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Nokia announces new 700 Symbian Belle smartphone

Today Nokia officially announced the Nokia 700 smartphone running on Symbian Belle. After teasing about it back in August, then unveiling the new details last month it has finally arrived and will be available early October in the UK. Being dubbed Nokia’s smallest smartphone, able to fit just about anywhere including the skinniest of jeans. We’ve received some hands-on time with the tiny smartphone so head on down past the break for photos and more details.
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HTC and Samsung 4G Android Phones are introduced by T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA announced the forthcoming availability of two new 4G phones at the GigaOM Mobilize conference on Monday.
Cole Brodman, chief marketing officer for the company, revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S II and the HTC Amaze 4G soon will be available on T-Mobile’s 4G network, which is based on HPSA+ 42 technology. He said users of the two smartphones could expect download speeds of 8 Mbps on average and 20 Mbps peak.
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Samsung introduces Omnia W – first Mango Windows Phone

Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Omnia W, its first smartphone running on the updated Mango version of Windows Phone.
Samsung plans to launch the Omnia W in Italy starting late next month, and eventually through Europe, Latin America, Southeast, and Southwest Asia. The company didn’t provide any date for a U.S. arrival.
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AT&T postpones the LG Thrill 4G to September

The Thrill 4G — aka the LG Optimus 3D — may be delayed once more. According to a screenshot leaked from Radio Shack, the ill-fated device is getting pushed back to a tentative September 4th launch date for unknown reasons. As such, the reseller’s putting a halt on pre-orders of the phone until further notice. We’ve reached out to AT&T for official comment and will let you know if we hear anything back. Regardless, at the rate this phone is going, the Thrill is quickly devolving into a depression.

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New BlackBerry phones hitting AT&T, Sprint and Verizon on August

Research in Motion’s new BlackBerry Bold and Torch smartphones will be officially released by AT&T and Sprint on Aug. 21 and by Verizon on Aug. 25.

AT&T will carry the BlackBerry Torch 9810, which runs on AT&T’s current 4G (HSPA+) network and features a slide-out keyboard and a 3.2-inch touch screen.
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Motorola Unveils Defy+ Android 2.3 Phone

Motorola unveiled the Motorola Defy+, a so-called “rugged” smartphone based on Google’s Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” operating system and powered by a 1 GHz processor.

The Defy+ is designed to resist damage from water, scratches and dust, thanks to the 3.7-inch display touchscreen built with Corning Gorilla Glass, which is similar to that of the first Defy.
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ZTE launches Blade droid-phone

China-based ZTE Corp plans a big push into the smartphone market in 2011. And its strategy largely centers around Google’s mobile operating system Android.

The company also plans to launch devices costing as little as $100 which can create a big buzz in cost-driven markets such as India.

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Samsung launches GALAXY S II

Samsung has revealed their thinnest smartphone “Galaxy S II” measuring 8.49 mm only running on Android 2.3.

Samsung was sweet to give us two lovely devices in this event in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress. First the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and now Galaxy S II; The later will be running on Gingerbread and will be released on either T-Mobile or AT&T.

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New bulky 4.8-inch Android phone Acer Iconia Smart

Hoping to enter the smartphone market, Acer has unveiled a tablet/smartphone hybrid, the 4.8-inch Iconia Smart. But is it too oddly sized to be good at anything?

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HTC ChaCha and Salsa ‘social phones’ feature Facebook buttons

HTC showed off its ChaCha and Salsa "social phones," equipped with Facebook buttons, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday.

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The Facebook buttons lead users directly to the popular social networking website or post content to it automatically, depending on what is being done on the phone at the time.

The new handsets are among the

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