Japan Display has developed a high pixel density 5.2-inch full HD OLED prototype display. Japan Display accomplished the development of a Full-HD high-resolution (423ppi) display by successfully integrating high-resolution LTPS backplane, white OLED, and display driving technologies. JDI’s efforts have resulted in direct view OLED display, by implementing a white OLED and using a true Full-HD RGBW sub-pixel arrangement to achieve a high quality display with real Full-HD resolution. Full-HD resolution is becoming the mainstream mobile display resolution in mobile devices, such as smartphones.
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Xperia ZR pushes the boundaries on where and how consumers can use the full potential of their smartphone
Sony today announced the new Xperia ZR featuring the highest level of water-resistance for capturing photos and Full HD videos underwater. This Android smartphone offers leading technology and content with a 4.6” HD Reality display, 13 megapixel fast capture camera, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro quad-core 1.5 GHz processor, and 4G LTE. Enjoy entertainment on the go with the super-sharp 4.6” HD Reality Display powered by Mobile Bravia Engine 2. The beautifully designed OptiContrast panel delivers a beautiful high quality viewing experience. The OptiContrast panel reduces reflections and provides clearer viewing, even in bright sunlight, and creates a seamlessly black surface when the phone is turned off. By eliminating the sensor layer and integrating the sensor on the lens, responsiveness of the screen is increased, so now your touch is both more effective and more intuitive.
Samsung announced that it has successfully developed the world’s first adaptive array transceiver technology operating in the millimeter-wave Ka bands for cellular communications. The new technology sits at the core of 5G mobile communications system and will provide data transmission up to several hundred times faster than current 4G networks. 5G mobile communications technology is the next generation of the existing 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network technology. 5G will be capable of providing a ubiquitous Gbps experience to subscribers anywhere and offers data transmission speeds of up to several tens of Gbps per base station. Samsung’s new adaptive array transceiver technology transmits data in the millimeter-wave band at a frequency of 28 GHz at a speed of up to 1.056 Gbps to a distance of up to 2 kilometers.
Nokia today unveiled the first of a new family of Asha smartphones with the introduction of the Nokia Asha 501. The handset pushes the boundaries of affordable smartphone design with bold color, a high-quality build and an innovative user interface. The Nokia Asha 501 is the first device to run on the new Asha platform, which is designed to make the experience faster and more responsive. The Asha platform also helps developers to create, publish and make more money from apps made specifically for the new generation of Asha devices.
NTT DoCoMo mobile phones are used in 98 percent of all criminal activity conducted through rental handsets in Japan, according to a National Police Agency study. Softbank Mobile and KDDI impose limits on the number of mobile communication lines issued to corporate customers, based on their size, but DoCoMo has no such restraints, a major reason behind the widespread criminal use of its handsets. In addition to imposing upper limits on the number of communication lines, Softbank Mobile checks the purpose of handset use when concluding contracts with corporate clients. In addition, rental phone companies are required to sign a letter of understanding with Softbank Mobile obligating them to conduct thorough identity verification checks of their customers.
Samsung today announced the Samsung Galaxy Core, a smartphone designed to offer users dual core processing power for multitasking, Dual SIM technology for easy transition between work and play, and a wealth of innovative smart features. The Samsung Galaxy Core is the perfect device for the user looking for optimal balance of portability and power. Equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, the Galaxy Core performs data intensive tasks with speed and ease. The processing power is supported by 8GB of Internal memory and 1GB of RAM so that users can play feature-rich games, multitask and consume limitless media.
LG Optimus F5 — the first device from LG’s newest Optimus F Series — will make its world debut starting in Europe on April 29. Launching initially in France, LG will roll out the Optimus F5 in South and Central America, Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) over the next several weeks. The Optimus F Series is a new family of Android smartphones for consumers who are ready to experience the blazing speeds of 4G LTE without the high costs that normally go with such a device. The Optimus F5 features LG’s advanced LTE technology and enhanced user experience (UX) features.
Osram has expanded its portfolio of proximity and ambient light sensors with an extremely powerful version with low power consumption. The compact SFH 7776 sensor registers the ambient brightness even behind dark smartphone covers and prevents unintentional responses from the touch screen during telephone calls. This makes it even easier for smartphone designers to control the backlighting and touch functions of displays. The Osram digital SFH 7776 sensor contains an infrared LED (IRED) and two detectors and performs two different functions. It registers the ambient brightness in order to control the display backlighting so that it can always be easily read but consumes as little power as possible. It also deactivates the touch function on the display as soon as you hold the phone up to your ear during a phone call. To do this the sensor emits infrared light that is reflected by approaching objects, such as your ear.
Pantech, Korea’s upcoming smartphone maker today unveiled a new flagship smartphone to challenge Samsung and LG. The new Pantech smartphone Vega Iron has metallic rims that are seamlessly interconnected and sports a 5-inch display. It supports long-term evolution (LTE) connectivity, like most of its counterparts in the market. According to Pantech CEO Lee Jun-woo the Vega Iron started from that avid desire to make a smartphone that only Pantech could make and believe it is their best phone ever that can compete with any smartphone. The decision to have a metal Endless Rim was to create a unique design and increase the sturdiness of the handset. The bezel is only 2.4 millimeters thick.
Samsung Galaxy Mega combines the convenience of a smartphone with extensive viewing experience of a tablet
Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Mega, a device that combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, multitasking capabilities and extensive viewing experience of a tablet. The newest addition to the Galaxy family balances an optimal viewing experience on a 6.3” HD screen, yet is ultra-thin and portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. For users seeking the same great tablet features with even more portability, Samsung is introducing the Galaxy Mega 5.8. This is more compact version features a 5.8” screen.
LG is the first to offer the incredible convenience of PayPal on its Smart TV platform. This highly secure, digital payment system provides an easy and secure way for consumers to purchase products and services directly through their LG Smart TV. The integration of PayPal into the LG Smart TV platform will also open the door to greater opportunities for a number of stakeholders, furthering the growth of a more vibrant Smart TV ecosystem. PayPal is the perfect match for the Smart TV platform, allowing consumers to quickly authenticate their identity and make their desired purchase. The user can enter the appropriate digits via a traditional remote or by using LG’s Magic Remote to control the digital onscreen keypad.
Huawei today announced the successful completion of the world’s first advanced LTE Active Antenna System (AAS) on an LTE trial network for Deutsche Telekom in Germany. The AAS demonstrated active vertical beam forming based on unique, advanced Huawei technologies that allow for data throughput gains of up to 70%. AAS significantly improves network data throughput performance while modernizing whole radio site deployments. Huawei’s AAS solution integrates the active transceiver array with the passive antenna array to reduce cable loss and significantly simplify site engineering.
Samsung today announced the Samsung Galaxy Win, an intuitive new smartphone designed to balance the needs of the on-the-go user with massive processing power, multitasking capabilities, and a compact design for ultimate portability. The Samsung Galaxy Win is equipped to handle demanding tasks while still providing an effortless user experience with intuitive features including dual SIM support for a seamless work and life balance, a large display for optimal viewing, Easy Mode for simple access to most used functions, and many more.
Samsung Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo features powerful performance and enhanced dual SIM functionality
The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo features powerful performance, intelligent features and enhanced dual SIM functionality and provides exceptional connectivity and entertainment. The Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo are powered by a 1GHz and 850 MHz processor, respectively, for powerful performance, smooth UI transitions and fast internet, which make watching videos, navigating apps, playing games, surfing the web and multitasking quick and effortless. Both devices also feature 4GB of internal storage with up to 32GB of expandable memory to store all your favorite apps, music, videos, photos and more.
NTT DoCoMo announced today that it will offer a localized version of its d game- Japanese gaming service in China via the Mobile Market portal operated by China Mobile, China’s leading mobile operator with over 700 million subscribers, beginning March 26. This will be the first time for DoCoMo to offer its d game mobile content service under the DoCoMo brand outside of Japan. DoCoMo aims to capitalize on the rapidly growing demand for smartphone content in China by offering an increasing variety of localized games and various contents selected for the Chinese market. Mobile Market is China’s leading portal for retail applications.