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Samsung Galaxy S Pro specs emerge at long last

June 21st, 2010

There’s little in the way of proof that the following specifications are accurate, but according to one of Android Central’s “tried-and-true” tipsters, we now have the tentative specs for the Samsung Galaxy S Pro. Software wise, the Galaxy S Pro is said to be presently running Android 2.1 with Samsung’s TouchWiz 3.0 overlay. In terms …

Motorola's Droid 2 shown off on film

June 21st, 2010

Last week we got to see the Droid X strut its stuff on video, so it’s only fitting that this week we get to see the Droid 2 do likewise. Well, sort of. The guys over at Android and Me managed to score a Droid 2 from sources unknown and decided to show it off …

BlackBerry 9800 slider to be named Torch?

June 15th, 2010

Crackberry has several sources who claim that the BlackBerry 9800 will launch with a new moniker; the Torch. It was originally thought that the full-QWERTY, slider phone would join the 9000, 9650, and 9700 in the Bold family (for us, putting it in the Storm line would have made more sense). The rumor is further substantiated by the …

Samsung announces the Wave 2 and Wave 2 Pro

June 15th, 2010

The original bada-powered Wave has only been on sale for a couple of months, but two new models were announced today by Samsung.  Known as the S5250 Wave 2 and S5330 Wave 2 Pro, both devices are more or less identical save for the fact that the Pro model has a sliding QWERTY keypad. This …

Nokia announces the X5-01, proclaims it's hip to be square

June 14th, 2010

Apparently square-ish handsets are the cool new thing for 2010, as Nokia has just pulled a Flipout and announced the X5-01. Said to “plug the gap” between the X3 and X6, the X5 packs 2.36″ QVGA display, 5 megapixel camera and a sliding QWERTY keypad into its aesthetically and ergonomically awkward 74.3mm x 66.4mm x 16.8mm …

Rogers launches the Nokia N97 Mini

June 8th, 2010

It looks like Symbian freaks based in Canada who already have the N97 from Bell will be able to get themselves a new plaything this summer, as Rogers is launching the Nokia N97 Mini. The device isn’t actually for sale yet but is rather being shipped out to dealers across the country, but barring any last minute …

MetroPCS' first Android smartphone looks to be from Motorola

June 7th, 2010

It looks like MetroPCS is getting ready to hop on the Android bandwagon, as AndroidGuys has scored images of what is purported to be the carriers first Android handset. Featuring a styling similar to but much nicer than T-Mobile’s CLIQ, the unnamed Motorola handset is said to have Android 2.1 with MOTOBLUR, a sliding QWERTY …

Two Sony Ericsson Android handsets leak

June 6th, 2010

Sony Ericsson’s been having a really tough go of it, but it seems to really think that Android is the solution to all of its woes. Recently two of its upcoming Android-based handsets leaked out, so let’s tackle them left to right, shall we? The white handset on the left is said to be known …

BlackBerry 6 stars in a 17 minute walkthrough

June 4th, 2010

We know a lot of you are dying to try out BlackBerry 6, but until RIM releases it sometime in the “next calendar quarter“, we think this 16 minute and 45 second walkthrough of the OS running on a 9800 slider will tide you over. Unfortunately the narration isn’t in English, but if you can …

Sprint launching the Samsung Restore on June 6th

June 4th, 2010

With all of the oil spilling into the gulf (thanks, BP!), the announcement that Sprint will be releasing the eco-friendly Samsung Restore on June 6th for $50 on contract couldn’t come at a better time. Made largely out of recycled materials, the Restore contains low levels of hazardous materials and will be 84% recyclable when …