Live pics of Windows SideShow devices!

Now we can see live pics of Windows SideShow prototypes posted in the Internet. According to the source the price will start from $80 for a small device with the touchscreen display and from $150 for a product with a sliding QWERTY-keyboard. Windows SideShow devices combine functions of a PDA, a smartphones and a media player, they support wireless communication with desktop PC powered by Windows Vista. Due to Bluetooth-interface they can run synchronization of e-mail, contacts, RSS-feed and other data. They are capable of downloading music, games and so on. Reportedly, Microsoft expects to create a new market for inexpensive Windows SideShow devices. Besides Windows Mobile OS is said to get the support of SideShow-devices.

HTC Mogul Review at mobiletechreview!

“The replacement for the PPC-6700 Pocket PC phone is finally here! Sprint introduced the Mogul by HTC on June 18, 2007. The PPC-6700 was released in the fall of 2005, which is an eternity in the world of phones. The Mogul offers an updated modern look (without the knob antenna found on the PPC 6700), Windows Mobile 6 and double the flash memory for storage. All the while keeping the Mogul the same length and width as the PPC-6700 but thinner at 0.73” (vs. 1” of the PPC-6700). Sprint is the first to offer the Mogul in the US and will start selling the device through its business channels at release and through stores in mid-July. The Mogul joins the Treo 755p, the Treo 700wx and variety of BlackBerry devices to form a strong PDA phone/smartphone product line for Sprint’s business users.” Read more here:

Sony Ericsson – plans, strategy, products. Announcement of June, 14

“In this article we will try to break down what is happening around Sony Ericsson, which fields are being taken to the forefront and what the future holds for us. With no claims to being an all-around research, this article is just one of the attempts to shed more light on the recent events. According to a variety of estimations by research companies, Sony Ericsson takes up about 8 percent share on the global market of mobile terminals in 2007 and keeps growing. Speaking of its actual position, it is placed fourth, at that the gap separating it from Nokia is substantial, while Motorola’s market share has been slowly growing thin due to negative factors and weakness of the portfolio (learn more in Motorola – strategy and vision, product line for 2007). Samsung is also developing in a relatively negative way in view of meager offer of inexpensive solutions for developing markets and scanty attention paid to carrier markets, so it is getting on a down streak.” Read more interesting article here:

Nokia introduces three versatile mobile phones targeted to midrange market

Singapore – Today, during its annual Nokia Connection event in Singapore, Nokia expanded its portfolio of affordable, well-designed mobile phones for the mid-range market with the introduction of the Nokia 6267, Nokia 3500 classic and Nokia 6121 classic. The new devices offer a range of easy-to-use features and are designed for mid-range market, the industry’s broadest audience. These new mobile phones are expected to begin shipping in the third quarter 2007.

Nokia 6267: Keeping it simple. Easy-to-access music, videos and photos
With dedicated media keys and multimedia applications, the colorful Nokia 6267 places a premium on keeping it simple, so that listening to music, watching videos and sorting through photos is a breeze. The Nokia 6267 includes an enhanced music player and dedicated keys to make listening to music uncomplicated. Capturing events and playback of video clips and stills for family and friends is also easier and impressive with the new high speed video capability and two cameras, including a 2 megapixel camera with flash and 8X digital zoom. The Nokia 6267 utilizes 3G technology for fast downloads, Internet browsing and video calls. The sleek and compact fold phone also offers a large keypad and high resolution screen, calendar, organizer, and support for up to 4GB of expandable memory to store movie clips, images and music. The Nokia 6267 has up to 6.5 hours of talk time and up to 12.5 days of standby time. The anticipated retail price of the Nokia 6267 is EUR 240, before taxes and subsidies.

Nokia 3500 classic: Affordable mobile technology in a timeless design
For consumers who are looking for an easy-to-use, stylish yet affordable mobile phone, the Nokia 3500 classic offers traditional features in a timeless design. The sleek, comfortable Nokia 3500 classic will be available as a collection of vibrant colours with eye-catching keymat split line colouring. The metal frame around the phone accentuates a sophisticated design language and offers protection as well. The Nokia 3500 classic comes with an FM radio, 2 megapixel camera, instant messaging and space for 2,000 phone contacts. It offers up to 3 hours of talk time and up to 12 days of standby time. The anticipated retail price of the Nokia 3500 classic is EUR 135, before taxes and subsidies.

Nokia 6121 classic: A versatile smartphone for 3G technology
The Nokia 6121 classic, a fast and versatile smartphone in a compact design, supports quadband GSM and WCDMA 900/2100 technology. With a 2-megapixel camera and 4X- digital zoom, flash and panorama mode, taking high-quality photos is fast and easy. Additionally, the Nokia 6121 classic also features a second camera in the front that adds a personal touch to calls by making use of the video call feature. The Nokia 6121 classic utilizes HSDPA technology providing faster and easier downloads, Internet browsing, video streaming and receiving emails with attachements. The Data Transfer application allows consumers to transfer contacts, calendars, photos, videos and files from their previous Nokia to their new Nokia 6121 classic. The anticipated retail price of the Nokia 6121 classic is EUR 260, before taxes and subsidies.

“With the introduction of these thress new devices, we are expanding our mid-range offering to give consumers even more choice when it comes to mobile connectivity,” said Peter Ropke, Senior Vice President, Mobile Phones, Nokia. “Whether they are looking to capture moments, share music or utilize the Internet, they can always find a stylish Nokia phone that meets their needs.”

About Nokia
Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. Nokia makes a wide range of mobile devices and provides people with experiences in music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games and business mobility through these devices. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.