HTC Freestyle to herald BREW MP for quick messaging dumbphones

HTC Freestyle to herald BREW MP for quick messaging dumbphones

Enough with the super-speccedsmartphones, AT&T thinks for those who want a more affordable phone. The HTC Freestyle is the first toherald Qualcomm's very own BREW MPon American soil and the phone is expected as soon as next month. BREW MP will be the platform of choice forquick messaging phones (QMP) and a whole new lineup of these was justannounced for this year.

Bignews – the platform promises no fragmentation. Does this mean thatall the phones that will come out will have a 3.2 inch touchscreenjust like the HTC Freestyle? Time will tell, but for the time beingtake a look at our BREW MP review here. The HTC Smart took thefirst step with Qualcomm's platform in Europe and Asia.

HTC Freestyle on its part will have acapacitive screen and HTC Sense elements to make the experienceprettier. Five new quick messaging phones areexpected on AT&T and Canadian carrier Rogers Communications,which uses similar 3G bands is also getting phones with BREW MP.

Well, well, things are starting to look interesting forAT&T with - whoa - 20 new 4G devices. And 4G now seems to include HSPA+ forAT&T, but worry not – the second half of 2011 will bring LTE.Check out AT&T's detailed plans here.

source: Engadget

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1. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

theres definitely a market for this type of device... it just depends on how nice the product actually is. i think the world could do without more touch screen devices that fall short of what they claim.

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its just a dumbphone.. like a voyager or sentio or something.. just prettied up. nice for peeps that want a nicer look without a need for data or stuff like that.

3. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Seems to me that BREW MP is probably going to be on touch screen feature phones kind of like the Pantech Ease .

4. Krad69 unregistered

Now, excuse me everyone, yes I am noob to this but I have couple of questions. Is this phone qualifies as a ''Smartphone'' or ''Cellphone with gadgets ? cause I have an Old HTC TOUCH with a data plan that no longer exist, such as unlimited internet, so I can tether at no charge. But, is this HTC Freestyle uses the same kind of data and Network so I don't have to switch to a smartphone ? If not, wichone would be an altenative to my old HTC Touch ? Thanks for your time and yes, I am kind of new to this so i need a little guidance before getting stuck with a phone for a couple of years. Regards, Krad

5. Lisbel unregistered

hasta ahora lo unico que no me gusta que no puedes editar para nada las fotos

6. Lisbel unregistered

si alguien sabe que aplicacion le puedo poner para editar fotos que me contacte

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