Back in August of last year, we asked you where you’d like the Mobile World Congress to be held each year starting in 2013. Now if your answer was “in Barcelona”, then your wish has just been granted. If, on the other hand, you’re a someone who’s into mobile and have in one capacity or [...]
That is a good question. Sadly though, this isn’t up to you or me. The GSMA, which is the association that organizes the yearly Mobile World Congress, has publicly revealed the cities that are bidding to get a contract to host the prestigious mobile industry event between 2013 and 2017. These are: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cologne, [...]
We’ve first heard rumbles, that Nokia may not have a stand at Mobile World Congress 2010, during Nokia World 2009 in September. With sort of confirmations about this popping up now and then. When asked directly whether they will be at Mobile World Congress Exhibition 2010, the official Nokia response is: Nokia is committed to [...]
When Nokia first introduced the N-Series, they were all about pushing the limits of what a mobile phone should be. But it was mainly, on the hardware side, with software running the devices, taking a back seat. A digital camera with Carl Zeiss optics (N90), music player with built-in hard drive (N91), mobile television set (N92), [...]
Eldar Murtazin from mobile-review.com is probably the best connected journalist covering the mobile industry, with amazing access inside almost any major cellphone maker. And he proved that again at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. When we all were busily running around reporting on all the new mobile products , Eldar was sneaking inside the closed demo [...]
Motorola also decided to add 3.5G HSDPA muscle to it’s RAZR successor – MOTOKRZR K1 thin clamshell phone. Named MOTOKRZR K3 (MOTOKRZR maxx K3 in Asia) was introduced during Barcelona 3GSM 2007 Trade Show and it’s got some impressive specs like:
MOTORIZR Z8 is another interesting phone released by Motorola during 3GSM congress in Barcelona. Now you don’t have to go with Samsung Ultra sliders like U700 if you want powerful 3.5G HSDPA phone with sliding keyboard. MOTORIZR Z8 is thin (15.3 mm) slider phone with innovative and ergonomic “broken” design: Key features of Motorola RZR [...]
In addition to MOTO Q q9, Motorola has released another, lower end Q handset for GSM networks – MOTO Q gsm. Motorola Q gsm is a port of original MOTO Q CDMA phone to work on GSM networks.
Not to be overshadowed by Nokia and Samsung, Motorola also presented some very impressive products at 3GSM 2007 Congress in Barcelona. One of these products is an upgrade to a successful Motorola Q e-mail messaging phone, called Moto Q q9. Motorola Q q9 is a 3.5G HSDPA versionÂ of the original Moto Q CDMA handset. [...]
ESeries Nokia E90 Communicator is a business communication device that will compete with the likes of Samsung Ultra Smart F700 and Apple iPhone in the high end of the market. And even though it does not have a fancy touchscreen user interfaces, Nokia E90 Communicator will stand tall at least among business users.
ESeries Nokia E65 phone is the device we heard and saw the most prior to it’s release at 3 GSM Congress. And most of what we heard was true. Key features of Nokia E65 include:
Nokia E61i, announced yesterday at 3GSM Congress in Barcelona, is an e-mail device compete with various Blackberries and the likes of Motorola Q and Samsung SGH i600. Nokia E61i is a quadband GSM/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900), WCDMA 3GPP phone with full size QWERTY keyboard, dedicated e-mail keys, MP3 player, 2 megapixel camera, various business and productivity applications [...]
While Nokia 6110 Navigator was designed with navigation function in mind, the new NSeries Nokia N77 phone/multimedia computer is designed around mobile TV viewing experience and is set to compete with newly released Samsung Ultra Movie F510.
With Samsung introducing a slew of new phones with cool features like touchscreens, Personal Media Players and the like, and Motorola following suit at 3GSM conference, Nokia wouldn’t want to be left behind and their return to classic phone design with Nokia 3110 certainly is not enough. Well, it has some impressive phones to show [...]
Remember your good old Nokia 6110 or Nokia 3310? Nothing fancy about them, just solid and dependable phones that served me for several years even after being drowned in water and dropped on the floor several times. And they were Nokia’s bestsellers too. Looks like Nokia has decided to remember the old days and has [...]
Samsung F510 is another phone in the new Ultra Special line-up. It doesn’t have smart touchscreen or fancy keyboards like Samsung F700 and Samsung F520, but is designed around personal multimedia player experience instead. Samsung Ultra Movie F510 handset comes with an LCD screen on both sides of the phone. One side is used for [...]
As we said last week, some of Samsung Ultra Smart F700 Multimedia Smartphone features, like 7.2 Mbps HSDPA connectivity was probably overkill for todays networks. Why pay for huge data speed capability on the phone when there are no networks supporting these speeds. Well, Samsung seems to agree and in addition to a show-off F700 [...]
With the current state of 3.5G HSDPA chips, if you want to get “worlds slimmest phone” like Samsung U100, or “worlds slimmest slider” like Samsung U600 and even slimmest clamshell like Samsung U300, you have to settle for 2.5G generation phone withe EDGE connectivity. 3.5G chipsets are just too bulky. But even with 3.5g phone [...]
In addition to a worlds slimmest phone and worlds slimmest slider, today Samsung had slimmed down it’s clamshell phone too. Called Samsung Ultra Edition 9.6 (U300) this comes encased entirely in metal and is only 9.6 mm thin. Full specs for Samsung U300 cellphone include:
As we told you few weeks ago, the “worlds slimmest slider” SamsungÂ D900 was also able to shed 2 more millimeters. And it changed the name also. Now a part of new Ultra Edition II line-up it’s called Samsung U600 Ultra Edition 10.9 and is only 10.9 millimeter thick. Other features for Samsung Ultra Edition [...]