Ever since Huawei and ZTE have decided to go for the Western gold in the high-end smartphone niche in addition to the entry-level one, things have gotten a bit crazy.
Huawei has been one of the most active players in the Android community these first weeks of 2013, including during CES. Nothing out of the ordinary there, but unlike before we’ve talked more about high-end devices from the Chinese than cheap low-enders.
We know it’s not easy to find a rugged smartphone with decent specs and a sensible price point, but this year’s CES might have brought to light the first devices to tick all those boxes. Meet Runbo’s X3 and X5, two tough as nails ICS-based handhelds going for less than $400.
It might take Google years to implement Fiber nationwide. Meanwhile, in China, government is requiring all new homes near fiber facilities to have access.
Xiaomi isn’t very well known in the United States, but it’s certainly very well known in China where the company had a great year. Next year, Xiaomi plans on making their presence felt in the US.
With CES 2013 practically behind us, it’s time to take a moment, relax and see what are the coolest technologies and devices that we have today and didn’t last week.
Though you probably didn’t pay much attention at that time, you might remember ZTE said back in October 2011 that the Nubia family of smartphones will include several high-enders.
Vizio is planning to release two high-end smartphones with laminated high-resolution screens this year. Unfortunately, they will only be available in China. Why?
We are in the golden era of mobile technology, and the industry isn’t resting on its laurels. While Apple may have started this industry on a new path, its reign at the top may soon be over.
The Chinese government will soon require Internet users to register their real names with their ISPs. Should mobile and Internet users worry?