The Desire has been one of the biggest announcements as far as upcoming Android handsets. It was almost instantly referred to as the Nexus One with Sense UI. How would HTC attract buyers to this phone when it has the same form factor as the Nexus One? Our friends over at Slashgear has done a hands on comparision of the two.
Gowalla is an extremely popular location-based social networking game. It is one of the most used apps on the iPhone. Its often compared to foursquare because it allows you to share your locations, experiences, and pick up stamps for their 'passport'.
Google has recently acquired reMail from the AppStore and the removed it form the iPhones AppStore. Ha, take that Apple. One of the best apps for the iPhone could make its way to Android soon. Although this may end up being mashed together with the gmail app to enhance its functionality.
Another surprise packed into this compact version of the Pulse. In the video below the representative stated that this phone can have up to 15 different home screens and this is all done on the stock firmware.
Accessories for this MID is already starting to surface even though the phone has not been announced officially for any carrier. The launch date isn't even set, Dell seems to have more tricks up their sleeve for this device. The dock looks interesting but there is not much information on it.
There is no other phone on the market quite like the Samsung Beam. It has some impressive specs and to top it off this Android device has a built in Pico Projector capable of projecting images up to 50 inches.
The phone was originally named the Halo and although the name change isn't solid its now known as the Beam. This phone offers an 800 MHZ processor which is an updated version of that found on Omnia 2 and is said to be faster. An AMOLED screen, it also has an 1800 mAh battery installed which has a larger capacity of any stock battery that I am aware of. This phone is great for displaying videos, slide shows, presentations and more.
Google has recently announced another Google made app for Android. This app is called Google Shopper. Shopper lets you find product information quickly by using your phone's camera. This app is similar to Barcode Scanner and Shopsavvy. So if you are familiar with those apps you can jump right in and feel right at home. If you are not it is a very easy and intuitive program to learn.
Opera Mobile will off a PC like browser experience to your Android device. They are working closely with phone manufacturers to have this app preinstalled on upcoming Android devices. In the meantime they are looking to improve on their current Opera Mini offering with the new 5th edition. It's currently a beta but you can try it out now if you like.
Didn't have the time or invitation to attend this years MWC? Luckily there are a few videos of the event making their way around the net. This one is HTC's press event where they announced thier phones and demoed the upcoming Sense UI 2.1 edition.