Home » Uncategorized » Sprint adds entry-level Moto clamshell to lineup
Image_38049_tmimage.jpg

Sprint adds entry-level Moto clamshell to lineup

Sure, Korea gets its super-powerful DMB phones and Japan gets handsets with multi-megapixel cameras, but all of those pale in comparison the ultra high-end Motorola C290 clamshell heading to Sprint PCS. Okay, maybe not, but it does support the service provider’s Vision content – the first phone to do so, in fact.

You won’t Bluetooth or a picture-taker on this handset, however. What you do find is Java support for a bunch of your favourite apps and games, a speakerphone for handsfree calling, a full color display, and voice recording for the quick note when you’re without pen and paper. The WAP 2.0 functionality is pretty nice too, but this is far from being an elitist handset – it was never meant to be.

If you’re not caught up in the latest trends and just want a simple phone in a clamshell form factor, the Motorola C290 just might be for you, especially considering that it will likely retail for about $30 after rebates and contract bonuses and whatnot.

About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Did you manage to score any epic Black Friday deals this morning? Are you still ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.