From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Willcom HONEY BEE 4 PHS Phone

by Johan on November 30, 2010

Japanese mobile phone operator Willcom today unveiled their latest handset, the Honey Bee 4. Developed by Kyocera (Kyoto Ceramic), the Honey Bee 4 is available in six candy colors to attract teenagers. The phone features an MP3 player, several games, a USB port and a large integrated mailbox that is capable to store up to 100MB of email. Its battery provides up to 700-hour of standby time or up to 540-hour of continuous talking time. Pricing and availability info is still unknown. [Akihabara]

Nokia X2-01 Will Be Launched In North America

by Johan on November 30, 2010

The Nokia X2-01 is actually the latest S40 phone that features a full QWERTY keyboard. According to the Bluetooth SIG, there are two versions of the Nokia X2-01 including the X2-01 (RM-709) and X2-01.1 (RM-717). The Nokia X2-01.1 (RM-717) has been approved by the FCC, which means that the phone will be available in the United States very soon. The Nokia X2-01.1 is a quad-band GSM/EDGE phone (No 3G), a 1,020mAh battery, a VGA camera, a microSD card slot (up to 8GB), Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and a 3.5mm headphone jack. No word on pricing at this moment, so stay tuned. [UnwiredView]

LG S310 Entry-Level Phone Released In Russia

by Isaiah on November 30, 2010

LG has released another entry-level phone in Russia namely the LG S310. This simple candybar phone features a 176 x 220p display, a 3.2-megapixel camera, a microSD card slot (up to 8GB), an FM radio, an MP3 player and provides direct access to social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Orkut). The LG S310 is now available for purchase in Russia for a retail price of 4,990 Rubles (about $159). [Unwiredview]

The FCC Unveils BlackBerry 8980

by Johan on November 30, 2010

The FCC Unveils BlackBerry 8980

The FCC has unveiled the upcoming BlackBerry 8980, which is presumed to be a successor to the Curve 8900. According to the FCC, the handset features a quad-band GSM antenna, Wi-Fi b/g/n, s 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and the BlackBerry OS 5. The device also has a similar design with the BlackBerry 9700. Stay tuned for more updates. [Ubergizmo]

Meizu M9II Picture And Specs Unveiled

by Johan on November 29, 2010

Word has it that Meizu is already working on a new phone, the Meizu M9II. The phone is slated to be released in late 2011. The Meizu M9II comes jam packed with a 4-inch display that features a 1280 x 854 or 1200 x 900 pixel resolution, a 1GB of RAM/ROM, a dual-core A9 processor and a 16GB of built-in flash memory. The phone is expected to be priced around 3580 Yuan ($537). [GizChina]

Samsung R700 Hits The FCC

by Johan on November 29, 2010

The FCC has approved the Samsung R700 dual-band CDMA device that supports EVDO 3G. From the leaked picture, it seems that the phone comes equipped with a touchscreen display, a digital camera, a headset jack, a dedicated camera key and a lock key. Word has it that the Samsung R700 will be launched by US Cellular. Sadly, there is no confirmation from the network carrier. Stay tuned for more updates. [UnwiredView]

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