Nokia X2-01 Review

Here is the FoneArena Nokia X2-01 review. What would you do if you were a teen and given a handset as sleek with a solid qwerty and  music DNA running on the handset. One would type so fast, so fast you can barely see them! The X-series range of phones are music oriented devices, Nokia has picked up the demand and love for social networking and heavy texting and has released this lovely looking device X2-01.  Does this phone deliver ? find out in our review below Continue reading “Nokia X2-01 Review”

Aircel 3G launch photos, data plans included !

Aircel today launched the much happening 3G service in Karnataka and UP East regions. They had few things to share about opportunities with 3G. Also they announced few other services that comes bundled with 3G. Aircel is offering many services like PocketInternet3G, PocketTV and Pocket Videos as part of its 3G offering. Continue reading “Aircel 3G launch photos, data plans included !”

Nexus One Getting Gingerbread Update , Nexus S NFC support gets improved

Nexus S was Google’s first phone to come with Android 2.3, and after a long await, the first Google branded Android phone has got the gingerbread update. Finally. Continue reading “Nexus One Getting Gingerbread Update , Nexus S NFC support gets improved”

First Minor Windows Phone update rolls out!

No, this update doesn’t bring copy and paste functionality or Multitasking. This is just a minor update for stability and performance which in-turn helps to make way for the major update which is said to bring features such as copy and paste, improved market place, web browser and this update is said to come out soon as the windows phone blog claims. Continue reading “First Minor Windows Phone update rolls out!”

Nokia Windows Phone 7 concept phone looks bitter sweet !

Nokia yesterday announced their strategic partnership with Microsoft, where both the companies were aiming to save themselves. It was quit unexpected, that Nokia couldn’t see MeeGo as their winning smartphone platform but it certain that their attention has all turned towards the US market and hence this decision. Coming to the concept, just after hours of announcement this concept phone by these two companies has already been making rounds. Continue reading “Nokia Windows Phone 7 concept phone looks bitter sweet !”

MWC 2011 : Expected Handset Launches

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MWC is the biggest mobile and telecom show organized by GSM Association annually, where  brands like Nokia, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, HTC showcase their top notch products, services and lot more. We were at the MWC 2010, and we thought it was the biggest event with having more than 50k+ attendees and media personalities. This year the figures might just get way bigger and we are expecting more handset launches than we cant count. This year we are expecting to see Tablets from Samsung , HTC and LG.

FoneArena LIVE COVERAGE of MWC 2011

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AKAI Connect book – Symbian Based Dual SIM Qwerty Smartphone lauched

AKAI has launched  its new mobile phone, AKAI Connect book in India. The AKAI Connect Book is a Symbian based smartphone that boasts QWERTY keyboard with sleek and attractive looks. AKAI Connect Book is a dual-SIM QWERTY handset features convinient e-mail capabilities and other communication features. Continue reading “AKAI Connect book – Symbian Based Dual SIM Qwerty Smartphone lauched”

Samsung Galaxy Mini will be Galaxy Pop in India, gets priced at Rs. 8999

Samsung recently announced a line up of budget android phones, and one of the phones that was announced there was the Galaxy Mini and now it is named as Galaxy Pop in India. And this phone has been listed at FlipKart for pre-order. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Mini will be Galaxy Pop in India, gets priced at Rs. 8999”

Verizon iPhone Commercial takes on AT&T

You know right? Verizon is the largest mobile carrier in the US and they have waited for nearly 3 years to get the iPhone on its network, which is a joke already. Now they are poking fun at AT&T’s network with a new promo for the iPhone 4. Look at that fat guy and his face. Its says my face is full of your sarcasm, eat that AT&T. Continue reading “Verizon iPhone Commercial takes on AT&T”

Android Market gets a web store, in-app purchases and more!

Google  has launched a web store for the Android Market. Installation process is simple. Buy an app with your account, Install it on a compatible phone on your web browser and and it will automatically start downloading in your phone. ‘Magical’, like what Apple’s Steve Jobs says. Continue reading “Android Market gets a web store, in-app purchases and more!”

Pinch Zoom comes to Xperia X10, X8 gets bug fixes

Before jumping into joy, this is not a Froyo firmware update. So you are still stuck with Eclair. But, Sony Ericsson has rolled out a minor update that adds a few new features to Xperia X10 series and X8. Continue reading “Pinch Zoom comes to Xperia X10, X8 gets bug fixes”

T-Mobile reveals more details about Galaxy S 4G and G-Slate

T-Mobile has today announced some details regarding its Android product lineup. Yes, Samsung and LG Android devices are talk of the talk, and T-Mobile has roped partnership with them, and has released Galaxy S 4G which T-Mobile claim’s as fastest smartphone capable to handle peak download speeds of up to 21 Mbps, and the LG G-Slate T-Mobile’s first 4G Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet.

Most of you guys might be pretty familiar with Galaxy S right? Galaxy 4G is just that with a front facing camera. This is T-Mobile’s answer to Verizon. Also T-mobile has bundled mobile HD TV through T-Mobile TV, Warner Bros. Pictures’ Academy Award nominated film INCEPTION, and T-Mobile Video Chat powered by Qik with this device. Also they are pretty aggressive with their data plans for the Galaxy S 4G. Starting at $10 per month, which is pretty good if you ask me.

Check out this teaser of LG G-Slate


Which the LG G-slate was teased at CES this year. This is an Android tablet not just like others, It runs on Android 3.0, 8.9-inch display, features 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 32GB of internal storage and wait for it… A 3-D camera? Yes, a Stereoscopic video camera which will shoot 3-D videos at 1080p. Supports both 3-D viewing and video capture.  Also has a 2mp front facing camera for video calling on T-Mobiles vast 4G network. They also confirmed their 4G network’s expansion to the South and Midwest regions.


The Galaxy S 4G is expected to be available to T-Mobile customers in February. More at for more information.

LG G-Slate’s pricing and availability not confirmed, but somewhere around Spring (March?) is what they say. More at  T-Mobile G-Slate product page.

Dell Venue Priced at Rs.28,499

Dell Venue was found listed at Flipkart before its official launch on 3rd February for Rs.28,499. Dell Venue is the firms latest Android device, which runs on Froyo a.k.a Android 2.2 also has a huge 4.1-inch AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass, phone clocked at 1GHz, along with a 8MP camera. Continue reading “Dell Venue Priced at Rs.28,499”