LAS VEGAS ( TheStreet) -- Don't buy that new cell phone just yet. If your service contract is about to expire or you just can't wait any longer to get your hands on one of the super-duper smartphones flooding the market -- WAIT! There will be a lot more to choose from shortly.We're less than a week away from the nation's biggest cellular tradeshow: the International CTIA (Cellular Telephone Industries Association) Wireless 2010 in Las Vegas. The exposition is a three-day event staring on March 23 that will feature speeches, forums and demonstrations of new ideas and products -- everything from cell broadcast towers and antennas to brand new handsets.
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Expect the biggest showing in terms of sheer number of new designs to come from manufacturers producing Google's ( GOOG) Android smartphones. Motorola ( MOT) is expected to add more to its impressive line of Google OS offerings with its new CLIQ XT -- available from T-Mobile -- which is equipped with its interactive- and media-rich MotoBLUR screen interface. The XT was announced at last month's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and might feature the amazing Swype, sliding-finger, on-screen keyboard system.
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