O, to see what Omio
sees. The outlet has obtained what it claims to be "a huge
UK mobile phone release schedule for the rest of the year... [from] all the manufacturers" (emphasis its own). So, from where would such an all-encompassing roadmap hail? We don't know, nor can we corroborate any of this, but the details are numerous so let's go through it -- albeit with cautious optimism and a few grains of salt. The biggest phone we can see of this baker's dozen of a lineup is the HTC Gold (sound familiar?
), due in November and loaded with Microsoft's mobile OS newcomer Windows Phone 7
. Unfortunately, that's all the information provided, but it's certainly enough to entice us. Also in November, we've got Samsung i8700 and Nokia E7
-- the latter being possibly a N8
-esque QWERTY slider with AMOLED display and Symbian^3
, and the former being a mystery (although Omio
takes a gander that its aquatic Greek mythology might suggest a Bada
Going up the list Memento style, October purportedly brings across the pond-ers HTC Vision
, the virtually unknown HTC Ace, Nokia N8, and Sony Ericsson's Xperia X8
. September's a bit of a yawner -- SE Hazel
and a Nokia X2 candybar -- as is August with the X6 8GB and BlackBerry Curve 9300
. And July? Nokia E5-00, Sony Ericsson W20, and Samsung i5500. As is usually the case, the more you can wait, the better your options. Now, let's see if this supposed roadmap stays on course.