FCC approves Kyocera Echo, BlackBerry PlayBook

Dialed In gives you the details on recent cell phone filings with the FCC.

LG Revolution Nicole Lee/CNET

Just like it did last week , the Federal Communications Commission gave the nod to a lot of new cell phones and tablets this week. Among the highlights were Sprint's quirky new Kyocera Echo, the LG Revolution and the RIM BlackBerry PlayBook.

Because the FCC has to certify every phone sold in the United States, not to mention test its SAR rating, the agency's online database offers a lot of sneak peeks to those who dig. And to save you the trouble, Crave has combed through the database for you. Here are a selection of filings from the past week on new and upcoming cell phones. Click through to read the full report.

HTC Desire
Huawei G7205
Huawei U3220
Kyocera Echo
LG Revolution
LG VS760
Motorola WX345
Nokia C7
Pantech P6010
RIM BlackBerry PlayBook
Samsung Galaxy S II
Samsung GT-5660
Samsung GT-BT7510
Samsung GT-E3213K
Samsung SGH-i7078
Samsung SGH-T839

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Kent German leads CNET's How To coverage and is the senior managing editor of CNET Magazine. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he started in San Francisco and is now based in the London office. When not at work, he's planning his next trip to Australia, going for a run, or watching planes land at the airport (yes, really).

 

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