Telus adds two Android devices to their lineup – LG Ally and Samsung Galaxy Apollo

September 10, 2010, By Thomas Antony

Canadian carrier Telus, has just announced the addition of two new Android handsets to their lineup. First one being, the LG Shine Plus, which is a rebranding of Verizon’s LG Ally, with a conversion from HSPA to GSM. The phone has an all-silver body, and runs on Android 2.1, with a 3.2 inch 800×480 ( WVGA ) display. It has a five megapixel camera with autofocus, along with the usual smartphones features like GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and microSDHC slots.

The LG Shine plus is available for $70, when opting for a three-year contract, and a rather inexpensive $300 without contract.

The Samsung Galaxy Apollo, available for the first time in North America, is a touchscreen-only smartphone with a 3-inch 480×320 display, and a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera. The Galaxy Apollo also runs on Android2.1, but comes with a few extra goodies such as Bluetooth 3.0 support and preloaded Swype software keyboard. The Galaxy Apollo is currently listed as “coming soon” and no price has been revealed yet.

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