Huawei Lifts Ascend Series to New Heights
Huawei today announced the "Ascend D quad", it's highest-end smartphone to date. The Ascend D quad is powered by Huawei's own quad-core processor, which it claims is the fastest. Other features include a 4.5-inch display 720p HD display, 8-megapixel backside-illuminated camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, and 1080p HD video capture. The battery is 1800 mAh, all in a body that measures 8.9mm thick. The company also announced an "XL" version with a larger battery, and a "D1" version with a dual-core processor and LTE. The D quad will come in a penta-band WCDMA version initially. The phone is expected to launch in Q2 globally, including North America. The D1 version will come first, in April.
Hands On with the Huawei Ascend D Series
We take a quick hands-on look at the new Ascend D series, which includes the just-announced D1 and D quad.
LG Reveals Mid-Range K Series Ahead of CES
LG has announced a handful of K Series handsets that round out its roster of affordable devices. Shared features between the devices include removable batteries, Bluetooth 4.x, WiFi, support for 3G/4G networks, and support for memory cards.
Sony Xperia L1 to Hit North America in April
Sony today announced the Xperia L1, an Android smartphone that will reach American shores as soon as next month. The phone features a 5.5-inch 720p HD display and is powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.