Nokia N8-00 Photos, Specs & Price

Here are some of the leaked photos of the rumored Nokia N8 last month.  The upcoming Nokia N8-00 is the 1st Symbian^3 phone of the company this year.  The phone features a 12 megapixel camera w/ Carl Zeiss lens & Xenon flash.

About the display ? From the photos taken by IT168, we can see that the rumored N8-00 could possibly be at least 3.5 up to 4 inches across and capable of 720p video recording.  It also seems that  N8 Mobile Phone has no slide-out QWERTY keypad.

Other expected specs are the front facing video camera, proxity sensor and also the ambient light sensor that automatically brightens the display.  Let’s see more of this phone’s specs and photos when its officially announced.

No words on price yet.   Expected release date will be in September 2010.

Nokia N8-00 Touchscreen Display

Nokia N8-00 12 Megapixel Camera Sideview Photo of Nokia N8

Casio G’zOne Brigade – Tough & Rugged Cell Phone

Check out this Casio G’zOne Brigade, one of the toughest cell phones recently introduced by Verizon Wireless.  Casio G’zOne Brigade is the company’s first rugged push to talk handset with a full QWERTY keyboard.

This tough & rugged cell phone features 3.2 Megapixel camera with LED flash for video recording as well as still photos, it has 2.9 inch screen coupled with 1.2 inch external display.  Casio G’zOne Brigade is also equipped with HTML browser and document viewer that can be used to open office files like MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF and text files.  And also,  it has a text-to-speech function that can reads out text messages, and emails to you.  Other pre-installed apps include VZ Navigator cliet, email cliet, media player and so on.

Casio G zOne Brigade cell phone with 3.2 megapixel camera and QWERTY keyboard
Like other G’zOne phones like Boulder and Rock, this Casio G’zOne Brigade is MIL-STD-810F-certified. So it can handle water, immersion, dust, vibration, high & low temperature storage and solar radiation.

Casio G zOne Brigade mobile phone is MIL-STD-810F certified
This new Casio G’zOne Brigade is now available online on Verizon Wireless for $249.99 with a 2 year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.

Acer E110 Android and P300 SmartPhones Revealed

Two Acer’s handsets have appeared courtesy of Bluetooth SIG. The Acer E110 and P300, both of these smarthphones have touchscreens display, quadband GSM, Bluetooth and and UMTS/HSDPA.

The E110 phone runs on ANdroid OS and works on UMTS/HSDPA (900/2100 MHz or 850/1900MHz) networks, It has touchscreen display (no words about its resolution), HSDPA and A-GPS and bluetooth.  Below the screen are 4 touch-sensitive keys .

Acer E110 Phones Running Android 2.0
Acer's E110 Phone

The P300 runs on unknown version of Windows Mobile.  This smarthphone features touchscreen display, HSDPA/HSUPA, bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and USB 2.0

Acer P300 Smartphone running Windows Mobile
Acer's P300 Phone

Both of these phones are manufactured by Chi Mei Communication Systems.  No further info about the detail specifications, pricing and release date of E110 and P300 smartphones.  But more info about the specs maybe revealed  by Acer at Mobile World Congress next week.

Cherry Mobile Eclipse: Cheapest WiMo Phone

The Cherry Mobile Eclipse is the cheapest WiMo smarthphone recently announced in a press gathering by Microsoft.  This latest handset is powered by 416 MTK processor and runs on Windows Mobile platform.  Cherry Mobile Eclipse features touchscreen display, Wifi, GPS and it also has Dual Sim feature.  The only thing you wouldn’t want in Cherry Mobile Eclipse is its connectivity because this cheap handset lacks 3G.  But, as stated, this  smartphone is so cheap – only priced at Php9,999 ($217).

cherry mobile eclipse smartphone

No words about the availability of Cherry Mobile Eclipse but maybe available in the first quarter of this year.

Sony Ericsson Vivas (Kurara) Symbian Phone

Sony ericsson Vivas (Kurara) features a 3.2 inch TFT touchscreen and 8.1 megapixel with LED Flash  that have the ability to record video with HD Format.  Sony ericsson Vivas runs on Symbian S60 OS and also has Bluetooth and WiFi.

sony ericsson kurara is now vivas

Sony Ericsson Vivas specs

  • 3.2 inch TFT touchscreen
  • PowerVR graphics chip
  • ARM Cortex A8 processor
  • 8.1 Megapixel Autofocus Cam w/ LED FLash & Face Detection
  • microSD/microSDHC
  • Bluetooth, microUSB, WiFi
  • Accelerometer
  • FM Radio
  • GPS

Sony Ericsson's Vivas 8.1 MP Camera
Sony Ericsson Vivas will be available in 4 colors,  Silver Moon, Venus Ruby, Cosmic Black and Galaxy BLue.  No words on pricing and availability of this phone yet.

Motorola XT720 Motoroi – Keyboard-less Droid

Motorola just recently announced it’s Motoroi XT720.  This upcoming Motorola Android smartphone will be powered by Android™ 2.0. MOTOROI and is the first smartphone in Korea.  Motorola’s Motoroi XT720 has stylish designed and features a 3.7 inch WVGA (480 x 854 pixels) capacitive touchscreen display.

Motorola's Motoroi XT720 features 8 megapixel camera with xenon flash

The handset also includes 8 megapixel autofocus camera w/ xenon flash and 720p video capabilities, Wi-Fi,GPS, 8 Gigabyte Internal Memory expandable with a microSD (TransFlash), Motorola XT720 also has HDMI port that you can use if you want to transfer your recorded videos to other devices.

Motorola XT720 MOTOROI smartphone running Android OS 2.0

Motorola XT720 MOTOROI only weighs about 140gm. Will be available in South Korea this February, No words for the price yet but this smarthphone will most probably be expensive.  Below is the video preview of the handset. sadly it’s in Korean only.

Motorola XT720 MOTOROI Video (Korean):

LG GW620 Android Phone

LG has officially announced the LG GW620 its first Android phone – codenamed as LG Etna earlier. The new smartphone LG GW620 has a 3 inch touchscreen and full slide out QWERTY keyboard. Check the specs below

LG GW620 Android Phone Full QWERTY keyboard

LG GW620 Quick Specifications

3 inch display screen – 320 x 480 pixels
Full QWERTY keypad
up to 16 Gigabyte on microSD
WiFi 802.11 b/g
3G/HSDPA 7.2Mbps
Blueooth 2.0 with A2DP
5MP autofocus camera
GPS with AGPS support
FM Tuner

The LG-GW620 Android phone will be available in the 4th quarter of this year in select European markets, Still no word on suggested retail price.

Nokia 6760 Slide

This nokia 6760 slide is identical to Nokia surge, this device has similar feature like the full QWERTY keyboard that slides out from the back. The Nokia 6760 slide has a miximum talktime of 4 hrs on 3G.

Nokia 6760 Slider

Nokia 6760 Slide Specifications
2.4 inch QVGA display
3.2-megapixel camera
microSD (maximum of 8GB)
include A-GPS
HSDPA 3.6Mbps
Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP
Stereo FM
Symbian OS S60 rel. 3.2

Battery is rated at 1500mAh (similar to E71/E72 & N97). The Nokia 6760 slide’s price will be 199 about $285 and will be available in the 3rd quarter this year.

Nokia to Lauch 5530 XpressMusic in September

There is a rumor that there will be another lower-end to follow in Nokia’s 1st generation full touchscreen phone. The upcoming smaller version will be Nokia 5530 XpressMusic (Kenzo) which is said to roll out sometime in September this year. The rumored phone is also expected to be even cheaper than Nokia 5800. The rumor was claimed by reliable source from Daily Mobile. Below is the 5530 quick specs according to the same source.

nokia 5530 xpressmusic

  • 2.9 inch QVGA touchscreen
  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No GPS
  • Integrated FM radio with RDS
  • 150MB internal memory
  • up to 16 GB via microSD
  • EDGE connectivity
  • up to 16 GB via microSD

5530 seems to be the baby version of 5800 XpressMusic. Expected price of this low-end touchscreen phone is around $200 which is significantly cheaper than it’s older brother.

Nokia E52 E-Series Announced: Super thin body and excellent battery life!

The new Nokia E52 E-series was just showcased recently. The new arrival follows on from the successful Nokia E51, and was engineered with similar priorities. Nokia E52 prides itself with excellent battery life, promising to deliver up to eight hours of talk time and standby time in excess of 23 days! This phone is much thinner at 9.9mm and weighs in at only 98g.


Nokia E52 Features :

2.4 inch QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
3G/HSDPA up to 10.2Mbps (HSUPA, 2Mbps)
WiFi 802.11 b/g
3.2 megapixels with flash
Front-facing camera for video calls
ARM 11 600MHz processor
Stereo FM with RDS
Bluetooth 2.0
60MB internal memory (up 16GB on microSD)
GPS with A-GPS support and Nokia Maps 3.0
Superb voice quality with noise cancellation


Nokia E52 handset will be available in just metal grey and golden aluminum.  Internal memory is up to 60 Mb, expandable with microSD cards, where a 1GB memory card is included in the box.

The phone also features with Noise Cancellation, Ovi services and “the new email UI from the Nokia E75”. Moreover, Nokia E52 supports HSDPA for up to 10.2Mbps and HSUPA for up to 2Mbps.

Nokia E52 is expected to hit the markets in 2nd half of 2009 at a retail price of 245 euros or $326 (Php 15,000).

Nokia E52 E-Series Hands-on Video from Nokia Conversation: