Sprint 2008 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Sprint Articles for 2008

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Review

The BlackBerry Curve 8330 is a 3G smartphone that seeks to straddle the different needs of both business users and consumers. Antoine Wright brings us this review.

Samsung Instinct Preview

The Samsung Instinct is clearly intended to be Sprint's chief iPhone competitor. Brighthand's Ed Hardy was at the launch, and shares his first thoughts on this device, as well as[...]

Palm Treo 800w Review

The Treo 800w is Palm's latest smartphone for business users, and its first with Wi-Fi and GPS. Adama Brown brings us a review of this Windows Mobile 6.1 device.

HTC Touch Pro for Sprint Review

The HTC Touch Pro is a consumer-oriented smartphone merged with a business-oriented one to create a generally harmonious whole. Adama D. Brown brings us this review.

Samsung Ace SPH-i325 Review

Adama D. Brown brings us this review of the Samsung Ace, a new Windows Mobile smartphone from Sprint that that, unlike most of this telecom's offerings, can be used in[...]

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 for Sprint Review

Sprint recently released the Touch Diamond, a consumer-oriented smartphone with a VGA screen, 4 GB of storage, and EV-DO. Antoine Wright brings us a review of this Windows Mobile device.

Sprint Introduces the BlackBerry Curve 8350i

Sprint has introduced the BlackBerry Curve 8350i, a smartphone for its Nextel Direct Connect customers who depend on push-to-talk. This device runs the latest BlackBerry software and sports Wi-Fi and[...]

Brighthand FAQ: What’s the Difference Between CDMA and GSM?

Often when a new member of the Brighthand forum asks for advice on which device to buy, one of the questions that trips them up has to do with cell[...]

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[...]

Samsung Ace Gets Windows Mobile 6.1 Upgrade, GPS Support

The latest smartphone to get a Windows Mobile 6.1 upgrade is Sprint's Samsung Ace. Easily the most significant enhancement in this is support for this device's GPS functions.

Alltel Offering the HTC Touch

Alltel has launched the CDMA version of the popular HTC Touch Windows Mobile 6 smartphone.

Sprint Accidentally Confirms Plans to Release Palm Treo Pro

Sprint's website has an unambiguous reference to the Palm Treo Pro, in what is apparently a signal that this carrier is going to introduce a version of it.

New Asus Eee PC, OQO 02 Demonstrated On Sprint WiMax Network

Manufacturers Asus and OQO yesterday demonstrated new versions of their Eee PC and Model 02 devices with built-in WiMAX, suitable for use on Sprint's "Xohm" network when it launches later[...]

Sprint May Release the HTC Touch Diamond in Red

By this point, reports that Sprint is going to introduce a version of the HTC Touch Diamond is old news. But there's a new twist to it: several images showing[...]

Possible First Glimpse of the Nokia N830 Internet Tablet *UPDATED*

Nokia has committed to releasing an Internet Tablet with the 4G standard WiMax, but so far has declined to give any details on this upcoming model. Thanks to a slip-up[...]

BlackBerry 8350i May Be Coming to Sprint’s iDEN Network

When Sprint acquired Nextel, it also acquired its iDEN network. This carrier has continued to introduce new iDEN devices, but usually long after it has released similar models for its[...]

Sprint’s HTC Touch Gets Windows Mobile 6.1 Upgrade

Sprint has released an operating system upgrade for the HTC Touch, one of its Windows Mobile-based smartphones. This upgrade also brings faster wireless networking and GPS support.

Will the Recession Affect Smartphone Sales? Yes

In his latest editorial, Brighthand's Editor-In-Chief gives his predictions on how the smartphone market will fare during the current economic downturn in the United States.

HTC Raphael Now Officially the HTC Touch Pro

After months of rumors and a semi-announcement last week, the device formerly known as the HTC Raphael has be formally unveiled as the HTC Touch Pro.