By Christopher Price on August 31, 2004
Sprint has issued firmware version 1.011SP for the Sanyo 5500/VM4500 and firmware version 1.006SP for the Sanyo RL-7300 to all Sprint Stores. Firmware Tracker Updated… Phones Section Updated…
By Christopher Price on June 14, 2004
Seen Sprint’s commercials for video mail? Seen T-Mobile’s commercial for their video mail? T-Mobile’s Nokia 6600 looking better than that VM4500 for video quality? Sprint has been taking the honest approach, and not using “simulated video” in their commercials. The Nokia 6600 does not even come close in terms of actual capture or playback quality […]
By Christopher Price on May 1, 2004
The popular BitPim handset filesystem tool has been updated to version .7-test9. This release adds preliminary support for picture downloading from Sanyo 8100 and Sanyo 5500/VM4500, as well as video file transfer. This addition is still very buggy, errors will occur. Also now available in BitPim is BitFling, an interesting tool which allows BitPim to […]
By Christopher Price on April 18, 2004
While it is unknown if Sprint will release firmware 1.009SP for the 5500/VM4500, we can confirm that Sprint is now testing version 1.010SP. Changes currently unknown. Also, Sprint has received firmwares 1.005SP and 1.006SP for the Sanyo RL-7300. Again current changes unknown.
By Christopher Price on March 15, 2004
The BitPim Project has churned yet another .7 beta release. Test release six improves support for Sanyo 5300, 5500/VM4500, and 7200/RL2000 handsets, as well as adds an option for all unsupported phones (so you can try any phone that isn’t tested for BitPim support).
By Christopher Price on March 1, 2004
The Bitpim Project has shout out yet anouther .7 beta release. This one improves reliability on already-supported Sprint phones, and adds initial support for the Sanyo 5500/VM4500.
By Christopher Price on February 23, 2004
Amazon.com finally takes the step to be the first retailer to sell the silver Sanyo 5500/VM4500 online. While it could be ordered directly from Sprint… well, let’s just say TeleSales has the worst way of billing things ever devised. Price is $379.99 with or without activation. Amazon.com Silver Sanyo 5500/VM4500 Product Page