Posts Tagged ‘smartphone’

Puma Launches Solar-Powered Puma Phone


Puma is better known as a sportswear maker, but this time it’s teamed up with Sagem to produce a solar-powered smartphone known only as the Puma Phone.

This is pretty unexpected news, considering there haven’t been any announcements leading up to this moment. At first glance, the Puma Phone has a pretty interesting design, with a large touchscreen and a solar panel on the backside, that allows you to recharge the device when you don’t have where to plug it in.

Conceived by Sagem, the surprising handheld features a 2.8 inch QVGA TFT capacitive panel, a 3.2 megapixel camera with LED flash and 6x digital zoom, GPS and A-GPS, a secondary VGA front camera and a compass.


Garmin-Asus Nüvifone A50 to have Avanced GPS Technology

Garmin_ASUS Nuvifone A50

The co-branded alliance Garmin-Asus announced today the Garmin-Asus nüvifone A50.  The Android-powered smartphone has a variety of location technologies and applications and it is the first to include the Garmin navigation with turn-by-turn and voice prompted directions.

The nüvifone A50 features a 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen display with finger-friendly user interface, QWERTY touchscreen keyboard, 3MP auto-focus camera with geotagging functionality and 3G support, GPS, Bluetooth, accelerometer sensor, 4GB internal storage and microSD card slot.


Sciphone N19 – The World’s Cheapest Android Smartphone


Yes, we all wish smartphones were cheaper these days, but most of the time they get more features and an inflated price. But the Sciphone N19 really is a cheap Android-supporting smartphone.

Featuring the Android Operating System version 1.5, a 2.8-inch touchscreen LCD display, WI-FI, Bluetooth 2.0 and a whole lot of other useful functions, the Sciphone N19 sells for just $135. How’s that for a bargain? What, still not convinced? Take a look at the full list of features after the jump (more…)

AMD-Powered Xpphone Gets Offcial Price


The much talked-about Xpphone, powered by an AMD computer processor, has finally gotten an official price and a series of new photos.

Info about the anticipated AMD phone has been slowly dripping over the last few months, but nothing had been revealed about the price. Well wonder no longer AMD fans, the Xpphone price has finally been revealed. UMPCportal reveals the upcoming smartphone will cost between 400-650 USD.

Powered by an AMD processor, the Xpphone will run Windows XP. Features include voice calling capabilities, 3G connectivity and a full QWERTY keyboard. It looks like the low-powered UMPC will be able to match today’s high-end smartphones.

No updates on availability, but you can see specs and more pics of the AMD Xpphone after the jump.


LG’s First Android Smartphone : The GW620

LG GW620 Android Smartphone

The LG GW620 is the first Google Android-powered smartphone created by LG and it is now available in the UK. The smartphone features a 3-inch resistive touchscreen display, 5MP camera, full QWERTY slide-out keyboard, Wi-Fi connectivity, 150MB internal memory and microSD slot for memory cards up to 32 GB and it is running on Android 1.5.

LG’s Android-powered smartphone, the LG GW620, is available only in the UK for the moment, but will soon go on sale in other countries.

Via geekygadgets

Gigabyte’s Upcoming Android-Powered Smartphone

Gigabyte Android SmartPhone

Some weeks ago, Gigabyte announced that they will come on the market with Android-powered smartphones. Now, the company says  they’re working at an Android smartphone which will debut next month. It doesn’t have a name for the moment but we know for sure that it’s part of GSmart Series.

The phone will be running under Android 1.6, featuring a trackball , 2.8-inch QVGA display, 2MP camera , Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS application, slot for microSD card,  a Qualcomm ESM7225 528 MHz CPU supported by 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM.

Gigabyte’s Android-powered phone will go on sale next month for $300, which I think it is not so expensive for an Android smartphone.

Via ubergizmo