Launched by Sprint Nextel on the iDEN Nextel network, the Motorola i580 features a 1.3MP camera with video recording capability, Bluetooth connectivity, a microSD card slot, GPS, Push-To-Talk, and a 176 x 220 262k color screen. Grab this cell phone now for $229.99 from Sprint Nextel with a 2-year agreement.
Via Mobile Tracker.
Gigabyte is released two new Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphones this week, the g-Smart i120 and g-Smart i300. The i300 features a tri-band device, packing 64MB of RAM, 256MB of ROM, 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS, a 2 megapixel camera, 2.4-inch QVGA screen, a MiniSD slot and an FM tuner. While the i120 features a built-in keypad, but the specs are pretty similar otherwise, with tri-band GSM (900 / 1800 / 1900) and GPRS, 64MB RAM, 256MB ROM, 802.11g, Bluetooth, infrared, a 2.4-inch QVGA display, and 2 megapixel camera. Check for more specs at Pocket PC Thoughts.
The upcoming Motorola SLVR L7c will featured a 1.3 megapixel camera, GPS, and all other Sprint-enhanced MIDP 2.0 services. The device will be slightly larger to accommodate the more-powerful CDMA platform, but is reported to still be slimmer than a standard RAZR. This device will be the slimmest CDMA phone. This SLVR L7c is still in-development but it will be ready to launch later this year. Via Engadget.
With a small and sleek frame, the TØRQ N100 from Sound Solutions has the features of a PDA, phone, and GPS device all in one. The N100 features a 2.8 inch touch screen that show you where your destination is, duration, and what roads to not to take. As well as traffic alerts via Traffic Messege Channel. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera and Pocket PC software. The phone is dropping in the U.S next month, but no word on pricing just yet. Via Sci Fi Tech.
I just saw this on CNBC Asia and quickly tracked it online. This could be the end of hide-and-seek between kids and their parents. Announced today Sprint Nextel just launched a locator service called Family Locator. The new service allows parents to use either a phone or PC to pinpoint the location of a child. The location is generated on a map with the nearest address and surrounding landmarks along with the accuracy of the location. For $9.99 a month you can make your kids nightmare come true.
The Mio A701 Phone comes with GPS, a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, an SD slot, 128 MB ROM memory, 64 MB RAM memory, USB port, and handwriting recognition. This all the while being a PDA that runs on Windows Mobile 5.0. It’ll run you about £390 ($680 US). Info via Red Ferret.