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New phones announced this week

October 15th, 2006 by abhishta

Here’s a roundup of the new phone announcements that have taken place this past week:


Sony Ericsson announced the “top-secret” versions of the SE K800 and K790 mobile phones, dubbed as the “eyes only” versions and are being used by actor Daniel Craig alongwith the M600 in the upcoming James Bond flick “Casino Royale” by Sony Pictures.
Both phones feature a rich 3.15mp camera with picture blogging software preinstalled, mp3 players with RDS FM radios. The K800 also possesses 3G capabilities. Both phones will also come preloaded with special content including James Bond wallpapers, ringtones and movie trailers.
The phones are expected to be out in Q4 2006.

SE K790


Palm announced the new Treo 680 smartphone, a new entry-level GSM smartphone for the masses. The phone features a VGA cam with an improved UI, 64MB ROM and some cool colored faceplates.
Engadget had the coverage of the event live on their website, you can read about it HERE and look at the pics HERE.
The selling price is not known yet and there still isn’t any official news on which carrier will be carrying it. On a personal note, I feel that the treo phones do look a lot better without the protruding antenna at the top.

Treo 680


T-Mobile Dash:

T-mobile announced two new phones this week, the T-mobile Dash and the T-Mobile Sidekick 3 Limited Edition messaging phone.
The T-Mobile Dash is a windows mobile based smartphone with functionalities identical to the HTC Excalibur. It is a quad-band gsm phone with a 1.3mp cam, wi-fi capabilities and a QWERTY keyboard. The phone is essentially a smartphone and will provide great organizational capabilities. The keyboard is sure to help in text messaging and the bundled windows media player and a 1.3 mp cam will allow for good multimedia capabilities.
The phone is expected to be available on October 25, 2006. Interested consumers can go here to register: T-Mobile Dash Registration
SOURCE: Mobiledia

T-Mobile Dash

T-Mobile Sidekick 3

T-Mobile also announced a limited edition phone of the T-Mobile Sidekick 3. T-Mobile has partnered with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg and streetwear giant Lifted Research Group (L-R-G) to create the latest limited edition T-Mobile Sidekick devices.
The T-Mobile Sidekick 3 provides built-in support for three major instant messaging clients (AIM, Yahoo! Messenger and MSN Messenger), personal email, Web browsing which are enhanced due to the presence of a QWERTY keyboard. The phone is expected to be available sometime around October 30th and a price bump is to be expected.

T-Mobile sidekick 3

SOURCE: Mobiledia

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