Android News 18 February 2014 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
- Samsung Announces Galaxy Core LTE
- HTC To Unveil Desire 8 on February 24, Might be Available in the U.S.
- Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 3 Neo in India for $660
- Huawei Preparing to Announce 2 Tablets and 1 Smartphone at MWC 2014
1. Samsung Announces Galaxy Core LTE
Samsung announces the LTE-enabled variant of Galaxy Core with the plan to ship the device across Europe, Russia, and select Asian countries with unknown price.
Galaxy Core LTE (or Core 4G in a few regions) features a 4.5-inch qHD screen (960x540 pixels), 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB expandable internal memory, 5MP/VGA Rear and Front Cameras, full-DH video recording, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and 2,100mAh battery. Connectivity wise, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and LTE connection are all supported.
2. HTC To Unveil Desire 8 on February 24, Might be Available in the U.S.
We know HTC is planning to focus on the mid-range devices this year, and as a part of this plan their upcoming mid-range Desire 8 is set to be unveiled on February 24 in Beijing, China. Trusting the rumors, HTC Desire 8 sports a 5.5inch 720p display, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, with 13MP/5MP main and front cameras, and it seems HTC Desire 8 will be the first HTC device to have On-screen buttons.
While the price and availability in China is still unknown, a source close the matter believes the handset may be headed to the United States carried by Sprint and AT&T.
3. Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 3 Neo in India for $660
Samsung announced the Note 3 Neo last month for those who can’t afford the Galaxy Note 3 but really want experience the many advantages of S-Pen on a big screen.
Today the pre-order has just started in India, and you can get a Note 3 Neo for Rs. 40,900 ($660). This retailing price is far from what we expected from the lite version of Galaxy Note 3.
Read: Galaxy Note 3 Neo Features and Specs
4. Huawei Preparing to Announce 2 Tablets and 1 Smartphone at MWC 2014
Mobile World Congress will be started next week on February 24 in Barcelona, and different manufacturers try to impress the critics and customers by announcing their latest products. Huawei is one of the top OEMs which has planned to announce 3 devices to “amaze the world again” and “unlock possibilities”.
Ascend P7 with 5” 1080p screen, MediaPad X1 powered by the Hisilicon 910 Kirin chipset, and another tablet with screen larger than 7 inches, are the 3 expected devices to be unveiled in Barcelona.
The Chinese latest video ad uses Apple Siri to get everyone “ready to discover the next generation of amazing products from HUAWEI at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.”
Hit the link below to watch the video.