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Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition

Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition
(image: Motorola Mobility) Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition | US$299.99 (with contract) | www.motorola.com

by now we are familiar with the wafer-thin Motorola RAZR announced a couple of months back. if you have yet to lay your hands on one, you might want to consider the special White Edition. seriously, yes. Motorola has out a Special White Edition DROID RAZR just in time to celebrate your white Christmas. as you would have expected, the White Edition is merely a cosmetic change from the original RAZR and what’s lurking under the hood is still the cutting edge features that include Corning Gorilla Glass, KEVLAR fiber construction, splash-guard coating, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced touchscreen display and powered by Android 2.3. Continue reading Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition

Prada Phone by LG 3.0 Android Smartphone

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(image: LG) Prada Phone by LG 3.0 | US$tba | www.lg.com

when it comes to mobile phone, luxury is not the name of the game but opulent beings still have myriad option to splurge top dollars in designer’s phone. however, if you only put your trust in real phone maker but still want a designer brand name for it, the upcoming Prada Phone by LG 3.0 might just be the phone you need. in its third iteration, the Prada Phone by LG 3.0 also follows the tradition of Prada having the design touch, while LG takes on the hardware department. as it turns out, the phone is clad in a minimalist black with its back cover in Prada’s signature Saffiano pattern. since the hardware is taken by LG, you can be sure you will be getting both beauty and performance, so to speak. this smartphone is equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor, and running on Android 2.3 (aka Gingerbread) OS. Continue reading Prada Phone by LG 3.0 Android Smartphone

Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises Edition [video]

Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises Edition
(image: The Verge) Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises Edition | US$tba | www.nokia.com

if you are a die-hard fan for the cape crusader or more specifically, the coarse-voice gloomy big screen Batman, then you probably would be delighted that Nokia is launching a limited edition Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises edition to mark the would be released of the movie Dark Knight Rises. though, I am not sure how it is going to work out for the Dark Knight fans. you know, Windows Phone is not exactly the hot favorite when it comes to smartphone but I could be wrong. anyway, the livery of this special edition phone is still very much the original Lumia 800 that we know of but with a few subtle additions like matte black housing with a Batman logo on its back, a special Dark Knight packaging, and exclusive Dark Knight Rises content. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises Edition

Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL with Facebook button

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(image: Motorola) Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL | US$tba | www.motorola.com

after being engulfed by slews of touchscreen Android phones from Motorola, we almost thought one with QWERTY keyboard is a thing of the past for this American telecommunication equipment company. then again, why wouldn’t it have any market if Blackberry still believes in it? so here it is, the MOTOKEY SOCIAL, a candy-bar form factor handset with a QWERTY keyboard for your typing pleasure and it even has a dedicated button for accessing to Facebook to keep you connected to your family and friends. some of the features of this sociable handset includes a 2.4-inch capacitive QVGA touchscreen display, microSD slot (expandable up to 32GB), 3.5mm headphone jack, a 3.0-megapixels camera, and Bluetooth connectivity. well, it really doesn’t sound like much but hey, it is a basic social phone and plus, it has an attractive ultra-thin form factor who calls out to those who chose style and sociability over features. Motorola is bringing MOTOKEY to Canada through TELUS Prepaid customers from November 21 for $89.99. Continue reading Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL with Facebook button

metroPCS Sanctioned by Tokidoki Huawei M835 smartphone

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(photos: Tokidoki) metroPCS Sanctioned by Tokidoki Huawei M835 | US$tba | www.metropcs.com

the rise of Tokidoki phenomena has left nothing unturned and it has now teamed up with US telco, Metro PCS to further its reach into the smartphone arena. the phone, dubbed the Metro PCS Sanctioned by Tokidoki, is a Huawei M835 handset in a special edition white hue. needless to say, it is a Android phone, surprisingly still powered by OS 2.2. some of the more notable features include exclusive contents, a pair of Tokidoki designed back covers, a cute Adios phone charm, a 3.2-megapixels camera, DTS Envelo Technology that is said to offer a virtual surround sound with headset, and of course, connectivity such as Bluetooth and WiFi. not something particularly alluring in terms of specifications but it should at least please Tokidoki fans who has been yearning for a Tokidoki branded phone. Continue reading metroPCS Sanctioned by Tokidoki Huawei M835 smartphone

BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 Smartphones

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(photos: Blackberry) BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 Smartphones | US$tba | ae.blackberry.com

somehow i have this feeling that RIM aren’t quite sure what to serve up to the market, therefore it keeps hitting the market with new handset from the same series. no? then why did it announce the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 Smartphones just months after the announcement of Bold 9900/30 and the Curve trio? haven’t BlackBerry users have enough to choose from already? apparently not. anyway, i don’t even want to begin to detail the difference between them. the BlackBerry Bold 9790 here takes on the more traditional route with the combination of a 2.45-inch high resolution touchscreen display (480 x 360 pixels at 246ppi) with a tactile keyboard, along with a optical trackpad. running on the latest BlackBerry 7 OS, the 9790 is powered by a 1 GHz processor that promised to deliver “fast, smooth performance for browsing the web, running apps, working with documents, and enjoying multimedia.” it has a 8GB onboard storage that’s expandable up to 32GB via a memory card slot. Continue reading BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 Smartphones

Amosu Couture Blackberry Bold Full Swarovski 9900

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(image: Amosu Couture) Blackberry Bold Full Swarovski 9900 | £2,599.00 | www.amosucouture.com

why should corporate folks stick to the mundane black plastic of the original Blackberry. no reason at all. especially so if you are a high flying professional. don’t you think so? ColorWare has you covered for trendy professionals but for the millionaire pros out there, there is always the blinged out item like this Blackberry Bold Full Swarovski 9900 by Amosu Couture. instead of the usual all-out black hue, this particular handset is adorned with more than a thousand Swarovski crystals and a cool satin finished back cover topped with crystallized Blackberry and Amosu Couture branding. Amosu doesn’t stops there. this fine example will come with a free Amosu Couture leather case to protect your £2,599 investment. yes, you heard me. if you want one then be prepared to be slapped with a £2,599 (about US$4,152) bill along with it. Continue reading Amosu Couture Blackberry Bold Full Swarovski 9900

Blackberry Curve and Torch gets colored by ColorWare

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(photos: ColorWare) Colorware Blackberry Curve 9360 (US$600) / Torch 9860 (US$800) | www.colorware.com

can’t get enough of Blackberry? we applaud you for your dedication to this corporate mobile device but that black is not something young, trendy corporate professionals like you should conform to. lucky for you, ColorWare has expand its Blackberry custom color service to include the Curve 9360 and the Torch 9860. though the parts for color customization are not as varied as the Bold but it is still a good effort in breaking an otherwise too straight face corporate look. oh, in case you are wondering, the Torch has customizable frame and back, while the Curve gets a little more with customizable front, frame, and the back. seriously, we can’t help but be amazed by how some colors could make the Blackberry smartphone look so different. Continue reading Blackberry Curve and Torch gets colored by ColorWare

Porsche Design P’9981 from Blackberry

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if you are still clinging to your Blackberry in hope that RIM will come up with an Apple or Google-beater, then you be glad that not all hopes are loss. instead of grabbing the usual Blackberry that is largely clad in an uninspiring black plastic, there’s a more sophisticated solution. meet the Porsche Design P’9981 from Blackberry, an official Blackberry smartphone as styled by the Porsche Design. clad in Porsche Design’s trademark forged stainless steel chassis and powered by Blackberry 7 OS, the handset features a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 8 GB of onboard storage, Near Field Communication (NFC) support, dual-band WiFi, a 5.0-megapixels camera capable of HD 720p video recording, QWERTY keyboard, Liquid Graphics 2.8-inch touchscreen display, and dual microphone setup for a less noisy conversation. Continue reading Porsche Design P’9981 from Blackberry

Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Windows Phones

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(photos: Nokia) Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Smartphone | US$tba | www.nokia.com

finally, Nokia has unveiled its first pair of Windows Phone – the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710 – after announcing its long overdue decision of ditching its homegrown OS in favor of Microsoft Windows Phone some months ago. frankly, Nokia is now know more for simple phones that most senior citizens would prefer and not so much of a smartphone company. anyway, here they are, the phones that everyone (or not) is waiting to see. common features to both handsets include Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm processor, and connectivity such as WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR, microUSB, GPS/aGPS and 3.5 mm audio jack. both phones are also blessed with two microphones and host of sensors like 3D accelerometer, proximity sensor, magnetometer sensor, and ambient light sensor. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Windows Phones