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Verizon Wireless has announced that they will release a new smartphone, the SMT5800, which is reportedly a version of the HTC Vox. The device will feature are keyboard and number pad. Other features include access to Verizon's 3G cellular wireless network, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 2.0 megapixel, and stereo bluetooth 2.0
Verizone has yet to release any information on when the device will be available, but has assured us that it will hit store shelves in time for the Christmas shopping rush.
|Verizon customers can soon rejoice as they will most likely be getting their hands on the HTC Titan within a few short weeks. A tipster named "verizonguy" on the PPCgeeks forum has released information which highlights November 16th as the release date in their stores and may also have a November 2nd on-line soft release date. This is great news for Verizon customers who have been waiting a long time for updated hardware from HTC.|
The GPS equipped HTC Polaris will be the latest phone to join the HTC Touch family as the Touch Cruise. The new Touch Cruise will feature a new and improved TouchFlo capabilities and features quad-band GSM radio (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900), tri-band UMTS (850 / 1900 / 2100), HSDPA and HSUPA data connectivity, a 400MHz MSM7200 Qualcomm CPU, 128MB of RAM and 256MB of ROM, a 2.8-inch, 320 x 240 QVGA display, 3-megapixel camera (plus secondary, 0.3-megapixel camera), WiFi, Bluetooth, and a microSD slot.
For those of you waiting for something new from HTC, you will not have to wait much longer at the HTC Touch Cruise is expected to hit the streets by the last week of November, just in time for a good Christmas present.
A few days ago, we got our first look at the upcoming T-Mobile HTC Shadow. Most the excitement on the phone came from the SureType keyboard into a rather slim and reasonably compact package. Now new report are surfacing that the T-Mobile Shadow will be the first launch of a new family of phones for T-Mobile.
This new family of phones will be geared towards customers who feel they have outgrown their Sidekick and want to move on to something a little more grown up. This could mean that a possible T-Mobile Shadow II somewhere down the road.
The release date for the T-Mobile HTC Shadow is expected on October 31 for $149 with a new two year contract.
There have been rumors flying around about a Google Phone for the longest time and many people are saying that the actual handset will be produced not by the search engine giant, but by a third party manufacturer already known for creating some rebadged wonders. And now, there's even more fodder to substantiate that rumor.
A UBS analyst is reporting that HTC is set to ship "about 50,000" cell phones running on a Google-developed mobile operating system. And the shipment will happen before Santa makes his rounds at the end of this year. As you recall, the HTC-produced google Phone will be running a mobile variant of Linux, hopped up with a bunch of Google software. Between 3 and 5 HTC devices have been seen running Google's mobile OS.
Interestingly, this first batch of GooglePhones will not be destined for the marketplace. Instead, the 50,000 units "are going to be available for developers only to understand how the software works." A commercial unit may be ready sometime in 2008.
Hopefully, more information will be revealed at Google's analyst event on October 24th.
After months of speculation, Sprint has announced the November 4th release date of the HTC Touch on their CDMA network. The price for this new device will be $249 with signing of a new contract. The EVDO equiped Touch will also include a memort upgrade of 128MB RAM and 256MB ROM. The Touch features integrated TouchFLO technology and a 3D cube interface allowing quick access to entertainment, communication tools and a "Dial-by-picture" photo caller ID screen.
Sprint's HTC Touch will also feature many of their networks media offering which are listed below.
- Sprint Music Store(SM), powered by Groove Mobile, which allows users to browse and wirelessly download full-length songs directly to their phone from a selection of more than 1.8 million songs
- Sprint Exclusive Entertainment (SEE), the industry's only made-for-mobile sports and entertainment video programming network
- Sprint TV(SM) with more than 50 channels of live and on-demand video and audio.
- More than a dozen streaming radio stations , including Sprint Radio and SIRIUS
- On-Demand with up-to-date information on sports, weather, news, money and more customized by zip code.