Nokia N96 Media-Cameraphone Lands at Best Buy For $800

News of the European debut » 10/30/08 7:42am 10/30/08 7:42am and pricing of Nokia's anticipated N96 slider cellphone stirred up debate about its cost: but now it's nearly here in Best Buy and yes, that $800 price tag is intact. That's clearly just for the phone, naked and un-contracted to a provider, but it's a massive amount of cash—half as much…

Sonim XP3 "The World's Toughest Phone" Coming to the US

Sonim has gone to great lengths to convince European customers that its XP1 is the toughest phone on the market. They even went so far as to take the phone on tour and encourage spectators to try and beat it into submission » 10/07/08 5:40pm 10/07/08 5:40pm. Now the company is planning on launching an updated version, the XP3, in the US complete with…

Sony Ericsson's T700 Succeeds the Venerable T610

It took half a decade, but the T700 is Sony Ericsson's attempt at finally releasing a successor to one of our old favorites, the T610. The T700 has a 3.2-megapixel camera, stereo speakers, a "premium metal finish", 2-inch TFT display, 512MB storage (with expandable storage), quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and 2100MHz… » 8/07/08 11:19am 8/07/08 11:19am

Quadband GSM Wristphone from Epoq Charges Kinetically

The EGP-WP88 from Epoq is the first GSM wristphone that actually looks like a watch. Waterproof to 50 meters, the WP88 has a kinetic recharge system, meaning you can charge it just by walking around, and boasts a 1.3-megapixel camera, OLED display, plays MP3 and MP4 files and can transfer data via either USB or… » 2/19/08 4:11am 2/19/08 4:11am