FCC has just approved Samsung i750 pocket pc phone. Samsung SGH-i750 is a sibling of SGH-i730. Instead of having a QWERTY keyboard like i730, SGH-i750 has only a numeric keypad.Specifications: Windows Mobile 2003 SE Network: GSM TriBand 900/1800/1900 MHz EDGE Display: 65k colors (240 x 320) 2.0 Megapixel Camera w/ flash Wi-Fi 802.11b, Bluetooth, IrDA 192MB RAM / 64MB ROM Dual speaker with SRS WOW TV Output Presentation Landscape Switch-View, Voice Recognition, T9 Predictive Text Input Transflash memory card slotThe phone was reported in last year communicAsia trade show. Check FCC at FCC via slashphone.com
“It’s typical for Nokia to wait for other companies’ all-new devices success and then release its own solutions, judging the outcome of these undertakings. This approach is justified, taking into account that Nokia is the leading company on the market and loyalty of consumers to its products is very high. This destiny followed clamshells – remember Nokia 7200 at least, which was frankly a weak product, but had fairly good sales and as a consequence wide dynamics of price shift. The following clamshells became more popular and their numbers have considerably risen since then. Almost the same thing is happening to sliders .” Read this nice review here:
Samsung has added their new 4GB YP-Z5A and 2GB YP-Z5Q flash-based audio players to their US website.The YP-Z5 features a 1.8″ TFT display, MP3 / WMA / WMA-DRM10 / OGG audio playback, ‘PlaysForSure’ subscription support, JPEG photo viewing / slideshow / wallpaper, DNSe 3D audio processing, 35-hour battery life, and is 1.66 x .45 x 3.54″ and available in either silver or black. MSRP for the 4GB YP-Z5AB/AS is $249 USD and $199 for the 2GB YP-Z5QB/QS – both are expected to be available in the US this month.YP-Z5AB (4GB Black) / YP-Z5AS (4GB Silver) Product PageYP-Z5QB (2GB Black) / YP-Z5QS (2GB Silver) Product PageYP-Z5 Firmware v1.01 / Win98/ME/2K MTP Driver YP-Z5 Spec Sheet / User’s Manual (PDF) via samsunghq.com
BenQ-Siemens EL71 slider (earlier mentioned as Siemens E71), which has been much rumored about, but not yet officially announced, was introduced at 3GSM Congress by Orange operator, instead of BenQ Mobile.At operator’s booth it was called Siemens EL71 with the mark “coming soon” among other devices to appear in coming weeks/months.It is likely to be officially introduced at the CeBIT 2006 show in March. Under the preliminary info it’s a multimedia model with the camera, audio player, Bluetooth interface and slot for miniSD cards.