An image purportedly showing an 8.5-inch Huawei Android smartphone has been leaked via Twitter, with the device expected to be unveiled in the near future, maybe as soon as CES 2013.
The success of the Galaxy Note series has left other manufacturers scrambling for an answer. From HTC’s J Butterly and Sony’s Odin, to Huawei’s Ascend Mate – everyone’s trying to get a piece of the phablet piece. Hold up, let’s scratch the last one and move Huawei’s offering from the list, as it’s been proven to be a fake. Or has it?
AT&T has come forward with details on the Galaxy Note 2. The carrier has confirmed the pricing along with the release date and while the AT&T model will arrive after the Sprint model, the price will be the same at $299.99.
We’ve seen HTC’s J Butterfly and Oppo’s Find 5 prancing around with the first 1080p displays, we know that Sony is prepping an impressive 5-incher, but also a gargantuan 6-incher, and now Huawei is joining this crazy race with… a 6.1-incher.
The race for who can deliver the world’s first ever smartphone with a stunning 1080p display has been on for a while, and with HTC unveiling the J Butterfly, the ball got thrown again in Oppo’s court.
HTC has finally confirmed all our previous speculation with the announcement of the J Butterfly in Japan. This brings us a true HD 5-inch smartphone, but it is far from the only one in the works. HTC’s new phablet may have received its big unveiling earlier today, but the Oppo Find 5 is just around the corner.
Sprint seems to have gotten a jump on the Samsung press event scheduled for October 24. The carrier has offered up the official release date and pricing information for the LTE compatible Galaxy Note 2. And better news for those waiting, your wait will be fairly short.
Well, that certainly didn’t take long. It was only a couple of days ago that we heard for the first time about the Xperia C650X “Odin”, the supposed next Sony handheld phone, and now we already have some specs.
The Optimus Vu 2 was first mentioned in August, but at the time LG was completely mum on the second gen phablet’s spec sheet and availability details. However, someone seems to have spilled the beans big-time, because Android Greed has a trio of very legit-looking images showing off the Optimus Vu 2’s new design and listing most of its features.
Being a simple competitor seems to not be enough for Pantech anymore, who is looking to push for the leadership position in the Korean smartphone market with a new quad-core beast. The Vega R3 is the name of this new “monster”, one who has already been proclaimed as the “best existing quad-core smartphone” by its makers.