This is the end of the first week of this year. We have comes with the roundup of the latest news from the smartphone industry. We will make the roundup on the latest announcements made this week. This week the biggest consumer electronics event was held in Las Vegas. The CES 2016 event held this week. We get to know several announcements from almost all big brands of smartphones and mobile devices. Let’s see the weekly news roundup for this week.
With the start of this week, we heard that Intel has partnered with New Balance. New Balance is the sneakers manufacturing company. The company wants to start their new Digital Sports Unit and produce smart wearable devices to assist and motivate the runners. They partnered with Intel to get required chip to develop the smart wearable devices. They also indicate that they will coordinate with other companies to produce new technology devices for runners.
In the CES 2016 held this week, ZTE has announced their two mid-specs smartphones, ZTE Grand X3 and ZTE Avid Plus. ZTE Grand X3 has 5.5 Inch screen, 1.3GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB Internal storage. It has 8 Megapixel back and 2 front cameras. The phone has 3000 mAh of battery. It will be sold Cricket network carrier in the US at $129.99. While, ZTE Avid Plus has 5 Inch of the screen, 1.1GHz Processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage. It has 5 Megapixel of back and 2 Megapixel of front camera. It has 2300 mAh battery. The phone can be purchased with T-Mobile network carrier in the US at $114.99.
The same week Asus has launched their EeeBook series notebooks in India, Asus EeeBook E402 and EeeBook E205SA. Asus EeeBook E402 has 14 Inch of the screen without touch feature. While, EeeBook E205SA is a convertible notebook with 11.6 Inch of the touchscreen display. Both notebooks run on Windows 10 operating system. These notebooks don’t come with a hard disk, they have a separate place to dock the HDD. The price of EeeBook E402 starts from Rs 16990 and EeeBook E205SA starts from Rs 23990.
In the same week event CES 2016, Samsung has announced the first Galaxy device with Windows operating system. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S will be a powerful tablet cum laptop which will run on Windows 10 OS. The device comes with 12 Inch of the screen, 2.2GHz Intel Core M Processor, and 4GB RAM. There are 128GB and 256GB internal storage variants of the device. It comes with 2 MP Back and 2MP front camera. It is 4G LTE tablet which has 5200 mAh of battery. This week in CES 2016, Letv has launched world’s slimmest TV. LeTV Max 65 Blade has only 3.9mm thickness. It is 65 Inch screen TV. This TV is equal to the thickness of only 2 Coins.
Another Windows 10 release we got this week is Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL smartphone. It runs on Windows 10 OS with 5.5 Inch of the screen. The phone has 1.1GHz processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. The phone has 8 Megapixel back and 2 Megapixel of front camera. The device has 4G LTE connectivity feature. It has 2500 mAh battery.
We got to know that HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM phone launched in India. The device was launched in China back in November. Now it is available to purchase in India at Rs 17990. We also got to listen that some Motorola Droid Turbo 2 users are facing issues on screen. The screen is getting a vertical green line from top to bottom. It is running the experience of the users. We also got to listen that the unlocked single SIM version of Microsoft Lumia 950XL is being sold at a discount price of $565.
This week we got the news about the availability of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 devices in India. The Surface Pro 4 will come with Surface Pen and its price is starting from Rs 89990. This week we get some leaked specification of the upcoming device of Microsoft. The Microsoft Lumia 650 with 5 Inch screen could launch soon. The device may have Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The phone may have 8 MP back and 5MP front camera. It will be a dual standby phone with 2500 mAh battery. The most interesting point of this phone is it may have the Wireless Charging feature. We could see the release of this device in the mid of 2016.
We have seen an interesting launch this week. Cubot the Chinese smartphone company has launched the Cubot S600 model. The phone has a fingerprint sensor and metallic frame. It has 2.5D glasses on the screen of 5 Inch, 1.3GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. The device has 16 Megapixel of back camera and 8 Megapixel of front camera. It is 4G LTE Smartphone with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and microUSB 2.0 port. This handset is loaded with 2700 mAh of battery. The device is available in three colour variants – Gold, Black, and White. The smartphone can be purchased at a very affordable price of $130.
These are the latest news from the smartphone industry which were highlighted this week. We will come with such an another weekly news roundup next Saturday, till then you keep reading Latest Mobile Buzz with the latest news of tech and gadgets.