News: Mobile Phones
Thursday, 5 Jan 2012
Samsung adds another member to the Galaxy series with its announcement of the Galaxy M Style smartphone. Primarily aimed at the mass market, the Samsung Galaxy M Style ships with a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 1GHz single-core processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012
Preloaded with Android 4.0, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available in Singapore from February 2012, priced at S$948 before contract. The Korean company also announced the availability of its mid-range Samsung Galaxy W Android smartphone, sometime in Jan 2012.
The week of December 25th through 31st, saw more iOS and Android device activations compared to any other week of the year, according to Flurry Analytics.
Sony Ericsson will be announcing a new smartphone next week during Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. The device is likely to be the Sony Ericsson Arc HD (codenamed Nozomi).
Friday, 30 Dec 2011
The Samsung Galaxy S and 7-inch Galaxy Tab may be getting an "Android Value Pack" after being left out of the Android 4.0 update.
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
The Windows Phone Marketplace has reached the 50,000-app milestone for submissions of applications, just 40 days after reaching the 40,000-app mark.
Contrary to rumors, Acer has stated that it won't be exiting the smartphone and tablet race, though the company has plans to take a more conservative approach and launch fewer models over the next few months.
An alleged roadmap showing the progression of Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile OS indicates a Q2 and Q4 2012 availability for its Tango and Apollo update.
Pocketnow stumbled upon a photo that was taken by an unknown Samsung device with the model number GT-I9500. Could GT-19500 be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III?
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011
Following recent announcements by Samsung and Sony Ericsson, LG also unveiled the Android 4.0 upgrade schedule for several of its phones which include the LG Optimus 2X, Prada phone by LG 3.0, LG Optimus 3D, LG Optimus Sol, the LG Optimus Black.