HTC today heralds a new era of innovation, and an exciting new direction for the business, with the introduction of a suite of breakthrough imaging products. Changing the face of mobile photography, HTC will launch the HTC Desire EYE, a brand new category-shifting phone; the HTC EYE Experience enhanced imaging software; and Zoe, a collaborative video editing community.
“Today, HTC is once again changing the way that people think about technology,” said Peter Chou, CEO, HTC Corporation. “Back in 1997, we allowed people to leave their laptops at home in favor of powerful, pocket-sized smartphone computing. Today we are taking a similar leap forward. Combining incredible hardware with unrivalled software, HTC is reinventing the way we think about imaging. We are taking you out from behind the viewfinder and putting you back where you belong, at the heart of the action.”
Continuing HTC’s heritage of breakthrough smartphone innovation, today also sees the launch of the company’s new top-of-the-range HTC Desire model, the HTC Desire EYE. With one of the best front-facing cameras available on the market today, and software that puts you center frame and looking your best, the HTC Desire EYE captures life’s big and small moments in perfect clarity…
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Looking to further expand its 4G LTE footprint in mobiles, LG today unveiled the LG F60, a stylish new smartphone that offers superior Quad-Core speed to run all of today’s hottest apps and LG’s premium UX features in a package designed for a global audience upgrading to 4G LTE. The F60 will begin rolling out to customers in Europe, followed by Asia and the Americas starting this week.
The LG F60 takes connectivity to a whole new level with blazing-fast 4G LTE powered by a 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor running on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. Housed in a slim and sleek compact body, the F60 features a crisp 4.5-inch IPS display and a 2,100mAh battery for the perfect balance of performance, weight and size for hours of entertainment and productivity.
The F60 comes fully loaded with LG’s proprietary UX features adopted heavily from the acclaimed LG G3:
- Gesture Shot allows users to take easy selfies by simply opening and closing their hand in front of the lens to start a three-second countdown before the shutter is triggered.
- Front Camera Light adds additional illumination to one’s face by displaying a bright white light around the preview screen in self-portrait mode…
Archos announces the availability of its new range of Platinum smartphones, the Archos 45c Platinum and Archos 50c Platinum. Equipped with state-of-the-art components, including MediaTek quad-core processors and IPS screens, both smartphones enjoy the smoothness of the Android KitKat operating system and are now available with three colorful back covers starting at $99.
Archos’ new Platinum smartphones delivers a splash of
color with vivid IPS screens that display an amazing array of colors at different viewing angles and three interchangeable back covers. Included in every unit, a selection of deep black, metallic blue and spicy pink back covers perfectly complement the smartphone’s bright screen. The Archos 50b Platinum also comes with a see-through protective case and an 8 GB micro-SD card.
Archos’ 45c and 50b Platinum smartphones are powered
by MediaTek’s latest quad-core processor and dual SIM capability…
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ZTE USA today introduced the ZTE ZMAX at its launch event in New York City and announced the phone’s exclusive availability with T-Mobile beginning September 24. This beautiful, value priced LTE smartphone with a 5.7 inch HD screen heightens performance and class in the mid-range market, giving T-Mobile customers more choice and exceptional value they’ve come to expect…
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Apple today announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, featuring two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design. The new iPhones feature a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum that conforms seamlessly with the shaped glass of the display, resulting in a completely smooth and continuous surface. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are engineered to be the thinnest ever, delivering a bigger display in a design that is still comfortable to hold and easy to use.
Packed with innovative new technologies, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus include: the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for blazing fast performance and power efficiency; advanced iSight and FaceTime HD cameras; ultrafast wireless technologies; and Apple Pay, an easier way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger. Both models include iOS 8, the latest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, QuickType keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing and iCloud Drive…
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ZTE presents three new innovative and stylish smartphones at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The optically identical and extra-thin smartphones Blade Vec 3G and Blade Vec 4G impress with their elegant and modern design as well as the 5 inch HD display which is perfect for gaming, taking photos and videos or just browsing the web. The ZTE Kis 3 Max smartphone is the latest device to come from the ZTE Kis series that offers power at a highly affordable price.
The ZTE Blade Vec 4G not only provides customers with extensive accessibility and fast access to their online data, the 13MP camera also allows them to take excellent pictures and share them with family and friends whilst on the run. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with quad-core CPU that speeds of up to 1.2 GHz per core and integrated LTE modem. The 2300mAh battery guarantees long-lasting reliability. The Snapdragon 400 processor is a product of Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.
The ZTE Blade Vec 3G also impresses with its technical interior. A 2300 mAh battery provide the smartphone with the energy needed to be constantly available for whatever its user wants to do. The 8MP camera offers a lot of joy for taking pictures while the 5MP front cam enables users to perform video chats or to take selfies in extra sharp quality…
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Lenovo today announced at the 2014 IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited show in Berlin the latest additions to its VIBE line of premium smartphones: the new VIBE X2 and VIBE Z2. The thin and light Vibe X2 makes a powerful statement with its unique tri-layered design, advanced performance with the latest MediaTek MT6595 4G LTE True8Core processor and innovative click-on accessories. The Vibe Z2 sets a higher level for sleek trend-setting design with advanced performance and professional-grade photography features.
"We are pleased to see our powerful MT6595 in Lenovo’s VIBE X2. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to enabling more LTE choices with VIBE X2 joining our growing list of LTE-enabled devices in our portfolio,” said Jeffrey Ju, Head of Smartphones, MediaTek.
The Lenovo VIBE X2, the world’s first layered smartphone, turns heads with its signature, gradient three layer design. Consumers can choose from a selection of four bold colors – white, red, gold and dark grey – to suit their individual style.
As the first global handset manufacturer to use the new MediaTEK MT6595 4G LTE True8Core processor, Lenovo has designed the VIBE X2 for impressive performance. This processor delivers a hidden layer of performance with power-saving features that help boost battery life, keeping videos, games and photos running longer…
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The Acer Liquid Z500 surprises with great features when it comes to sound: the music performance comes up with CD quality for lossless and immersive music everywhere. Music lovers and video fans no longer need external speakers because the Liquid Z500 provides powerful and advanced HD front speakers which deliver astonishing sound along with DTS Studio Sound.
Meeting old friends, the next big family event or just the perfect sunset – there are lots of situations for your smartphone’s camera to be ready. The Liquid Z500 features a bright camera and a brilliant 5-inch HD IPS screen with 900:1 high contrast to guarantee that your memories will look as nice on the picture as in real life…
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ZTE USA announced the launch of the new ZTE Warp Sync. The phone is fourth in a series of highly popular Warp phones that have helped ZTE become the second largest handset manufacturer in the no-contract market.
“ZTE and Boost Mobile have partnered throughout the development of the Warp series to deliver the best value and innovative technologies that benefit customers most,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “We are excited to continue that partnership with the launch of the ZTE Warp Sync that provides high-end features at a price you would not expect.”
The no-contract segment is estimated to be 50 percent of the U.S. wireless market by the end of 2015 and better phone offerings to be a main driver of that growth…
LG today announced the official launch of LG G3 Beat, a mid-tier variant of LG’s highly acclaimed LG G3 smartphone. The LG G3 Beat delivers a similar premium user experience, sophisticated Floating Arc metallic design and fast Laser Auto Focus technology featured in the G3 but in a more compact package dominated by a 5.0-inch thin-bezel display, setting it a class above other similarly priced mid-tier devices.
The LG G3 Beat was developed to address the growing low- to mid-tier segment of smartphone customers who want a great device that’s more compact but still powerful enough to run the most popular apps. With the fast pace of technology in the wireless industry, it’s now more possible than ever to offer a smartphone that does all this but at a lower price point than was previously possible. LG G3 Beat retains the best features and functions of the G3, delivering its values without compromising usability.
Proving that less can be more, the LG G3 Beat comes with a largest-in-class 5.0-inch HD IPS display with a screen-to-body ratio of 74.1 percent, the highest in the mid-tier smartphone segment. The LG G3 Beat offers impressively thin bezels and a robust 2,540mAh battery. The LG G3 Beat features the Floating Arc Design first unveiled on the LG G3, boasting smooth curved sides and gradually tapered edges for the ultimate comfort in grip and feel…
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