White Nokia Lumia 800

White Nokia Lumia 800

Nokia announced that the Nokia Lumia 800 will be available in white, beginning this month.

With Windows Phone 7.5 software on board, the white Nokia Lumia 800 features head-turning design and the best social and Internet performance, with one-touch social network access, easy grouping of contacts, integrated communication threads and Internet Explorer 9. It features a 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display blending seamlessly into the reduced body design, and a 1.4 GHz processor with hardware acceleration and a graphics processor. Read the rest of this entry »

New Windows Phones Hit Store Shelves

Consumers can experience new Windows Phone 7.5, formerly code-named “Mango,” with a selection of sleek and stylish smartphones from HTC Corp. and Samsung, starting at just $49.99.

Samsung Focus FlashNow available at AT&T, the, Samsung Focus S and Samsung Focus Flash are the newest additions to the Windows Phone portfolio, joining the HTC Radar 4G, available at T-Mobile USA Inc.

Microsoft designed Windows Phone around one simple concept: People belong at the center of the phone experience. To demonstrate this approach, Microsoft put real people inside a giant six-story phone in New York City’s Herald Square to bring to life the phone’s key features and experiences. A life-size “Plants vs. Zombies” battle highlighted the phone’s rich Xbox LIVE gaming experience, while Far East Movement brought the Music + Video Hub to life with a live lunchtime concert for hundreds of fans in. The theme of the day — connecting people — was underscored when a New York man proposed to his girlfriend from inside the Me Tile of the giant phone. Read the rest of this entry »

RadioShack Introduces Windows Phone 7 With Three New Devices

RadioShack is adding Microsoft’s new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7, to its nationwide portfolio of leading smartphones this week.

The Shack is introducing three new phones featuring Windows Phone 7:

  • Samsung Focus from AT&T, available now in stores or via Direct2U, boasts a brilliant 4-inch Super-AMOLED touch screen, a 5-megapixel camera and 8GB of storage for $199.99 (qualifying new or upgrading customers, with two-year contract).
  • HTC HD7 from T-Mobile, now available in stores or via Direct2U, is available for $199.99 for qualifying new customers with two-year contract or $249.99 for qualifying upgrade customers with contract. The HD7 offers blockbuster entertainment possibilities with a 4.3-inch high-resolution screen and kickstand. HD7 is built for streaming video, mobile gaming and its integrated 720p camcorder means you’re also equipped to produce home-made HD videos.
  • LG Quantum, coming soon from AT&T for $179.99 for qualifying new or upgrading customers with two-year contract. LG Quantum features a sliding screen with a horizontal QWERTY keyboard, 3.5-inch screen, 1-GHz Snapdragon processor and 16GB internal memory. LG Quantum also enables wireless multimedia sharing with other devices. See radioshack.com for updates on in-store arrival.

Remember, all mail-in or manufacturers’ rebates are instant at The Shack. And with The Shack Trade & Save Program, you can trade in your electronics no matter where you bought the device.

“Windows Phone 7 is extremely intuitive and user-friendly, allowing people to use their smartphones more efficiently and bring together the things they care about most,” said Daniel Liberman, senior vice president of mobility for RadioShack.

“By introducing three devices equipped with Windows Phone 7, The Shack continues to expand our assortment, providing customers with a leading-edge selection of devices, carriers and world-class mobile operating systems. In a complex wireless landscape, we can help simplify their search for the right smartphone to match their lifestyle,” said Scott Young, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for RadioShack.

Windows Phone 7 operating system offers three unique features: a “Glance & Go Experience” with all the information you need on the “Start” screen, allowing you to quickly find what you are looking for; a simple and functional design to do more in fewer steps; and “hubs” that assemble related items in one place for fast and easy access. The Xbox Live hub, for instance, offers an on-the-go gaming experience much like your Xbox 360 at home. Overall, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS has made it possible to complete tasks in less time, with fewer steps, without sacrificing fabulous style or superior service in the handset or carrier relationship.

Compare three smartphones in one stop at The Shack

RadioShack is adding even more options to its broad portfolio of leading-edge wireless products this summer by offering Samsung’s newest devices for mobile entertainment and social networking.

The Android-powered Galaxy S series – Samsung Epic for Sprint, Vibrant for T-Mobile and Captivate for AT&T – are equipped with a 4-inch super-AMOLED screen and 1-GHz processor for HD video playback providing a brilliant, on-the-go multimedia experience that rivals in-home entertainment.

With a convenient network of more than 4,000 stores nationwide, The Shack® offers the optimal environment for consumers to experience Samsung’s innovative Galaxy S devices and compare across carriers in one location.

“The Samsung Galaxy S smartphones seamlessly combine leading edge technologies to deliver a stunning entertainment, social networking, and gaming experience,” said Daniel Liberman, senior vice president of mobility for RadioShack. “By offering the Galaxy S smartphones from three national carriers, RadioShack provides both exceptional choice and unbiased advice in selecting the right phone, carrier, and service plan for your lifestyle.”

RadioShack will offer a limited number of pre-orders for Samsung Epic(TM) 4G from Sprint starting Aug. 13. Sprint is the only national wireless carrier offering 4G service in 48 markets, placing blazing fast content downloads in the customer’s hands. Samsung Epic 4G, the second 4G smartphone from Sprint this year, will have wireless hotspot capability for up to five connected devices, a slideout full QWERTY keyboard, and a front-facing video camera, among other features. Eligible RadioShack customers can reserve Samsung Epic 4G (while supplies last) by purchasing a $50 gift card that is applied to the purchase price when the device arrives in stores starting Aug. 31. Read the rest of this entry »

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