News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
The Moto E is targeted at emerging markets and price-conscious consumers, sporting a 4.3-inch display and runs on a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor. The Moto G, on the other hand, gets upgraded with 4G LTE and microSD card support.
Monday, 12 May 2014
Microsoft has officially announced that support for Windows Phone 8.1 will start on June 24, 2014. Judging from past releases, the official release of the OS is likely to be slightly earlier.
The camera on the iPhone 5s is no slouch, but it seems Apple is set on making further improvements with the recent hire of Ari Partinen, who was part of the team that worked on the acclaimed Nokia PureView line of smartphones.
A pricing database in Hong Kong has revealed a Samsung smartphone with a 5.1-inch QHD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, Android 4.4.3 KitKat, 3GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor. Could this be the alleged GALAXY S5 Prime?
Online Brazilian retailer Fast Shop has posted a listing of what appears to be the next Motorola smartphone ahead of the May 12 launch event in London. Dubbed Moto E, the phone looks similar to the Moto X and Moto G, and has been described by Motorola as an affordable phone that's "priced for all".
Friday, 9 May 2014
KDDI and ASUS has unveiled the ASUS MeMO Pad 8, which features the new Intel Atom Processor Z3580. Codenamed 'Moorefield', the 64-bit-ready processor is based on Intel's 22nm Silvermont architecture, and features four Intel architecture cores for up to 2.3GHz of compute performance.
Rumors are abound with the WWDC 2014 just around the corner, as Apple appears to have secured a patent that alludes to a 'super-resolution' camera technology for future iPhones.
Apple is reportedly in talks with Beats Electronics co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre to acquire the audio accessories company for US$3.2 billion.
Based on leaks and spy shots, the upcoming LG G3 is shaping up to be one of the most powerful Android flagship smartphones this year. Aside from the super slim bezels and cleaner interface, the G3 is reported to come with a host of new imaging features such as a laser beam for better night shots.
We were able to learn more about Xiaomi's flagship smartphone, the Mi 3, a couple of days ago. Explaining the features of this amazing phone was none other than Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global.