Need for Speed SHIFT on Samsung Wave Bada phone

At MWC 2010 we had a chance to play Need for Shift on the Samsung Wave running on the Bada platform. Considering the fact that the Samsung Wave sports a Super AMOLED display and a 1 GHz Processor the game ran fast and graphics were decent. Continue reading “Need for Speed SHIFT on Samsung Wave Bada phone”

Sony Ericsson Aspen Exclusive Photo Gallery

Just before MWC 2010 started on Monday , Sony Ericsson had a press conference at Opium Mar in Barcelona and we brought you some live pictures from the event. One of the handsets which was interesting for the newly announced Sony Ericsson Aspen which is a Touchscreen QWERTY running on Windows Mobile 6.5.3

After the explosive rise of touchscreen phones in the market , We are so used to touch that sometimes we even tap the screens on non-touch phones unintentionally. Looks like Sony Ericsson wants to capitalize on this and the the Aspen promises the best of the both the Touch and QWERTY worlds. It packs a 3.2 Megapixel Camera and a 3.5mm audio jack.

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Acer Liquid E Hands On

We brought you the specs of the Acer Liquid E before MWC. And now we have had our hands on latest Android phone from Acer – Liquid E . It’s the successor to the Acer Liquid which was launched in India recently. This handset runs on Android 2.1  OS as you can see from the animated wallpapers below and the phone is powered by a 768  Mhz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU

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World’s first Separable Phone from Docomo – Hands On Video

During MWC 2010 , NTT Docomo from Japan had something interesting to offer to visitors. We spotted the world’s first separable phone.

Imagine being able to use one portion of your phone as controller for games. This phone takes multitasking to the ultimate level. You can take notes and check schedules on the touchscreen unit while making phone calls with the keypad unit.

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Video : Rightware Cross platform 3D UI on Nokia N900

At MWC 2010 we bumped into folks behind Rightware Kanzi – a cross platform 3D UI platform. Here is a video of the UI in action on a Nokia N900 running on the Maemo platform.  There is even gesture detection using the front video calling camera . Watch the video to see it in action Continue reading “Video : Rightware Cross platform 3D UI on Nokia N900”

Video : Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 UI running on Samsung Wave

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At the Samsung Booth at MWC 2010, we managed to get a short video overview of the Samsung TouchWiz  3.0 UI running on the first Bada phone – Samsung Wave. It has a notification bar for quick access to wi-fi, bluetooth etc. Multi-tasking is present and the currently open applications can be accessed by long-pressing on the home button Continue reading “Video : Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 UI running on Samsung Wave”

MWC 2010 : HTC Legend Exclusive Pics

HTC Legend is one of most stylish Android smartphones seen so far and was announced at MWC 2010 in Barcelona.  It has a unibody design and a spectacular AMOLED display and a Optical trackpad. Here are some exclusive pictures of the HTC Legend straight from Barcelona.

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MWC 2010 : RIM bags Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service award

Canada based Research In Motion (RIM) creator of the world renowned BlackBerry , received the Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service at the 2010 GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Continue reading “MWC 2010 : RIM bags Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service award”

MWC 2010 : Vodafone announces ultra cheap phones for India and emerging markets

While we were waiting for Nokia to announce the 500 rupee handset , looks like Vodafone jumped ahead in the race by unveiling the Vodafone 150 , it’s cheapest phone till date. The Vodafone 150 and Vodafone 250 are launching in India and Africa in the coming weeks .

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MWC 2010 : Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Launch Event Summary + Photos , Video

For the last couple of years, we have been seeing Google and Apple getting head to head in the hot mobile device market. Critics were writing off Microsoft in the mobile operating systems space. Just when people were losing hope, Microsoft bangs in the announcement of the Windows Phone 7 at the Mobile World Congress 2010 here in Barcelona, Spain. Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer unveiled the Windows Phone 7 with his trademark “i-dont-need-mic” voice. FoneArena brings you pictures and videos from the press conference.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President, Windows Phone Program Management

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Video : Motorola MOTOROI – 3.7 inch touchscreen display , T-DMB TV receiver

The MOTOROI is Moto’s first Android 2.0 offering for the Korean market and looks like Koreans would love entertainment on the go with the 3.7 inch display on the MOTOROI which also packs a TV receiver.  Video playback on the screen was a treat to watch.  Motorola is working really closely with Google and there is a lot of customization on Motorola’s android handsets as a result of that.  Video after the jump
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Motorola Backflip Live Pictures from MWC 2010

Motorola launched the Moto Backflip at CES last month.  It’s a Android phone with a really unique form factor. The reverse flip design means that you even can use the phone as your bedside alarm clock . The homescreen is pictured below and shows the time ,  date and weather.

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