August 19th, 2014
HTC Corporation, the Taiwanese manufacturer of smartphones and tablets, officially unveiled its new smartphone J butterfly HTL23 aka HTC Butterfly 2 at a press event in Japan today. Both smartphones are basically the same but J Butterfly will be released on telecom operator KDDI in Japan while Butterfly 2 will be arriving in South Asia.
HTC Butterfly 2 will released in Taiwan via Chunghwa Telecom on September 2 and will also be sold through major retailers in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.
Coming to the specifications, the phones run on Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) and powered by 2.5 GHz, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. In addition, the smartphones come with 5.0-inch full HD 1080p display and 4G LTE support. They also pack 2GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB of internal storage and microSD card slot for expanding the memory up to 128GB.
In addition, the phones are featured with the latest HTC Sense 6 experience, HTC Duo Camera for advanced imaging (13MP rear camera plus depth sensor).
“Our consumers always pursue perfection. Therefore, we chose the partner that we know will offer the best smartphones in the market,” said Takashi Tanaka, President, KDDI.
“HTC Butterfly 2 follows HTC’s iconic design and globally acclaimed user experience,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. “Its elegant appearance and fantastic performance will certainly provide consumers with the best experience ever.”
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August 16th, 2014
Sony has started rolling out Android 4.4.2 update for its Xperia M2 model on August 15. Xperia M2 is mid-range Android smartphone. The present update is available to LTE (D2303) users in Singapore and Thailand.
Xperia M2 is being updated to firmware versions 18.3.C.0.37 and includes a new homescreen launcher, new themes, updated Sony Media apps and the new Quick Settings feature. If you are using Xperia M2, you will be get a notification for updating your OS.
Just to recap the specs of Sony Xperia M2, it has a 4.8-inch display with 540×960 (qHD) resolution, 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU. It also packs 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory with option to expand it to 32GB via microSD card, 8MP rear camera and a front camera, and a 2300mAh battery.
November 10th, 2011
Samsung has confirmed to Cnet Asia that it will be releasing Galaxy Nexus in South-East Asian countries before the end of this year. Company made a similar statement for the launch in India too, but has yet to officially announce the smartphone in any country in the region apart from Singapore. » Read more: Galaxy Nexus coming to South-East Asia by end of 2011
November 9th, 2011
Samsung has officially announced Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus devices for Singapore. While Note will be available this month in the country, Galaxy Nexus will make land in the market before January 2012. » Read more: Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy Nexus announced for Singapore
October 28th, 2011
Asus has released its second Honeycomb tablet Eee Pad Slider in Thailand recently. Priced at Bt17,900, Slider will be available in store next month across the country. Eee Pad Slider features nVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and Android 3.1. » Read more: Asus launches Eee Pad Slider in Thailand
September 10th, 2011
HTC has partnered with AIS to launch its first 3D Android smartphone Evo 3D in Thailand. It is now available at AIS shops, Telewiz shops and authorized retailers for Bt19,900. » Read more: HTC Evo 3D debuts in Thailand
September 8th, 2011
Lenovo has introduced its two Honeycomb tablets IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet in Thailand. While IdeaPad is aimed at consumer market, ThinkPad tablet is for enterprise users. » Read more: Lenovo launches IdeaPad K1, ThinkPad tablets in Thailand