News: Mobile Phones
Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013
Following LG Display’s announcement that it’s starting to mass produce its flexible OLED panel for smartphones, LG Chem is now saying that mass production of stepped and curved batteries has also begun.
Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013
There's a rumor that Samsung will be introducing waterproof versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, as well as Samsung Galaxy S5. This is likely due to positive feedback and sales numbers of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.
With Samsung announcing their intentions to release a curved display smartphone by October, it seems LG can't just sit back and be content with producing curved OLED TV sets. It is now aiming to mass-produce flexible OLED panels for smartphones as well.
Friday, 4 Oct 2013
M1 just announced the price plans for the Sony Xperia Z1. Hit the link to find out more.
StarHub just announced the price plans for the Sony Xperia Z1. Hit the link to find out more.
Thursday, 3 Oct 2013
The all-touch 5-inch BlackBerry Z30 will hit local stores on 10th October. It runs on the BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2, and includes features and refinements like BlackBerry Priority Hub, BBM, and a longer battery life, just to name a few.
AnandTech tested some Android devices and reports that Samsung is not the only phone maker to cheat in benchmarks. Apparently, ASUS, HTC and LG are also involved in tweaking the hardware for better performance when running benchmark apps.
Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013
Tech blog Ars Technica reports that Samsung artificially tuned the processor in the Galaxy Note 3 to "high-power CPU mode" when running popular benchmarking apps.
SingTel just announced that it will be accepting pre-orders of the Sony Xperia Z1 on its website. The telco also revealed the price plans for the handset. Hit the link to find out more.
A leaked NTT DoCoMo document reveals that Sony may be planning to introduce a 4.3-inch variant of the Xperia Z1.