Nokia is going to launch the first handset from its C series, introducing the Nokia C5 candybar. It is a S60 3rd Edition-powered phone that features a 2.2-inch QVGA display, HSDPA, OVI Maps 3.0 with free navigation, Nokia Messaging, a 3.5mm headset jack, a stereo IHF speaker, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and an included 2GB memory card. Continue reading “Nokia C5”
Designer Daizi Zheng has come out with a eco friendly phone concept for Nokia which is powered by Coca-Cola. The fuel fuel cells generates electricity from carbohydrates(sugar) in the Coke and it can run on any sugary water not only coke.
Daizi says: The concept is using bio battery to replace the traditional battery to create a pollution free environment. Bio battery is an ecologically friendly energy generates electricity from carbohydrates (currently sugar) and utilizes enzymes as the catalyst. By using bio battery as the power source of the phone, it only needs a pack of sugary drink and it generates water and oxygen while the battery dies out. Bio battery has the potential to operate three to four times longer on a single charge than conventional lithium batteries and it could be fully biodegradable. Meanwhile, it brings a whole new perception to batteries and afternoon tea. “
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It is just a 6700 Classic in 18-carat gold. Continue reading “Nokia 6700 Classic in 18-Carat Gold”
Here comes the XP phone, not a concept, it is for real. This xpPhone is made by China’s In Technology Group aka ITG. It is a 4.8-inch touchscreen slider that has netbook-like specs, powered by some “AMD Super Mobile CPU”, and running on Windows XP operating system. More pictures after the jump. Continue reading “Windows XP Phone”
Popular Mechanics is picking up some rugged cell phone for a test.
“Ruggedized cellphones are typically designed to comply with Military Specification 810F, able to withstand light shocks, short falls and splashes. But just how far can they go? We took three and pushed them way beyond their spec sheet to approximate real-life mishaps—if real life was a demolition derby run by Navy SEALs. For the phones, it proved to be a one-way trip to PMs lab.
The Sonim looked and felt the toughest, but the Verizon G’zOne Boulder was the winner—it continued to work until it was literally a tangle of plastic shards and wires.”
Video after the jump. Continue reading “Rugged Cell Phones Stress Test”