News: Mobile Phones
Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014
Singtel's LTE-A network now covers more than half of Singapore and has been working with its mobile network equipment provider, Ericsson, to rapidly expand its 4G LTE-Advanced network across the country. Hit the link to find out what locality is LTE-A ready!
As we speculated, the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A is arriving soon, but it will be marketed as the Galaxy S5 4G+ and to take advantage of its LTE-Advanced network support, SingTel will be the first to launch the device with their updated Combo plans.
HTC just unveiled its third generation Butterfly smartphone, the Butterfly 2. It comes with several design enhancements including IP57 rating for water and dust resistance. The Butterfly 2 is also the first phone to offer a 13-megapixel Duo Camera experience.
M1 has announced the introduction of a new plan for persons with disabilities. The ConnectSurf plan offers 500 minutes of calls, 10,000 SMS/MMS and a 6GB data bundle for just $25.68/month. M1 has also introduced new benefits for seniors and enhanced its youth benefits package.
Every year, there are rumors that Apple will add Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to the iPhone. Apparently, 2014 isn't any different, with a new leaked wiring schematic from Chinese repair firm, GeekBar, indicating the presence of an NXP PN65V NFC chip on Apple's upcoming iPhone 6.
Ready to get frustrated again? Dong Nguyen, the creator of the infamous Flappy Bird game, is back with a new game called Swing Copters.
Friday, 15 Aug 2014
Oppo Singapore announced that the 5-inch N1 Mini and 4.5-inch Neo 5 smartphones will be available for purchase at SingTel exclusive retailers, M1 exclusive distributors and authorized Oppo retailers from August 16.
Thursday, 14 Aug 2014
AnTuTu benchmark scores have revealed the specs of Google's upcoming Nexus phone which is believed to be manufactured by Motorola.
Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014
Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy Alpha smartphone with a new design approach. Its key features include a metal frame, a tactile soft back cover, a 6.7mm thin chassis and a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display.
ZTE today announced the launch of three smartphones - the Blade VEC 4G, the Blade L2 and the KIS 3 - in Singapore. They will be available for purchase from August 16.