The unlocked iOrgaine F8 HiPhone combines TV and FM receivers, MP4 and MP3 playback, quadband GSM and Bluetooth connectivity. It also takes 2 SIMs at once and has a 3.5-inch touchscreen, preloaded software and a TF card slot with 1GB card included. The rechargeable 1800mAh Li-ion battery is good for 2.5 hrs. of talk time and 150 hours of standby. Pack that into a Meizu-like casing with an accelerometer and you have yourself quite a handy tool for $189.99.
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Hyundai has gone into the phone/watch market with their MB-910. The timepiece not only looks sweet, it is a tri-band GSM phone with a 1.5 x 132 x 176-inch pixel touch-sensitive display. It also has a media player with 128MB memory, Bluetooth capability, a WAP 2.0 browser and of course a full screen clock. The MB-910 is expected to hit the UK first during Q2 at a price of £200 (~$281.00.)
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You want a cell phone but maybe you can’t get out of the standard phone groove. Chinavasion has a desktop wireless GSM phone. It can do everything that your standard mobile can and in addition has a large numeric keypad and accepts a standard SIM card. The dual band mobile phone can run off a wall plug or built-in battery that will last for about 2 1/2 hrs. talk time and about 48 hours standby. The CVFK-M13 phone has a very cool feature of dialing without lifting the handset and a price of $77.61.
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Honeywell’s Dolphin 9950 is a handheld computer that runs on a 624MHz Marvell PXA270 processor with Windows Mobile 6.0 and 3.5-inch touchscreen. It also features a GPS quad band, GSM networking, a digital cam, 802.11b/g Bluetooth capability and barcode scanning with the company’s Adaptus Imaging Technology 5.0. Similar to their 9900, this model also has an integrated pistol grip and can handle dust, moisture and dropping on concrete, not that you should do that. Choose between a 56 or 43 key layout. Check out Honeywell’s site for more info.
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Motorola is going literally and figuratively green at this year’s CES with their Moto W233 Renew. Its housing is made out of recycled water bottles. Other features include a 1.6-inch display, SMS and MMS messaging, a WAP browser, USB connectivity, and GSM. It also has about 9 hours of talk time, 18 days of standby and has an optional 2GB removable memory. At a size of 45 x 110.97 x 14.7mm and a weight of 83g, it comes with a pre-paid envelope so that you can send them your old phone to recycle. Look for the Renew at T-Mobile sometime in Q1.
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This swivel screen cellphone packs a lot into such a small size. It has 4 band GSM, Bluetooth, Dual SIM with dual standby, FM tuner, and accelerometer.The Bronze Edition also has an MP3/MP4 player, a digital cam, image viewer, video recorder, and its own 1GB card for its SD slot. Unlike many of Chinavasion’s products, there is no minimum to buy and you still get a wholesale price. Sign up now with them to be notified when it comes in stock.
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We know we can’t afford those high end cellies, but we covet them all the same. Motorola has introduced its Aura with 16 million color support and a 300dpi resolution. The stainless steel case takes 2 weeks to make with a finish that is used on luxury watches. Even the swivel mechanism is custom engineered by the Swiss. Inside there is a 2 megapixel cam, 2GB memory, stereo Bluetooth, a music player, GSM support, and Motorola’s CrystalTalk with speakerphone capability. The Aura should be out in time for the holiday season, undoubtedly at a price that none of us can afford.
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Next time your boss thinks you are taking a call on your cellie during an important meeting, whip out your touchscreen Projector Phone and show him/her you are doing nothing of the sort. The phone handles tri-band unlocked multimedia and includes MP3 and MP4 players, a 1.3mp digital camera, image viewer, and video recorder. It also has GSM/GPRS and an internal MicroSD card. Compatible with GSM 900MHz, 1800MHz, and 1900MHz networks, you can pre-order the phone before the holiday rush begins.
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Philips has come up with their answer to the iPhone shortage with the X800. The touchscreen phone has a 2.9-inch TFT display with 256K colors, QGVA with 240 x 400 pixels, 2G network GSM, and supports Bluetooth, micro SD, and USB. It also features GPRS, a 2 MP cam with auto-focus and video, an MP3/MPEG4/WAV/AAC player, voice memo, and organizer. Expect up to 850 hrs. of standby time with 8 hrs. of talk time. Contact Philips for price and availability details.
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Mobiado has released the Camo, a top of the line cellie for the outdoorsy type. The cami design is hand-painted, so you know that its Limited Edition of 200 isn’t made for the masses. The phone is made of an anodized aluminum shell with stainless steel buttons and a 65k display with a 208 x 208 pixel res. It also features tri-band GSM, Bluetooth support, video streaming, music player and FM, and a 1.3 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash. Contact Mobiado for price and availability details. We just want to know, if a Camo gets lost in the woods and rings, does it still make a sound?
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