Asus to Announce Galaxy Mini Smartphone?

asus-galaxy-mini-8 “MobiFrance has reported a yet to be announced windows mobile smartphone, the Asus Galaxy Mini.Powered by a 200MHz Ti CPU, the Asus Galaxy Mini is a windows mobile smartphone with built-in WiFi and GPS. It might not be at the expensive range with the support of 2.5G network only. The GSM smartphone also comes with a 2 megapixel camera, QVGA touchscreen and microSD card slot.” via

New version of Fring for Symbian S60 is out!

N81,82 and N95 ” We’ve just released a new version of fring to all Symbian 9 (9.1/9.2) Nokia handsets. This version includes the following features, all requested by you:1. File transfer – You can now send and receive files from other fringsters and MSN friends. More services will be supported soon.2. Chat improvments – The chat screen was (almost) built from scratch, we’ve added ‘Typing indication’ so you can know when the other side is typing, we’ve added a real time status icon, easy file sending from this screen and more.3. Multi language support – The fring client is now translated to 7 languages: English, Russian, Italian, German, French, Chinese and Spanish (Let us know if you find any funny words… cool?) 4. Bug fixes – Many bugs were fixed in this version, you’ll have to try it out… 🙂 A similar version will be released for UIQ and WM soon…As always, keep your feedback coming, we’re always here and always glad to hear what you have to say.” via

The Black Nokia N82 is official!

“Discover new places with the black Nokia N82. The convergence of GPS, photography, video, and the web has changed the way you experience the world. Take fantastic pictures with the 5 megapixel camera, built in Xenon flash photography and one click photo upload to the web. Instantly share your mobile gallery with friends and family via email, blogs and instant messages. This smartphone also host other goodies, including Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth 2.0. The Nokia N82 phone also includes: Up to 100MB internal dynamic memory* for messages, ringing tones, images, video clips, calendar notes, to-do list and applications Hot swappable microSD memory card slot Video playback: up to 200 minutes (VGA, 30 fps) Music playback: up to 10 hours (offline mode) FM Radio WCDMA2100 (HSDPA), EGSM900, GSM850/1800/1900 MHz (EGPRS)(automatic switching between bands and modes) Direct connection to compatible TV via TV-out or wireless LAN/UPnP On-device photo editing Included Accessories Lithium ion battery Compact wall charger Stereo earbud headset USB data cable 128MB memory card 2.5mm headset adapter” via

GIGABYTE Communications introduces new digital TV and GPS/3.5G PDA Phones

“We told you about the new GIGA-BYTE Windows Mobile smartphones before and today, GIGA-BYTE announced its new line of Windows Mobile Professional devices, the company will show next week during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Extending their profession in mobile TV, one of GIGA-BYTE’s new PDA phones is supporting DVB-T/DVB-H which will be again one of the focus at the tradeshow. Furthermore, GIGA-BYTE Communications has long seen the increasing demand of the GPS built-in PDA phones, and will announce two ‘Slim GPS PDA phones’ as their key products of Q1 2008 – GSmart MW700 and GSmart MS800. The GSmart MW700 and MS800 are the GIGA-BYTE’s latest GPS Windows Mobile smartphones, which focuses on the business user market, that not only offers full business applications support, also provides multimedia features, such as camera, multi video/audio formats and FM radio.In terms of speed, the MW700 supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE and runs on a Marvell PXA270 CPU at 520 MHz with Microsoft latest operating system, Windows Mobile 6 Professional, making communication and data management more efficient and powerful than ever. The MS800 is even advanced by supporting HSDPA, which enhances faster speed operations and together with the front camera, users can join conference call or video calling anywhere and anytime without delay in voice and vision.The MS800 is said to be the slimmest 3.5G GPS phone and both, the MW700 and the MS800 measures a width of 14.95 mm only. The GSmart MW700 and MS800 are made to take over all senses. Packed with handy applications on an ample 2.8″ touch screen. Further information are expected to be unveiled next week in Barcelona.” via