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T-Mobile G1

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 24th, September 2008

T-Mobile announced the international launch of the world’s first Android powered mobile phone in partnership with Google. Available soon only for T-Mobile customers spanning two continents, the T-Mobile G1 cell phone combines full touch-screen functionality and a QWERTY keyboard with a mobile Web experience that includes the popular Google products that millions have enjoyed on the desktop, including Google Maps Street View, Gmail, YouTube and others. The T-Mobile G1 is the first phone to offer access to Android Market, which hosts unique applications and mash ups of existing and new services from developers around the world.

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LG KC910

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 16th, September 2008

LG Electronics , a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, announced that it would launch the LG KC910, the only 8 megapixel multimedia phone with a full touchscreen interface. The LG KC910 mobile phone boasts top-of-the-range camera capabilities and the latest multimedia features, all combined with a 3.0 inch full touchscreen. The LG KC910 is the perfect successor to the multi-million selling camera phone, LG Viewty. Like its predecessor, which debuted as the slimmest 5 megapixel phone, the LG-KC910 will be the slimmest 8 megapixel handset on the market at just 13.95 mm when released.

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LG KS360

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 16th, September 2008

LG Mobile announces the launch of the LG KS360, its vibrantly coloured, feature-packed mobile phone specifically designed for messaging on the move. The LG KS360's sliding QWERTY keypad and high-spec messaging features mean that users can send SMS, IM, email and have the ability to access social networking sites all from one device. In addition, the LG KS360 cell phone comes with touchscreen dialling, a 2MP camera and MicroSD card slot. The LG KS-360 cell phone is available in Titanium and bright blue, White and soft pink, Black and red and Black and silver.

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Sony Ericsson W380i review

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 9th, September 2008

The Sony Ericsson W380i comes in a small, square box, together with several accessories. You will find a USB cable and PC Suite software to transfer files to the computer. The included headset consists of two parts that have to be connected. The part with the earplugs features a standard connection, enabling it for use with more audio devices. If you use the earplugs for the Sony Ericsson W380i, you have to plug them into the microphone part of the headset, whereupon you connect it as a whole to the mobile phone. A quick battery charger and a number of manuals are also found inside the package. An additional leaflet with information about the 'gesture control' function offers a description about this interesting, innovative function.

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HTC Touch Diamond review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 5th, September 2008

From the package it is clear that HTC now more than ever aim at the design, with the HTC P3700, better known as the HTC Touch Diamond, in order to conquer a larger crowd. The operating system of the HTC Diamond is Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. This new version has undergone several small improvements. Furthermore, the HTC Touch Diamond offers many options. New is the 4GB internal memory and a 3.2 megapixel camera with auto focus. In addition, the HTC offers a large touchscreen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS and HSDPA for quick Internet scrolling.

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Samsung F480 review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 5th, September 2008

Samsung is an innovative company, continuously meeting the diverse demands of the consumer. The five design centres worldwide, and the inspiration derived from the life style of today’s consumer, make it possible for models like the Samsung F480 TouchWiz to be invented. The Samsung F480 TouchWiz is a compact mobile phone with a touch screen that will certainly appeal to those users with a touch for style. With the Samsung F480 you have a 5 Megapixel digital camera, an MP3 player and an FM radio are at hand.

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Motorola Moto Q Global

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 1st, September 2008

The Motorola MOTO Q Global smartphone features Windows Mobile 6.1 and a sleek new appearance for a different kind of mobile experience. One of the first devices featuring Windows Mobile 6.1, Q Global boasts worldwide capabilities and a robust feature set, including Motorola’s patented CrystalTalk technology for clear calls, A-GPS support and threaded SMS for chat-like texting. Its new pinstripe design accented with tasteful chrome elements and sleek metallic edging highlights the mobile phone’s visual appeal. When combined with AT&T’s HSDPA network, consumers are propelled into a 3G world of lightening-fast speed and immediate downloading capabilities.

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HTC S740 Smartphone

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 28th, August 2008

HTC announced the introduction of the HTC S740 cell phone, a slim, compact, and stylish smartphone that provides the perfect combination of a traditional 12-key phone design with HTC’s signature sliding QWERTY keyboard for optimal messaging. The S740 follows the sleek design of HTC’s hit consumer handset, the HTC Touch Diamond. This slim smartphone features a matt black facetted back, a 2.4 inch QVGA display and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. From the design of its 12-key keypad (ideal for super fast one hand messaging) and full QWERTY keyboard (perfect for those who prefer a two handed messaging experience) both input capabilities ensure efficient and accurate typing, as well as support for POP3, IMAP and Exchange push email. Instant messaging (IM) and SMS can also be accessed through the familiar 12-key interface on the front of the cell phone.

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If there is one segment of today’s consumer and business electronic devices that is changing, then it is the mobile phone. It has already changed our way of communications, the way we do business or stay in touch with our friends and family. Of course the integration of social media platforms increases the hours spend with a mobile device like today’s smartphone. And the integration of editing software for mobile imaging makes the camera in a smartphone to become a more enjoyable and interesting one. Shooting a shot, and having access to a variety of accounts like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr gives a mobile imaging photographer a worldwide platform where he can show his work of art or just his snap shots. And let us not forget the very successful online platform from Apple; the App store. A platform where developers meet the consumer and a powerful marketing and communication tool for all. The Apple store is the most successful one, others follow or are already active. Photokina 2010 will share the latest mobile imaging news with you, live from Germany!