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Samsung Intros NF210 Netbook and SF510 Notebook In India

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In India, Samsung has just unveiled two laptops, the first one is the NF210 netbook while the other is the SF510 notebook. First up is the NF210 (above) which features a 10.1-inch LED-backlit anti-glare display, 2GB of RAM, a dual-core Intel Atom CPU, WiFi b/g/n / Bluetooth 3.0 support, three USB 2.0 ports, SRS 3D sound support, and Windows 7. This netbook also has support for Fast Start and just as the name suggests it allows you to boot your OS up quickly. The 6-cell battery will reportedly give you 10.5 hours of battery life but who knows how it'll actually hold up in real-time results. This will be available for Rs. 22,990 ($505 USD).

The other one is the SF510 notebook, which is pictured below. This one features a 15.6-inch LED-backlit "HD" display, 4GB of RAM, Intel Core i3 / i5 CPU options, a 1GB Nvidia GPU, WiFi b/g/n support, an HDMI output, an integrated webcam, a memory card reader, a spill proof keyboard, and also has Fast Start along with Allshare. Of course, this one's also packing Windows 7 and even crams in a numeric keypad beside the full-sized keyboard. This should cost you Rs. 55,490 ($1,225 USD).

Unfortunately, the release dates are still unknown but I'm hoping that it'll be later this month.

[Samsung Hub]

Toshiba NB500 and NB520 Netbooks Get Unveiled, Latter Has Harmon/Kardon Speakers

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Toshiba has just officially introduced two netbooks that you might be interested in. They both feature just about the same spec sheet with just one difference that I'll get to later (or that you already know because you read the title). Both the NB500 and NB520 netbooks sport a 10.1-inch LED-backlit display (1,024 x 600 resolution), 2GB of DDR3 RAM, a 250GB HDD, a dual-core Intel Atom N550 1.5GHz CPU, Bluetooth / WiFi support, an SD card reader, VGA output, three USB 2.0 ports, optional 3G connectivity, and a 6-cell battery that will reportedly last for 10 hours. The difference between the two is that the NB520 model features Harmon/Kardon speakers (seen above).

The NB500 will be hitting Taipei for the equivalent of $450 when it's available on December 4th but everyone else will have to wait until Q1 2011 after it gets another unveiling at CES 2011. Price for the NB520 is said to be around $600 so I don't think they'll sell a lot. Honestly, who still wants a netbook at this point?

[Engadget, Slash Gear]

HTC PC92100 Gets Its GCF Approval, Set For Europe / Asia

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It looks like the GCF has just approved another handset from HTC and it's going by the model number PC92100. This has the potential to be a high-end smartphone since it does have WiFi b/g/n support along with quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE / dual-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA connectivity and 900/2100MHz 3G support. Since this blog is based in Canada it's quite sad to hear that this exact model is destined for Europe / Asia since it has WCDMA bands. Furthermore, we don't know what OS it's running so it could be either Windows Phone 7 or Android (or Brew?).

[The Unwired]

Motorola Has 4G Devices and Tablets In the Pipe, Also Hints at Verizon iPhone

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Motorola didn't say much but did tease that there'll be a bright future for their company. Sanjay Jha has confirmed that his company, Motorola, will have 4G devices available in early 2011 and also mentions that they're working on a few tablets (likely running Android) which will be hitting the market. Jha also mentions that thanks to a "competitive dynamic" they're Q1 sales won't be as high as they should be so he's definitely hinting at something. Everyone's saying that it'll be the launch of Verizon iPhone, which seems right on target. At least they're being honest.

Update: According to Engadget, Motorola has 7 and 10-inch tablets on the way, likely with 4G connectivity. We're hoping we see these at CES and, yes, they'll likely be running on the Android OS. I just wonder if Honeycomb will be ready by then.

[Slash Gear, Phandroid via BGR]

Telus Releases the BlackBerry Style 9670 For $399 Contract-Free

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Coming from Mobile Syrup's tipster is word that Telus has just become the first carrier in Canada to release the BlackBerry Style 9670 smartphone. Sadly, this is because the handset runs on their old school CDMA network so you won't be able to take advantage of the carrier's better and faster HSPA+ network. Specs include an external and internal display, a 5MP AF camera with a flash, WiFi support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a microSD card slot (8GB in the box), and OS 5.0 (OS 6.0 sometime in the future).

This is reportedly available right now for $79.99 on a 3-year contract, $229.99 on a 2-year contract, $349.99 on a 1-year contract, and $399.99 contract-free. It seems a bit expensive for this one in my honest opinion.

[Mobile Syrup]

Google Hong Kong Shows Off Voice Search and Accidentally "Gingerbread" At the Same Time

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Google has just officially teased the next version of Android, 2.3 "Gingerbread", for everyone to see in their latest video. The video is below and is intended to be a tutorial for Google's voice search which is also pretty significant. This video is coming from Google Hong Kong and appears that it's being demoed on a Nexus One which definitely makes a lot of sense. Not much is revealed by this video but it's better than videos with a blurry camera - that's for sure.

S60 5th Edition Based Nokia C5-03 Now Available Unlocked For $225 USD

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Nokia has just released their latest S60 5th Edition smartphone and I'm hoping it's their last (they should really move on to Symbian^3). This time it's the C5-03 handset and it's available right now for €170 (around $225 USD). Of course, this price is unlocked so it's actually not too bad. The sad part is that you're stuck using its resistive touchscreen display.

Specs include: a 3.2-inch display, a microSD card slot, a 5MP camera, a 600MHz CPU, Bluetooth 2.0 / WiFi b/g support, HSDPA connectivity, aGPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

[GSM Arena]