AAPL Stock: 117.81 ( -0.22 )

Printed from

INQ Mobile scraps plans for Cloud Q smartphone launch

updated 10:35 am EST, Wed January 4, 2012

INQ Mobile cancels Cloud Q to focus on others

Young phone maker INQ Mobile won't be launching its planned Cloud Q smartphone, ElectricPig learned. The phone, equipped with a hardware QWERTY keyboard, was cancelled so that the company can instead focus on other future products. The first of these is due to arrive in the second half of the year, a company spokesperson indicated.

This, and other new products, are likely to be based on Android 4.0 rather than the now obsolete 2.2 of the company's existing Cloud Touch. INQ heavily customizes the OS with social networking overlays such as Facebook, however.

With the upcoming products, the company is likely to apply lessons it has learned from selling out its Cloud Touch phone in the UK and that's on sale in Canada, Australia, and Italy. The company also released its Facebook apps and widgets for free on the Android Market for a period of eight weeks.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented