AT&T announces full-touchscreen HTC Freestyle; quick-messaging Brew handset

By on February 8, 2011 at 3:59 PM.

AT&T announces full-touchscreen HTC Freestyle; quick-messaging Brew handset

Your friends over at AT&T have added a new, full-touchscreen, quick messaging device, based on the Brew mobile platform, to their handset lineup. Say hello to the the HTC Freestyle. The Freestyle sports a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, 3.2 megapixel camera with video recording capabilities, micro-SD card slot (support for up to a 32GB card), 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo Bluetooth, and the HTC Sense UI. The device will cost $99.99 with a signed two-year contract (after a $50 mail-in rebate). The Freestyle will be available in AT&T retail stores and online beginning February 13th. Not sure why you would pay $99 for this HTC set when you can get the Inspire — also launching February 13th – for the same price. Hit the jump to check out the full press release. More →

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Samsung unveiling Galaxy S sucessor February 13th at Mobile World Congress

By on January 19, 2011 at 11:07 AM.

Samsung unveiling Galaxy S sucessor February 13th at Mobile World Congress

Thanks to public comments made by Samsung’s CEO, we know the company will be announcing its heir apparent to the Samsung Galaxy S handset in February at Mobile World Congress (MWC)… but now we have a more specific date. An invite is being sent out to media outlets the world over, taunting the reader with phrases like: “evolution is fate” and “something big is coming.” The summons also notes that before the February 13th reveal, there will be a “preview teaser” available on February 1st. We’re hoping this evolution has Android 2.3 as part of its fate. More on this as it develops. More →

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