News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012
Huawei's Chief Marketing Officer Yu Chengdong has given everyone a head start for MWC 2012 with a few early words - the Chinese company is reportedly showcasing another smartphone named the Ascend D1 Q, alongside a MediaPad 10 tablet during the annual event at Barcelona.
Motorola is expected to unveil its first Intel-powered Android 4.0 handset at Mobile World Congress 2012. Besides running on Intel's Medfield processor, the biggest selling feature of the unnamed device is its camera, which is said to boast instant-on and 15-frame-per-second burst mode.
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012
Images and specs for the upcoming LG Optimus 3D 2 have been published online before its debut at MWC, BGR reports.
U.S. and Europeans regulators have finally approved Google Inc's massive US$12.5 billion buyout of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc, Reuters reports.
CrackBerry obtained some images of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system (OS). The new user interface adopts several elements from Google Android and Windows Phone 7 such as the homescreen widgets.
Nokia is rumored to showcase up to six new phones at Mobile World Congress 2012, three of which are Windows Phone devices while the others are S40 feature phones as part of the Asha portfolio.
Monday, 13 Feb 2012
Upcoming Acer CloudMobile smartphone to be unveiled at MWC, reports Pocket-Lint.
Friday, 10 Feb 2012
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application from Apple, prompting speculations that future iOS and iMac devices might come with a 3D eye-tracking-based interface, reports PatentlyApple.
Press invites are usually a hint at what will be announced at the press conference. NVIDIA definitely took that route with the words "quad-core" and a smartphone put together within the press invite, hinting at the unveiling of a quad-core smartphone during MWC 2012.
HTC unveiled on its Facebook Page the first wave of HTC models that are receiving the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update in early 2012.