Ophone to Beat iPhone to China?

The Lenovo-built Ophone is rumored to be landing in China about 1 month before Apple’s iPhone does.  With virtually the same launch time, this summer could really help forecast the future for the two operating systems.  Just how much love does a half-eaten fruit get outside of the US?

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Dell, China Mobile Teaming up for Pair of Android Phones

The Dell rumor just won’t die. It looks like Dell might be working on some smart phones with Android, but not for release here in the states.  According to a rumor/report posted at JLM Pacific Epoch, China Mobile and Dell plan to jointly release two smartphone models, currently under ...

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Amico’s “Brava” is Yet Another Unknown Slab Phone

It’s hard not to use the word generic when it comes to handsets like the Amico “Brava” but that’s the first that springs to mind.  We’ve never even heard of the company, and a cursory Google search yields nothing.  That won’t stop them from releasing an ...

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Samsung to Offer 3 Android Handset in 2009

In terms of first Android handsets, when HTC says “second half of the year” they mean October.  When Samsung says it, they mean June.  Almost. The South Korean handset maker plans to release three Android devices this year, the first of which will be launched outside of the US.  ...

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HTC Magic Passes FCC, One Step Closer

It happened.  Just like we hoped it would.  The HTC Magic is officially coming stateside.  No more worrying about whether Vodafone is going to be the only carrier in the world to get this handset.  In reality, nobody really expected them to be the only provider.  It’s just nice to ...

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Rhetorical Questions

I’ve been thinking a lot about Android lately.  Imagine that!  As I go back and look through some of the things that have happened over the last year, there are a lot of unanswered questions that come to mind. Here’s a handful of questions that I’ve been kicking around my ...

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Android Around the World: ABC Mobile Announced in Australia

Sorry guys, it’s not that ABC.  We’ll have to continue to wait and see if we’ll ever get LOST on our Android handsets.  Today, we’re talking about The Australian Broadcasting Company and their new mobile application for the Android and iPhone platforms. Announced ...

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Android Around the World: Orange France Getting G1 Tomorrow

The Android world tour continues with the next stop being France.  As of March 15th, customers of Orange France will have a handful of monthly plans to choose from to go with their Android device.  The rates range from €23 to €36, or around  $30 dollars to $45 US dollars. We’ve ...

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G1’s Going for Under $100… But Why?

Sometimes we hold off publishing certain articles on AndroidGuys simply because know that it would be redundant to post something that’s clearly made its way around the net.  Such is the case with the stories making their way around other Android and mobile gadget sites.  In case you ...

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“There is a Possibility” of an Acer Phone for Christmas

The head honcho of Acer’s smartphone division, Aymer De Lencquesaing, is doing his part to be coy regarding if and when an Android-based phone might be coming. In London today to pimp their smartphones, De Lenquesaing mentioned that two more phones were scheduled for Q4 ’09.   When ...

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