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Peek, a Email-Only Handset is Now Available

Peek, a Email-Only Handset is Now Available

Peek, a Email-Only handset, is now available across the US. It is a smartphone-shaped handset that’s not really a smartphone but just a super thin and stylish device that lets you take your email with you and stay connected. You can set up a maximum of three e-mail accounts, from popular providers like Hotmail, Yahoo, Google, AOL and so on.

Peek brings a large enough display (2.5 inches and 240 x 320 pixels) and a full QWERTY keyboard, it comes with a battery that should allow you to e-mail for about 2 to 3 days with a single charge.

According to the manufacturer, the handset has no “scary buttons” and it should be the simplest solution for busy customers who don’t enjoy reading their emails on an ordinary phone / Pocket PC / smartphone.
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New Windows Mobile TV Phone: IAC S875

New Windows Mobile TV Phone: IAC S875

IAC S875, the very first “Java-enabled multi-standard mobile TV phone“, has been announced by Axel Technologies which is a Finnish company that develops mobile TV-related software and technologies.

The IAC S875 is created by Axel Technologies in collaboration with Inventec (a Taiwanese manufacturer) and RollTech Technology (a Taiwanese Java solution provider ).

Runing on Windows Mobile, the Mobile TV phone brings the following features: Axel’s Mobile TV Middleware and UI, 3G/HSDPA connectivity, RollTech’s Java Virtual Machine, DVB-H IPDC and OMA BCAST standards.
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Fake Nokia N79 Available in China

Fake Nokia N79 Available in China

Nokia has not confirmed yet the existence of an N79 smartphone, but a fake Nokia N79 has already appeared on the Chinese market.

Its design and overall look are very similar to the real N79.

When the fake N79 comes to features, it is not exactly worthy of an Nseries device: dual-band GSM connectivity (900 / 1800 MHz) with GPRS, a 2.4 inch TFT display with 260K colors and 240 x 320 pixels, a Symbian-like interface, MP3 player, Video player, FM radio, Bluetooth, WAP browser, MMS and SMS capabilities, pre-installed games, USB, 1MB internal memory and a 256MB memory card.
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Hurbo PSP – Real Phony PSP Phone

Hurbo PSP - Real Phony PSP Phone

Hurbo PSP is a pretty nice fake PSP mobile phone manufactured by a Chinese producer.

Hurbo PSP comes with a dual-sliding design. Measuring 100 x 46 x 18 millimeters and weighing 102 grams, the mini-console packs a 2.8 inch display with 16 million colors and 240 x 400 pixels, NES emulator, allowing users to play Nintendo games, Video / Music player, FM radio, USB and microSD card slot.

For the moment, where you can buy this phony PSP phone is not known, nor does its price.
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Touchscreen Egg Phone Concept

Touchscreen Egg Phone Concept

This Egg Phone concept is designed by Roman Tubl, a young designer from the Czech Republic. It comes in a slim oval-shaped, curved case.

The designer imagined the Egg Phone concept having a wide touchscreen display with tactile feedback and “illuminated” margins, a 3.2 Megapixel camera, 4GB internal memory, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a USB port for both data transfers and charging.

The Egg Phone Concept is only a render for the moment, but unlike other concept phones it doesn’t seem to be too hard to be transformed into a real one.
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Vista-Powered Willcom D4 WSO16SH

Vista-Powered Willcom D4 WSO16SH

Willcom D4 WSO16SH is a impressive device. It is powered by a 1.33GHz Atom Z520 processor, runs on Windows Vista. Other specs include: 5 inch LED backlight with a 1024×600 resolution, 1GB of RAM. It measures 84 x 188 x 25.9 mm, weighs 470 g.
Video after the break:
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8 Coolest Future Phones

Nokia 3G Phone Prototype

Nokia 3G Phone Prototype

Nokia 3G Videophone Prototype

Nokia 3G Videophone Prototype

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Meizu M8 Mini One iPhone Clone ?

Meizu M8 Mini One iPhone Clone ?

Meizu, a Chinese MP3 player manufacturer, presented its first handset prototype – Meizu M8 Mini One at the CeBIT 2008 show in Hannover, Germany. It has an iPhone-like design and GUI.

Specs and features of the Meizu M8 Mini One:

  • quad-band GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3.4-inch 720 x 480 capacitive touch LTPS TFT-LCD
  • 3 megapixel autofocus camera
  • 667MHz ARM11 processor
  • WinCE 6.0 based Meizu OS
  • H/W encoder/decoder
  • 107 x 59 x 11.9 mm
  • 8GB of 16GB of flash NAND
  • Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
  • 802.11b/g WiFi
  • TV-out
  • phone, music, video, camera, internet browser
  • automatic backlight and display orientation adjustment

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CeBIT 2008: General Mobile GM500, the Smallest Phone

CeBIT 2008: General Mobile GM500, the Smallest Phone

General Mobile presented its new GSM watch-phone – GM500 at the CeBIT 2008 show in Hannover, Germany. GM500, so called “smallest mobile phone in the world”, packs a tiny 1.5 inch OLED touchscreen display, measures only 58.1 x 44.2 x 16.4 mm and weighs 142 g (battery and metal wristband included). Other features include: tri-band GSM device (900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), 128 MB of built-in memory, GPRS, WAP, Bluetooth, USB, music player, video player,

The tiny cell watch can act like a handsfree for sporty / active people, providing flexibility in any situation. The usability of the phone has been improved by including touchscreen technology. Phone calls, SMS and MMS, listening to music or watching videos – the cell watch offers them all at the touch of a finger.

GM500 will be available starting the second quarter of 2008.
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The World’s Cheapest Phone – People’s Phone

The World's Cheapest Phone - People's Phone

The leading Indian telecommunications company, Spice Corp Ltd., presented the world’s cheapest mobile phone at the Mobile World Congress 2008 in Barcelona. This handset is called “People’s Phone“, and will retail for a price of less than 20 USD. The People’s Phone has no display, and is perfect for those who only want to make phone calls and do not care for other features. It works on GMS networks, and will be available in the March 2008.
[via softpedia]