Friday's News Bits
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- The Nokia 5800i XM has surfaced on the FCC. So far, the smartphone looks exactly the same with the only difference being the lack of Wi-Fi support. Well, this doesn’t seem like an updated version to us; maybe Nokia intends to offer it with a more affordable price tag? (source: FCC via UnwiredView)
- The Samsung Galaxy with US 3G support has also passed through the FCC. However, do not reach for your wallet just yet as that version of the Android-based goodness seems to be destined to hit the shelves somewhere in Latin America. (via: EngadgetMobile)
- TheCarphone Warehouse is to offer the Sony Ericsson Satio this October. The device is now listed as a “Coming soon” offering with key selling points apparently being the large 3.5-inch screen and 12.1-megapixel camera. (source: TheCarPhoneWarehouse via PhoneReviews)
- MetroPCS has added some new features to its plans. To begin with, the $40 plan will now have MetroPCS Unlimited Nationwide service for talk, text and MetroWEB, while the “flagship” $45 one will add unlimited e-mail, navigation and social networking apps. Finally, the $30 and $35 local unlimited plans will offer called ID and call waiting. (via: BusinessWire)