US Cellular releases HTC Merge Smartphone for Price of $149.99; LG Genesis release Date and Price revealed
US.Cellular has released its first Android Smartphone HTC Merge. The Smartphone running on Android 2.2 Froyo features The 3.8 inch display offers up resolution of 480 x 800 pixels to clearly see the pictures you have taken with the 5MP camera (which captures video at 720p). A single-core Qualcomm MSM7630 is under the hood, clocked to 800MHz.
The HTC Merge is built with a landscape sliding physical QWERTY keyboard for sending out quick and accurate texts and emails and also has flash support on the browser. An 8GB microSD card comes with the model. US Celluar is offering the Smartphone for a price of $149.99 after a $100 mail-in-rebate and a signed 2-year pact.
US.Cellular also announced the LG Genesis for the network and will be released on June 9. The LG Genesis is somewhat like the LG Voyager with the clamshell form factor that opens up to reveal a second displayand a physical QWERTY keyboard. The device offers up a 3.5 inch external screen and a 3.2 inch internal display, both touchscreen with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and running on Android 2.2 Froyo.
Other features include 5-megapixel camera, 8GB microSD card and DLNA multimedia sharing. Wi-Fi connectivity and Wi-Fi Hotspot support. LG Genesis has been priced at $149.99 after a $100 mail-in-rebate on a 2-year Contract.