Over at the world's biggest mobile event, the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, LG introduced the next generation Optimus L-series II smartphone lineup. The company's latest smartphone is officially available for pre-order in Germany from the Amazon store.
HTC's next-generation smartphone flagship hasn't gotten off to a good start. According to industrial sources, HTC has problems with the HTC One manufacturing. The latest rumours are suggesting that HTC is producing only 20% of what the company was planning.
Just as the MWC in Barcelona has finished, Sony is again rumored with the next-gen Xperia smartphone. According to Xperia Blog, details about the codenamed Sony C670X handset have come out. Looking at the specs, it seems like a new Sony flagship smartphone
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.
You might be familiar with the PadFone, a smartphone that docks into a large touchscreen to transform into a tablet, but could you turn the concept around? ASUS thinks it managed to do so, with its new FonePad, a 7-inch tablet with smartphone functionality.
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.