Nokia may not be able to make its own smartphones just yet, but the company is still keeping involved on the hardware front it seems. According to a rumor from China, Meizu is interested in selling its handsets outside of Southeast Asia, but the Chinese company is worried its brand does not carry weight in other major market.
Huawei launched the MediaPad X1 at the MWC even last year, a tablet come smartphone that was pretty small considering its 7-inch display, while it also came with calling capabilities. The Chinese company will use this year's Mobile World Conference to roll out the sequel to the X1, the so-called Honor X2.
LG released the Wine Smart last year, the Korean giants' first ever clamshell device, but quite clearly not its last. That's because the company is working on a new clamshell smartphone, at least that?s the story according to @upleaks.
This month we have seen the first smartphones packing 4GB of RAM land in the form of the Asus ZenFone 2 and Xiaomi's Mi Note Pro. Both of those devices pack 64-bit processors and according to sources in Korea, Samsung will match those devices with the launch of the Galaxy S6, with the handset possibly coming with two variants.
Xiaomi has a massive 2014 where just about everything went right for the company, over 60 million in smartphone sales proves that. However, the Chinese brand plans to go on to even bigger and better things and new devices like the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro will be at the forefront of further growth with their flagship credentials.
AT&T has a new Android update in store for its HTC One M8, but don't get too excited as it is not the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Instead the network is getting around to issuing the Android 4.4.4 patch, the last build of KitKat. On top of the Android release, AT&T is also adding HD Voice support and updates from the Visual Voicemail and Ready2Go apps.
ZTE has announced a new smartphone in the form of the Blade V2, the latest handset to join its Blade range of devices. While its specifications and design are unlikely to thrill many, its ultra-competitive price may.
Bloomberg has waded in on the rumor that HTC will ditch its UltraPixel technology for the upcoming One M9 smartphone flagship. It has been oft reported that the Taiwanese giant will get rid of the 4MP rear snapper from previous One models and will replace it for a 20.7MP lens from Sony that will come with HTC's own EYE Experience software.
Motorola's stable of smartphones is pretty damn good at the moment, from the Moto E at entry level through the Moto G, Moto X, Nexus 6, and DROID Turbo, it is one of the most robust portfolios in the industry. The company is apparently going to add to that with the Moto G Titan, a new variant of its budget king smartphone, the 2014 Moto G.