Smartphones

  • Intel pushes Medfield Atom SoCs at MWC

    Besides announcing a couple of partners beyond Lenovo and Motorola that are willing to take on themselves to build smartphones using Intel's Z2460 Atom SoC, Intel also gave us a quick glimpse into the future as to what the company has planned for this market space for next year. With a handful of partners, Intel

  • Microsoft announces Skype for Windows Phone; new hardware support

    At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Microsoft has announced the beta version of Skype for Windows Phone; new hardware support; and new developer opportunities with the launch of the Windows Phone marketplace in 23 more markets, including China, Thailand and Vietnam for Asia.

  • LG introduces new smartphones at MWC 2012

    LG is unveiling its biggest collection of smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona this week, which includes the Optimus Vu: with 5-inch True HD IPS display; Optimus 4X HD with quad-core processor; and Optimus 3D Max that offers immersive 3D viewing experience.

  • Sony Mobile Communications unveils Xperia U and Xperia P

    Sony Mobile Communications has unveiled their new next generation smartphones at this week's Mobile World Congress, which comes in the form of Xperia U and Xperia P. Both smartphones are equipped with 1GHz dual-core processors and features Sony's Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine.

  • HTC One series smartphones announced at Mobile World Congress

    At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HTC has announced its new One series smartphones which claim to offer premium mobile experience to users. The phones include the quad-core One X, One S and One V.

  • Samsung shoves pico projector inside the Galaxy Beam

    We're pretty sure that Samsung's first foray into pico projector phones – the i7410 that was announced two years ago – was anything but a success, but if you don't succeed, try again. Samsung has as such announced the Galaxy Beam at the MWC which features a lot more potent hardware and this time around

  • Huawei announces in-house quad core ARM SoC, new handsets at MWC

    Chinese Huawei is apparently none too fond of sourcing outside chips for its smartphones, as the company has announced that its latest handset – the Ascend D quad – sports a Huawei made quad core ARM based SoC. That makes Huawei – as far as we know – the second handset maker that also makes

  • ViewSonic unveils three dual-SIM phones for MWC

    It's easy to forget that ViewSonic makes phones, as well as displays and tablets, but in time for the MWC the company has unveiled three new models. We're not sure if ViewSonic is trying to get in legal trouble with Apple or not though, as the new models are called the ViewPhone 4s, 4e and

  • Acer announces the Liquid Glow ahead of MWC

    We've already had a preview of Acer's upcoming CloudMobile and now the company has unveiled a second handset that will be announced in more detail at the MWC next week. This time around we're looking at a budget friendly model called the Liquid Glow, one of the first budget models with Android 4.0.

  • Apple planning to axe iPhone dock connector

    Apple is planning to axe its proprietary iPhone dock connector in order to make room for more important things, like a larger battery, in its popular smartphone device.

  • Dell’s Streak Pro GS01 smartphone to launch in Japan March 8th

    Dell has announced plans to launch its Streak Pro GS01 smartphone early next month after MWC has come and gone – on March 8th to be exact. On the downside, due to previously low handset sales globally the company has chosen to confine availability of this phone to the Japanese market upon launch, with no

  • Samsung now lists i515 Pogo Galaxy Nexus dock

    Samsung has now listed a docking station for its Galaxy Nexus smartphone which makes use of those 3-pin connectors on the side of the phone. But it doesn't come cheap at an associated price tag of US $89.99.

  • Nokia to unveil cheap Windows Phone smartphone next week

    Nokia will unveil a cheap smartphone running the Windows Phone operating system next week in an attempt target the lower end of the market, according to sources cited by Reuters.

  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 gets benchmarked, smokes the competition

    During the Mobile World Congress next week we should see several handsets launch based on Qualcomm's new Snapdragon S4 SoC, previously known under the name of Krait. Just ahead of the show benchmarks of the new chip have been published that gives us a good insight as to what to expect from this year's Qualcomm

  • LG unveils Optimus LTE Tag with NFC technology

    LG Korea has announced the Optimus LTE Tag, which isn't only an aestheitcally-enhanced version of the Optimus LTE, but it also claims to offer innovative features that make the smartphone smarter.

  • ZTE announces PF200 and N910 LTE Android 4 handsets

    Jumping the gun a bit on MWC, ZTE has just announced two new handsets both featuring the latest version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich along with LTE connectivity. The PF200 and N910 will be ZTE's headliners at the show in Barcelona next week. Details are still a bit sketchy, but we'll gather up what

  • Panasonic gets back in the international phone business with the Eluga

    Some of you might remember the days when Panasonic sold mobile phones outside of Japan, in fact, the company made some of the smallest, usable phones ever made shortly before pulling out of the global market. Panasonic has finally decided that it's time to get back into the global handset business again, but this time

  • Teaser pics of Huawei Ascend D1 Q out before MWC 2012

    Seems like more smartphones have been unveiled or leaked just days before the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. The teaser product images of the new Huawei Ascend D1 Q are out on the web, which looks rather sleek and stylish.

  • LG launches Optimus Vu: with 5-inch display ahead of MWC 2012

    With Mobile World Congress 2012 being just a week away, Korean electronics maker, LG, has decided to unveil their new Optimus Vu: smartphone before the event. The Optimus Vu: boasts a 5-inch IPS display with 4:3 aspect and supports LTE technology.

  • LG’s Windows Phone 7-running Miracle makes another appearance

    Following a number of small leaks over the past few months, LG's Windows Phone-running Miracle smartphone has appeared online once again, this time in the form of a brief video demonstration as well as a new set of photos. The LG Miracle is expected to be arriving on shelves very soon and is en-route for