News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014
ASUS Singapore today announced that the ZenFone 5 LTE will be available for purchase on August 30 from S$249.
Sony Mobile Communications unveiled the Xperia C3, a 5.5-inch smartphone running a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front-facing camera. (Updated with retail price in Singapore.)
A teaser image posted on HTC's Weibo page seems to indicate that it will be releasing an octa-core 64-bit processor smartphone at IFA on 4th September.
HTC today introduced a new member of the Desire family, the Desire 510. Not only is it the most affordable 4G smartphone from HTC, it is also the company's first phone to be powered by a 64-bit processor.
LG unveiled a new member of the G3 family, the G3 Stylus. It comes with a 5.5-inch qHD (960 x 540 pixels) IPS display, a quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 1GB RAM, Android 4.4.2 KitKat and a removable 3,000mAh battery.
Monday, 25 Aug 2014
Apple has acknowledged that a limited number of Apple iPhone 5 units sold between September 2012 and January 2013 may have battery issues. It has offered to help users replace the battery for free. Hit the link to find out more.
China Telecom accidentally announced the Apple iPhone 6 on its official Weibo account yesterday and revealed what could be the official promotional poster for the upcoming smartphone.
Friday, 22 Aug 2014
LG pre-announced two new L series smartphones, the L Bello and L Fino today. Slated for an official unveiling at IFA 2014, the two L series smartphones are targeted at consumers in emerging markets.
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014
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.
LG is working to provide a consistent user experience by bringing the G3's UX features to its entry and mid-level mobile devices which are launched in the second half of this year.