Mobile World Congress articles
LG revealed launch details of its Optimus L3II line of entry-level smartphones. The 3.2-inchers will begin rolling out in Brazil later this week, closely followed by various markets in South America, and Asia-Pacific. For its size, it packs a decent feature set.
At the Mobile World Congress 2013, Intel announced three new Atom SoC chips for smartphones and tablets. Based on 32 nm process, the processors have clock speeds up to 2.0 GHz. The company also teased with its third-generation 22nm tri-gate Atom SoC processor.
At the Mobile World Congress, Alcatel announced a entirely new One Touch line of smartphones. However, Alcatel has also saved something for the Mobile World Congress as the company joins the party with their new flagship smartphone, One Touch Idol X.
NVIDIA had Tegra 4 premier at Consumer Electronics Show, but a few weeks after, there have been plenty of speculations that Tegra 4 is not that powerful as NVIDIA is saying. Over at the MWC, NVIDIA has revealed benchmarks to compare the Tegra 4 to Qualcomm Snapdragon.
When Firefox OS was announced a year ago, no one was taking it for serious. On this year's MWC, Mozilla has finally officially launched their Firefox OS for mobile phones. Mozilla also announced a partnership with Qualcomm and four smartphone manufacturers.
Huawei has just unveiled its latest Android handset at the MWC, the Ascend P2. The successor to the P1 has sustained some notable changes in both hardware and software. The company plans to launch the Ascend P2 in Q2 in Europe and Asia, with a price tag of €399.
Hewlett-Packard will re-enter the consumer tablet market with newly introduced HP Slate 7. A super-affordable 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.1 operating system and will cost a minimal $169. According to HP, it should hit the shelves in the United States in April.
As it was previously rumoured, Sony has been working on the Xperia Tablet Z. However, there was no official confirmation from Sony until now. On the world's largest mobile event in Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress, Sony has officially launched Xperia Tablet Z.
Rumours about Intel-powered ASUS tablet have been circulating for quite some time now. According to a listing on the Global Certification Forum's site, the rumours seem to be true. Along with the listing, ASUS has released a new video which teases the FonePad tablet.
With already leaked press image, the Ascend P2 from Huawei has leaked once again. The folks at GizChina have posted some new photos, capturing both the rear and front of the device. As already known, the Ascend P2 will come in two colors; white and black.