Lenovo announces the Android tablet market has overtaken the iPad market, with 53% worldwide market share for Android and 43% for iPad. Lenovo is the biggest tablet brand in China, with a tight relation to MediaTek, here’s Lenovo’s latest quad-core 7″ 1024×600 IPS tablet.
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ST-Ericsson launches their new 3GHz NovaThor L8580 processor based on the FD-SOI process technology, to minimize power consumption and increase the performance of the ARM Cortex-A9 processor. ST-Ericsson claims 50% lower power consumption, 35% faster CPU and a 20% faster GPU and multimedia accelerator. You can read more about the ST-Ericsson L8580 in the press release
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Touchpal shows their Android keyboard app that uses sentence prediction features.
Fujitsu releases their first Android smartphone for the European and US market, this Fujitsu Stylistic S01 is targeted for old people.
Hott is releasing an Actions ATM7029 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 10.1″ IPS tablet for $99 without memory. Include 16GB flash storage and it’ll for $114.
Maysun shows off their latest tablets and smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. They have an Actions ATM7029 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9, Allwinner A31 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 in tablets and the latest MediaTek quad-core and dual-core in smartphones.
Huawei claims this to be the worlds fastest smartphone, using Huawei’s own HiSilicon 1.5Ghz Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9, with CAT4 capable 150mbitps LTE modem, super slim and light design with a 2400mAh battery, new power management technologies that Huawei says provides 30% longer battery life. It runs Huawei’s Emotion UI.
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ST-Ericsson to showcase 3Ghz ARM Cortex-A9 smartphone with superfast up-clocked 600Mhz SGX544 GPU and integrated 150mbitps LTE on a single processor using STMicroelectronics’ 28nm FD-SOI process technology at MWC.
Read more at: http://www.stericsson.com/press_releases/L8580_demo.jsp
Check back for my extensive video coverage of all the huge MWC news here on http://ARMdevices.net from February 24-28th.
Mobino is launching their new mobile payments system. Here showing off their Android app, it also works on any mobile phone, feature phone. They take a 0% fee from users and a 1% fee from merchants. See in this video how their mobile payments system looks like paying for a drink at a bar on Android. Just type in a 6-number payment ID generated by the bar and type your 4-number password, and the payment is done from your smartphone over the data network.