Acer has definitely been busy. At Computex this week, it has unveiled not one, not two but four new smartphones. Members of this batch include the LTE Liquid X1, the entry-level Liquid Z200, and the 5-inch Liquid E600 and Liquid E700 pair.
If you are still having a hard time taking that perfect selfie shot, then Meitu's Meitu 2 might just help solve your problem. This latest smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer not only has a 13 megapixel camera at the back, it even puts another one at the front.
BLU Products might not be there at the very top of the smartphone makers list, but it has made a name for itself by outing affordable alternatives for your mobile needs. And here it is again with yet another entry, the BLU Studio 6.0 HD, this time for the giant phablet category.
It was only the other day that the OPPO R1 was trying to make its way to the US and now it seems that a new variant is already available. It is also entirely possible that this LTE-capable OPPO R1S seen at TENAA is, in fact, the very smartphone spotted at the FCC, retrofitted with a Qualcomm SoC instead of the original MediaTek.
Xiaomi has just begun its venture into markets outside of China but now it's rumored to already have a successor on the way. This new smartphone, which might bear a slight resemblance to the Chinese manufacturer's popular Hongmi device, is said to sport an octa-core processor from MediaTek.
Just after announcing two mid-range smartphones at MWC 2014, HTC is going down a rung and unveiling the Desire 310 in China. Aside from supporting two SIM cards in one, this smartphone ditches the usual Qualcomm for a quad-core MediaTek processor.
Qualcomm has been crowned king of the SoC market. According to Strategy Analytics, 63% of mobile devices have a Qualcomm chipset inside. That’s not only the lion’s share of the market, it’s far and away leading the pack, with the closest competitor a good 50 percentage points behind.
Dreaming to lead a new market segment it is christening "Super-mid Market", MediaTek has unveiled its new MT6732 chip in time for MWC 2014. This system-on-chip that it hopes will power the next generation of low to mid range smart devices has two of the hottest buzzwords in mobile chips these days: LTE and 64-bit.
Xiaomi has recently hit our radars for outing its first smartphone to be launched outside of its main Chinese market, the Xiaomi Redmi, basically a rebranded Hongmi. Now the Chinese manufacturer is giving the Hongmi another spin by releasing a variant that swaps out its beating heart.