MWC 2013

  • Now, a smartphone battery that lasts for weeks March 4, 2013

    Melbourne: A new smartphone with a battery that only needs recharging after several weeks has been developed by researchers. The smartphone made headlines at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week where its prototype was unveiled. E Ink, the manufacturer of electronic paper displays, had two prototypes of phones running...
  • LG introduces world's smallest wireless charger February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: LG Electronics introduced the world's smallest wireless charger at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Named the WCP-300, it is only 6.9cm in diameter, and is said to be designed with portability in mind. The charging area is 1.7 times wider than that of LG's previous generation wireless...
  • Tablet-phone combo: Asus announces 7-inch Fonepad at $249 February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Asus announced Fonepad, a 7-inch tablet with 3G voice and mobile data for all the features of a smartphone. It is powered by a new Intel Atom Z2420 processor and runs Android 4.1. It has an HD display with IPS technology for wide viewing angles. The 7-inch screen features...
  • Lenovo announces three new Android tablets February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Lenovo announced a slew of new Android tablets - A1000, A3000 and S6000. The A1000, A3000 are seven-inch devices, while the S6000 features a 10-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. The S6000 is a sleek and powerful tablet, which is powered by the MTK 8389/8125 1.2...
  • Nokia 105: Nokia unveils its cheapest phone February 25, 2013

    Barcelona: Nokia launched a 15-euro phone to shore up its position in the basic handset market, where it has lost share while it focused on developing expensive smartphones. The Nokia 105, introduced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to go on sale later this quarter, is the successor to the...
  • HP announces $169 HP Slate 7 Android tablet February 25, 2013

    Barcelona: Hewlett-Packard is making a tablet computer that uses Google's Android operating system, steering clear of Microsoft's latest tablet-oriented version of Windows, the company said on Sunday. The HP Slate 7 will have a 7-inch screen, making it similar in size to the Amazon Kindle Fire. It will cost $169 when...
  • Huawei unveils Ascend P2 the 'fastest smartphone in the world' February 25, 2013

    Barcelona: Huawei, a Chinese company that recently became the world's third-largest maker of smartphones, calls its new flagship product "the fastest smartphone in the world" and wants to use it to expand global awareness of its brand. Parts of the presentation of the phone at a press conference Sunday in Barcelona,...
  • Mozilla takes on Google's Android, Apple's iOS February 25, 2013

    San Francisco: Mozilla, makers of the popular Firefox Internet browser, is preparing to challenge Google and Apple's grip on smartphone software. A new Firefox operating system for mobile devices is set for a July release after winning the backing of 13 wireless service providers around the globe, including Spain's Telefonica, China...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8.0 with quad-core processor February 24, 2013

    New Dehi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new, mid-size 8-inch tablet, the Galaxy Note 8.0. It's an S Pen enabled tablet that features an 8-inch WXGA TFT screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. It is powered by a 1.6GHz A9 quad-core processor. Running Android 4.1.2 (Jellybean), the Galaxy...
  • Nokia to unveil low-cost Lumia smartphone at MWC 2013 February 24, 2013

    Copenhagen: Nokia is shifting the focus of its turnaround strategy to regaining domination of cheaper handsets after a stuttering campaign to catch up with Apple and Samsung in high-end smartphones. Company sources said it would introduce cut-price basic phones to compete with the likes of Huawei and ZTE and a new,...
  • What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2013 February 23, 2013

    New York: When the top executives of the world's wireless industry gather next week in Barcelona for their annual trade show, cellphones will take a back seat to talk of cars, electric metres and insulin monitors. That idea of empowering new devices with wireless connections has been percolating for years. General...
  • LG unveils Optimus F5, F7 Android smartphones February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Introducing its new Optimus F Series ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 trade show in Barcelona, LG has annoucned tow new phones Optimus F5 and Optimus F7. The phones will make their global debut at the show. The Optimus F5 is a 4G LTE smartphone...
  • LG unveils Windows 8based hybrid device 'TabBook' February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: LG Electronics has unveiled its new device TabBook. The company will be showcasing its own interpretation of a tabletnotebook hybrid device at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona. The TabBook is equipped with Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology for a high speed internet experience. It has a hidden...
  • LG unveils Optimus L3II, L5II, L7II smartphones February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Introducing the new Optimus L SeriesII, LG has unveiled three new smartphones Optimus L3II, Optimus L5II, and Optimus L7II. LG has not revealed the full specifications of the Optimus L3II, Optimus L5II, however the company has divulged specifications of the Optimus L7II, which has a 4.3inch WVGA...
  • Samsung confirms 8inch Galaxy Note tablet debut at MWC 2013: Report January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Though rumours about the 8inch Galaxy Note tablet have been doing rounds for a long time, but now there is some confirmation on the same. According to a report from iNews24, Samsung mobile head JK Shin has confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 will debut at MWC 2013, which...