Word has it that the BlackBerry Curve Sedona will be launched in the US market via Verizon Wireless. This CDMA smartphone features a 480 x 360 display, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, a 5MP camera, a 800MHz processor and the BlackBerry OS 6.1. Unfortunately, there is no official confirmation from Verizon so far. Stay tuned for more updates. [UnwiredView]
Nokia will launch three new CDMA handsets for the Chinese market. This includes the Nokia 6316s, Nokia 3806 and Nokia 1506. The 6316s has a 2.2-inch display with 320×240 resolution, a 2-megapixel camera and Bluetooth 2.1 support. Available in black, gold and red, this slider phone is the most advanced device that supports for China Telecom’s 3G data network, a built-in GPS receiver and media playback with dedicated controls.
The Nokia 3806 is a candybar phone that provides 3G data network support, a 2.2-inch display with 320×240 resolution, a 2-megapixel camera and Bluetooth 2.1 support. Available in black, white and gold, the handset has a memory card slot allowing users to add up to 4GB of storage space. What makes the Nokia 3806 unique is that it has the integrated Health Assistant providing advice on issues like stress.
Available in black and plum, the Nokia 1506 is an entry-level CDMA handset that boasts a voice recorder, a handsfree speaker and long battery life. Both the Nokia 6316s and the Nokia 3806 will be released in the first quarter of 2010. Meanwhile, the Nokia 1506 will be available later this year. No info on pricing of these cell phones so far. More
Sprint has rolled out the CDMA version of Palm’s Treo Pro. It is priced at $349 after a $100 mail-in rebate. However, you will first need to sign up for an Everything plan, Data Premier add-on or PRO Pack add-on. As a reminder, the Treo Pro offers 320 x 320 touchscreen display, QWERTY keyboard, microSD memory card slot, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, a 2MP camera, GPS navigation and Microsoft Windows 6.1 Mobile Professional. [BoyGenius]
Sprint will be offering the new LX150 CDMA phone by LG. It features basic specs like a Bluetooth, a 262K color screen on the inside and a monochrome display on the outside, support for Java, web browsing, and polyphonic tones. Now available on a 2-year contract with Sprint for $105.
The Motorola V9m is the CDMA version of Motorola LAZR or RAZR 2, which is expected to launch on Verizon Wireless. The mobile phone offers a touch screen coupled with an easy to use BREW UI with Adobe Flash. There are rumors that Motorola will change the product name from V9m to V9c. No word on pricing yet!
Some dudes at the FCC has approved the Samsung SCH-i760 CDMA smartphone. As a result, the device will be available very soon. As a reminder, the SCH-i760 runs on Windows Mobile 6.0 and boasts a 1.3MP camera with video recording capability, an integrated MP3 player, landscape and portrait display options, WiFi connectivity, and a simple horizontal sliding function that reveals a full QWERTY keyboard. Sadly, there is no info on pricing yet.