Following the release of HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S3, the third quad-core Android smartphone from a major manufacturer, the LG Optimus 4X HD, is set make its debut in India and Singapore.
Androidos.in reports that LG will announce the coming of LG Optimus 4X HD during a press event, which will be held in Mumbai on July 20. While there’s no solid information yet on the price of the Tegra 3 phone in the country, the Optimus 4X HD is expected to retail in the INR 35,000 range – or the equivalent of US$640.
Singaporeans, meanwhile, will get their quad-core Android offering from LG [...]
We’ve been hearing quite a few things about Huawei recently. The Chinese company has always been the go to source for cheap Android tablets and they have been cranking these babies out on a regular basis. They’ve recently announced new releases but we haven’t gotten any solid details about them… until now.
Singapore played host to an announcement from Huawei about a global first – the world’s first Android 3.2 tablet. Now that should come as a surprise since everyone’s been using 3.1 or 3.0. Well, Huawei’s 7-inch MediaPad tablet is ahead of the pack as it scoops every other [...]
We just got confirmation from HTC’s Eric Lin stating that the Microsoft Exchange support found in CNET Asia’s Singapore market HTC Magic is indeed meant to be standard on that version of the phone.
According to Eric, the phones that lack the “with Google” branding are going to be offered with additional HTC developed functionality, such as the Exchange client seen by CNET Asia.
To quote Eric Lin:
The Vodafone version of Magic has “with Google” on the back, like the G1. This simple phrase indicates that the phone has a pure Google experience – no customizations have been made to the [...]
What’s this? In its review of the HTC Magic for Singapore, CNET Asia claims that the HTC Magic has native support for Microsoft Exchange email – and it has posted a photo in its review that certainly seems to back that up.
When CNET USA asked Google about Exchange support, this is the official response it got:
Earlier today HTC announced that the HTC Dream, the device known as the T-Mobile G1 in many parts of the world, would soon be available to SingTel and Optus customers in Singapore and Australia, respectively.
While HTC did not announce an availability date or pricing for the SingTel launch, it said that the phone will be available to Optus customers starting on February 16th with pricing starting at AU$59.