Smartphones on the Today Show

Blackberry Torch 9860

  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System provides liquid graphics, a faster browser and voice-activated universal search.
  • Full touch-screen. 3.7 inch all touch screen
  • BBM Music allows BlackBerry owners to build an evolving, community-based music library that starts with their own 50-song collection and grows as they share tunes amongst their BBM Music friends.
  • BlackBerry Protect, allowing users to lock, locate and wipe their device from wherever they are to ensure work and personal information is guarded at all times.
  • Available from Optus for $649

iPhone 4S

  • Siri sends messages, schedules meetings, sets reminders, and more.
  • Two cores in the A5 chip deliver up to two times more power and up to seven times faster graphics, claims Apple.
  • Phone camera – It has 8-megapixel resolution and shoot in 1080p HD video.
  • iCloud – iCloud stores your music, photos, apps, mail, contacts, calendars, documents, and more. And wirelessly pushes them to all your devices.
  • With AirPlay, you can wirelessly stream what’s on your iPhone to your HDTV and speakers via Apple TV.
  • Available on various plans

Samsung Galaxy S II

  • Very bright AMOLED screen
  • Very light and thin with a 1.2GHz processor
  • Latest version of the Navigon mapping app for Australia with free updates every three months
  • Clever Parking which displays parking options when nearing your destination.
  • Samsung Dive allows remote lock, remote wipe.
  • Comes an 8MP camera and camcorder with 1080p HD recording capabilities
  • A damage-resistant cover.
  • $899

Huawei Deuce

  • Huawei’s first Dual Sim Android Smartphone to launch in Australia
  • Users can run two numbers simultaneously or take advantage of different plans
  • 3.2 inch, 480×320 pixel capacitative touchscreen
  • GPS with Google Maps, Google Search, Gmail
  • Access to all the latest games and apps on the Android Market
  • Available from $197 outright at Harvey Norman, Allphones and Dick Smith

HTC Rhyme

  • Can charge phone vai HTC Rhyme Docking Station. It simultaneously recharges the phone while turning the HTC Rhyme into an alarm clock and music centre.
  • Rhyme Charm – The Charm discreetly alerts you to incoming calls or messages while the handset is in your bag. It is a light-emitting cube that attaches to the phone by a cord that can dangle from your bag.
  • Designed for teenage daughter or mum
  • HTC Tangle-Free Headphones
  • HTC Rhyme Pouch – It is easier than ever to keep your phone safe whilst looking stylish.
  • Only available through Optus on $59 plan