Browse Month: December 2010

Nexus S on Orange – Google Nexus S deals

The newly launched Google Nexus S is now available on Orange deals, this second branded Google phone is manufactured by Samsung and the Nexus S will always get the very latest Android updates before any other mobile phone.

Nexus S deals on Orange start from only £15 line rental per month and free Google Nexus S deals are available from just £35 per month on four different tariffs, these include Orange Canary, Racoon, Dolphin and Panther 35 with the pick of the bunch being Dolphin 35 which offers 800 minutes of calls, unlimited text messages and 500MB of internet allowance each and every month.

UPDATE:

02/03/11 – White Nexus S Released

Nexus S
Nexus S

The future of smartphones is here, the future is the Google Nexus S mobile phone. The Nexus S is the definition of a next generation smartphone with cutting edge connectivity, applications, design, touch technology and operating system. The Nexus S has been classed as a “pure Google” experience, which Google explain as :-

Pure Google – The Nexus S is a smart phone experience as Google envisions it, with no carrier or manufacturer add-ons. Nexus S is the unfiltered way to get up-to-the moment Google innovations. Nexus S is Pure Google.

Fast is about to get faster! The Google Nexus S utilises a powerful 1GHz Hummingbird Application processor, to give you an exceptional entertainment experience. With a processor as fast as this, the Google Nexus S is as powerful as some netbook and tablet computers.

Enjoy cutting-edge design with a superb curved touchscreen and feel secure in your mobile choice, as it is produced, tested and approved by Google.

Android Pure Speed – Because fast is better than slow, Nexus S combines the latest in hardware and software to help you get your job done.

Gingerbread is here – With a new clean UI, improved multi-touch keyboard, Wi-Fi hotspot, VOIP/SIP calling and true multitasking, this is the best Android release yet.

Latest Google Innovations, on Nexus first – Includes Instant Search, Maps with Navigation, Voice search, Gmail, YouTube; all cloud-connected and upgraded as soon as new features become available.

Brilliant curved screen – Unbelievable colours and a 4 inch display in a slick, curved phone that includes NFC chip, dual cameras and 16GB memory. This phone is as future proof as it gets.

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Samsung 525 Wave 2 Deals – Samsung S5250 Now on Virgin Mobile

The new Samsung Wave 2 which is known confusingly by two model numbers as the Samsung 525 and S5250 Wave 2 has now been released by Virgin Mobile, this new Samsung Wave phone was first launched on Pay As You Go before being made available as a SIM free phone more recently.

Samsung 525 Wave 2 deals on Virgin can be ordered for as little as just £10 per month which also includes a free Samsung Wave 2 phone, the tariff is called Virgin 10 + Internet and includes 50 minutes and 250 text plus 500MB of data or a second £10 tariff called simply Virgin 10 drops the data allowance in favour of double the number of minutes and text.

The Wave 2 from Samsung has also now been joined by another model from the same range which incorporates an extra slide out qwerty keyboard for those that like physical buttons when texting and emailing, known as the Samsung Wave 2 Pro this phone also runs on Samsung’s own Bada platform with very similar features.

These two new phones are part of a growing number of phones from Samsung to feature their own Bada operating system, other new releases include the Samsung Wave 723 which has just had a pink model released alongside its original black model as well as the original Samsung Wave which sits at the top of the tree in the Wave series.

UPDATE:

01/02/11 – White Samsung S5250 Wave 525 Released

Samsung Wave 2 525 / S5250
Samsung Wave 2 525 / S5250

The Samsung S5250 / 525 Wave 2 is a phone that provides an impressive array of technology, and is based on the Bada operating system that has be shown to be reliable. Whether looking for photographic capabilities, music and multimedia playing functionality or simply a handset that is aesthetically appealing and compact with bags of functionality, this unit fits the bill.

The Samsung Wave 2 comes with an impressively colourful and vibrant 3.2 inch TFT touch screen, which is capable of displaying 256,000 colours within a 240 x 400 pixel screen resolution. Navigation is provided by virtue of the touchWiz interface, which within this unit is version 3.0, whilst also providing multi-touch functionality and capabilities that offer the user the ability to navigate around the relevant functionality with ease.

The handset comes with a variety of alert options, providing ring or vibration alert options, in addition to the ability to utilise MP3 files additional ringtones to increase available options. A speakerphone, providing hands free communication capabilities, 3.5 mm audio jack and phone book and call records features are all incorporated within the unit, with the added benefit of photo call functionality, which has proved to be a popular option.

The Samsung 525 Wave 2 comes with a wide range of connectivity options including Internet access by virtue of its Wi Fi function, whilst version 3.0 of Bluetooth is available with A2DP, as well as microUSB connectivity. The unit also comes with EDGE, GPRS and a microSD card slot, which is generally utilised to increase available memory capacity, within the unit, increasing the available capacity up to 16 GB, which is sufficient for most requirements.

Additional functionality is provided by virtue of the organiser, image editor as well as voice memo functions, whilst a 3.15 mega pixel camera is also provided, that incorporates geo-tagging and also has the added benefit of being able to record video if desired. Entertainment is offered by virtue of the stereo FM radio, which comes with RDS functionality, a variety of games as well as an MP4/MP3 multimedia player. For further games, the option exists to download additional gaming options, to supplement the existing options.

The Samsung S5250 Wave 2, much like the Samsung S5350 Shark is an impressive handset that incorporates a multitude of useful technology within a casing that is simplistic but offers a layout which is functionally impressive and provides all that is required from a mobile phone.

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Blackberry Torch Now on Virgin

The new touch and slide Blackberry Torch has now been released on Virgin Mobile deals, this is the last of the UK mobile networks to launch this extremely popular Blackberry phone which is also available without contract deals as both a Pay As You Go and SIM free phone.

The Blackberry Torch is now available to order from free on Virgin deals which start at just £12 per month, to get a free Blackberry 9800 Torch the cheapest tariff is Virgin Blackberry 40 (18) which for £35 per month provides 800 minutes, 3000 text messages and a good 1GB of internet access.

UPDATES:

28/01/11 – Red Blackberry Torch Released

11/01/11 – White Blackberry Torch Released

Blackberry Torch
Blackberry Torch

The Blackberry Torch has been available since August 2010. This phone is the first to combine the Blackberry keyboard with the touch screen of the previously Blackberry Storm. It also has a trackpad for navigating the UI, an upgraded camera and the Blackberry 6 operating system.

This Blackberry Torch has many “firsts.” It is the first Blackberry slider, the first Blackberry to offer a proper touch screen, the first Blackberry to have a 5-mega pixel camera and the first Blackberry with Blackberry 6 operating system. The Blackberry 6 OS has many new features, including the Webkit rendering engine.

The Torch measures up at 111mm x 62 mm x 14.6 when closed and is 148 mm instead of 111 mm when open. It is a very lightweight phone weighing only 161 g so it is highly portable and comfortable to use. It also comes with 4GB built-in storage courtesy of the microSD slot, however this can be replaced with a card of up to 32GB.

The Blackberry Torch has all the features you would expect from a new Blackberry smartphone, including the QWERTY keyboard, which makes typing easier. To connect to the internet, you will find WiFi and HSDPA, which enables you to connect to the internet with ease. The latter allow susers to take advantage of widespread 3G coverage, whereas Wi-Fi offers a stronger connection whenever in the vicinity of a wireless internet router.

The Torch is very easy to use, and provides something for everyone from the business user to the multimedia enthusiast. With the ability to connect to the internet, you can check your email or surf the web easily on the go, and use the 3.5mm audio jack to listen to your music playlists.

The Blackberry Torch boasts an impressive 5 megapixel digital camera. Autofocus and an LED flash ensure that the pictures you take are of the highest quality. As an alternative to still images, the camera can also shoot video in VGA quality, adding to the appeal of the Blackberry Torch.

In a market saturated with a few smartphones models, the Blackberry Torch is ideally placed to offer something different to the norm. Its large touchscreen coupled with its slide out keyboard is sure to turn heads, whilst it remains one of the best phones out there for functionality purposes. This phone is one of the first to incorporate many of the features that blackberry users already love.

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Virgin Launch Bold New Deals – Blackberry Bold 9780

The latest Bold series phone from Blackberry has now been released by Virgin Mobile, the new Blackberry Bold 9780 is the latest in a long line of Blackberry Bold handsets and packs in the latest operating system alongside some great new hardware.

Blackberry Bold 9780 deals on Virgin start from only £12 per month and to get your hands on a free Blackberry 9780 Bold you only need opt for a £25 per month deal which includes 400 minutes, 3000 text and a very useful 1GB of data allowance each month.

Blackberry Bold 9780
Blackberry Bold 9780

The BlackBerry Bold 9780 has a 5 megapixel camera for video recording and photo shots, along with integrated GPS and preloaded applications with maps, points of interest and more. The handset features both a QWERTY keyboard with an optical trackpad for easy navigation and fast text input.

The handset comes with 512 megabytes of read-only memory alongside an internal storage memory of 2 gigabytes, with support for more through the microSD card slot featured. The impressive avail memory is able to effectively power the new and latest BlackBerry 6 operating system installed which offers faster then ever switching between the applications you most use. Meanwhile, the rechargeable lithium-ion battery is able to provide up to 6 hours talk time, 22 days standby and up to 36 hours music playback.

The Bold 9780 features an optical trackpad similar to that of a laptop computer mouse, which allows seamless scrolling and navigation, along with a full QWERTY keyboard for text input. To the left of the trackpad is the menu key, while to the right there is an escape (ESC) key respectively also. The handset offers the usual impressive security features including password protection with keyboard locking, along with sleep mode and encryption and validation for internet connections.

Connectivity is offered through the RIM wireless modem featured for the Wi-Fi wireless internet connections to Enterprise Server and Internet Service for both personal and business uses, in addition to the tri-band HSDPA and UMTS networks and quad-band GSM, GPRS and EDGE respectively. The Bluetooth 2.1 with profile support also allows you to use wireless stereo audio with the A2DP and AVCRP profiles featured, as well as others for file sharing and handsfree connectivity. For standard audio there is also a 3.5mm stereo headset jack connector present.

The phone provides excellent messaging capabilities offering the ability to configure up to 10 personal email accounts with push notification to the device, along with text and multimedia messaging, as well as BlackBerry Messenger for fast instant messaging to other BlackBerry devices. Meanwhile, you can take photos and videos to share with friends using the 5 megapixel camera with flash and up to 2 times zoom via the messaging services, or the integrated social networks.

The BlackBerry Bold 9780 offers great speed and enhanced security features and now faster switching between applications thanks to the increased productivity offered by the BlackBerry 6 operating system running. The camera allows you to capture great moments meanwhile, which can be instantly shared through the messaging services offered.

Blackberry Bold 9780 deals

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Google Nexus S Deals – Samsung’s Nexus S Released

The new Google Nexus S has today been released, manufactured by Samsung the Nexus S now has deals on four UK networks rather than with the original Nexus One which was only ever available on Vodafone.

Google Nexus S deals start from as little as £15 per month on O2 and Orange with free Nexus S deals available from £30 per month on Vodafone and £35 on Orange, the Vodafone deal includes 500MB of data allowance, 300 minutes and unlimited text whilst four Google Nexus S Orange deals allocate 600, 800 or 900 minutes, unlimited text and up to 750MB of internet usage.

UPDATE:

02/03/11 – White Nexus S Released

Nexus S
Nexus S

The Nexus S is all about innovation, running the all new Google Android Gingerbread operating system and sporting a stunning curved display. Measuring 4.0 inches and using AMOLED technology, the touchscreen display on the Nexus S is fantastic to look at and effortless to use.

Nexus S is pure Google, delivering the latest version of Android in an unfiltered way making it Google’s fastest and most innovative yet with a more refined user interface, multi-tasking and powered by a 1GHz processor. The Nexus S includes 16GB of memory, 5 Megapixel camera with HD video capture, a front facing camera, Wi-Fi and access to Google services such as Google Maps and Gmail.

The Google Nexus S runs Google’s Android Gingerbread operating system, the latest version of Google’s smartphone OS. Gingerbread delivers a more refined user interface with an enhanced keyboard, multi-tasking, increased speed and improved gaming support and multimedia playback. Android also supports Google services including Google Maps, Gmail and Voice Actions as well offering users a huge selection of downloadable Apps from the Android Market.

The Nexus S is a smartphone experience as Google intended with no network or manufacturer add-ons meaning you get up-to-the minute Google innovations as and when they happen. Nexus S is Pure Google.

Nexus S features a stunning curved design and display in a world first for a mobile phone. Using Super AMOLED screen technology, the 4.0″ 480 x 800 (WVGA) touchscreen on the Google Nexus S is vibrant and crystal clear with enhanced visibility and support for multi-touch for an ultra responsive experience with pinch to zoom.

Turn your Nexus S into a powerful Sat Nav device with free voice guided navigation. Google Maps Navigation offers turn by turn voice guided navigation, text and voice search with support for keywords to find local services, satellite and street view and the ability to navigate to friends addresses listed in your contacts. Google Maps will even remember recent destinations and features a wide range of points of interest.

The Nexus S features an impressive 1GHz processor allowing for an amazingly fast response time and high-speed multimedia functions whilst at the same time conserving battery power. The 1GHz application processor also delivers a responsive touchscreen experience and can handle running multiple applications.

Including a built in 5.0 megapixel camera with auto focus. the Nexus S takes quality pictures that you will want to share with your friends. Store them in your phone, email them to friends or upload them to your blog. With the Nexus S you can capture the action in brilliant high definition with 720p HD video recording. Let the camera roll with one press of the camera key and capture all the action in perfect clarity. When you’re finished, upload your masterpiece to YouTube or Picasa and share your work with the world!

With Wi-Fi you can use your Nexus S to connect to a local wireless network (W-LAN) to connect to the internet. This offers a cheap (sometimes free) method of connecting to the net to download emails, files, or check your favourite websites.

A-GPS is a network service that can locate your position to within 100 metres by using a clever technique called triangulation. By sending a signal to three cell masts, A-GPS will work out your location by the location of the cells and your distance from them.

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