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Cricket Launches Sanyo ZIO By Kyocera

by Isaiah on August 22, 2010

Cricket has recently launched a new Android smartphone on their network namely the Sanyo ZIO by Kyocera. The handset boasts a 3.5-inch 400 x 800 capacitive touchscreen display, a 3.2-megapixel camera, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), 3G, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and runs on Android 1.6 OS. You can pick up the ZIO right now for $249.99 + $55 data/rate plan. [Cricket]

First announced back in March, Gigabyte’s latest Android smartphone ‘GSmart G1305‘ has finally arrived in Russia. To remind you, the handset boasts a 3.2-inch 320 x 480 capacitive touchscreen display, a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor, a 5MP autofocus camera, a 256MB RAM, a 256MB of internal memory, a microSD/SDHC card slot, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and runs on Android 1.6 OS. The GSmart G1305 is sold for 12,990 Rubles (about $446). [GSmart]

Kyocera Communications Inc. has announced its first Android smartphone for the mass market with the introduction of the Zio M6000. The handset offers a 3.5-inch 480 x 800 touchscreen display, a 3.2MP camera with 30fps video recording, a virtual QWERTY keyboard, a 256MB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), an accelerometer sensor, an ambient light sensor, a media player, a web browser, WiFi, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm headset jack, Android OS and supports CDMA2000 1x EV-DO rev. A connectivity. Pricing and release date are still unknown at the moment. [Press Release]

Samsung has announced the availability of its latest Android smartphone ‘Galaxy Spica i5700‘ in Canada via Rogers. The handset is sold for $79.99 with a 3-year contract agreement or for $449.99 with free of contract. As a reminder, the phone offers a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen display, an 800MHz CPU, a 3.2MP camera, Android 1.5 OS, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and supports HSDPA connectivity. [Rogers]

Innocomm To Drop Shark Android Smartphone

by Isaiah on March 2, 2010

Innocomm Technology is gearing up to drop their first Android smartphone namely the Innocomm Shark. This high-end smartphone features a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, an 8-megapixel camera with flash, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), a built-in analog TV tuner, GPS, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, HSPA, a mini-USB port and a 3.5mm headset jack. The Innocomm Shark will become available in the middle of this year for around $500 – $600. [PC World]

Gigabyte GSmart S1205 Cougar

Gigabyte will launch two new smartphones in Ukraine, one running on Android 1.6 and another one running on Windows Mobile 6.5. Measuring 116mm x 56.8mm x 12.4 mm, the Android-powered Gigabyte GSmart G1305 Codfish features Quad-band GSM connectivity, tri-band HSDPA connectivity (900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz), WiFi, GPS, a 3.2-inch HVGA display, a 256MB of RAM and a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor. Meanwhile, the Windows Mobile 6.5-powered Gigabyte GSmart S1205 Cougar is a dual SIM smartphone that features a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, Quad-band GSM / GPRS / EDGE connectivity, WiFi, GPS, a 128MB of RAM, and a 416MHz processor. Too bad, there is no info on pricing or availability of these handsets, so stay tuned. More

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