Smartphone maker Xiaomi ventures into finance, launches own money market fund

Smartphone maker Xiaomi ventures into finance, launches own money market fund

NEWS  /  13 May 2015  /  1 weeks ago

China's largest smartphone maker Xiaomi has just announced the launch of its own money market fund, signaling the company's intentions to enter finance.

Next-gen Apple iPhones to have Force Touch, 2GB RAM, 12MP camera and a new color?

Next-gen Apple iPhones to have Force Touch, 2GB RAM, 12MP camera and a new color?

NEWS  /  13 May 2015  /  1 weeks ago

KGI Securities just released a report detailing the new features of Apple's upcoming iPhones (commonly referred as the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus). While we've heard some of the specs before, there are other interesting new information on what to expect from the new iPhone.

Lenovo launches A7000 smartphone in Southeast Asia

Lenovo launches A7000 smartphone in Southeast Asia

NEWS  /  12 May 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Lenovo has launched its A7000 smartphone in six countries in Southeast Asia, including Singapore. The A7000 will be available exclusively through online retailer Lazada.

Google to announce Android M at I/O 2015 later this month

Google to announce Android M at I/O 2015 later this month

NEWS  /  10 May 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Google will announce the next version of its mobile operating system, Android M, at its annual I/O developer conference later this month.

Huawei rumored to build the next Nexus phone with 5.7-inch 2K OLED display

Huawei rumored to build the next Nexus phone with 5.7-inch 2K OLED display

NEWS  /  08 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

A Chinese analyst claims to have information on the specifications of Google's upcoming Nexus phone. Read on to find out more.

Leaked: Four more new phones from Huawei and Xiaomi in the coming months

Leaked: Four more new phones from Huawei and Xiaomi in the coming months

NEWS  /  08 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

A leaked product roadmap from Chinese site Mobile-Dad reveals that Huawei and Xiaomi are releasing at least another four smartphones in the coming months. Read on to find out what exciting new products the two companies are bringing to the market for the rest of the year!

Details on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Project Zen leaked

Details on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Project Zen leaked

NEWS  /  08 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

SamMobile has obtained alleged specs of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 5 and the successor to the Galaxy Note Edge device. Hit the link to find out more!

Huge demand for gold Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Europe

Huge demand for gold Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Europe

NEWS  /  07 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Samsung's latest sales data reveals that one in four consumers across European markets chose the gold platinum edition of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. This marks a clear shift in color preference for consumers in Europe.

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro, will go on sale in China next week

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro, will go on sale in China next week

NEWS  /  07 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Announced earlier this year, Xiaomi has just finalized the specifications of its new Mi Note Pro phablet. It also said that it will go on sale in China next week for just 2999 yuan.

U.S. market for phablets reportedly quadrupled in 2015, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

U.S. market for phablets reportedly quadrupled in 2015, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

NEWS  /  07 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

The U.S. market for phablets, smartphones that are a cross between regular phones and tablets, reported grew four times in size in 2015, thanks to stellar products like the iPhone 6 Plus.

Sony is the biggest image sensor supplier, earns $20 on every Apple iPhone 6 sold

Sony is the biggest image sensor supplier, earns $20 on every Apple iPhone 6 sold

NEWS  /  07 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Marketing research firm Techno Systems Research published a study which states that Sony is the biggest supplier of camera sensors in the world, especially the ones made for smartphones. Its analysts also claim that Sony makes $20 for every Apple iPhone 6 sold.

Sony unveils 'selfie smartphone' Xperia C4

Sony unveils 'selfie smartphone' Xperia C4

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Sony announced a new 'selfie smartphone' today, the Xperia C4, which features a 5-megapixel, 25mm wide angle lens front camera and a Full HD 5.5-inch display. The smartphone also has a 13MP rear camera and is armed with Sony's SteadyShot image stabilization technology.

Mophie announces launch of Juice Pack line for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Mophie announces launch of Juice Pack line for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

The popular mobile battery case maker has just announced a line-up of protective cases for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, with a special launch promotion in Singapore for the month of May. Details within.

Microsoft launches S$119 dual SIM Lumia 430 in Singapore

Microsoft launches S$119 dual SIM Lumia 430 in Singapore

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Microsoft launched the ultra affordable dual SIM Lumia 430 smartphone today. The S$119 4-inch smartphone runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and will be upgradeable to Windows 10 in future.

NVIDIA winds down Icera modem business, open to selling it

NVIDIA winds down Icera modem business, open to selling it

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

NVIDIA has just announced that it will be giving up on its own modem efforts and that they are also open to selling its Icera modem unit.

The Korea Times: Samsung Galaxy S6 "Iron Man" version available next month

The Korea Times: Samsung Galaxy S6 "Iron Man" version available next month

NEWS  /  06 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

The Korea Times published a report earlier today that Samsung is launching an "Iron Man" version of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge next month.

Xiaomi Mi 4i Singapore price and availability announced

Xiaomi Mi 4i Singapore price and availability announced

NEWS  /  05 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Xiaomi has unveiled the pricing and Singapore availability for its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 4i. Full details inside.

Apple reportedly buying up all Sony camera sensors

Apple reportedly buying up all Sony camera sensors

NEWS  /  05 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Apple is planning something big. So big, in fact, that the company had reportedly been hogging up the orders of Sony's proprietary camera sensors, much to the chagrin of other smartphone manufacturers.

Sony expects to lose S$432 million on mobile devices alone this year

Sony expects to lose S$432 million on mobile devices alone this year

NEWS  /  04 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Sony has published its financial report for FY2014 and while overall the company isn't looking too bad, with an operating profit of ¥68.5 billion (~S$759 million), things don't look too good for Sony Mobile, who recorded an operating loss of ¥220 billion (~S$2.4 billion) last year.

Microsoft to unveil two high-end Lumia phones with QHD displays later this year?

Microsoft to unveil two high-end Lumia phones with QHD displays later this year?

NEWS  /  04 May 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Microsoft is rumored to be releasing two high-end Lumia smartphones later this year. Both devices will come with Quad-HD displays, 3GB RAM and 20-megapixel rear cameras. Read on to find out more.

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