Android News 18 January 2014 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
- Motorola Drops Bamboo to $25, More Natural Backplates to Come Soon
- LG to Announced its 2014’s Flagship on May 17th in Korea
- HTC to Launch a Flagship in March With Larger Screen and Better Camera
1. Motorola Drops Bamboo to $25, More Natural Backplates to Come Soon
Motorola announced its first highly anticipated natural back cover for Moto X a while ago and now announces the availability of Walnut, Teak, and Ebony from January 21st to join the current Bamboo wooden finish.
The new price for these unique wood back cover has dropped to only $25, and if you’ve already got a Bamboo cover with the old price, Motorola will offer you a $75 store credit to spend on Motorola accessories (except Google Chromecast)
2. LG to Announced its 2014’s Flagship on May 17th in Korea
LG is getting more confident as receiving many appreciations from both critics and users about its 2013’s flagship, LG G2. And in 2014 th ey are even more determined to finally cut the Samsung’s current market share and get more shares by announcing the LG G2’s successor, so called LG G3.
According to a Korean report, G3 is expected to be released on May 17th in South Korea, and it is reportedly featuring a 5.5 inches screen with 1,440 x 2,560 resolutions.
The latest reports in November, showed about 63% market share for Samsung, while LG managed to get only about 6%, and we should wait to see how the statistics change at the end of the year.
Source (in Korean)
3. HTC to Launch a Flagship in March With Larger Screen and Better Camera
When Bloomberg reports a news bases on a rumor, we should consider it confirmed! Today, Bloomberg technology reported more about the latest version of HTC One, from the release date to impromvents over its predecessors. End of the March will be when HTC unveils its latest flagship, which is expected to have a 5inch screen (at least), along with a better camera thanks to a new DUO camera to provide a better focused and more detailed and in-depth pictures.
Apart from the Bloomberg report, we are expecting to see the Fingerprint sensor, used to see first on the HTC One Max, on the HTC One’s successor.