- Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015
At MWC 2015, Acer unveiled the Liquid Jade Z, a competitively priced mid-range phone with a 5-inch 720p IPS display, a Mediatek 1.5GHz 64-bit quad-core processor paired with 1GB RAM, 4G LTE connectivity, a 13MP f/1.8 aperture rear camera with a 5MP front-facing f2.2 camera, and 24-bit high-res stereo speakers.
Lenovo has just announced three new products for consumers – a 2-in1 camera smartphone device, an Android smartphone with Dolby Atmos support, and a compact Pocket Projector gives you up to a 110” projected display.
Singtel has just announced that it will begin trials using Ericsson's LTE-Advanced technologies and Samsung devices to boost mobile speeds beyond 300Mbps.
Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015
Speaking at MWC 2015 yesterday, Google's senior VP and head of Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai, announced Google's plans to offer cellular connectivity directly to mobile users.
MediaTek's MT3188 is world's first ASIC to be compatible with all 3 of the leading wireless charging standards. With this chip, Mediatek carves a path to speed the development of the wireless charging scene. More details inside.
Singtel has just announced that it has partnered with Ericsson to trial LTE Broadcast and voice over Wi-Fi calling to improve video and voice call experiences for customers in Singapore.
Sony has just announced the arrival of their first octa-core 64-bit smartphone – the Xperia M4 Aqua at Mobile World Congress 2015.
Monday, 2 Mar 2015
At MWC today, Intel announced a new family of mobile Atom chips that will come in three tiers, x3, x5 and x7, similar to the naming standard used by Intel's high-end Core processors. Expect to see the X3 family of chips in entry-level mobile devices, while the x5 and x7 will power mainstream and premium tablets and 2-in-1s.
At MWC 2015, Qualcomm is introducing new LTE-U chips with technology that will make use of the unlicensed 5GHz spectrum currently in use by Wi-Fi networks. The idea is for carriers to install many small LTE-U cells in public locations, which would end up boosting the signal of their big towers that work on the licensed spectrum.
Microsoft announced two new additions to its Windows Phone mid-range line-up today with the announcement of the 5-inch Lumia 640 and the 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL. Both phones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHZ processor, with 1GB RAM and will come with a 1-year subscription to Office 365.