HTC unveiled a new device early this morning, the Desire 820, showcasing it to media at IFA in Berlin, Germany. Separating it from the competition, the Desire 820 features Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor, complete with 64-bit support and big.LITTLE architecture.
Besides being one of the first phones to pack full 64-bit support, even though that feature won’t really matter until Google pushes Android L to the general public, the Desire 820 is geared towards the mid to high range market, featuring a 5.5″ HD display, 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear-facing shooter, 8MP front-facing shooter, Bluetooth 4.0, 4G LTE connectivity, 2,600mAh battery, and running Android 4.4+. (more…)
Refreshed Xperia smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches aren’t all Sony announced at IFA. As predicted, the company revealed the QX1 and QX30, the successors to its QX100 and QX10 attachable camera accessories for smartphones. (more…)
While Sony and Samsung managed to dominate this morning’s headlines, that doesn’t mean other electronics behemoths have come to IFA without new gadgets to show. For its part, Lenovo unveiled the Tab S8, an Intel-powered tablet that runs Android. (more…)
Samsung, during it’s Galaxy Note 4 keynote, has announced the Gear VR, a virtual headset that has been leaked a few times over the past month. The Gear VR will connect exclusively to the Galaxy Note 4 (not compatible with any other device), allowing users to immerse themselves in games, concert footage, movie scenes, and much more. (more…)
Next week is IFA in Berlin, which means a deluge of unveilings is nearly upon us. Of course, in vying for media attention, a few companies have jumped the gun, but others – such as Sony – apparently prefer to retain an element of surprise.
A specific example? The new teaser video released this morning, which subtly hints at features we can expect in the manufacturer’s as-yet unrevealed devices. (more…)
Not to be outdone by Motorola and LG, Asus is continuing to tease its first foray into the wearable market. Ahead of its September 3 unveiling at IFA in Berlin, Asus on Facebook this morning posted two images of its prototypical smartwatch, a sort of rectangular device with rounded edges and what looks to be an interchangeable wristband. (more…)
With ASUS taking to Twitter and teasing an upcoming announcement with the quote, “Time has been transformed and we have changed,” first spoken by Khalil Gibran, it won’t be any surprise when the company unveils its Android Wear-powered smartwatch on September 3 at an IFA event in Berlin, Germany. (more…)
According to Korea Times, who source an unidentified LG official, the Korea-based manufacturer is almost finished on the second version of the G Watch, its Android Wear-powered smartwatch that was made available only a couple of months ago. Reportedly titled G Watch 2, the smartwatch is apparently a bit more high-end, set to compete with Apple’s upcoming “iWatch” device.
While the LG official claims that the G Watch 2’s unveiling is set for IFA, it was not specified if the watch would see a global unveiling or simply a client-only behind-closed-doors unveiling for VIPs. The one thing made certain was that it would be ready in time for IFA, though. (more…)