Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 is the world’s first smartphone to feature “three-way talking”
Nov12

Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 is the world’s first smartphone to feature “three-way talking”

Dual SIM Android smartphones are nothing out of the ordinary these days, but Gigabyte’s latest dual SIM handset is something special. Called GSmart Simba SX1, the new device has been announced as “the first smartphone with three-way talking feature in the world.” The Simba SX1 keeps both your SIM cards active all the time, providing the option to “put the first call on hold and invite the other incoming call to conference group” –...

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Dual SIM Gigabyte GSmart G1355 with Android 2.3 Gingerbread coming soon
Feb15

Dual SIM Gigabyte GSmart G1355 with Android 2.3 Gingerbread coming soon

Gigabyte – which, in case you didn’t know, makes phones from time to time – has a new Android handset with dual SIM capabilities. Called Gigabyte GSmart G1355, the handset runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and should be released soon. The new smartphone looks quite elegant, but it’s far from being a high-end device. It features a 4.3 inch WVGA display, HSDPA (1 SIM only), Wi-Fi, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack, 5MP autofocus camera with LED...

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Dual SIM Gigabyte Gsmart Rola with Android Froyo coming soon
Dec12

Dual SIM Gigabyte Gsmart Rola with Android Froyo coming soon

Dual SIM Android handsets are quite rare, and maybe that’s why Gigabyte is readying the launch of one. Called Gsmart Rola, the upcoming dual SIM devices is a mid to entry-level smartphone that features a 3.2 inch WQVGA resistive touchscreen display, Android 2.2 Froyo, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM radio, 3.2MP camera, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, MicroSD card support, and a 528MHz processor. The handset also supports HSDPA, but it’s not clear...

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Gigabyte-made Orange Boston Android smartphone confirmed, coming soon in white
Apr14

Gigabyte-made Orange Boston Android smartphone confirmed, coming soon in white

The Gigabyte GSmart G1305 Codfish is indeed coming to Orange, as we assumed last month, and is indeed called Boston (which is not that weird, since the carrier also has phones dubbed Rome, New York, Vegas and Miami). Running Android 1.6, the Orange Boston features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with 480 x 320 pixels, trackball, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, GPS, Bluetooth 2.0, 3.5mm headset jack, 5MP camera, MicroSD card support, 256MB of RAM, and...

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Android-based Gigabyte G1305 actually called Boston, coming to Orange?
Mar30

Android-based Gigabyte G1305 actually called Boston, coming to Orange?

Remember the Gigabyte G1305 Codfish, caught running Android earlier this moth? The smartphone has recently received its Bluetooth certification from the Bluetooth SIG, and it looks like it’s actually called Gigabyte Boston. Moreover, the handset seems to be destined for Orange, which might launch it soon – although we don’t know when, and neither for what price. The features of the Gigabyte G1305 Boston / Codfish include GSM and HSDPA...

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Gigabyte GSmart G1305 Codfish with Android and GSmart S1205 Cougar with WM 6.5 unveiled
Mar02

Gigabyte GSmart G1305 Codfish with Android and GSmart S1205 Cougar with WM 6.5 unveiled

Two unannounced Gigabyte smartphone shave recently appeared in Ukraine, one running Android 1.6 and another one running Windows Mobil 6.5. The Android device is called Gigabyte GSmart G1305 Codfish, and it looks like it has more features than the first Gigabyte Android handset. The GSmart G1305 Codfish comes with quad-band GSM connectivity, tri-band HSDPA connectivity (900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz), Wi-Fi, GPS, a 3.2 inch HVGA display, 256MB...

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Gigabyte’s GSmart Android phone in live photos
Jan21

Gigabyte’s GSmart Android phone in live photos

Gigabyte’s first Android handset – the still unnamed device from the GSmart series – has just appeared in a set of live photos, allowing us to take a better look at it. Granted, this is not a phone that can make you say wow – but most probably Gigabyte doesn’t want it to be anyway. Reportedly running Android 1.6 (like the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10), the new GSmart phone has a 2.8 inch QVGA display, trackball, Wi-Fi, GPS, 192MB RAM,...

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Gigabyte’s first GSmart Android phone gets pictured
Jan19

Gigabyte’s first GSmart Android phone gets pictured

We’ve recently told you that Gigabyte might make Android smartphones, and it looks like the Taiwanese company already has a handset based on Google’s open source OS. The Gigabyte Android smartphone doesn’t have a name yet, but it’s part of the GSmart series – which, until now, included only Windows Mobile devices. The new handset runs Android 1.6, it has a trackball and measures 103 x 54 x 13.4 millimeters. Mobile-review has some...

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Gigabyte to make Android phones, too?
Jan13

Gigabyte to make Android phones, too?

While reporting about the launch of A688 – a new Android handset made by Foxconn for the Taiwanese mobile carrier Vibo – DigiTimes has also implied that computer maker Gigabyte may be interested to manufacture Android smartphones, too. Of course, Gigabyte already has smartphones, but all of them run Windows Mobile (the latest-announced being the GSmart S1200). Reportedly, Gigabyte and another Taiwanese company (AboCom Systems) are...

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Gigabyte’s GSmart S1200 fully unveiled: WVGA display and Windows Mobile
Feb17

Gigabyte’s GSmart S1200 fully unveiled: WVGA display and Windows Mobile

Gigabyte may not be the first company to come into mind when one’s thinking about smartphones, but that doesn’t mean the Taiwanese company does not have a place of its own at MWC 2009. We told you not long ago that the manufacturer’s GSmart S1200 is almost ready to be unveiled to the world, and this has obviously happened in Barcelona, during MWC.  The handset looks really nice and elegant, having a chromed trim and a large WVGA...

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