Sports 4.3-inch screen but small processor
Gigabyte has announced the newest member in its line of Android dual-SIM smartphones. The GSmart G1355 carries a 4.3-inch 480x800 touchscreen and runs Android 2.3. Pricing is kept down through performance, as it's powered by a single-core, 800MHz Snapdragon processor.
Gigabyte GSmart G1305 would run Android 1.6
Gigabyte's second Android phone has been given its first earnest look in a purportedly official unveiling. Nicknamed the "Codfish," the GSmart G1305 would be a full-touch device with a 3.2-inch display and a 5-megapixel camera. Despite its age, Android 1.6 would be the platform of choice and not 2.1, PointGPhone claimed.
GSmart intros PDA phones
GigaByte Communications, maker of GSmart-branded handsets, on Thursday introduced a pair of identical looking cellphones, the MW702 and MS802 smartphones. The pair will first launch in Hungary, with the MW702 available on Friday, and will offer the company‘s advanced Smart Touch II user interface to control the Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system. Targeted at business users, the phones will include a GPS module that will allow geotagging of photos taken by their 3-megapixel camera and sending out messages that contain position information.
GSmart touch interface
Smartphone maker GSmart has revealed the creation of a new touchscreen interface, designed to compete with that of the Apple iPhone. GSmart's Smart Touch technology likewise relies on figure gestures, and similar tropes, such as placing shortcuts for up to 16 applications on the Standby screen; to add, delete or reposition shortcuts, users can simply drag icons around. Launching requires only a quick tap. Widgets are meanwhile present in the form of analog and digital clocks, which can toggled on or off with a flick.