Nokia N900

The Nokia N900 has been available for some time now but not everywhere in the worlds but the Maemo 5 sporting Nokia N900 enters another part of the globe as India is set to gain the Nokia N900 smartphone reports an article over on noknok.

Apparently the guys at fonearena have come up with the info on the Indian version of the Nokia N900 release and claim that the Nokia handset will command a price tag of some Rs. 25,000 as a dealer price while the actual price for the Nokia N900 would reach Rs. 28,000.

Furthermore the article says that warning lights of Nokia N900 short supply have already gone on and thus if you want a Nokia N900 in India you’ll need to get in early when it launches and reserve the device.Quick spec reminder, the Nokia N900 packs a 3.5 inch touch screen, QWERTY keyboard, ARM Cortex-A8 processor, 32GB memory, and is the only handset to run Maemo 5 OS.

 

Nokia N86 8MP gets Firmware v30 with Ovi Maps 3.3

There is a new software update which is available fort those owners out there of a Nokia N86 8MP which is the firmware version 30.009 according to a recent report over at news.softpedia.com

You can download the new update from the Nokia Software Update and install. This download weighs in at around 142MB it is expected that this will be available over the air soon also in most regions.

The new software solution is said to include some very welcome enhancements although it has been reported that not all is working quite like it should be. The firmware version 30.009 is being pushed to Nokia N86 8MP as a maintenance update and some of the main features that it is said to come with are the latest Ovi Maps 3.3 with free navigation.

Also included is the sharing of location via Facebook, Nokia Messaging improvements. Although the Nokia N86 8MP sports UDP User Data Preservation it is still recommended that you back up all data on your handset before launching the update process.

 

Nokia, Samsung, and Others form Consortium to Create Mobile HD Plug

Well now it would appear that normally mobile phone rivals are to team up this summer to form the Mobile High Definition Link Consortium (MHL) with a view to delivering to the mobile marketplace a new mobile HD plug reports an article over on gizmodo.

Apparently the MHL consists of Samsung, Sony, Nokia, Toshiba and Silicon Image and the consortium exists to enhance the multimedia capabilities of mobile phones and portable devices with an interest in constructing a 1080o capable port/plug which would be superior to mini HDMI.

What the new mobile HD plug will do be smaller and have less pins, supply power to the device much like a USB and support HDCP content.

With the low form factor and small pin count mobile phones and mobile devices will be able to connect with HDTV’s, car entertainment systems, laptops, audio systems, and other home office and car display products.

 

European HTC Hero will get Android 2.1

It was supposed to be getting the Android update tomorrow April 16th but it seems now that that date has been put back for the European HTC Hero.

The Android 2.1 update for the European HTC Hero has been pushed back slightly and it is now expected to arrive by the end of April. It was reported that the Taiwanese company when asked about the update replied by indicating that the update will be pushed out over the air at the end of April.

This will make things easier for you and you wont have much to worry about. It is expected that this is for the European HTC Hero only but when you consider that the hardware isn’t that different we would hope that the global update wont be too far away.

HTC have commented that some of the phones in their Android line up including the Hero are due to receive an upgrade, and it is scheduled to be released starting at the end of April. The phone should be upgraded over the air. When the upgrade is ready we will notify you via our website and on various social media networks including both Facebook and Twitter.

 

Pantech Google Android Smartphone : Sirius Specs

It has recently been reported over at geeky-gadgets.com via intomobile.com that Pantech has announced the launch of a new Android phone to the market.

The phone is a Google Android Smartphone which is known as the Pantech Sirius IM A600S, the device is said to share similarities to both the Google Nexus One and also the HTC Desire.

The Pantech Sirius IM A600S comes with a 3.7 inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen display and the device is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It also sports a 5 megapixel camera with HSPA and also Wi-Fi connectivity a media player is also included with support for DivX.

There is 500MB of build in memory and a microSD card slot. Also there is a T DMB mobile TV receiver, said to be initially available for 900,000 Korean Won which is roughly $810 which does seem a little on the high side. It is expected to be heading to the US and also Europe as Pantech are currently in talks with a number of mobile phone operators in connection with them stocking the new Android handset.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Released by Rogers Canada

Well you lucky Canadians the time has finally arrived as mobile syrup report that Rogers Wireless has now released the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 and you can purchase the smartphone as of today the 15th of April 2010.

The Android packing Rogers Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 smartphone is exclusive to Rogers in either Luster White or Sensuous Black, and we have some pricing details for your consideration…

The Rogers Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 can be yours for a promo price of $149.99 based on a 3 year agreement, $449.99 based on a two year agreement, $499.99 on a one year contract or month to month, or without commitment $549.99.

Spec reminder for those that need reminding, 4 inch capacitive touch screen, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Android 1.6OS, 8.1 megpaixel camera with LED flash, Sony Ericsson’s Timescape and Mediascape, 3.5mm jack microSD expansion up to 32GB and ships with a 16GB microSD card.