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CDMA Phones

Sprint’s Motorola ic502

by Johan on November 13, 2006

Sprint's Motorola ic502

Motorola ic50 is actually an entry level phone that supports a rugged design. The phone is suitable for those who love outdoor activities. And the good news is that the ic502 is now available on Sprint network. The Motorola ic50 phone is the first phone on the network to feature both iDEN and CDMA frequencies. The Motorola ic50 supports Walkie-Talkie” and 1900MHz CDMA for making calls in Sprint network or CDMA roaming. It is equipped with a 64k colors TFT (128 x 160) display and an external white STN 96 x 32 display. Other features include GPS Enabled, SMS, Java Direct Send, Direct Talk, and 210 minutes of talk time. Monthly line rental begins from US$29.99 which features 200 Anytime Minutes and unlimited Nationwide Walkie-Talkie use.

Via Sprint.

Samsung SCH-W579 - Dual Mode with a Touchscreen

Samsung has rolled another gadget for China Unicom, the the touchscreen-enabled SCH-W579 phone with support for CDMA 800 / 1900 and GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900. Other features include internal QVGA and external 96 x 80 displays, a 2MP digicam, Bluetooth, business card recognition, and a media player. No word on pricing yet.

Via EngadgetMobile and Slashphone.

Verizon Wireless Launches Shock and WaterProof Phone

Verizon Wireless and UTStarcom announced the online availability of the Verizon Wireless G’zOne Type-V that was built to resist harsh weather conditions and is compliant to multiple Military Standards including exposure to temperatures in excess of 140F, extreme vibration, solar radiation, conditions set to simulate storm conditions of two inches of rainfall per hour with high winds and submersion in one meter of water. The handset features a 2.0MP digital camera, 15-second FLIX videos, speakerphone and voice activated dialing. It also comes equipped with IM for AOL, Yahoo! and MSN. This CDMA2000 1 X EV-DO, 800/1900 MHz-band compatible G’zOne Type-V is available online at Verizonwireless for US$299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. The phone will be available in Verizon Wireless stores on October 23, 2006.

Via MobileGuerilla.

Red RAZR For the Red Campaign

by Johan on October 11, 2006

Sprint's Red RAZR For the Red Campaign

The red campaign is an organization created by Bono and Bobby Shriver to raise awareness for The Global Fund by making red versions of different products. One of these products is the upcoming Red RAZR for the Sprint CDMA network. Its pricetag will be US$289.99, and come with a 1.3MP digicam, Bluetooth and a micro SD slot.

Via Gizmodo.

Motorola FOMA M702iG

by Johan on October 4, 2006

Motorola FOMA M702iG

FCC has approved the Motorola FOMA M702iG cell phone. The M702iG is geared up for mobile internet and offers a full-featured email client. FOMA, which stands for Freedom of Mobile databox Access, is based on W-CDMA standards, so you can imagine blazing speeds when accessing data on this cell phone. Moreover, the phone also supports video calling and a 2MP camera. Other features on the M702iG include Bluetooth connectivity, infra red, English-Japanese dictionaries, and support for microSD memory cards. No word on pricing and availability yet.

Via FCC.

FCC Approved Sanyo SCP-7000

by Johan on October 2, 2006

Sanyo SCP-7000 Received FCC Approval

The almighty FCC has approved the new Sanyo SCP 7000, to be released with Sprint. The small amount of information that exists, beyond the model design, suggests that the SCP 7000 will be a pumped up version of Sanyo’s prior SCP 2400 model. The SPC 7000 Sanyo phone is a dual-band CDMA plus AMPS that will come with parental controls, Ready Link, speakerphone, and customizable faceplates. The SPC 7000 is suggested to be released in early November with a price tag of US$180.

Via PhoneArena.

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