Rogers and Fido launch HTC Desire 601

HTC Desire 601

As expected, the HTC Desire Desire 601 has landed in Canada. The first two carriers to offer the mid-range smartphone are Rogers and its flanker brand Fido. Both are offering it as the HTC Desire. Here’s a reminder of the specifications: Processor: 1.4GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Operating system: Google Android with HTC Sense Cellular connectivity: LTE/HSPA/GPRS/EDGE Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS […]

Moto X now available on Fido

Motorola Moto X

The “coming soon” label is down; Fido today launched the Moto X. Moto X is ready when you are. It responds to your voice – no touching necessary. Instead of a generic, unhelpful blinking light, information important to you quietly appears on the screen. When you pick it up, Moto X is curved to fit in your hand. Twist your […]

Apple iPhone 5C now available for pre-order

Apple iPhone 5c

As expected, the Apple iPhone 5C which was announced earlier this week is now available for pre-order. The unlocked model is available directly through Apple and carriers are now putting up their pre-order pages. Already on board are Fido and Rogers through their Reservation systems and TELUS. As for pricing, the iPhone 5C is available for the following: 16GB: CA$129 with two […]

BlackBerry Q5 to launch in Canada on August 13

BlackBerry Q5

BlackBerry’s third BlackBerry 10 smartphone is coming to Canada later this summer. BlackBerry today announced that the BlackBerry Q5 will make its Canadian debut on August 13th. It will be available through Bell, Fido, Koodo, SaskTel, TELUS, and Virgin Mobile Canada. Much like the BlackBerry Q10, the BlackBerry Q5 comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard but is geared at a […]

Sony Xperia SP lands in Canada

Sony Xperia SP

Sony Mobile today announced that its mid-range Xperia SP is now available in Canada courtesy of Fido, Rogers Wireless and Virgin Mobile Canada. Built around a co-moulded aluminium frame, it features a colour-changing ‘transparent element’ with customisable illuminations that will not only notify you of incoming calls and messages but also pulse to the beat of your music. With NFC […]