updated 05:15 am EDT, Thu October 28, 2010
Cheap Android 1.6 device, 3G does not work in US
US importer Conics has begin selling the Sharp IS01 in the US. The clamshell Android Mobile Internet Device (MID) is equipped with a 1GHz Snapdragon and matches a 5-inch 960x480 capacitive touchscreen with a full QWERTY keyboard. It is also equipped with Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and dual cameras.
While it is equipped with a 3G chipset, it is designed to work with Japan's KDDI network and will not function on US networks. Conics is offering the Android 1.6 device for $246 plus shipping. [via Android Community]