Enterprise Mobility: Android Smartphones Look to Dominate 2009 Holiday Shopping Season
The second week of October was filled with mobile phone and smartphone news, as manufacturers prepared for the holidays and hoped to make dreams of touchscreens and Google Android dance in our heads. Below is a closer look at these new offerings, namely, the T-Mobile Tap, the Nokia 3711 and the Android-running Samsung Behold II, all from T-Mobile. T-Mobile additionally released a 3G Fender Limited Edition model of its Android-running myTouch, a Frost White version of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 and announced that the already-introduced-but-not-yet-released Motorola Cliq would figure in its holiday lineup. Sprint also contributed to the Android holiday news, announcing it will offer the Samsung Moment on Nov. 1. Its first Android smartphone, the HTC Hero, will go on sale Oct. 11.