News: Mobile Phones
Monday, 25 Feb 2013
Qualcomm has announced its new RF360 4G LTE baseband chip that aims to eliminate LTE band fragmentation. The Qualcomm RF360 radio chipset is able to support over 40 different frequencies currently used by carriers globally and seven cellular modes.
The upcoming LG Optimus G, expected to be unveiled in Q3, will reportedly be the first LG device to run on the company's own homebrewed chipset, according to Korea Times.
Huawei just announced the Ascend P2, and claims that it is the world's fastest 4G LTE smartphone. Hit the link to find out more.
Friday, 22 Feb 2013
The latest rumor, according to Xperia Blog, is about the Xperia SP. The phone is said to come with a "4.6-inch 720p screen, quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro and an 8 megapixel camera".
Before the Mobile World Congress 2013 begins, LG unveiled its newest smartphones - the Optimus F5 and Optimus F7. Both smartphones running on the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean platform are expected to bridge the gap between the Optimus L and Optimus G series.
The NVIDIA Tegra 4 will empower ZTE devices to provide ultra-fast web browsing, improved app load times, and more realistic gaming experiences - all without compromising on battery life - made possible by the processor's 72 custom NVIDIA GeForce core and quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU.
Thursday, 21 Feb 2013
Available in either Black or White, the first smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10, the Z10, will retail for S$918 inclusive of GST through SingTel, StarHub, and M1 from 7th March. Additionally, SingTel will be taking pre-orders from today onwards, with StarHub and M1 allowing customers to register their interest.
You can start pre-ordering the BlackBerry Z10 from Singtel, starting from now. The telco is the only one accepting pre-orders for the device; M1 and StarHub have also opened pages for those who are interested to register their interest.
Samsung has been now rumored to choose to rely on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor as opposed to its own Exynos 5 Octa processor for its upcoming Galaxy S IV phone due to "power consumption issues and temperature problems" in the latter.
StarHub is now offering pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z. The pre-order will end 24 February, 2359 hours. Contract prices have since been updated in the article.