Google IO 2016 Coverage

Unlocked Xperia S, P and Sola Now Available In the U.S.

Sony Mobile is now delivering on its promise to deliver their NXT lineup of Android devices unlocked in the U.S.  The Xperia S with a dual core 1.5 Ghz Qualcomm CPU, 4.3″ (1280 x 720) HD display, and capable 12MP camera is available for $469.99 from Newegg in black or white. The Xperia P rocking a 1Ghz dual core CPU, 4″ (960 x 540) qHD display, and 8MP camera is up for $388.99 from Newegg. While the budget friendly Xperia Sola with its 1Ghz dual core CPU, 3.7″ (854 x 480) display, “floating touch” technology, and 5MP camera can be had for $299.00 from Newegg.

All three models will receive Sony Mobile’s ICS update and will work on AT&T’s 3G network. The Xperia U is not yet available, but should be up sometime soon. These are all capable devices and should only get better once they have the Android ICS update installed. Anyone interested in one of these devices?

source: Xperia Blog

Unlocked HTC Hero Handsets Available For Pre-order From

Unlocked HTC Hero handsets are now available for preorder from Priced at £429.99, the HTC Hero phones are sim-free unlocked handsets with a release date of July 15th.

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The HTC Hero Box Contains:

  • HTC Hero 3G Android Sim Free mobile phone
  • Quick start guide
  • Screen protector
  • Travel charger
  • Mini-USB data cable
  • Standard battery
  • Wired stereo headset with 3.5 mm connector
  • Accessory leaflet
  • 2 GB microSD card

The HTC Hero will launch across the UK next month on the T-Mobile and Orange UK networks. The handset will be available free to new Orange customers from £39.15 per month as part of a two-year contract that will include 1200 any network call minutes, unlimited texts, as well as inclusive anytime internet browsing.

Likewise T-Mobile UK will offer the handset (known as the G1 Touch), free to new customers from £40 per month on their Flext tariff including unlimited internet browsing.


Google I/O HTC Magic Phones On eBay

During yesterday’s Google I/O keynote it was announced that every attendee will receive a free HTC Magic (G2) Android phone, along with a 3G data card that offers unlimited data usage for a month, and some free minutes.

If you weren’t able to attend the event but want to get your hands on one of the limited edition Google I/O Magic phones, then there’s already a few handsets starting to surface on eBay.

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