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Bluetooth SIG

Motorola EX225 could be next ‘Facebook phone’

September 9th, 2011

The Motorola EX225 has been revealed by the Bluetooth SIG and images of the phone show a dedicated Facebook button. The EX225 looks nearly identical to the HTC Status and, like that phone, is expected to offer a fully Facebook-integrated user interface, a 2.4-inch touchscreen display and a full QWERTY keyboard. In August, a report suggested …

Samsung preps first Windows Phone ‘Mango’ device

July 5th, 2011

Samsung’s first Windows Phone “Mango” device has been listed by standards body Bluetooth SIG as the South Korean electronics giant prepares to lead the pack when Mango phones begin launching this fall. Details surrounding the smartphone are not available for the time being, though the model number SGH-i937 has already been confirmed as the Windows …

Nokia C5-04 pictured, headed to T-Mobile

February 14th, 2011

We know, we know — how can we possibly get excited about an upcoming Symbian smartphone from Nokia when the OS is currently sitting on death row awaiting execution? The answer, unfortunately, is that we can’t. Typical consumers likely won’t share the same sentiment, however — especially those looking for entry-level smartphones on the cheap. …

LG C900 Windows Phone 7 handset to be released September 28th?

August 24th, 2010

The LG C900 has been outed by a Bluetooth SIG filing as having a September 28th launch date here in the U.S. The C900, which will be released by carrier AT&T, is a Windows Phone 7 full-QWERTY slider device that will be LG’s first swing at a WP7 handset. The handset will also be released …

Android-powered Motorola Greco gets specced

May 26th, 2010

Thanks to Bluetooth SIG, today we’ve learned about a brand new Android handset from Motorola. Formally known as the XT502, its pals call it the Greco. Running an unspecific version of Android, the Greco is known to have Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, Wi-Fi, aGPS, quad-band EDGE and tri-band HSDPA (850/1900/2100MHz). Now considering the fact the model …

Bluetooth 4.0 to be finalized by June 2010, devices to launch late 2010

April 25th, 2010

Bluetooth SIG announced on Tuesday that the much anticipated v4.0 update to the Bluetooth protocol will be finalized and sent to manufacturers by the end of June 2010. The next iteration of the mobile connectivity protocol will feature ultra-low power consumption that could theoretically be powered for years by a coin-celled battery, faster transfer rates, …

Samsung B7620 Giorgio Armani 2 to sport 800MHz processor

July 14th, 2009

By meticulously sifting through all of the information available on the Bluetooth SIG website, it’s possible to learn about handsets before their existence has been announced by manufacturers. Once in a while however, the grunt work is done for us and someone will jump the gun by publishing some information before it’s ready to go. …

HTC developing the Fiesta, another Android phone

April 12th, 2009

The Bluetooth SIG group may have just given us the briefest glance ever at a new HTC Android phone. HTC’s anticipated 2009 lineup has been revealed and some handsets detailed but no mention had been made of the HTC Fiesta, suggesting that this is a new phone slated for a 2010 rollout perhaps. All we …