Huawei MediaPad X2, Watch, Talkband N1 and N2

“Huawei brought out several devices today, but their event was heavy on wearables. The MediaPad X2 tablet should be enough to keep fans of traditional devices happy, but with one brilliant smartwatch and two premium smart bands, it’s clear how the company sees the future. The Huawei MediaPad X2 is a 7″ tablet with LTE connectivity and an octa-core processor, courtesy of the company’s in-house chipset. The Huawei Watch is the first smartwatch with a sapphire screen, a perfectly round AMOLED screen. It’s highly customizable with a selection of case colors and wristbands, plus 40 watch faces. Then there are two smart bands – the TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1. The TalkBand B2 is a Bluetooth headset that goes into a wristband to be worn on your hand and offers a number of sport tracking features. The TalkBand N1 is looks like a pair of headphones that forms a sort of pendant you wear around your neck.” Read more here:

Microsoft unveils 5inch Lumia 640 and 5.7inch Lumia 640 XL

“Stephen Elop took the stage to open the Microsoft MWC 2015 event and right off the bat unveiled the Microsoft Lumia 640. After a brief intermission for a Windows 10 demo, Elop came back to unveil the larger Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. Both phones will launch Windows Phone 8.1, but Microsoft’s intention is to bring them and other modern Lumias to Windows 10. The Microsoft Lumia 640 is bigger and has a better screen than other 6-series devices, it packs a 5″ IPS display with 720p resolution (294ppi). The display enjoys Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 400 chipset (quad-core Cortex-A7 at 1.2GHz) with 1GB of RAM. There’s also 8GB of storage, expandable with up to 128GB microSD cards.” Read more here:

Lenovo Vibe Shot and A7000 go official at MWC 2015

“Following the launch of its trio of tablets yesterday, Lenovo has now unveiled two smartphones – the Vibe Shot and A7000. The Lenovo Vibe Shot aims to blend a great camera experience within a smartphone frame, while the A7000 is a mid-range offering with Dolby Atmos technology inside. The Lenovo Vibe Shot features a refreshing design and the back of the phone is reminiscent of a point-and-shoot camera. It’s built around a 5″ 1080p display and Lenovo has equipped it with Gorilla Glass for protection on both front and back. The back holds a 16MP camera with a six-piece modular lens and a tri-color LED flash. The sensor features low-light back illumination and optical image stabilization, too. In order to focus faster, the camera boasts infrared focus feature. The Vibe Shot features a physical shutter button on the right side, as well. Powering the Vibe Shot is a Snapdragon 615 chipset with a 64-bit quad-core CPU and 3GB of RAM. Additionally, there’s 32GB of storage, further expanded by the microSD card slot that’s on board. The battery is non-removable 2,900mAh Li-Po.” Read more here:

Thinner than thin, meet the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

:Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet comes with a 10.1″ IPS display of 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution, which results into a nice pixel density of 300ppi. The display is enhanced by Sony’s Triluminos technology and X-Reality Mobile engine. The slate is powered by the Qualcomm’s latest and greatest Snapdragon 810 chip, which packs an octa-core 64-bit processor with four Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four Cortex-A53 working at 1.5GHz. The GPU in charge of graphics is Adreno 430 and there is 3GB of RAM onboard. The rest of the Xperia Z4 Tablet specs include 32GB expandable memory, a rear 8MP Sony ExmorRS camera and 5MP wide-angle front selfie snapper, stereo speakers and GSM, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. The slate is powered by a 6,000 mAh battery and Sony says it will last 17 hours on video playback. Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet is IP68-certified, which translates in to a dust-tight shell and waterproof design with endurance for up to 30 minutes into 1.5m deep fresh water.” Read more here:

Alcatel announces new phones and tablets, all called PIXI 3

“Alcatel has definitely brought a lot of new devices to this year’s MWC. Yesterday we reported on two new devices, bearing the name OneTouch IDOL 3 and it appear we only skimmed the surface. And if thought those two differently sized namesake phones were very confusing wait until you see the next badge. A total of three tablets and two phones will all share the model – PIXI 3. And the difference across the lineup isn’t only in the screen size. First up there are the two new smartphones. Both are named PIXI 3 (5.5), which signifies their screen size. The most obvious difference is that one of them supports 4G LTE, while the other one doesen’t. But the differences don’t stop there. The lower-end model comes with a 540 x 960 pixel panel, while its bigger brother boats an HD resolution of 720p. Chipsets are also quite different – a MediaTek MT6580 in the low-end and a QCT 8909 in the other device. Both phones will have 1GB of RAM and will run Android L out of the box, but the differences are abundant. Below is a full list of the specs of each one.” Read more here: