BlackBerry‘s flagship device the Z10 is now available on AT&T in the US. The runs RIM’s latest BlackBerry 10 operating system and features a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 4.2″ 1280X768 resolution display, 8 MegaPixel camera and 16GB of internal memory plus microSD expansion. Read more
The Nokia Lumia 900 is finally official. As expected, Nokia announced the Lumia 900 at the CES 2012 and would be exclusive to AT&T in the United States. Read more
LG Thrill 4G, the rebranded version of LG Optimus 3D for AT&T has been reported to be delayed further. An official launch date is yet be announced, hence the reported delay only relates to earlier rumored launch dates. The phone was earlier rumored to launch on August 21st (after some delays) and has now been further delayed until September 4th, a leaked internal document suggests.
There is no news on what is causing the phone to be delayed. We hope that the 4.3″ 1GHz dual-core glassless 3D phone is up for some further upgrades before it hits the shelf.
AT&T would be start selling Xperia Play at a holiday preview event in New York. Xperia Play on AT&T would be the same as the one available on Verizon, except for a new color option – “Stealth Blue”. It would ship with Android 2.3 Gingerbread pre-installed. For those who do not know, Xperia Play boasts of a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chip, a 4-inch 854 x 480 display, and a 5 megapixel camera. AT&T is yet to announce the date of shipping or pricing of the phone.
HTC Lead first appeared in a leaked image and looked like a larger version of any other HTC phone out there. Now, the guys at PocketNow have managed to get some info on the internals of this device via a leaked ROM. The phone boast of some upscale features like Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, a 4.3″ WVGA display and 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8660 processor with 768MB of RAM. It also incorporates HSPA+ and LTE capability allowing data speeds of upto 21.1Mbps. Other specs include a 5MP camera along with Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi connectivity. The leaked specs also suggests that HTC Lead would not have a front-facing camera, which seems less likely for a LTE phone and might be added in the official announcement.
Another LTE device called HTC Holiday would also be released on AT&T soon. HTC Holiday also has the typical bar form factor. It would have a larger screen of 4.5″ with qHD resolution with 1GB RAM. The phone features a 1.3MP front and an 8MP rear camera 1080p video recording capable.
Both the phones are awaiting official announcement. The pricing and availability details are unknown for now.
Dell Venue Pro has been available contract-free with T-Mobile and AT&T in the US. Dell is now offering the it carrier subsidized on AT&T. The phone is available in three capacity variants. The 8GB version is available for $99, 16GB for $149 and a 32GB model for $199, with the 2 year contract.
On the specs front, the Dell Venue Pro boasts of a 1GHz processor, 4.1″ WVGA AMOLED multi-touch display and is powered by Windows Phone 7 OS. It is a slider with physical slide-out QWERTY keyboard underneath. Other specs include 5MP camera with auto-focus, LED flash and 720p video recording and connectivity options of WLAN, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR and USB 2.0. It comes with various built-in apps including Microsoft’s exclusive Mobile Office and Xbox Live.
The phone can be purchased from Dell’s official website.