Spice Mobile Phones which is being promoted by the Spice Telecom Group has come up with a rather interesting phone the S1000
- Windows Mobile OS
- 2.0 Megapixel Camera
- Wi-fi , Bluetooth, Infrared
- miniSD Memory Expansion
||Wi-fi, Bluetooth ,IrDA
||RAM 128 MBROM 64 MB
Expansion : Mini SD (512 MB in package)
Up to 2GB
||240×320 pixels ,65k TFT Touch screen with Handwriting Recognition
||1600×1200 pixels, flash,zoom,video recording
||Talk time : upto 5 Hours Standby : 6 Days
||Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ 5.0 Pocket PC Edition
||Word, Excel, PowerPoint Viewer, Java Enabled
PriceThe handset is Priced at Rs.34999
The K810 is an upgraded version of the K790,K800 . Its a true cyber-shot phone with a 3.2 Megapixel image stabilized Camera, Auto-focus,Xenon Flash. It also sports a secondary video-call camera in the front.Network is Tri-band with 3G.
Interestingly there’s no EDGE but there’s Bluetooth and USB .
No pricing information is out yet. But the phone must be available for purchase in by Q2 this year.
Memory Expansion is the form of Memory Stick Micro – it comes with a 128MB card in addition to the 64MB onboard.
- Slim Form Factor
- Lack of EDGE support
- Pricing ( This phone might be expensive)
Apple’s iPod was a winner. Microsoft Zune entered the market after iPod Nano and is still struggling hard for market share. Now after the official launch of Apple’s iPhone, who knows , Microsoft might be putting together the Zune Phone.
- might not run windows mobile
- mostly sport zune/ xbox interface
- might not be available until early next year
Folks !! iPhone is coming in June
When India is still not ready to implement 3G Telephony, reports suggest that China has launched a 4G standard in Shanghai which might be the first fourth generation mobile network in the world. This network as developed as a part of the FuTURE project costing about 19.3 Million USD
3G is not available in mainland China even today and the country is expected to issue 3G licences later this year.
Should India dump 3G and go straight for 4G ?
Some questions remain unanswered.
Sony Ericsson completed the acquisition of the Swedish software company UIQ Technology AB from Symbian Ltd. UIQ Technology, which uses Symbian OS, licenses the UIQ user interface and application development platform to mobile phone vendors worldwide.
Sony Ericsson has already used UIQ 3.0 in the P990 smartphone, M600 messaging phone and W950 Walkman phone.
UIQ Technology will operate as a separate business subsidiary of Sony Ericsson.
Fring™ is a 3G mobile application that allows you to make free mobile calls and send instant messages (chat) to other fring users and PC based VoIP services such as Skype and Google Talk at no extra cost.
fring™ calls cost nothing extra because they utilize the 3G mobile internet connections and VoIP technologies that are already embedded in your mobile handset.
I was surprised to find that this Software works in India.The voice quality was really great for a normal GPRS connection.
Will post a video or images of our test soon.
fring™ works transparently over 3G networks while bypassing traditional mobile voice and sms text messaging services. This means that fring™ enables mobile-to-mobile calls, mobile-to-landline calls, and mobile-to-PC calls including integration into Skype and Google Talk services wherever you are.
Symbian committed to long-term investment in China
Beijing, China – January 16 2007 – At an official ceremony in Beijing, Symbian Limited today announced an office opening in China to support the growing business development and market operations of its licensees and ecosystem partners in the region. Symbian develops and licenses Symbian OS™, the market-leading open operating system for advanced, data-enabled mobile phones known as smartphones to the world’s leading handset manufacturers.
There were some pictures circulating on the internet about this one earlier.
T-Mobile has confirmed the rumors. The BlackBerry Pearl is not Black- only anymore.
Its functionally identical to the Black one. 150 USD is the pricing for a 2 year service agreement
The iPhone fever seems to have hit some Palm addicts.
There was a iPhone like launcher utility which was launched a certain while ago. Its called Iphony.
But Apple seems to have taken this seriously and forced a blogger to remove links to the App.
Folks , you can head over here to see the video:PDA Mexico
Apple has finally unraveled the iPhone.
I just cant wait to get my hands on this phone.
The features seem really interesting.
Apple claims that over 100 patents were filed during the development of this device.
It runs OSX has a 2 Megapixel Camera. Has Bluetooth 2.0 as well as Wifi
||320 by 480 at 160 ppi
||4GB or 8GB
||Quad-band (MHz: 850, 900, 1800, 1900)
||Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) + EDGE + Bluetooth 2.0
||4.5 x 2.4 x 0.46 inches / 115 x 61 x 11.6mm
||4.8 ounces / 135 grams
Continue reading “Apple iPhone announced at MacWorld”
Sony Ericsson today announced a budget walkman phone W200i.
The phone can store upto 37 Audio tracks in its 128MB default Memory Stick Micro. It supports upto 1GB memory expansion.
Theres also a VGA Cam and FM radio to add to the features.
No word on the pricing yet.
Nokia is not going to let the NSeries fever go. One more new launch today. The Nokia N93 got a facelift and the N93i is out.
Nokia has tied up with Vox and the phone might be preconfigured for direct media uploads. The N93i could be called the N93 on a diet. It looks
the same apart from the metallic touch and the slight weight reduction.
- The features are mostly same as the N93
- 3.2 Megapixel Camera with VGA recording
- 16 Million Colors Primary Display
- 1 GB microSD card part of the retail package
The phone is expected to be priced at Rs.35000 (800 USD)
At CES Today , Nokia announced the N76 which is the latest entrant to the N Series family. Looks like the guys at Nokia want to give some competition for Motorola Razr. The phone is about .5mm thick weighs 115g .
- 2 Megapixel Cam
- microSD Memory Expansion
- FM Radio
- Bluetooth version 2.0
- External Display
This one might be priced at around 500 USD which is about Rs.20000-25000 range.
More info about Nokia N76
Nokia has launched the N800 Internet Tablet as a successor to the 770.
The device is expected to be available at a price of USD 399