Mobile World Congress 2012: The I2Mag Preview

Posted on Feb 25 2012 - 2:55pm by Editorial Staff

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Qualcomm

Hopes are high to see the world’s first quad-core smartphone but there is also other thing coming too that world’s biggest mobile chipmaker “probably” disappoint all of us. The quad-core LTE smartphone might come up with a surprise as so far all of the current designs of quad-core – Qualcomm’s included – consist of only standalone processors, meaning that any device using them will compound its “poor power performance.” The company is hoping that it can figure it out the problem with its unique processor design.

LG

LG will flagship its quad-core phone this year that runs on Tegra 3 chipset. The X3 will comes with nVidia powered Tegra 3 chipset, a lage, high resolution display – 4.7 inches at 1280X720, rear and front facing cameras are said to be 8 megapixels and 1.3 megapixels camers, while storage capacity comes at 16GB. X3 should run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Radio-wise, phone will consist of 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, and the latest Bluetooth standard, 4.0. At 2000mAh, the battery sounds like one of the more capacious in this class.

It is more likely that LG is coming up with its Windows Phone which includes a 4″ WVGA NOVA display, 1GHz second gen CPU, 8GB of internal storage, plus a 1.3MP front/5mp rear set of cameras. Adding more glitters to the company recently released teaser of its 5-inch screen, 4:3 aspect ratio “Optimus Vu” Android smartphone – the company unveiled the LTE device, ahead of the Mobile World congress, which offers a unique combination of tablet-like viewing with a smartphone portability – the phone runs on a powerful 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 32GB internal memory and a 2,080 mAh battery.

LG in a strategic move unveiled its Optimus L-series phone – L3, L5, L7 going from the low-end phone to high-end phone. The affordable LG Optimus L3 with a 3.2-inch display and running on Android Gingerbread will first launch in Europe this March. This smartphone will be followed by two other devices in the first half of the year running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: Optimus L5 with a 4.0-inch display and Optimus L7 featuring a 4.3-inch screen. All the three phones share the same “metallic” design language, curved edges and a single rectangular physical button on the bottom. LG in the urge of making “Life’s Good” for all unveiled first the “Optimus 3D Cube” and then “Optimus 3D Max”, another 3D smartphone – the Cube to be released in South Korea market first, through SK Telecom.

HTC

HTC Endeavor initial details leaked out and reportedly which is likely to announce at the MWC added more glitter with new fresh of glimpse of information further leaked out. The phone details was first rumoured only a couple of days ago followed by ROM from HTC Endeavor leaked. HTC’s 2012 flagship devices details making round over the market sometimes with the codename “Endeavor” and sometime with the codename “Edge”, the leaked device now appears to come in its final form called as One X. HTC seems saying that it is announcing something on Sunday, but not making it clear that what is. The details we got for HTC is its so-called One X model and now One S.

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