Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Runs Windows Mobile 6.1

The chaps over at Terminal.hu have just managed to get hold of some exclusive Xperia X1 images. The new pictures show the device will be running the yet-to-be-announced Windows Mobile 6.1 OS, and that explains why we weren't allowed a thorough hands-on at Mobile World Congress 2008. That may not be a shocker, but the… » 2/17/08 9:00am 2/17/08 9:00am

Mobile Internet Device from BenQ—Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture

We've already seen a video of BenQ's imaginatively named "mobile internet device" (you can call it MID) in action, but more details have been emerging about the touchscreen device, with its customized UI, in Barcelona this week—including the intriguing news that you can shake it, rather like an Etch-A-Sketch, to… » 2/13/08 7:17am 2/13/08 7:17am

LG Prada Phone Now Comes in Silver with New, Matching UI

It's hard to believe that, just a year ago, the name of the phone on everyone's lips was LG's collaboration with Prada, the sexy touchscreen number that let its users believe that their fingers were fashion (or something). And now, post iPhone, what of the Prada phone? Well, a silver version is now available in… » 2/12/08 4:07am 2/12/08 4:07am

Toshiba G810 Windows Mobile Smartphone Looks Like the HTC Touch

Toshiba's no stranger to Windows Mobile devices, but their latest G810 touchscreen handset looks more similar to the HTC Touch than their previous HTC-like phones. It's got Windows Mobile 6 on board, 3g HSDPA, 3-megapixel camera with auto-focus, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio 2.8-inch touchscreen display, 256MB internal… » 2/11/08 2:35pm 2/11/08 2:35pm

Samsung and B&O Join Forces for the Dual-Slider F400

Behold the latest offering from Samsung and B&O: the 3G, dual-slider F400. Slide the front upwards and you get your keypad, slide it down and your B&O speakers heave into view. As well as the 2.2-inch QVGA display, there's an RDS-enabled FM radio and MicroSD card slot. Price is expected to be around the 380€ mark,… » 2/11/08 6:49am 2/11/08 6:49am

Samsung G400 Flip-Phone has Two Touchscreens, 5MP Camera

The new G400 gets its "Dual-Touch Chic" surname thanks to a touchscreen on the inside and outside of its skinny metal frame. We do, however, wonder what what the hell it's for—controlling its music-playing functions perhaps? Measuring in at 4.1 x 2.0 x 0.6 inches, this is Samsung's first go at an all-metal flip-phone… » 2/11/08 6:33am 2/11/08 6:33am

Postcard from Barcelona as Jesus and Blam Hit Mobile World Congress

Dear Readers, Well, two out of three ain't bad, I guess. I was meant to be joining Blam and the guy in the red hat, Captain Zissou oh yeah, Jesus, I think his name is, for a couple of days in Barcelona, but I have been struck down by a nasty, virulent, ectoplasm-producing cold, so I'm staying home. Never mind, while… » 2/11/08 5:34am 2/11/08 5:34am

Sony Ericsson G900 and G700: Touchscreens to the Masses

The G900 and G700 belong to a new line of Sony Ericsson midrange phones with dialpads and full touchscreens. Both have calendar and organizer functionalities that take advantage of the touchscreen (for example, you can scribble notes on the page). Only the G900 has Wi-Fi and a 5MP camera with a touchscreen UI for… » 2/10/08 5:04pm 2/10/08 5:04pm

XPERIA X1 Hiptop Killer: Sony Ericsson's First Video Plus Gallery

Sony's XPERIA X1 is a hiptop killer that has a touch UI, but a Hiptop-esque slide keyboard. A Windows Mobile device, the X1 features full QWERTY, a 3.2MP camera, 3-inch touchscreen at 800 X 480 resolution, Wi-Fi, 400 MB of internal storage and microSD support. Plus it's ready for every frequency under the sun for… » 2/10/08 4:41pm 2/10/08 4:41pm

Google Phone Prototype to be Shown Next Week at Mobile World Congress

ARM, the chip manufacturer that makes many of the processors in many of the phones you're currently using, says they're going to show a prototype Google Android phone at Mobile World Congress next week. That's pretty much all we know so far. Chances are the prototype will have the same SDK that's available for… » 2/07/08 1:18pm 2/07/08 1:18pm