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Cowon J3 PMP to have 3.3-inch AMOLED and WiFi?

Cowon J3 PMP to have 3.3-inch AMOLED and WiFi?

Cowon weren't short of a few devices at CES 2010 last week, but one thing not yet ready for primetime is the Cowon J3 PMP.  The mystery PMP is pretty much unknown beyond this rear-panel graphic that leaked a few weeks ago, but according to a preset in the latest version of Cowon's own jetAudio app spotted by Moveplayer, it will have a 3.3-inch WQVGA (480 x 272) display that's rumored to use an AMOLED panel.

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Viliv P3 Android PMP gets video demo; more Viliv Android planned

Viliv P3 Android PMP gets video demo; more Viliv Android planned

Look out Creative, Viliv are creeping up behind you.  The company have been showing off their latest touchscreen device, and while you might assume it's another MID in actual fact Viliv are describing the P3 as a PMP; either way, you get an indecently skinny 9.8mm chassis, 3.7-inch AMOLED 800 x 480 touchscreen (Nexus One we're looking at you), 800MHz Cortex A8 processor and dual-booting Android and Windows CE.

Video demo after the cut

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Samsung Shark S5350, Shark 2 S5550 and Shark 3 S3550 social networking phones debut

Samsung Shark S5350, Shark 2 S5550 and Shark 3 S3550 social networking phones debut

Samsung have unveiled their latest range, the Samsung Shark series, and they're taking on entry-level social networking.  Three devices will be initially available - the candybar Samsung Shark S5350 and two sliders, the Shark 2 S5550 and Shark 3 S3550 - each with shortcuts to Facebook, MySpace, Bebo and other popular social networks on their homescreen.  Meanwhile the Samsung Communities app allows for easier uploading of photos and videos to (together with on-device browsing of) Flickr, Picasa, Photobucket and YouTube.

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Inbrics MID 1 AMOLED Android handheld makes it to CES 2010

Inbrics MID 1 AMOLED Android handheld makes it to CES 2010

We'll confess to a few fleeting doubts last November when concept footage of Inbrics Android MID was released.  We see so many Android devices announced that are then never heard of again, we're sure Inbrics will forgive us for wondering whether it would be the same with them.  Well, just to prove us wrong Inbrics have been in touch to confirm that they'll be showing working demo units at CES 2010 this week, and they even sent us a sneak preview shot of just what will be on offer.

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Samsung WiFi/Bluetooth CL80, DualView TL210/TL205 and NX10 digicams unveiled

Samsung WiFi/Bluetooth CL80, DualView TL210/TL205 and NX10 digicams unveiled

It's not just camcorders Samsung are bringing to CES 2010; the company also has a boat-load of cameras, too, including more of the eye-catching DualView double-LCD models, a WiFi-enabled point-and-shoot, and a few with AMOLED displays.  The Samsung CL80 (shown here) is set to arrive this Spring, and has a 14.2-megapixel sensor with dual image stabilization, 7x optical zoom, a 3.7-inch AMOLED display and integrated WiFi and Bluetooth.

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HTC Bravo Snapdragon Android phone shows up in better photo

HTC Bravo Snapdragon Android phone shows up in better photo

While there were several enticing models in the leaked HTC 2010 roadmap yesterday - it's about time someone released an Android-based candybar with QWERTY, for instance - the most interesting was undoubtedly the HTC Bravo.  The company's first Android device to use a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, perennial leak grabbers ai.rs have managed to find a better shot of the AMOLED smartphone.

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Inbrics Android MID promised for US launch

Inbrics Android MID promised for US launch

Android-based MIDs aren't particularly rare - the allure of a free OS has already tempted many a manufacturer - but it's unusual to find one actually destined to the US.  Inbrics' Android MID is one such rarity; the company have announced that not only will they be bringing the ARM Cortex A8 based touchscreen slider to CES in January, they'll also be releasing it in the US in 2010.

Video demo after the cut

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AT&T announce HP iPAQ Glisten 3G WinMo world-phone

AT&T announce HP iPAQ Glisten 3G WinMo world-phone

You have to give HP and AT&T some credit: it takes guts to call your new smartphone the HP iPAQ Glisten.  Kicking off with a name that turns some peoples' stomachs doesn't seem like a particularly clever plan, but AT&T are hoping that the specifications of this particular 3G world-phone will help them see past the unusual moniker.

The iPAQ Glisten gets an AMOLED touchscreen display, Windows Mobile 6.5 OS and a 3.1-megapixel camera, together with both WiFi and GPS.  They've also packed it with all the 3G bands you'll need not only in the US but while traveling too, though you'll obviously have to deal with AT&T's roaming rates as well.

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Samsung Omnia II hitting Verizon December 2nd

Samsung Omnia II hitting Verizon December 2nd

It comes as little surprise, given that we knew a release date from sneak-peaks into the carrier's own systems last week, but Verizon have officially announced that the Samsung Omnia II will drop come December 2nd.  The Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphone will be priced at $199.99 (after a wretched $100 mail-in rebate) presuming a new two-year agreement, which nets you a 3.7-inch AMOLED WVGA touchscreen, EVDO Rev.A, WiFi b/g and a 5-megapixel camera.

There's also Samsung's "3D cube" UI, which we're still less than convinced by, together with Bluetooth and a microSD card slot; Samsung also gave the Omnia II its own 8GB of internal storage.  The usual Verizon app suspects are on-board, which includes V CAST Music, Rhapsody support, V CAST Video-on-Demand, V CAST Song ID, visual voicemail, VZW Tones and VZ Navigator.

Perhaps more interestingly, given that screen, is the support for DivX and Xvid video files, meaning the Omnia II might make for a decent PMP replacement.  So, anybody thinking of picking up this touchscreen Windows Phone as an early Christmas present?

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T-Mobile Samsung Behold II arrives November 18th for $230

T-Mobile Samsung Behold II arrives November 18th for $230

T-Mobile have announced a launch date for the Samsung Behold II, the company's latest Android smartphone.  As of November 18th, those in the market for a 3.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen, 5-megapixel autofocus camera with flash, WiFi, 3G and Samsung's TouchWiz UI on top of Android 1.5 will be able to pick up the Behold II for $229.99 with a new, two-year service agreement.

Sony Ericsson Kurara leaks again: 8.1MP S60 AMOLED smartphone

Sony Ericsson Kurara leaks again: 8.1MP S60 AMOLED smartphone

The floodgates are open and Sony Ericsson's Kurara is spilling through them.  Having been spotted in the wild yesterday, the touchscreen Satio sibling has made a second appearance getting up close and personal with a carbonated beverage.  No more hardware specs to share - though the HD logo on the back is missing on this particular unit - so we're left with the expectation of a 3.5-inch AMOLED touchscreen, Symbian S60 OS and 8.1-megapixel autofocus camera.

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