Kogan might not be one of the top brands in the Android smartphone market but the company is becoming quite popular since it tries to deliver devices that cost cheap yet come with competitive hardware specs. The company’s successful release early last year of the dual-core Agora smartphone is now followed by a quad-core model.
The year 2013 is the year for enthusiasts and specs-conscious mobile owners. There will be a lot of devices to feature quad-core chips and most of them are flagships. We have aggregated all quad-core devices announced since January this year and there are already 21 devices that would surely be released in the first half.
We’ve already heard plenty about Samsung’s Galaxy S IV, ranging from launch dates to rumored specs, the Samsung flagship makes constant appearances in the rumor mill. However, we recently came across one report which suggested that the smartphone might pack a Qualcomm made chipset and not the Exynos 5 Octa as rumored. This was merely
Another quad core mobile processor is making its way into the market soon courtesy of Marvell. The chipmaker says that they will soon be releasing the PXA1088 SoC (System-on Chip) quad core processor that is based on ARM’s Cortex A7 quad-core architecture. This upcoming SoC will have a GPU that comes with full OpenGL ES
We all know how capable NVIDIA is in making mouth watering chipsets with special emphasis for graphics performance, right since the days of Tegra 2. But with the announcement of the Tegra 4, the company took it up a notch and more. This new chipset was set to be a gamer’s delight with the resounding
MediaTek is Taiwan’s biggest chip designer and is a leading semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. Their SoC’s (system on chips) are economical and most of the entry level devices, including countless number of Chinese branded smartphones are powered by MediaTek. Apart from smartphones, their processors are found on array of devices.
Sony hasn’t been a major player in the mobile industry, as it has been rather slow in bringing flagship smartphones to the fore. Although the company recently overtook HTC to claim the second spot in UK sales, its device lineup has been nothing to write home about. All of that was set to change with
Oppo, the China-based electronics manufacturer, has just taken the wraps off its new flagship smartphone in Beijing, China. Called the Oppo Find 5, the product boasts of several powerful specifications. The Oppo Find 5 comes with a quad-core Qualcomm APQ8064 processor with a clock speed of 1.5GHz. As its name suggests, its screen spans 5
The Galaxy Note II pretty much stands alone in the phablet category. Although there are devices like the LG Optimus Vu II in the market, the device has no real competition from anyone other than LG, so it pretty much rules the segment. However, fellow Asian neighbor, Huawei might have something on offer to compete
South Korean manufacturer, Samsung, recently revealed the new Samsung SCH-W2013 flip phone that comes with a really expensive price tag of $3000. While the company didn’t provide information as to when this device would start selling, it is expected that Chinese flip phone fans are the first ones to own it. Being sold at an
South Korean manufacturer, LG, officially announced its latest entry into the high-end Android market on September 19th confirming its superphone flagship will be coming to the United States. No information as to which providers in the U.S. would offer the handset then. However, the latest press release from LG USA already confirms two of the
Xiaomi MI-2 poses a great threat to any high-end smartphones in the market today, especially in China, because not only does it feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 chipset with quad-core processor, it also comes packed with buttery smooth user interface (MIUI v4.0) on top of the custom Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Apparently, the device
If you are one of those guys who take a close look at specs of every phone, you would definitely know about this company named MediaTek. MediaTek is Taiwan’s biggest chip designer and is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. Their processors are found on array of devices. They
The South Korean mobile phone manufacturer, Pantech, is getting ready to unleash its foray into the high-end market. Pantech Vega R3 will soon compete head-to-head with Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus Vu as it will come packed with hardware bearing high specifications. It could also be considered a smartphone-tablet hybrid