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The best way for your phone to be noticed is to cover it in diamonds. Then maybe some crazy billionaire will buy the gadget nobody ever heard of. This Connecty phone was showcased at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. Pricing and availability of the Connecty is not known yet.
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Audi presents interesting mobile device. It works as an access authorization system for the vehicle, mobile phone, navigation unit and audio and video player all in one. The menu is based on the Audi MMI interface used inside high-spec Audi models. The control features both WiFi and 3G UMTS technology. More photos and it’s features are inside this article. [more]

 

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And here is another Hello Kitty gadget of the day. This time it’s the Hello Kitty phone produced by OKWAP. It is currently available for the Taiwanese market. It plays music and videos, also features a 2 mega-pixel camera and it is customizable with pinkish themes.

Will be a perfect match to Hello Kitty camera. Yay. Next cool thing to the iPhone, I suppose. Unluckily, no information about it’s pricing and release on other markets is available.

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The last word in the world of sound bone conduction? We already have these classy earphones by Temco, but now this goes for a whole cellphone! Pantech’s KDDI A1407PT cellphone with a 2.4-inch screen and a 1.3-megapixel camera conducts the sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull.

Great noise reduction. Pantech’s KDDI A1407PT cellphone is available in Japan for $165.

 

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We found UBS analyst confirming that HTC “will ship about 50,000 cellphones running on a mobile operating system made by the Mountain View, California-based search giant by the end of this year.” As Benjamin Schachter, analyst, says, the first batch wouldn’t “be for sale”, developers-only. [more]

lg.jpgLG decided to show us the other side. The LG KS20 smartphone (sans Prada) has many features like 128MB memory, a 2.8″ 262k color touchscreen with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA, a 2 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, a microSD card slot, and an integrated FM tuner. Wow. I wish, half pf these romors would be true.

mrbl.jpgVirgin Mobile USA is ready to offer the MARBL flip phone by Kyocera Wireless. But the phone doesn’t have many features, not even a camera or MP3 player. But it’s og I guess for some people, who see phone as a phone, not as a multi-function device, that will make you coffee.

The Kyocera MARBL is available now for about $30. Quite fair.

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The Nokia 5070 is a phone for youngsters. The 5070 has strong messaging and personalization features. Sending voice messages via Nokia Xpress Audio Messaging is one of the most attractive features of this phone. The built-in camera and FM radio, pre-installed java games like Sudoku add to the fun. The stereo headset comes included in the sales package.

MP3 ring tones, a variety of wallpapers and themes can also be downloaded it works 3.5 hours it talking-mode and the standby time is up to 12 days. nokia 5070 is available in two fresh colors, red or blue.

It will hit the stores in the second quarter of 2007 and will retail at EUR 100 ($135)

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Rumors about the Nokia 7088 can now calm down. Nokia has officially launched the Nokia 7088 which is not only the first CDMA model in the popular L’Amour Collection, but also the first slider version of this fashion collection. “The Nokia L’Amour Collection has been enthusiastically received by design minded individuals around the world. We are pleased to be able to bring this bold expression of style and taste to CDMA customers,” said Larry Paulson, vice president and general manager of Nokia’s CDMA business. This much-sought after design offers a video recorder, camera with LED flash, 128 x 160 pixel color display, two-way speakerphone, voice recorder and calendar.

Probably this latest CDMA fashion phone will be available in Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Africa, China and Latin America during the 2nd quarter of 2007.

moto_maxx.jpgMotorola continues showing us some reaaly nice phones, but this one is something — MOTORAZR maxx Ve. This one comes with EV-DO high speed connectivity and a 2 megapixel camera. Also, GPS/LBS connectivity in this one and the touch sensitive controls available. Stereo Bluetooth for hearing your music wirelessly. The entire build up of the phone is slim to keep up with the MOTORAZR family of slimmers. And for me, this is a word.

We can expect this one in the first half of 2007. Yay.