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CDMA Nexus One stock already headed to Verizon?

CDMA Nexus One stock already headed to Verizon?

Last we heard through the rumor-mill, Verizon were readying themselves for a March 23rd launch of the CDMA version of the Google Nexus One.  In apparent preparation for that, Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News are supposedly reporting that HTC have begun shipments of the handset to Verizon in the US, with European shipments of the GSM Nexus One headed to Vodafone "soon".

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Nexus One arriving to Vodafone UK in April

Nexus One arriving to Vodafone UK in April

The Telegraph has reported that the Nexus One will be launching in the UK with Vodafone, on sale through Google.com/phone only, as the company had announced earlier.  The British news site hasn't named actual sources but says that those close to both companies have confirmed an April launch.

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Qisda QCM-330 and LG GD880 break cover

Qisda QCM-330 and LG GD880 break cover

The International Design Forum have unveiled some of their mobile device design competition winners, and there are a fair few handsets worthy of attention. The new devices include the new Qisda QCM-330 and the LG GD880, as well as a number of devices tipped for carrier Vodafone. The QCM-330 is probably the more interesting looking, and according to BenQ's site will make an appearance at CeBIT in early March 2010.

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Vodafone UK getting Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 in April

Vodafone UK getting Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 in April

Vodafone UK have announced that they will be offering Sony Ericsson's first Android smartphone, the XPERIA X10, come April 2010.  The handset - which made its official debut back in November 2009 - has seen various suggested release dates, including one quickly-removed date on Sony Ericsson's own site, but until now nothing official.

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Vodafone unveils Sure signal femtocell

Vodafone unveils Sure signal femtocell

I really thought we would have lots of femtocells on the market here in the US by now. There are some femtocells on the market today, but for the most part wireless users have stayed away from them. You only have to look at the high monthly fees associated with the femtocell to get an idea why most consumers in the US stayed away from them.

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Vodafone iPhone 3GS now available in UK

Vodafone iPhone 3GS now available in UK

As promised, Vodafone have become the latest UK carrier to offer the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G.  The carrier has begun selling the Apple smartphone today, with the 16GB version of the handset available from free on two-year contracts of £45 ($73) per month upward.  Alternatively the 32GB iPhone 3GS is free on two-year contracts of £75 ($122) per month.

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Nexus One Vodafone Germany price leaked?

Nexus One Vodafone Germany price leaked?

Google may have been able to blur country boundaries with their (limited) international shipping for the Nexus One, but they haven't been able to quash import duties and taxes.  That's meant an extra sting in the unlocked tail of the Nexus One for those impatient enough to order it straight away, and a fair few folk preferring to wait until Google start offering the Android 2.1 smartphone locally.  Until now we didn't know how much that would cost, but a supposed leak from Vodafone Germany has tipped a contract price of €149.90 ($217).

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Dell Mini 3 and Google Nexus One UK launch plans unfold

Dell Mini 3 and Google Nexus One UK launch plans unfold

CES 2010's US-focus means we generally have to wait a little longer to hear about when some of the more appealing gadgets may make their way to foreign shores, but a couple of the headline-grabbing Android smartphones have already been promised to the UK.  Dell confirmed with Electricpig that the Dell Mini 3 would be, perhaps unsurprisingly, headed to the UK, together with the tease that the handset was apparently "built specifically with the UK in mind", while Total Telecom have heard from UK carriers T-Mobile and 3 that they're currently negotiating with Google over the Nexus One.

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Vodafone UK Google Nexus One landing “in a few short weeks”; Europe to follow [Updated]

Good news for European would-be Nexus One buyers who aren’t keen on importing a handset from the US and who would prefer a subsidized model.  Carrier Vodafone has confirmed that it will be offering the Nexus One in the UK “in a few short weeks”, with availability in France, Germany and other countries likely to follow after.

Update: Vodafone UK have an FAQ about the Nexus One; nothing particularly striking as yet, but it confirms buyers will have access to plans “similar to those Vodafone offers for its wide range of smartphones”.

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Vodafone to sell iPhone in January 2010

Vodafone to sell iPhone in January 2010

Starting January 14th, Vodafone will start selling iPhone in UK. With two years contract and wireless plan that cost £35-a-month, a customer would be able to pickup an iPhone 3G for free. Those who wants the iPhone 3GS, would have to signup for a wireless plan that cost £45-a-month for the 16GB, and £75 a month for the 32GB; same contract length required.

Vodafone limits monthly data transfer to 1GB each month, however it provides unlimited WIFI for its customers. As for users who want to tether their iPhone, Vodafone will charge £5 a month for 500MB data transfer.

[via reghardware]

Vodafone Nokia N900 confirmed for January UK launch

Vodafone Nokia N900 confirmed for January UK launch

In the UK, jonesing for an Nokia N900 but can't afford the sticker price of an unlocked handset?  Hold tight until January 2010, and you'll be able to pick one up from Vodafone UK; the carrier has added the N900 to its "coming soon" page.

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Vodafone drops HTC HD2 from general customer line

Vodafone drops HTC HD2 from general customer line

The HTC HD2 was one of the handset to launch in the last few months from HTC that was able to generate lots of buzz. The handset landed on Vodafone on November 12 free with certain plans. The future of the HD2 on the Vodafone network seems murky now.

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