coming in second with a […]
September is upon us and in the mobile world, it has ushered in a variety of exciting news items. Read on for more details of the Nokia N96, the Nokia Comes With Music launch, the Xperia X1 and interactive movie posters in Japan. 1: Nokia N96 Released After Seven Month Wait. Hard to believe the successor to the all-conquering N95 was announced way back at the beginning of 2008, but it was and now, finally, it’s here! Although not quite as groundbreaking as the N95, the N96 still adds plenty of new features inside its modern casing, so expect this […]
What a tangled web the story of the HTC Dream and Google’s Android operating system is. At the tail end of last year, gadget watchers were treated to a variety of possible handset choices which may house Android, the most notable being the Dream and the Omni, both of which were super sexy pictures of modern, desirable phones. The latest leaked pictures of Android running on an HTC device show an entirely different, but very real, phone – it’s just not quite as space-age as we would have liked.