For under $100, the Pantech Crossover smartphone is a very low cost entry-level smart phone which is perfect if you have never owned a smart phone before or want to use a cell phone booster. The Pantech Crossover has a 3.1 inch full touch screen, which has the standard 4 Android buttons at the bottom. With the Android Operating System pre installed, the Pantech Crossover is a fun and entertaining option for the user, even with its small price tag. Underneath the touch screen is a hidden keyboard, which slides out to allow you to type on the phone. This is optional, although you may prefer to use this keypad rather than the on-screen keyboard as you can see more of the screen with the physical keypad option.
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Today people all over the world have cell phones that serve as their livelihood throughout their lives. Unfortunately some people are still stuck in the mindset that they should get the least expensive option since it seems to do everything they need. On the other hand some people need a device that does a lot more for their business and personal life alike. Whatever the reason and device, a case of some type is always necessary for multiple reasons, and taking a look at those will help an individual further understand why.
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This smartphone released last year has received quite a good response from the market. The producer, which is South Korean, has come to the idea of finally utilizing the smartphone technology to dive into the popular market streams when it comes to mobile phones. LG Optimus GT540 is using Android as its operating system. Some of the phones already have the latest upgraded Android version 2.1 which is more fascinating to use compared to the initial version of 1.6. This is the reason why at a very competitive price, the phone is running fast you would not notice it’s the less expensive smartphone. It will not give you any difficulty or any hang time while navigating through the interface.
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Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) on Wednesday unveiled five new BlackBerry phones with touch screens, as it hopes to revive the line’s dwindling appeal in the face of competition from the iPhone and Android smart-phones. The new phones had been expected earlier this year, but were delayed. Though the company is profitable and seeing growing sales worldwide, it is increasingly seen as a has-been that missed the chance to parlay the BlackBerry’s popularity as a corporate email device into mass-market dominance. The new BlackBerry touch-screen devices to be launched is aimed to change the situation.
RIM, which is based in Waterloo, Ontario, is updating its high-end Bold models to include touch screens. It’s also launching two Torch models with big screens but no physical keyboards, mimicking the basic design of the iPhone. RIM launched a keyboard-less touch-screen phone called the Storm in 2008, more than a year after the first iPhone, but the Storm’s quirky design and poor software made it a flop in the market.
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The Nokia N79 is the last N series mobile phone that was launched recently to make its way into the test lab. Unlike both the N96 and N85, the N79 comes in the form factor of a candy bar. Some people prefer this form factor as everything is presented on the phone without any hidden surprises. The N79 has a grey facet with a 2.4 inch screen and the usual number pad below the screen. Although the number keys are large and visible, I found myself always pressing the wrong number, resulting in some embarrassing phone calls. The number keys are seamless and our fingers found it hard to differentiate between “1” and “2”.
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