Asus will opt for a simplified chipset and won’t use Android Wear in a future smartwatch in the pursuit of improved battery life.
A Japanese mobile blog is claiming that Asus will release a minor spec boost to last year’s PadFone S. The refreshed model will have more RAM and SSD.
Asus chairman, Jonney Shih, has outlined his vision for the Zenwatch’s sucessor, which should have a longer battery life and a simplified operating system.
We take a look at some of the brands on the rise from CES 2015 and what they’re doing to get ahead in Android. Step inside for a close up of Alcatel, BLU, Lenovo, ZTE, and others.
New devices, amazing technologies, lots of gadgets, some more useful than others. It was the week of CES, and, as always, it was a wild ride. The star of the show was LG’s curved G Flex 2, but a slew of other devices made their debut in Las Vegas. HTC brought the selfie-focused Desire 826, Lenovo launched several smartphones, ZTE had a nifty Android-powered projector, Sony introduced a new Smartwatch 3 model and a crazy expensive Android Walkman, Nvidia made a big fuss about its latest mobile chip, and, outside of CES, Samsung announced its newest mid-range smartphones. And that’s the biggest news – dozens of smaller companies announced everything from smart flower pots, to motorized belts, to self-driving vehicles.
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We’ve rounded up the best smartphone and tablet news from CES 2015. If you haven’t had time to catch any of our coverage so far, now is the time to do so!
We go hands on, and give you our first impressions about the follow up to Asus’ affordable smartphone series, in this first look at the Asus Zenfone 2!
As the name suggests, Zenfone Zoom comes with a 13 MP rear shooter with a 3x optical zoom, with optical image stabilization, and a laser auto-focus system, all of which should allow for a fantastic camera experience.
Asus has launched its latest Intel based smartphones. The ZenFone 2 comes with a full HD 5.5 inch display, 3.3mm bezels and a 72% screen-to-body ratio, while the ZenFone Zoom packs an intriguing 3X optical zoom camera.
ASUS plans to launch three new wearable products in 2015, including a second-gen ZenWatch. The company has also released another teaser for CES 2015.