Panasonic's Eluga Android phone now in the UK
UK electronics retailer Expansys is now offering the Panasonic Eluga smartphone for sale as an unlocked device. Introduced at MWC, the Android 2.3-powered smartphone is powered by a dual-core, 1GHz TI OMAP processor and 1GB of RAM. It is entirely waterproof, however, and an upgrade from the current Android 2.3.5 to Android 4.0 is promised to come this summer.
Limited stock of the GSM 16GB version available
An unlocked version of the Google Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now available in the US. Importer and online retailer Expansys has a limited stock of the 16GB, unlocked GSM model available for $750. The earliest that the phone is expected through any US carrier is Verizon, which may begin shipping on December 8.
LG Optimus 3D now up for pre-order in the UK
LG's upcoming Optimus 3D has shown up for pre-order on UK online retailer Expansys. Most significantly, the listing reveals a ship date of April 25, and an unsubsidized price of £515 with tax, or the equivalent of a high $836. While this still doesn't reveal a US ship date, and the price in the US is likely to be lower, it gives a ballpark should the Optimus 3D reach the US.
Specs for upcoming Android handsets revealed
Preliminary, unofficial specs for a few upcoming Android handsets have been revealed,
PocketNow found. Originating from online retailer Expansys, the spec sheets are for the HTC Desire HD2, the Samsung Galaxy S2, the HTC Desire 2 and HTC Wildfire 2. The Galaxy S2 will allegedly use a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8260 CPU along with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display.
Acer Liquid Stream arrives at UK retailer
UK electronics retailer Expansys is offering Acer's Liquid Stream smartphone, first introduced in May. This is the first appearance of the advanced handset in stores, which revolves around a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and Android 2.1. It also has a 3.7-inch OLED touchscreen with an 800x480 resolution and a five-megapixel camera capable of recording 720p HD videos.
International Droid sees record sales
UK retailer eXpansys today revealed that the Motorola Milestone's UK debut sold out in less than three hours. The exclusive sales outlet for the phone in the country said it listed the phone at 10AM on Thursday but had to label it as out of stock just 2.5 hours later. The rate is an all-time company record and even outpaced Apple's iPhone.
Acer Liquid with Android now out in the UK
While it's slightly behind schedule, Acer's Liquid smartphone with Android is now shipping in the UK, with retailers Expansys and Clove stocking the Android smartphone. The handset, which runs on the 1.6 build, is only available in white so far.
Acer Android-based A1 priced for Europe
Acer's Android-based A1 handset will soon be available for sale in at least France and Germany according to a listing at electronics retailer Expansys. Though the listing has since been pulled, it allowed a look at the device's specs. Previously rumored to arrive in September, the device will get Android 2.0 (with "Donut" features like device-wide search) and will be powered by Qualcomm's relatively speedy 768MHz 8250 CPU. A 3.5-inch touchscreen with an 800x480 resolution will serve as the core interface.
Samsung C6625 leaks
Thanks to a product listing from UK-based cellphone dealer Expansys, the latest handset from Samsung, the C6625, has been made public. The tri-band GSM phone also supports the 2,100MHz WCDMA band and will connect to 3G data networks. Users interface with the device via a QWERTY keyboard and 2.6-inch, 320x240 display on the Windows Mobile 6.1-driven device.