Cellphones

K610im - Sony Ericsson's first 3G phone with i-mode

K610im - Sony Ericsson Phone
Are we the only ones who think Sony Ericsson is on an innovation spree - launching a few new phones every week? The new K610im, which follows the W850i, W700i, K800 & K790 brings 3G and i-mode, a very popular operator service prevalently used in China and Japan into one slim candy bar look.

 

The "i-mode" service delivers a richer and interactive Internet, SMS and mail experience  with features like the iMMS and iMail. The K610im's biggest USP is that integrates this service with the GSM/UMTS 3G service and still provides all the other features we have so got used to seeing in Sony Ericsson phones. > Read more

Nokia 6151: Cheapest 3G Mobile phone from Nokia

Nokia 6151
The Nokia 6151 has become one of the first affordable 3G phones from Nokia. The Nokia 6151 features a 1.3 Megapixel camera with 4x zoom & video recording, 30MB memory, Music player, FM & Visual radio, Bluetooth, Push to talk and a micro SD memory slot. 
 
The Series-40 based Nokia 6151 weighs about 98 grams and provides for a  talk time of about 4.5 hours with a standby of 10 days and will operate on WCDMA 2100 & GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 networks.
 
The Nokia 6151 is expected to  be available around the third quarter of this year (2006) in a few "fresh" colors, which include pearl white, black, orange, light blue, lime and green and is expected to be priced at EUR250 (Approx: USD 316).

 

In the News: World's first tri-band 3G Windows Mobile PDA & Smartphone

HTC, the taiwanese company popular for it's Qtek and other Windows Mobile PDAs & Smartphones has launched what could be the  world's first 3G Windows Mobile Pocket PDA and Smartphone which feature tri-band UMTS 3G, GPRS, GSM, EDGE, Wi-FI, Bluetooth and mini USB port.

HTC TyTN
 
The 3G Windows Mobile Pocket PC - HTC TyTN, features a  full slide out QWERTY keyboard, 2.8" touch-screen LCD display,  2 Megapixel camera with macro mode, plus a second camera for video telephony, direct push e-mail, 128 MB ROM & 64 MB RAM, mini USB port and a Micro SD slot for memory expansion. The TyTN would be available in black & silver colors.

W850i Walkman Phone Sony Ericsson Phone

W850i Sony Walkman
The W850i  is yet another new latest music playing cellphone from from Sony Ericsson; that's right - yet another one in the Walkman series after the W700i and W810i.

The W850i is a 3G slider design phone that features 1GB of storage (expandable to 4GB), 2 megapixel camera, tri-band, GPRS & UMTS 2100, FM Radio, Bluetooth, QVGA 260K TFT display and video calling apart from the regular set of features including 4x Digital Zoom, Infrared, USB,  Memory Stick Duo/Pro slots, Speakerphone, Flight mode, Melody composer, Web browser, RSS feed reader and Music DJ to mention a few.

 

What perhaps makes it different from the rest of series apart from the slider design is the new 'TrackID' feature that allows you to buy and download music directly onto the phone. TrackID uses a special music recognizing technology so you can record a snippet of the song via the microphone on the W850, which is instantly checked with a database, recognized and made available for download. > Read more

SGH-X820: World's Slimmest Cellphone from Samsung

Samsung X820
 

 

In Sviaz Expocomm 2006, an information communication technology show that starts in Moscow on Wednesday, Samung will unveil the SGH-X820, the world's slimmest phone. Only 6.9 mm thick, the fully featured phone includes a 2-megapixel camera, camcorder, MP3 player, bluetooth and a TV out function.

The phone is expected to be released in European market this month  and in China in June. The pricing however is not yet available. 

[Via Forbes

CJAM100: The Personal Cellphone Jammer

CJAM100
This is the ultimate cell hacker's dream device. The CJAM 100 is a small cell phone size portable cellular jamming device designed to defeat cellular communication within a small area, la Mission Impossible 1 stunt. According to the manufacturers, "The CJAM 100 activates with a push of a button and continues to jam until turned off".  Effective up to a distance of 12 feet, the CJAM 100 jammer doesn't interfere with other communication equipment.

Specifications: 

  • Jamming distance: Up to 15 meters radius, depending on the strength and type of cellular system

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