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Android 2.1 Samsung M100S hitting Korea in March

Android 2.1 Samsung M100S hitting Korea in March

Samsung's latest AMOLED smartphone has broken cover, the new SHW-M100S, and like the Google Nexus One it's running Android 2.1.  The M100S has a 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, WiFi b/g/n, T-DMB TV tuner and a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording; it's apparently set to arrive on South Korea's SK Telecom network next month.

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Samsung AMOLED panel integrates touchscreen; mass production in March 2010

Samsung AMOLED panel integrates touchscreen; mass production in March 2010

Samsung Mobile Display are gearing up to mass produce touchscreen AMOLED panels in March 2010, and while many AMOLED devices already have touch-sensitivity, these new 3.3-inch displays integrate the touchscreen and AMOLED layers.  First off the production line will be 800 x 480 WVGA screens, just crying out for inclusion in Samsung Mobile's handset line, with the touch layer measuring just 0.001mm thick.

HTC Touch Diamond3 is AMOLED WM7 Obsession?

HTC Touch Diamond3 is AMOLED WM7 Obsession?

The tipped HTC Obsession Windows Mobile 7 smartphone could end up as the HTC Touch Diamond3, sequel to the Diamond2.  According to WMPoweruser's tipster, the Obsession/Diamond3 will have a 3.7-inch AMOLED display using a multitouch-capable capacitive touchscreen, run a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (like the HTC HD2) and have a 5-megapixel autofocus camera capable of 720p HD 25fps video.

Samsung rolls out HZ35W & HZ30W point and shoots with 15x optical zoom

Samsung rolls out HZ35W & HZ30W point and shoots with 15x optical zoom

Samsung has revealed two more high optical zoom digital cameras in the aftermath of CES, the HZ35W and HZ30W both presenting an impressive 15x optical zoom and a 24mm wide angle lens.  Both camera can also record up to 720P High-Def video.

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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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HTC Bravo tipped for March 2010 launch by 3 Sweden

HTC Bravo tipped for March 2010 launch by 3 Sweden

Star device on HTC's leaked 2010 roadmap, the HTC Bravo - a 1GHz Snapdragon based handset with a 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen, running Android - has seemingly been prematurely confirmed by the Swedish arm of carrier 3.  In a comment - since removed - on the company's Facebook page, they announced that they would be offering the HTC Bravo in March 2010.

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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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