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Phablets Take the Cake at Mobile World Congress 2014

After an exhausting week, this year’s Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Spain is finally coming to a close but not without confirming the latest trend in mobile computing – the rise of the phablet. Handset makers introduced a plethora of big-screen smartphones ranging from 5 inches to more than 7 inches, including some older model tablets updated with LTE connectivity. Below, we take a look at the most notable phablets from this year’s technology extravaganza. Samsung Galaxy S5 The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a 5.1-inch upgrade to the year older Galaxy S4 and sports a full HD screen. Under the hood, Samsung made an upgrade from the Snapdragon 800 chipset to the slightly improved Snapdragon 801. Unfortunately, Samsung did not go with the Snapdragon 805, or the rumored 2560×1440 screen resolution that many were expecting. In fact, the slightly larger screen with the same 1920×1080 resolution means pixel density is slightly lower than the Galaxy S4, which some claim … Continue reading Phablets Take the Cake at Mobile World Congress 2014

LG G Pro 2 coming to US and Europe in April

According to the latest news received from ZDNet’s Korean edition, the LG G Pro 2 will officially launch in South Korea by the end of this month. Other Asian markets will follow soon after in March followed by the United States in April and Europe by May. Officials released the details at a press conference following the launch of the phablet at the LG headquarters in Seoul. Senior executives said that the new phablet’s global sales will start in Asia in March then move to Europe and US. “The G Pro 2 will be launched in Korea within this month,” said Cho Sung Ha, head of Korea sales at LG’s mobile division. “Starting in March, we will launch it in Asian countries where demand for large-screen phablets is the highest.” “We will release the G Pro 2 in regions such as the US and Europe after that,” he added. LG also said that Asia has the biggest market for phablets … Continue reading LG G Pro 2 coming to US and Europe in April