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Topic # 4331 1-Jul-2005 15:19
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Does anyone know of any new phones and time lines for their release? Thanks

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  Reply # 16238 1-Jul-2005 18:33
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Only cause you asked so nicely.

The Sanyo 2300 and the Sanyo 9000

the 2300 is a budget P2T flip phone no camera, mono external screen, 65k colour inside screen. Hopefully debut at $400 or less (or even $300)

the 9000 looks a lot like the 5600, with a "better camera" but im not sure if thats higher res, or just better optics.





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  Reply # 16239 1-Jul-2005 18:34
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And although these are being readied for release (as far as im aware), I have no release date to give you - could be next week or next year or never (example: Kx1/Kx2)




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  Reply # 16241 1-Jul-2005 18:52
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Thanks for that... I was really hoping form something other than a sanyo... oh well guess I will be sticking with the Hyundai for a while. Thanks for the reply ;-)

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  Reply # 16243 1-Jul-2005 22:35
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as a general guide, check out sprint.com
they often have new handsets just before they are released on telecom.

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Reply # 16281 4-Jul-2005 10:11
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The Nokia 6235 and 3125 are not to far away either.

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  Reply # 16283 4-Jul-2005 12:58
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Skyplonk: will the 3125 still be able to recieve photo/video messages by the time it hits our shores?




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  Reply # 16284 4-Jul-2005 13:03
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From what I understand no it won’t. The few in PTC I saw a while ago had a multimedia message inbox, but when ever it was mms'ed just got the normal legacy link via sms to the phone. So I guess no. But do not hold me to that! : )

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  Reply # 16290 4-Jul-2005 16:00
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Please remember , if these devices are in test "They are Still Being Tested" and debugged , hence that maybe way things are not always working . If the device has a camera the MMS sending and recieving will be working at time of launch.

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  Reply # 16291 4-Jul-2005 16:05
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I know that any with camera will be able to use MMS, but it would be nice to have a few phones that do MMS but dont actually have a camera.

A number of businesses I deal with, I have to take a non-camera phone with my calls diverted to it, because they dont allow camera phones on site. At all. Period.




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  Reply # 16342 6-Jul-2005 21:08
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I've wondered why Telecom are so adverse to MMS in Non Camera phones, I.e Nokia 3105, Gtran 4020.

Surely it's more work to hack the firmware to remove MMS capability.




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  Reply # 16352 7-Jul-2005 09:28
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I'm guessing, it's because those phones, (3105 and gtran) were released before telecom's MMS was up and running and ready for public use - so when the phones were sent to market they removed the MMS feature rather than sell with functionality that didn't work.


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  Reply # 16359 7-Jul-2005 13:15
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Maybe, but surely they could have left it in and advised owners when MMS was available.




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