Review: New LG Chocolate BL40

On November 16, 2009, in Cell Phones, Product Reviews, by KLS

One of the most controversial discussions regarding LG’s new addition to Black Labels Series phones is how will the new shape of the BL40 perform? Thanks to LG who recently sent us the new Chocolate BL40 for a review, we’ve been able to test it out. For those who like a reminder of what the BL40 is technically capable of.

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Motorola Droid specs revealed

On October 23, 2009, in Cell Phones, by KLS

Leaked by Motorola themself in a webpage that was meant to be published at a later date are the specs of the Motorola Droid. We spoke about the Android Moto as a potential iPhone killer this week, now its specs have been confirmed.

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The Droid will have a 3.7-inch, 16:9 touch screen with 480 x 854 resolution. A 5 megapixel camera with 4x zoom, autofocus, and dual LED flash. A 1400 mAh Li-ion battery for up to 385 minutes of usage time and 270 hours standby. The powerhouse of the phone will be a 550MHz processor. There will be a pre-installed 16GB microSD card. Connectivity wise, GPS, Bluetooth, 802.11b/g WiFi and a micro USB port as standard. Six ounces of weight spread out over a 2.4 x 4.6 x 0.5-inch body.

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For the GC900 to bare the “Viewty” badge, it needs to live up and improve on the expectations which have been inherited from its highly reputable predecessor, the original Viewty. In this part of our Viewty Smart review, we’ve focused on testing the GC900’s multimedia features and these include music play, video play, camera and also video recording.

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After having recently featured to everyone our unboxing gallery and gallery comparing the LG Viewty Smart to the LG Arena. We’ve now been able to test it out thoroughly for a few weeks. In this first part of our review, we’ll comment on what we thought of the new generation Viewty’s completely revamped, elegant design.

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The latest Nokia flagship phone Nokia N97 is now up for pre-order via the Nokia Online Store. The N97 has had plenty of coverage recently and rightly so its because it will be the first Nokia phone to come preloaded with Ovi Store, the Finnish phone company’s answer to the iPhone App Store?

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The Ovi Store which is set to be stocked with tons of programs, services and apps to make every other smartphone platforms (including Android and iPhone OS?) jealous. With regards to its pre-order, its currently only available through Nokia, both white and black versions are available at £499.

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Only have a short while since we last posted the LG Viewty Smart GC900‘s video, LG have now announced its availability in the UK.

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Just to recap for those who may not have heard about the Viewty Smart. It can be considered as the second generation of the original highly successful LG Viewty, five megapixel camera phone. Like the Viewty, Viewty Smart focuses heavily on mobile photography, boasting a three inch WVGA display and equipped with an eight megapixel camera with LED flash. Full press release to follow after the jump.

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Here’s a quick clip featuring hands on of the Samsung i7500, Samsung’s first Android based phone. Also the first non-HTC Android phone, the Samsung I7500 is due to arrive later this summer. Its a smartphone that boasts a 3.2″ AMOLED full touch screen, 7.2Mbps HSDPA and WiFi connectivity, as well as a five megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash.

Check out the hands on video below…

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