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New Nexus One gets AT&T and Rogers 3G/UMTS

New Nexus One gets AT&T and Rogers 3G/UMTS

In what we're guessing is a mildly-tactical move to counter claims of poor sales performance to-date, Google have added a second GSM Nexus One to their line up with support for AT&T and Rogers Wireless 3G/UMTS.  The new handset supports the 850/1900/2100 MHz bands, rather than the T-Mobile-friendly 900/AWS/2100MHz bands of the original, and is priced at the same $529.

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Canada’s Rogers claim Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 for Q2 2010 North America debut

Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless has become the first to announce it will be offering the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10, though neither carrier nor company are yet saying exactly when the Android smartphone will arrive.  Set to go on sale sometime in Q2 2010 - later than Sony Ericsson told us back at the handset's launch - the XPERIA X10 will be a Rogers exclusive in the country, and will apparently "make its North American debut first in Canada".

LG Eve (aka GW620) arrives on Rogers Wireless

Remember the LG GW620, the QWERTY slider Android smartphone that rocked up with its own mini-site last week?  The handset has now made its way to Canada for a debut as the Rogers Wireless LG Eve, promising a Social Network Services (SNS) Manager that pulls together Twitter, Facebook and Bebo updates, a 5-megapixel autofocus camera and - stealing a jump on the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 - automatic face recognition tying images into contacts entries.

iPhone 3GS 8GB confirmed in Rogers comparison chart

An iPhone comparison chart on Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless' site has seemingly officially outed the iPhone 3GS 8GB.  Listed as an option for the newest version of Apple's smartphone, the 8GB 3GS is only present in this one chart; attempting to buy a 3GS takes you to the choice of the 16GB or 32GB models.

iPhone 3GS 8GB incoming to replace out-of-stock 3G 8GB?

iPhone 3GS 8GB incoming to replace out-of-stock 3G 8GB?

Are Apple preparing to phase out the iPhone 3G 8GB with a replacement iPhone 3GS 8GB?  That's one suggestion, after internal messages from Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless indicated that stores there would soon be receiving 8GB versions of the latest, faster iPhone to replace stock of the older model.

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MiFi 2372 with AT&T and Rogers-friendly HSPA gets official

Hot on the heels of yesterday's MiFi 2352 HSPA launch in Spain, together with the release of the MiFi SDK, comes the official announcement of the much-anticipated Novatel Wireless MiFi 2372, the North America -optimized HSPA model.  As with the other MiFi devices, the MiFi 2372 allows the sharing of a single GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA connection with up to five WiFi-connected clients; what makes it different is its support for North American 3G networks.

 

BlackBerry Storm 2 (aka 9550) detailed; AT&T Storm 2 “relatively soon”

According to the Boy Genius Report, RIM's BlackBerry Storm 2 - the touchscreen follow-up to the original Storm launched back in November - will indeed include WiFi b/g along with EVDO Rev.A and 2100MHz UMTS (for roaming).  Known as the BlackBerry 9550, it will also be joined by the 9520, a version of the Storm 2 for GSM carriers AT&T and Rogers Wireless.

Rogers Wireless & NTT DoCoMo confirm Android intentions

Rogers Wireless & NTT DoCoMo confirm Android intentions

New Android carrier news today, as both Rogers Wireless and NTT DoCoMo are confirmed to be launching Android smartphones in the near future.  Rogers Wireless has picked up both the HTC Dream (aka the T-Mobile G1) and the HTC Magic for release on its Canadian network on June 2nd.  Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo has not confirmed a release date as yet, but will be offering a rebadged version of the HTC Magic.

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 hits Rogers Wireless

BlackBerry Curve 8900 hits Rogers Wireless

Rogers Wireless have launched the BlackBerry Curve 8900.  Although no official press release has been issued by the carrier, the smartphone has apparently been listed in the Rogers Library database.  Priced from $179.99 with a three-year agreement (plus voice and data tariffs), the 8900 has both WiFi and GPS.

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