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Zanco Tiny T1 Mobile Phone

Zanco Tiny T1 Mobile Phone

Zanco claims that its Tiny T1 is the world’s smallest mobile phone. At less than 2″ tall, we’re inclined to believe them (although a secret government agency somewhere would probably beg to differ). It can take and receive calls and even send and receive SMS.

The First Mobile Phone

The First Mobile Phone

It weighed 2.5lb, took 10h to charge and lasted only 30min. a time, but the first cellular phone was a hit, and paved the way for a technological arms race that continues to this day. ColdFusion sums up the origin of cellphones and the man behind our favorite gadget.

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LG G3

LG G3

The LG G3 has a crazy 5.5″ 2560×1440 screen. It also has a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon CPU, 2GB-3GB RAM, 16GB-32GB storage, a microSD card slot, a removable 3,000mAh battery and a 13mp rear camera with quick laser auto focus.

I’m A Textpert

I’m A Textpert

Here in TA’s glorious hometown, people who used to be good drivers have become morons, thanks to those pesky smartphones. Watching Rhett and Link’s latest rap battle is almost like getting behind the wheel here on any given day.

Motorola Project Ara

Motorola Project Ara

When Dave Hakkens presented his idea for a modular smartphone, naysayers said it couldn’t be done. Well, it turns out Motorola – i.e. the Google-owned company that invented the cellphone – is working on a very similar device.

Samsung Galaxy Round

Samsung Galaxy Round

Currently slated only for Korea, this new Android phone offers a gently curved 5.7″ OLED screen and an elegant leather back. Plus, its curvature can be used to trigger actions, such as turning on the display to view time and notifications.

iPhone 5C

iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C has a glossy polycarbonate case that comes in five colors: green, blue, yellow, pink and white. It has the same specs as the iPhone 5, except it has a slightly larger battery, an improved LTE antenna and Facetime camera.

Phonebloks

Phonebloks

While you could upgrade to a new phone every year, we prefer Dave Hakkens‘ modular phone concept, so you can upgrade your CPU, memory, wireless system, camera and other components. Show your support for Phonebloks Here.

iPhone 5S

iPhone 5S

The 5S comes in slate, silver or champagne tinged aluminum, bests the iPhone 5 with a 64-bit A7 processor, 2x CPU/GPU speed, 15% larger image sensor, multi-hue LED flash, 120fps slow-mo video, and fingerprint authentication.

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

With a 5-inch 1080p display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, and a 13mp rear camera with an Exmor RS sensor, the 7.9mm thick Android 4.1 Xperia Z is both water and dust-resistant.

Nokia Lumia 822

Nokia Lumia 822

A great starter Windows 8 smartphone with free, best-in-class navigation that works even offline, free streaming music, 4G LTE, an 8MP camera w/1080p video, NFC, and optional wireless charging.

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

With a 4″ 1136×640 Retina display, 4G LTE wireless, 2x faster A6 CPU, iOS 6, upgraded cameras, and a sexy aluminum back, the iPhone 5 is 18% thinner and 20% lighter than the 4S.

Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

This 4.8″ Android phone isn’t sold on specs, instead promising an array of new features including voice control, face recognition, NFC file sharing, and a screen which dims when you’re not looking at it.

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Nokia N9

Nokia N9

With a curvy Gorilla Glass AMOLED screen, an 8mp camera with Zeiss optics, dual flashes, Dolby Digital Plus sound, and free global nav, we only question the relatively obscure MeeGo OS.

BlendTec vs. Sonim

BlendTec vs. Sonim

The world’s strongest blender meets the world’s toughest phone. BlendTec does the Will it Blend test/ad with Sonim’s XP3300 Force phone. Compare it with how the iPhone 4 fared here.

Oona Smartphone Stand

Oona Smartphone Stand

The Oona is a cheap, simple but versatile smartphone stand. Stick it on a glass surface, on white boards, or even on your desk, with a variety of positions and angles for your needs.

Infobar A01 Phone Concept

Infobar A01 Phone Concept

Designed by Hukazawa Naoto, the iida Infobar A01 is an Android concept phone has a customizable user interface designed to make it easy for you to view the information you want at a glance.

Imaginary Phone Concept

Imaginary Phone Concept

The Imaginary Phone takes the ‘screen’ out of touchscreen. And also the phone. A depth camera detects gestures and relays it to the phone, allowing the user to control the phone without holding it.

Motorola Droid X2

Motorola Droid X2

Has a dual core 1GHz Tegra 2 CPU, 4.3″ 960×540 qHD screen, 512MB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 8GB memory with support for microSD and microSDHC. Also has micro-USB and micro-HDMI ports.

Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S II

Has a 4.3″ Super AMOLED Plus screen, dual-core 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB memory, microSD, 8mp rear cam w/1080p recording, 2mp front cam, USB 2.0 port, Android 2.3, and is only 0.35in thick.

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Casio G’zOne Commando

Casio G’zOne Commando

A rugged Android phone designed for adventurers, it’s designed to withstand extreme conditions, has special sensors for temperature, direction and speed and loaded with apps for outdoor types.

Luxor World Time Gold Phone

Luxor World Time Gold Phone

Gresso’s Luxor World Time Gold phone offers an 18K gold body, two-sided sapphire crystal screen, Italian leather on the rear panel and six independent Swiss clockwork mechanisms.

The Phone

The Phone

(NSFW for language) The keen and perceptive “scienticians” in this video here propose a new technology that may bring texting to a standstill: The Phone. Watch, laugh and learn. (Thanks Sean!)

HTC EVO 3D

HTC EVO 3D

Ripping a page from Nintendo’s 3DS, this Android phone gets a 4.3-inch 960×540 glasses-free 3D LCD screen for movies and games, a 3D camera, dual-core 1.2GHz CPU and WiFi DLNA streaming.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro

Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro

It runs Android 2.3, has a QWERTY keyboard, 3.7″ touchscreen, 1Ghz CPU, 8mp rear camera and 0.3mp front camera, microUSB and microSD support, and document readers and editors.

One Charger For All

One Charger For All

Thanks to some prodding from the European Union, 14 major cellphone manufacturers – among them Apple, RIM, and Motorola – have agreed to switch to a universal micro-USB charger for their devices.

Kyocera Echo Smartphone

Kyocera Echo Smartphone

The Echo has two 3.5″ touchscreens, which can form a single 4.7″ display at 960 x 800 resolution, perfect for viewing videos or using two apps at once. Available via Sprint this Spring for $200.

Motorola Atrix (Commercial)

Motorola Atrix (Commercial)

Motorola teases us further with this promo video for the “world’s most powerful smartphone”, the Motorola Atrix. The notebook dock may be new and unusual, but it is undeniably practical.

HTC ThunderBolt 4G Phone

HTC ThunderBolt 4G Phone

Verizon attempts to impress us with their first 4G phone, the ThunderBolt, which includes goodies like integrated video Skype mobile, an 8 megapixel flash camera, HD video and a hi-res 4.3″ screen.

Triple Display Flip Phone

Triple Display Flip Phone

Kristian Ulrich Larsen’s nifty Flip phone concept is a triple display handset running stock Android that pops out like a tent, collapses into a curved slate, and folds out like a little book. (Thanks Michael!)

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Sony Ericsson’s latest phone has a 4.2″ touchscreen, 1GHz CPU, microSD support up to 32GB, and runs Android 2.3. Its 8.1mp camera is more than capable of shooting 720p HD video.

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