News tagged ‘smartphone’

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014

Google to Drop Nexus Brand for Premium Android

Google to Drop Nexus Brand for Premium Android "Silver" Program?

Google is said to be dropping its Nexus brand for a more premium Android "Silver" program, where partners are paid to build premium Android phones that meet certain requirements for its idea of the best Android user experience.

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014

Samsung Unveils the 20.7MP Galaxy K Zoom, Comes with 10X Optical Zoom and OIS

Samsung Unveils the 20.7MP Galaxy K Zoom, Comes with 10X Optical Zoom and OIS

Samsung Electronics today announced a new camera-centric smartphone, the Galaxy K Zoom which comes with a 20.7-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, new retracting lens technology that offers 10x optical Zoom and optical image stabilization (OIS).

Could Apple's Next iPhone Be Just 6.1mm Thin?

Could Apple's Next iPhone Be Just 6.1mm Thin?

Apple's upcoming iPhone may borrow some of the design cues from the fifth generation iPod Touch, which may include its 6.1mm thin side profile.

Monday, 28 Apr 2014

Xiaomi Mi3 Slashed to S$339

Xiaomi Mi3 Slashed to S$339

Good news if you weren't one of the lucky few able to buy Xiaomi's Mi3 smartphone when it launched in March and sold out within two minutes, the flagship smartphone is back in stock and available at a reduced price of $339, down from its original price of S$419 - that's an $80 saving!

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014

OnePlus Unveils the One, Ready to Kill Other Flagship Smartphones

OnePlus Unveils the One, Ready to Kill Other Flagship Smartphones

Shenzhen-based OnePlus today announced its first Android smartphone, the One. Touted as the "2014 flagship killer", the OnePlusOne packs an impressive specs list that can give other flagship smartphones a run for their money. Hit the link to find out more.

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014

Nokia to Be Renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy

Nokia to Be Renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy

When Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services Unit in the coming weeks, Nokia will be renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy.

Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Motorola Launches Moto X in Singapore

Motorola Launches Moto X in Singapore

If you have been holding out for the Motorola Moto X, you will be glad to know that the smartphone will be available for purchase in Singapore soon. It is now available for purchase in Malaysia.

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung has disclosed plans to roll out smartphones equipped with the Linux-based platform. The first Tizen-based smartphone will be a high-end device, with a second mid-market one to follow.

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google's next Nexus smartphone may be more affordable as it is rumored to be considering a lower-cost model equipped with a MediaTek processor.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Google's Modular Smartphone May be the Last Phone you Ever Need

Google's Modular Smartphone May be the Last Phone you Ever Need

Google has unveiled an ambitious modular smartphone concept at its Project Ara Developer Conference that would let customers swap out major components, including the camera, speakers and GPS module. The device would retail for just US$50 for the basic smartphone, and could be available as early as January 2015.

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