Public Mobile-branded smartphone to launch in April but unlikely to generate Buzz

Public Mobile has decided to launch its own branded smartphone called Buzz.

The phone, which looks like a retro BlackBerry knockoff, is low on details but MobileSyrup managed to get this image of it. Spec details aren't concrete but the screen is pathetically puny at less about 2.5 inches and the build quality looks pretty tacky and cheap. It has what appears to be a four-way directional pal - always good to see a new device launching with already antiquated technologies.

The phone will probably be very low cost to Public consumers, but... with BlackBerry World unveiling a host of new RIM devices, current-gen Bolds and Curves can be found for free just about anywhere. This device will not generate any (positive) buzz.

Company:
Public Mobile
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

At Public Mobile, we believe in giving customers more choice and control over their wireless spend on a robust national 4G LTE network. The new cooperative approach offers customers the ability to customize their plan including how long they want it. In addition, they have the opportunity to earn rewards to help bring their wireless costs down further. We started as a small company who wanted... more


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Knowlton Thomas

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more




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