HTC launched its One mini 2 in the U.S. yesterday under the name HTC One remix, exclusive to Verizon Wireless. The HTC One mini 2 has been receiving excellent reviews from multiple sources, including Engadget, who reports that “the One mini 2, like the bigger One (M8), is quite simply a stunning device that screams ‘premium.’” It’s safe to say that its arrival in the U.S. is a welcome one.
Nokia unveiled its most affordable phone yet yesterday with the Lumia 530. Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor, the Nokia Lumia 530 is designed for versatility, and is priced well to attract plenty of first-time Windows Phone buyers.
4G LTE Advanced continues its growth across South Korea, with LG’s unveiling of the LG G3 Cat.6 (Category 6). The LG G3 Cat.6 features the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 processor and Qualcomm® Gobi™ modem with Cat 6 LTE Advanced support for Broadband LTE Advanced service and carrier aggregation on the phone.
Samsung’s flagship GALAXY S5 is a natural evolution for the GALAXY line, but not an insignificant one. Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 processor, the GALAXY S5 is designed to handle the most demanding consumer software with ease.
The much-lauded Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is finally arriving in the U.S. on July 17th, with pre-orders starting today, exclusive to Verizon Wireless customers. The tablet that Mashable described as having “beauty, brains and a beach body,” delivers on all three fronts.
The Motorola Moto E is the company’s third phone in the Moto line, and shares the same great looks of its popular siblings, the Moto X and the Moto G. Featuring the same sleek polymer body that Motorola designed using data supplied by Google to perfectly conform to your hand, the entry-level phone offers great value, available for $129.00 on motorola.com without a contract.
Wi-Fi is one of the unsung heroes inside every smartphone and tablet. By connecting to Wi-Fi networks that are all around us, we can download music, upload photos and stream videos – while avoiding those annoying data overage charges. But with more people and more devices relying on Wi-Fi, the airwaves are getting pretty crowded. Luckily, Qualcomm Technologies is tackling the issue by making Wi-Fi a better multitasker.
The logic seems impenetrable: Most employees, even those travelling, are never far from a Wi-Fi hotspot, so why invest in Wireless WAN-enabled tablets? With the sheer accessibility of Wi-Fi only increasing, does it make sense to outfit employees with 4G LTE-enabled tablets?
At Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference today, the first smartwatches based on the highly anticipated Android Wear operating system for wearable devices debuted to great acclaim. Sleek new smartwatches from both LG and Samsung feature the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor with integrated CPU, GPU, DSP and sensor processing. The Snapdragon 400 processor has already been adopted by numerous leading smartphone manufacturers, and its inclusion at the heart of these new smartwatches clearly demonstrates its versatility and efficiency. The Snapdragon 400 processor is highly flexible, allowing it to be optimized to support the unique power and size needs of wearables.
Samsung recently introduced the Samsung GALAXY Tab S, the latest flagship offering in their extensive line of tablets. The Tab S comes in two sizes—8.4-inches and 10.5-inches—with the LTE variants powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor, available in either Titanium Bronze or Dazzling White.
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