Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray; BlackBerry Torch 2 clear FCC

Dialed In gives you the details on recent cell phone filings with the FCC. This week we found models from Motorola, LG, RIM, and Huawei.

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It was a busy week of new reviews , so it was only today that we had time to peruse the Federal Communications Commission's database of new phones. The list was long, but we pulled together the highlights below. Sony Ericsson and RIM had a lot to offer, with two handsets each. We saw the Xperia Ray , which Sony Ericsson announced last month, and a BlackBerry Torch 2. LG also came through with the MS910 Bryce for MetroPCS, and Huawei offered the Sonic for T-Mobile, which shows that the company is making further inroads to a major U.S. carrier.

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, CNET 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.

BlackBerry Bold 9930
BlackBerry Torch 2
Huawei Sonic for T-Mobile
LG MS910 Bryce
LG P690G
Nokia RM-670 (N7)
Motorola XT311
Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro
Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Ray

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Senior Managing Editor Kent German leads the CNET Reviews editors in San Francisco. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he still writes about the wireless industry and occasionally his passion for commercial aviation.


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