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Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 leak details a dual-SIM variant

Samsung has a history of releasing multiple variants of smartphones and it looks like that is a tradition that will continue. A recent leak is detailing a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Mega 6.3. This leak came along with an image and some specs which basically tell the story of a handset that is the same with one exception -- that extra SIM card slot.

NTT Docomo to allow unlocking phones via SIM

One great thing about third tier companies is that often they use out of the box thinking to not only gain market share, but to challenge the conventional wisdom of their industry which is usually holding the market back. Such is the case with Japanese wireless company NCC Docomo, which today announced that after April 1st, any phone bought through their service will be able to be unlocked with a simple switching of a SIM card. Customers will have to pay an additional $38 unlocking fee, but after that, users can swap out SIM cards as much as they want. In addition, NTT Docomo will offer SIM and micro SIM cards for sale for customers who want to use a non-Docomo device on their  network.

ViewSonic v350 World’s First Dual-Sim Android Phone Revealed

We're here at Mobile World Congress 2011 and we've got our hands on a ViewSonic v350 Android 2.2 Froyo smartphone. This phone has a brand new feature - dual SIM cards. This feature is possible with Android stitching the two together, making it possible for you to use one for business, one for personal, or perhaps if you're a traveler, you can switch between the two SIMs on the fly. As the title of this post suggests, we're pretty sure this is the very first dual-SIM Android smartphone in the world.
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