News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014
Samsung today announced two new members of the Galaxy Note family, the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 4 and the 5.6-inch Galaxy Note Edge. While both devices sport Quad-HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) Super AMOLED displays, the Galaxy Note Edge has a unique curved edge display that provides quick access to apps and notifications.
With rumors of the next iPhone having NFC support, Apple could be working on some form of wireless payment system and it seems like they've been in talks with major payment system vendors. If this turns out to be true, it could re-shape point of sales transactions as we know it.
Monday, 1 Sep 2014
HTC today introduced a new member of the Desire family, the Desire 510. Not only is it the most affordable 4G smartphone from HTC, it is also the company's first phone to be powered by a 64-bit processor. (Updated with price and availability in Singapore.)
In partnership with Sony Mobile Singapore, GrabTaxi will preload its taxi booking app in new Sony Xperia mobile devices and eligible Sony Mobile users will enjoy discounts off taxi rides booked through GrabTaxi.
We just obtained information from reliable sources that the next iPhone and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are expected to be launched here in Singapore on 19 and 26 September respectively.
Friday, 29 Aug 2014
Sony Mobile Singapore announced that the Xperia T3 will be available for purchase from August 30 at a retail price of S$498.
Apple has sent out invites for a media event on September 9, Tuesday at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of De Anza College in Cupertino.
Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014
ASUS Singapore today announced that the ZenFone 5 LTE will be available for purchase on August 30 from S$249.
Sony Mobile Communications unveiled the Xperia C3, a 5.5-inch smartphone running a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front-facing camera. (Updated with retail price in Singapore.)
A teaser image posted on HTC's Weibo page seems to indicate that it will be releasing an octa-core 64-bit processor smartphone at IFA on 4th September.