EDGE 2008 SmartPhone Articles

Popular EDGE Articles for 2008

HTC Touch Diamond Review

The HTC Touch Diamond is loaded with high-end features, but it is targeted at people upgrading from standard mobile phones. According to Brighthand's Ed Hardy, it is "the[...]

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 First Thoughts Preview

Sony Ericsson made headlines earlier this week by announcing its first Windows Mobile smartphone. The Xperia X1 is on display now at at tradeshow in Spain, and Brighthand's Kevin O'Brien[...]

Samsung BlackJack II Review

One of the many smartphones offered by AT&T is the Samsung BlackJack II, and Brighthand's Ed Hardy brings us a review of this Windows Mobile device with a keyboard, GPS,[...]

BlackBerry Bold Preview

RIM recently unveiled the BlackBerry Bold, an upcoming smartphone that will offer a number of firsts for this long-running product line. Ed Hardy was able to spend some time with[...]

Nokia N96 First Thoughts Preview

Nokia has unveiled its latest high-end Symbian/S60 smartphone with a multimedia focus, the N96. This device is on display now at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and Brighthand's Kevin[...]

Nokia N81 8GB Review

Antoine Wright brings us a review of the Nokia N81 8GB a Symbian/S60 smartphone with an emphasis on multimedia and gaming.

Palm Centro for AT&T Review

AT&T is now offering the Palm Centro, and Antoine Wright brings us a review of this low-cost, consumer-oriented, Palm OS smartphone.

HTC Touch Dual Review

Adama Brown brings us a review of the latest version of the HTC Touch Dual, a Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphone which includes the 3G frequencies used in N. America.

HTC Shift Review

The HTC Shift is this company's first UMPC. It comes with a high price tag, but this relatively small and light device is packed with features like 3G cellular-wireless networking.[...]

HTC Touch Diamond Now Official

The HTC Touch Diamond is no longer just a rumor; the successor to the original HTC Touch it has been officially unveiled at an event in London.

HTC Advantage Review

Adama D. Brown brings us a review of the HTC Advantage X7501, a very high-end device that combines the features of a laptop, handheld, and smartphone.

HTC Touch Dual Preview

HTC announced last week that it will soon begin directly selling the Touch Dual to consumers in the United States. The company also had this Windows Mobile smartphone on display[...]

RIM Unveils the BlackBerry Bold 9000

RIM has just taken the wraps off its next smartphone model. The BlackBerry Bold will be the first from this company to support tri-band HSDPA high-speed 3G networks around the[...]

Nokia N78 Preview

The Nokia N78 was launched in the United States last week, and we bring you a video overview of the features offered by this new consumer-oriented S60 smartphone.

Nokia N81 8GB First Impressions Review

Nokia calls the N81 8GB a "multimedia computer" rather than a simple smartphone, and Antoine Wright has had a few days to see if this device lives up to the[...]

HTC Diamond Definitely Coming Next Month

An HTC executive has confirmed rumors and speculation that the replacement for the very popular HTC Touch will debut at a press event his company has scheduled for early May.

Brighthand FAQ: Which Is Better, EV-DO, HSDPA, or Wi-Fi?

One of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in the Brighthand forums is about the differences between the 3G wireless networking standards offered by the U.S. telecoms. Adama Brown does his[...]

Sony Ericsson Unveils Its First Windows Mobile Smartphone

After years making phones based on Symbian, Sony Ericsson has just taken a major step in a new direction by unveiling its very first device with Windows Mobile. *UPDATED*

New Photo Circulating of Palm’s Next High-End Treo

A new photo of an upcoming smartphone from Palm Inc. -- code-named Drucker but likely to be marketed as the Treo 800w -- has now been seen for the first[...]

Images and Details of the HTC Touch Diamond Leaked

The Touch Diamond is slated to be formally unveiled on Tuesday, but for those who can't wait, an overview with pictures of this 3G Windows Mobile smartphone have appeared on[...]