Tag: clamshell

Flipin’ ‘eck – Samsung to bring back the clamshell

Personally I can’t see this one appearing in Europe anytime soon, but the Samsung SM-W2014, equipped with a quad core 2.3Ghz Snapdragon 800, could mark the return of the flip phone. The handset is rumoured to have two 3.67″ Super AMOLED screens at 800 x 480 pixels, a …

Samsung Galaxy Folder snapper sneakily snapped

Clamshell phones used to be the coolest handsets on the block. That “snap” as it closes after the end of a call is still the most emotive way to hang up on someone. However, touchscreens are the the best way to interact with a phone these days. What …

Samsung Reveal new Android flip format handset

A little while ago we showed a new Android powered Samsung flip phone that was destined for the Chinese market. Well, Samsung have quite strongly upped the ante with the launch of a brand new quad core flip phone powered by Android – again destined for the Chinese …

Sick of the latest tech? Get yourself a Motorola StarTAC

In December last year we took a look at the Ericsson A2628 from Lekki. The phone itself was 11 years old but it had a new lease of life thanks to a bright paint job. No social networks. No pictures messages. No camera. No internet. The Lekki handsets …

Smartphones – Will we ever get more form factors?

It might surprise you, but I’m a bit simple at heart. OK. Who’s laughing? I have a Samsung Galaxy SII and a laptop, that’s about it. Call it a netbook, call it an ultrabook, whatever, you can get affordable notebooks online pretty easily now and hook up to …