Details of Oppo R7 and R7 Plus Revealed
Android
Oppo has confirmed the specifications and designs of two smartphone models, the R7 and R7 Plus. Many images of both devices have been released, with the R7 as the basic design, while the R7 Plus is the larger sibling. The Oppo R7 Plus has premium magnesium alloy design, which is also used by the R7. The R7 comes with near edge-to-edge …
Jolla Smartphone Will be Released on November 27
Android
The story of Sailfish operating system is a long one and apart from promising a new smartphone based on the platform, Jolla has left many of us woefully uninformed of exactly how it will be implemented. We have found out that the phone will arrive initially in Finland on November 27. As the release date is getting close, new information …
Archos Introduces Four New Titanium Smartphone Models
Android
Four new Archos Titanium smartphone models have walked on the red carpet to target those who seek decent handsets but don’t want to shell out too much money. Their price tags range from 100 Euros to 160 Euros, which should be appealing for any budget-conscious user. Their names correlate directly with display sizes they offer; the 40 Titanium has 4-inch …
Android OS Grabs 80 Percent Share in the Global Smartphone Market
Android
The smartphone industry continues to expand and it appears, Android device manufacturers are the biggest beneficiaries of this trend. According to latest figures released by the UDC, shipments of Android smartphones reached nearly 190 million units in Q2 2013, giving the platform 79.3 percent market share. With over 72 million smartphones shipped last quarter, Samsung benefitted the most in the …
Samsung Will Release Dual-Mode FDD/TDD LTE Smartphones
Android
Samsung is pushing further to China’s emerging 4G LTE market by bringing Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini with dual-mode LTE capability that runs on both TDD and FDD networks. Today, most countries are deploying FDD LTE technology when setting up 4G network. However, carriers in China are promoting the use of TDD-based 4G LTE networks. China Mobile, the largest …
Samsung’s Smartphones Are Now The Most Subsidized in the Market
Android
For years, Apple has been considered as the most subsidized smartphone maker, since its handsets tend to cost the most. After receiving subsidies, new iPhone models are typically priced at $199. However, the company just lost its title recently, since Samsung has become the biggest subsidy recipient. This shouldn’t be too surprising, since Samsung’s high-end models are as expensive as …