Samsung Galaxy S hits China in 3 different flavors !

Samsung has very big plans for their Galaxy S line. They want to launch it in 100 countries, and want to break a lot of records. So now Samsung is heading towards China, the World most populated country. Samsung is launching the Galaxy S in 3 different flavors, CDMA Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S hits China in 3 different flavors !”

Blackberry 8530 Curve now in India on Tata Indicom at Rs.18990

The BlackBerry Curve 8530 has been launched by RIM and Tata Indicom in India and it’s the first CDMA phone in India with an optical Track pad and built in Wi-Fi.  The BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a CDMA version of the hugely popular 8520 Curve which was available on Airtel previously.  The 8530 offers high speed internet access, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, trackpad and dedicated media keys. Continue reading “Blackberry 8530 Curve now in India on Tata Indicom at Rs.18990”

Nokia announces 3 new CDMA handsets – 6316s, 3806, 1506

Nokia has announced the release of three new CDMA mobile phones, Nokia 6316s, Nokia 3806 and Nokia 1506.  With this launch, Nokia sets to expand its CDMA range of handset in China and the Far East.

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Nokia 6788 Announced!


Nokia has unveiled the Nokia 6788 which is the first Nokia device with TD-SCDMA. It is made especially for China’s high-speed 3G standards.

The Nokia 6788 runs on Symbian S60 and has the following features:

  • 2.8″ QVGA Screen
  • 5 Megapixel Camera with Carl-Zeiss Optics, Dual-LED Flash, Autofocus and Sliding Lens Cover
  • 4GB Internal Memory

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Nokia 2608 CDMA Photo Gallery

The Nokia 2608 CDMA reminds you of the classy Sony Ericsson Z610. the Nokia 2608 CDMA also follows the same glossy exterior with mirror finish with the addition of a pinstripe. The phone is available in 3 colours- Silver, Pink and Black. Continue reading “Nokia 2608 CDMA Photo Gallery”

Motorola ZN4 Official

The Verizon-exclusive Motorola ZN4 that was leaked a few days ago has just been made official. It’s a CDMA handset (ie no SIM card) and features the full touchscreen glass-flip design we told you about earlier. It’ll retail around the 150$. Even though this handset won’t make it outside of Verizon, it’s a sign that Motorola are working on touchscreen handsets, and the ZN4 might be the first result of these efforts. We’ll keep an eye on the ZN4 to see how the OS actually performs, in order to predict whether their following touchscreen handsets will be worthwhile or not.

Specifications after the break:

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HTC handsets with CDMA technology via Reliance

Finally! Reliance has added two high end handsets to its repertoire making their line-up of handsets a little attractive for high end buyers.

HTC and Reliance Communications (RCom) together announced the launch of two new smart devices, the HTC P3000 and the HTC S720 through Reliance Communications network.


Peter Chou, chief executive officer and president of HTC, said, “The partnership with RCom further strengthens HTC’s commitment to serve the growing demands of Indian consumers. With the introduction of the HTC P3000 and HTC S720, customers will soon have access to these innovative CMDA devices.” Continue reading “HTC handsets with CDMA technology via Reliance”

Samsung U940 prototype released

A prototype of the Samsung U940 was released on 16 November 2007.

The handset is similar to the F700 which is an exclusive Vodafone handset in the UK, with a few changes in features.

This CDMA handset has a 2 mega pixel camera and a vertical slide out QWERTY keyboard. The user interface is not stylus reliant, but will work better with finger touch.

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Reliance Communications ties up for Nokia 1255 priced at Rs.2000

Finnish mobile handset manufacturer Nokia and Reliance Communications Ltd have joined hands to market the Nokia 1255 mobile handset in India at a price of Rs 1,999.

thehindubusinessline reports

This is Nokia’s maiden offer of a CDMA handset in the sub Rs 2,000 range and is aimed at first time mobile users. There are, however, cheaper CDMA handsets from other manufacturers being offered by operators in the country.

Nokia 1255 is an entry level black and white handset and has features such as a two-way hands-free speakerphone, voice recorder and a calendar with an alarm clock among others.

Nokia 1255 phone: A classic value
nokia_1255_cell_phone.jpgThe value-priced Nokia 1255 phone packs an extra-large feature set into an extra-small package. The 80-gram phone offers productivity tools such as a two-way handsfree speakerphone, voice recorder and a calendar with an alarm clock. Other fun features include two built-in games, 20 ringtones and a selection of user-selectable screen savers. In recognition of the need to stay in touch while minimizing downtime, the Nokia 1225 phone delivers up to four hours of talk time and up to 10 days of standby time. A partial list of additional features includes:
– 250 contact phonebook
– Text messaging
– Stopwatch and countdown timer
– Internal vibrating alert
– Easy-to-use Nokia user interface

Reliance India Mobile might be available on GSM also

RIM’s Anil Ambani is now eyeing the GSM Market in India. He plans to invest over Rs.1600 cr for the same.Reliance Telecom Limited, an Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group company, which operates GSM service in eight circles mainly in east and north-eastern states, has worked out expansion plans to increase coverage to about 4,300 towns from the existing 330 towns, according to sources.

RTL operates GSM services in Kolkata, West Bengal, Assam, the north-east, Bihar, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh circles.

The expansion plans for Anil Ambani’s company comes in the wake of reports that the GSM-based mobile service has shown phenomenal growth in India where out of the 100 million mobile subscriber base, the GSM-based mobile user base is 80 million.

A company official confirmed the development, but declined to give further details.

Nokia 6102 6103 with bluetooth

Nokia 6102i6103 phones add popular Bluetooth technology to highly successful mid-range compact fold design


Nokia makes two of its most popular phones even better with Bluetooth technology

Nokia 6102i/6103 phones add popular Bluetooth technology to highly successful mid-range compact fold design

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – Building upon the popularity of the Nokia 6101 and Nokia 6102 phones, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced the Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones, both of which add the convenience of Bluetooth technology to the already strong feature sets found on these compact mid-range fold-style phones. The Nokia 6102i phone carries on the same striking design found on the Nokia 6102 phone, while the new Nokia 6103 phone features an updated modern look but retains the compact size and exceptional ease-of-use that made the Nokia 6101 phone such a hit with customers. The Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones will be available in a GSM 900/1800/1900 version primarily for markets in Europe, Africa and Asia while a GSM 850/1800/1900 version will be available primarily for markets in the Americas. Both phones are planned to be available during the 1st quarter of 2006 and are expected to retail for approximately ?200, before applicable taxes or subsidies.

The addition of Bluetooth technology to this popular phone platform opens up a myriad of options for owners to increase the productivity and convenience of their mobile experience. Nokia offers a wide array of Bluetooth technology-enabled enhancements such as wireless car kits and wireless headsets as part of its line of mobile enhancements. Today, Nokia announced a new trio of wireless headsets including one of the smallest such devices ever made available. Additionally, with an increasing number of products being introduced to market incorporating Bluetooth technology – from laptops to automobiles – owners of the Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones will find an ever expanding number of ways to use their mobile devices.

“The Nokia 6101 and Nokia 6102 phones have proven to be extremely successful. The combination of a modern, compact folding design with a strong feature set and Nokia’s easy-to-use interface has proven to be an irresistible draw for customers shopping for a mid-range handset,” said Aage Snorgaard senior vice president of broad appeal products for Nokia. “With Bluetooth technology currently being on the top of many customers ‘wish lists’, the addition of Bluetooth technology to this equation will make the Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones even more attractive to wireless consumers.”

Along with Bluetooth technology, the Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones offer a strong feature set including a VGA camera with dedicated camera key, Nokia Xpress audio messaging for sending audio clips with just the touch of a few buttons and dual color screens with support for animated wallpapers and screensavers. Synchronizable contact and calendar information, voice dialing and recording and a built-in handsfree speakerphone make the Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones a perfect productivity companion, while an integrated FM radio and downloadable content support including MIDI and MP3 ring tones, themes and games satisfy the need for fun.

Airtel and Bird to laucnh 1399 prepaid offer

Bird mobiles a chinese mobile maker and india’s Airtel have partnered to offer a bundled handset and connection for just 1399 rupees

Bird Phones, the Chinese cell phone company, has entered into a ‘bundling’ pact with Airtel under which a connection and handset is being provided for just Rs1399 but with a lock-in-period.

Adarsh Shastri, Director, Marketing, Bird Phones, said, “We shall be offering a handset for just Rs1399 along with a pre-paid connection of Airtel which also includes Rs600 worth free talk-time to be spread over six months. The scheme involves huge subsidy which is being shared by both parties.”

The scheme was launched in first week of November in six circles and the company sold 65,000 handsets in first 20 days, Shastri claimed.

“Our target is to supply five lakh handsets till end of current fiscal,” he added.

The same model of handset is being sold at Rs3,000 in the open market. The bundled (handset plus Airtel pre-paid connection) scheme comes with a 8-month lock-in-period whereby the consumer is barred from using the same handset for another connection.

Currently, the scheme is available in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh (East and West), West Bengal, Orissa and Bihar, he said adding the company was planning to cover all India soon.

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