It’s been a long time coming, and now we see that Nokia has finally come around and unveiled a trio of Android smartphones for emerging markets. We already knew about the Nokia X codenamed Normandy thanks to a swirl of …
Next week’s Mobile World Congress will be rife with the hottest news of smartphones and tablets, and the Archos 80 Helium 4G will be there to wow invitees with its 8-inch display, 4G LTE support, quad-core processor, and other niceties for around $383.
With the original announced this same month last year, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 is expected to have its own debut soon—possibly at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. In the meantime, here are some leaked photos of what seem to be Sony’s next-gen tablet.
Cherry Mobile has been teasing a new smartphone lately with a 4,000mAh battery on their Facebook page. While hardly anything else has been revealed yet about the device, a trusted tipster has provided the complete specs and revealed the name of the new device to be the Cherry Mobile Fuze.
Whereas most local brands in the Philippines release new tablets in the 7- and 8-inch varieties, SKK Mobile wants to differentiate by releasing a 10-inch slate. The new SKK Mobile Extreme offers Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, dual core computing, and dual SIM (dual standby) capability for Php6,999.
Launched way back in December, O+ Imagine is the company’s most gorgeous handset to date. O+ took a huge step again in introducing a smartphone that looks a lot different than its older brothers, and even on the other competing devices. The O+ Imagine is crafted with a back-to-back glass design with anodized metal material on the sides which is a first in the local scene.
It didn’t take long for another locally branded slate to debut with an Intel processor inside. The Starmobile Engage 9i is an 8.9-inch tablet with dual core Intel Atom Z2580 processor and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It will cost Php9,990.
In a surprise move, it seems that Lenovo is nearing a deal to acquire Motorola from Google. For how much? How about a cool total of $2.91 billion?
The deal will consist of $660 million in …
While there are a lot of choices when it comes to iPad Mini-esque 8 inch tablets from local brands, the recently revealed Cloudfone CloudPad 800w certainly does a lot to separate itself from the pack.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is undeniably the kind of phablets, one-upping its competitors by combining a large, high resolution screen with stylus-enabled input and creativity features. Of course, this combination also means it’s hella expensive. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have Php37k lying around that I can just throw at it.
The arrival of affordable entry-level Android tablets never seems to stop, with the Huawei MediaPad 7 Youth2 being the latest device trying to appease the needs of budget-conscious consumers. Its 7-inch screen size makes it a tablet, but it’s able to make 2G and 3G calls pretty much like a smartphone.
If certain source code changes applied recently see through the release of the next Android version, many root apps won’t probably have the freedom like they have now and could end up broken.
While the local budget smartphone market has an alternative for just about any branded device out there, there has yet to be one that mimics the Samsung Galaxy Note. That could change pretty soon as Cherry Mobile just teased what could be their next new release on their Facebook page!