announced just prior to Mobile World Congress. The low-end phone will be launching in Brazil this week before rolling out single and dual SIM models to South and Central America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. LG has done pretty well with the original L Series recently clocking up over 15 million sales. LG Australia noted that the original L Series launched them to the number two spot in pre-paid mobile phone sales locally, based on this they are confident that the L Series... Continue readingLG has released the specs on the entry level Optimus L3 II phone that was
has today announced that they'll be offering the black version of the Sony Xperia Z to customers instore, online and over the phone from March 13. The phone is available on a range of plans, but Vodafone is recommending the $60 plan, where you'll pay nothing upfront for Sony's new flagship device. This makes Vodafone the first Australian carrier to confirm pricing and availability of the device - we're expecting Telstra and Optus will follow suit with similar dates. ARN has reported that Telstra will be selling the device in both black and white variants in stores,... Continue readingVodafone
We previously reported that Google may be planning to open its own retail stores, but just as we were starting to get excited about testing out Chromebooks and Project Glass in the flesh, Andy Rubin (Senior VP of mobile and digital content at Google) effectively put those rumours to bed during a roundtable with journalists at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. When asked about the possibility of opening retail stores, Rubin said “Google has no plans and we have nothing to announce", going on to say "For Nexus, I don’t think the program is far enough... Continue reading
Through a very magical entrance performed by the one and only Marco Tempest. Asus Chairman Jonney Shih launched two new devices today at MWC, the Asus Padfone Infinity and the Asus Fonepad. Don't get these two mixed up because they are very much two different devices, that combine the tablet and phone in two very interesting ways. The Padfone Infinity. The first device that Asus announced at their event was the Padfone Infinity, the phone has an aluminium unibody frame with a brushed metal finish. It houses a 5" 1080 x 1920... Continue reading
Sony launched its new flagship phone, the Xperia Z, earlier this year at CES. Today Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, they announced that the phone's sibling - the Sony Xperia Tablet Z which was first unveiled last month in Japan - will be released globally, but it's not ready to talk about launch countries yet. The tablet clearly shares the style and design of the Xperia Z, with both devices featuring Sony's signature new power button, angles and finish. The Xperia Tablet Z has (for now) been crowned the worlds thinnest tablet, being only 6.9mm... Continue reading
Sony Mobile's John Featherstone told an audience of Sydney journalists last week that Sony would 'bring the wow back' with the Xperia Z, after a string of less-than-inspiring mobile products over the last couple of years. "Everybody knows Sony, it's a brand people trust but we need to get the wow back," claims Featherstone. "I believe with Xperia Z using this simplistic type of design and ideology behind it, it really brings the wow back." These are bold claims by Sony, and Ausdroid has put the... Continue readingDid Sony bring back the wow, or miss the mark? Ausdroid finds out.
Slate 7 will indeed be released locally. We’re looking at a price a AUD$199, a slight increase over the USD$169 cost. Let’s see what retailers do with that price once it hits their shelves. It will come with a steel internal frame for rigidity in a choice of grey or red on the rear of the device and have identical specs and features to those we mentioned earlier. It’s encouraging to see HP starting to show interest in Google’s services. This is the second time they have dipped their... Continue readingWe have received word from HP that the
Telstra announced on their news account on twitter this morning, that if you pre-order the new LG Optimus G on Telstra between the 25th of February (Today) and 4th of March, you would go into the running to win a $25,000 F1 Experience pack at Melbourne's Grand Prix in March. So one of you lucky people who might or might not be reading this article and will be Pre-ordering the LG Optimus G from Telstra, will have the opportunity to win this fantastic package. https://twitter.com/Telstra_news/status/305872683273445376 Phone Specs. 4.7″ 1280×768 True HD IPS display with Zerogap Touch... Continue reading