BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 unveiled

At last, a BlackBerry that looks good and is loaded with goodies. Research In Motion (RIM) unveiled the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone. It is the first BlackBerry phone to come in the flip form factor.

Specs & features:

Quad-band EDGE-based

Weight 3.6 ounces

3.9 x 1.9 x 0.7-inch

Two high-resolution, light-sensing colour displays

External LCD

240 x 320 internal LCD

Speaker Independent Voice Recognition (SIVR) for Voice Activated Dialing (VAD)

MP3 ring tones

Smart dialling

Conference calling

Speed dialling Continue reading “BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 unveiled”

Nokia launches two high end handsets Nokia N79 and N85

Nokia launched 2 new handsets the Nokia N79 and N85.

The N79 is a candy bar handset where as the N85 is a dual slider much like the N95.

Touted to be a multimedia phone, the handset comes with changeable back covers in five colours: Light Sea Blue, Espresso Brown, Olive Green, White and Coral Red.

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Nokia Carbon Arte – tracking the Arte journey

The Nokia Arte 8800 was launched way back in November 2007. Read Fonearena’s coverage of the launch here.

Read full specs of the range here.

Then Nokia launched the Arte Sapphire; a handset with similar specs and features, changing only the look of the handset with a value adding Sapphire gemstone in the centre of the D-pad. If you want to read more on this handset, click here.

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Nokia N96 comes to India!

Perhaps taking into cognizance the growing dominance of India amongst the mobile users of the world, Nokia unveiled the N 96 in India atleast 30 days prior to its UK launch.
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At Fonearena, we have been predicting the launch of this dual slider since December 2007. Click here to know more.

Fonearena had also reported the slated October launch of the handset. Read the story here. Continue reading “Nokia N96 comes to India!”

Hi-tech TouchWiz from Samsung now in India

The Samsung TouchWiz (F480) will be launched in the Indian market on the eve of the Olympic Games 2008.

This full touch screen, ultra-slim phone has ‘drag and drop’ technology, which allows widgets to be selected from the left panel of the screen and dropped anywhere on the home screen.

Specs and features at a glance:

• 2.8-inch TFT LCD display
• 5.0 Megapixel camera with face detection, image stabilizer, auto focus, CMOS video lens and Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)
• ‘Auto Smile Shot’ feature Continue reading “Hi-tech TouchWiz from Samsung now in India”

Nokia N96 to be launched in October

Nokia has officially announced that it will launch the N96 in October in the UK.

The hi-tech handset is an upgrade to Nokia N95 dual slider, which has been very popular with buyers.

This super slick looking handset boasts of some amazing features as well.

Specs & features at a glance:

• 2.8-inch QVGA display
• 240 x 320 pixel resolution
• 16 million colours
• 3.5mm earphone socket that doubles as TV out Continue reading “Nokia N96 to be launched in October”

The Mobiado Camo handset

Exclusive, touted to be stylish and certainly rugged, the new Mobiado Camo handset from their Professional Executive Model collection is all set to attract potential buyers.

Exclusive because only 200 of them will be manufactured. One can only fathom the price of the handset.

Rugged because it has a special DiamondShield coating which makes it resistant to scratches and other tarnishing.

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Samsung i8510 INNOV8 announced!

It is called Innov8 and the ‘8’ certainly stands for the 8 megapixel camera this high end handset is equipped with, apart from the Symbian S60 smartphone OS(3rd edition Feature Pack 2). Oh wow! Action packed and feature packed.

Specs and features:

• Quad-band GSM
• 2.8-inch QVGA display
• 16 million colours
• Resolution of 240 x 320 pixels
• Accelerometer for automatically adjusting screen orientation Continue reading “Samsung i8510 INNOV8 announced!”