News: Mobile Phones
Friday, 12 Apr 2013
The Samsung Galaxy Express will be available in white, at S$598 (without contract), starting tomorrow, 6 April. A 4G LTE smartphone designed for the young social explorer, the device is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and runs on the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS.
Apple's upcoming iPhones and iPad Minis are reportedly facing production delays. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo, such woes may result in their delayed launches, especially the next generation iPhone that is widely expected to be available in June this year.
Thursday, 11 Apr 2013
Sony Mobile has announced that the Xperia ZL, a design variant of its premium flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, will be available in Singapore from tomorrow (12 April) onwards.
Not that you'd need another reason to get a Samsung Galaxy S4, but a recent tear down of the device revealed that the S4 is much easier to repair than most handsets out in the market now, including the Galaxy S3.
The Korea Times reports that Samsung is excluded from the development of Apple's upcoming A7 processors.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
According to people familiar with the matter, Apple and Yahoo are discussing possibilities for deeper collaboration and integration on iOS.
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
Google has apparently been working on a redesign to Android's Google Play store that will include brighter colors and bigger images, not to mention a clean new interface. Leaked images inside.
The Verge reports that Microsoft will be bringing support for 1080p displays and quad-core processors to Windows Phone 8 by end of the year.
According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp’s business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.