Motorola Unveils The Android Powered Motosmart In The UK

Motorola recently announced the Android powered Motorola Motosmart smartphone. This entry-level handset will be exclusively available for the T-Mobile subscribers in the UK. The Motorola Motosmart runs on the old Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. This handset is not expected to get the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update in the near future. The Motorola Motosmart comes with the latest version of MotoSwitch which organizes your playlist, contacts and apps according to the most frequently used apps and contacts.

Victoria McManus, marketing director, UK & Nordics, Motorola Mobility, said:
“Simply put, Motosmart makes life easier. You don’t have to worry about complicated settings and hard-to-follow instructions. Just turn this smartphone on and get instant access to the people and things in your life that matter most.”

Motorola Motosmart features a 3.5-inch display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, Android 2.3. Gingerbread OS, 3 megapixel rear camera, 3.5 mm headset jack, micro USB, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, Bluetooth 2.1, FM Radio, 165 MB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, GPS with AGPS, MotoCast, up to 8 hours of talk-time, up to 20 days of stand-by time and a 1400 mAH battery.

This handset allows you to access more than 500,000 apps and games from the Google Play Store. Motorola Motosmart will be available for free with a 2 year service agreement and a £7 monthly plan. You can also get this device without any contract for just £99.99 on pay as you go. This handset will go on sale from the end of this month. Check out the promo video below.

HTC Finally Unveils The Android 4.0 Powered Desire C Smartphone

Yesterday, we posted the leaked press shot and specs of the HTC’s upcoming Desire C smartphone. Today, HTC finally announced the entry-level HTC Desire C smartphone in the UK. This handset runs on the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. It allows you to access more than 400,000 apps from Google Play Store. The HTC Desire C will be available for Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile, Virgin Media, Three, O2 subscribers in the UK.

Jason Mackenzie, President, Global Sales and Marketing for HTC Corporation, said,
“Listening to music is one of the most popular things people use their phones for, so it’s more important than ever that we deliver the power and emotion artists capture in the studio. The HTC Desire C offers customers excellent design, easy access to content and fast connectivity – making it the perfect all round device.”

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HTC Desire C features a 3.5 inch HVGA display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 600 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System, HTC Sense 4.0 UI, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, A-GPS, 5 megapixel rear camera, 3.5 mm headset jack, Beats Audio, 4 GB internal storage, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 25 GB free cloud space from Dropbox for 2 years, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 and a 1230 mAh battery.

The HTC Desire C will be available in Polar White, Stealth Black and Flamenco Red colors. T-Mobile subscribers can get this handset for free with a 2 year service agreement and a £15.50 per month plan. On the other hand, T-Mobile subscribers can get this handset on Pay As You Go for just £169.99. Vodafone, Orange, Virgin Media, Three and O2 has not yet announced the price for their customers. Check out the first look video below.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro Now Available In The UK For £239.99

Back in May, Sony Ericsson announced the Android powered Xperia Mini Pro smartphone. This handset runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. The Xperia Mini Pro is already available in most of the European and Asian markets, including India. The folks living in the UK have a reason to cheer, since the Xperia Mini pro is finally available for purchase in the US. You can buy this handset on contract or you can even get the unlocked version.

sony ericsson xperia mini pro

Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro features a 3 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom, auto focus, Face detection and Face recognition, HD video recording (720p), VGA Front-facing camera, PlayNow service, 3D games, etc.

It also comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack, Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, Wi-Fi Connectivity, FM radio with RDS, A-GPS, DLNA Certified, Micro USB support, USB High speed 2.0 support, Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation, 320 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 2 GB microSD card included, Sony Ericsson Music Player, Android Market, up to 29 hrs music plauback, up to 6 hrs video playback, up to 5 hrs 40 min talk-time, up to 331 hrs stand-by time and a 1200 mAh battery.

T-mobile UK, Vodafone and Orange subscribers can get this handset for free with a 2 year service agreement and a monthly plan starting from £20.42, £20.50 and £20.00 respectively. You can also buy this handset without any contract for £239.99. If you are planning to get this handset, then just head over to this page at Sony Ericsson online store.

HP Pre 3 Up For Pre-Order In the UK

Back in February, HP announced the amazing Pre 3 smartphone. This handset runs on the HP webOS 2.2 Operating System and it comes with a 3.6 inch touchscreen display, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm processor, 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording, etc. HP Pre 3 is the successor of the HP’s popular Palm Pre 2 smartphone. This handset was expected to release during this month in the UK, but it was delayed due to some unknown reason.

The folks living in the UK, can now go ahead and pre-order the HP Pre 3 smartphone. Mobiles.co.uk, a popular online retailer is currently taking the pre-orders of this powerful smartphone. This device will be exclusively available for the Orange and T-Mobile customers in the UK. Check out the complete specs, after the break.

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HP Pre 3 features a 3.6 inch touchscreen display sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm processor, HP webOS platform, Slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, HD (720p) video recording and playback, front-facing camera for video calling and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Active noise cancellation, Mobile hotspot, 512MB DRAM, 8GB / 16GB internal memory, A-GPS, Wifi b/g/n, 3G connectivity, microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, Mobile Hotspot, Adobe Flash Player 10.1 beta and a 1230 mAh battery.

Orange customers can get this handset for free with a 2 year service agreement and a minimum monthly plan of £30. On the other hand, T-Mobile UK customers can get this handset for free with a 2 year contract and a £25.54 per month plan. To pre-order the HP Pre 3, head over to this page.

T-Mobile UK To Roll Out Motorola Defy Android 2.2 Froyo Update In July

Last year, Motorola launched its powerful Android powered rugged smartphone, the Motorola Defy. This handset is pretty amazing, but it originally runs on the old Android 2.1 (Eclair) Operating System. Motorola and AT&T have already started rolling out the Android 2.2 Froyo update in the US, but the Motorola Defy customers in the UK were left behind.

motorola defy update uk

T-Mobile UK recently tweeted from their official Twitter account that, the Android 2.2 Froyo update for Motorola Defy will start rolling out to the T-mobile UK customer at the the beginning of July. The update is expected to be available within the first half of July, to almost all the T-Mobile Motorola Defy owners. The Android Froyo update will be available via. Over-The-Air (OTA).

The new software update comes with a new revamped User Interface, new Task manager app, Wi-Fi Hotspot capability, Linked-In account integration, Adobe Flash support, ability to store the applications on the device’s microSD card, added security features, including Exchange-based encryption and password security.

It is advised to backup all your data before updating the device. You should also have at least 50% charged battery in your phone and an active SIM card installed before updating to Android 2.2. We will let you know, as soon as the update is available for the Motorola Defy in the UK. Stay tuned!

Nokia C3-01 Touch And Type Up For Sale In UK

nokia c3 01

Back in September, Nokia announced its S40 based entry level phone, the Nokia C3-01 Touch And Type. This handset comes with a touchscreen display as well as a physical keyboard. Nokia C3-01 Touch And Type is currently available on the airwaves of Vodafone, O2 and T-Mobile in the UK.

It features a 2.4 inch TFT resistive touchscreen display, 240 x 320 pixels resolution, S40 user interface, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, 3G Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, 64 MB RAM, microSD card slot, 30 MB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, stereo FM radio with RDS, 1050 mAh Li-ion battery and more.

This handset comes in three vibrant colors – Golden, Silver and Grey. Nokia C3-01 Touch And Type is available for free with Vodafone’s £20 monthly plan, T-Mobile’s £15 monthly plan and O2’s £25 monthly plan. You can also buy this handset without any contract for £149.00.

HTC Vision Headed To T-Mobile As G1 Blaze

Remember the HTC Vision we told you about? Well, according to the latest information from Engadget it looks like the HTC Vision is headed to T-Mobile with a different name. The handset is expected to be renamed toHTC_Logo HTC G1 Blaze and will be sold under the T-Mobile network.

The HTC Vision/G1 Blaze packs in a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, and a 3.7-inch (AMOLED/S-LCD) screen with a 480×800 resolution. The device will be running on Android 2.1 when launched. The phone is also expected to pack in 1.2Gb of onboard memory. The T-Mobile name of the Vision G1 Blaze looks like a tribute to the first Android phone – the G1.

HTC Vision/G1 Blaze is expected to hit the UK in October. Hopefully, we will see HTC release more QWERTY keyboard based high-end Android phones in the future.

HTC Desire To Go On Sale From Today In UK

HTC Desire, the powerful smartphone which was announced at Mobile World Congress will finally go on sale from today in the UK. This handset will be available only on the airwaves of T-Mobile UK. You can easily purchase this handset from any T-Mobile stores.

htc desire

HTC Desire is a powerful device since it has a 1 Ghz processor. This handset is based on the Android 2.1 operating system. It has a 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution, Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity, microSD memory card slot and much more.

Other notable features include a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash, HTC Sense, ROM 512 MB, RAM 576 MB, Optical TrackballProximity and light sensor, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, Digital compass, up to 7 hours talktime, up to 360 hours standby time, 1400 mAh Battery and so on.

You can buy this handset for free with £35 monthly plan for 2 years which includes internet Booster. This device will be soon available for other carriers like Vodafone, Orange and O2 in the UK.

Samsung Launches Diva S7070 In UK

Samsung has recently launched Diva S7070, a new full touchscreen handset, specially designed for female users in UK. The design of this handset is unique and you can see a diamond shaped key at the bottom of this device which makes this handset absolutely glamorous.

samsung diva

This handset features a 3.2 megapixel camera with smile and beauty shot, photo editor, TouchWiz user interface, 2.8 inches QVGA touchscreen display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, microSD memory card slot, GPRS/EDGE, 8GB expandable memory and so on.

Other feature includes a Stereo FM radio with RDS, FM recording, QVGA video recording, 3.5 mm audio jack, audio and video player, Social networking integration with live updates, JAVA, upto 10 hours talktime, upto 800 hours stand-by time, 960 mAh Li-Ion battery and much more.

This handset is available in UK on the airwaves of T-Mobile for free with a £15 per month contract. Orange subscribers can also get this device for free with a £20 per month contract.