Huawei are one of the biggest telecommunications equipment companies in the world. They are huge in China although their kit is used the world over. Chances are if you are a BT Broadband customer you are using modems build by them. Huawei make no bones about their desire to become one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, and a couple of years ago they started their assault on the European market. I reviewed the G300 and found it to be a stunning budget range phone. The Huawei Read more [...]
HTC’s new Android phone has been unveiled. Regardless your opinion on the name used, the One certainly has some interesting features. The top line specification is good: a Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, 2Gb of RAM with either 32gb or 64gb of storage coupled to a 1080p 4.7 inch screen to give an astonishing 468ppi. At that density, you are never going to see a pixel but then agian I am hard pushed to see a pixel on my Nexus 4 with a markedly reduced 720p resolution Will it make a massive Read more [...]
Why are HTC bastardising their branding?
A US customer satisfaction survey shows that maybe the tide is turning for Apple and the iPhone. The survey run by On Device Research found that the iPhone 5 ironically came out fifth for user satisfaction behind four other Android devices. The sample field came from over 93,000 respondents. The most satisfying device was the Motorola Atrix HD, a 4G LTE smartphone launched in July last year. It scored 8.57, followed by the Motorola Droid Razr M with 8.5, the HTC Rezound 4G with 8.32 and Read more [...]
O2 and HTC have announced that they will trial selling the next smartphone without a power adapter. In a move reckoned to combat the 100 million chargers that are now estimated to be redundant in the UK. A microUSB cable will still be provided however. It is also estimated that around 21 million customers already have the required charger for their handset. Certainly, anyone who has bought a Nokia, Blackberry or Android in the past few years will fit into this category. But if they are Read more [...]
The Nexus rumour mill took a turn with speculation that HTC may well be behind the next Nexus device, tentatively titled the Nexus 5. The number ’5′ is important for several reasons, not just that this year represents five years since Android took to the world stage. The rumours extend the ’5′ theme in that the device should feature a five inch screen with a large 2500mAh battery. Techradar speculates that we should also see the new version of Android because Nexus devices are usually unveiled Read more [...]
Everything Everywhere has re-branded itself on the announcement that the UK’s first 4G LTE network is go. The new network dubbed EE will offer the fast mobile broadband service towards the end of the year and Android devices are at the vanguard. Specifically, the Samsung Galaxy S III LTE, HTC One XL, and Huawei P1 LTE. The network will also have an exclusive on Nokia’s view Lumia 920 Windows Mobile 8 device. There is also smart money on whether EE can convince Apple to unveil the 4G iPhone 5 Read more [...]
HTC seems bent on producing a more budget oriented smartphone and is looking to the Desire brand to do it for them. The recent Desire C was a poor example but they seem to have corrected their course with the Desire X. The new phone features good enough specification for most users with a 4 inch SuperLCD screen and 1GHz dual core processor. Like its One brethren, it has Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box and the usual HTC adornments of Beats Audio and the Sense user interface. The camera may not Read more [...]