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Oppo R1 Specs and Photos Leak

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Chinese manufacturer Oppo has been teasing its upcoming R1 smartphone recently, but has yet to release any hard details. The company announced its “Next-generation R1 OPPO smartphone for night shots. New revolutionary sensor for great night shooting, new PI engine to preserve the real colors of the pictures. Glass body, excellent craftsmanship, and beyond the best…

Synaptics Launches New Line of Affordable Touch Screens for Emerging Markets

Synaptics ClearPad 3400 capacitive touchscreen solution promises unparalleled level of responsiveness and accuracy

Today Synaptics unveiled the latest in its line of affordable capacitive touch screen technology. Courting emerging markets, Synaptic’s latest offering, the ClearPad S2331 and ClearPad S2133 provide full two-finger support and allows for free rotate gestures at affordable prices. The company’s higher end ClearPad S2333 provides five-finger performance as well. Synaptics has increasingly found business in…

China Unicom iPhone reservations cross the 100K mark

China Unicom iPhone reservations cross the 100K mark

The new iPhone 5c and 5s will go on sale in China the same day it launches in the US. And apparently Chinese users are already flocking in numbers to secure their units, with China Unicom claiming that reservations have crossed the 100,000 mark. China Unicom, which is the country’s second largest operator, announced the…

China to start issuing 4G licenses later this year

China to start issuing 4G licenses later this year

The Chinese government plans to formally issue 4G licenses later this year, with China Mobile already working on its network. According to Premier Li Keqiang, the world’s most populous nation is aiming for annual average growth of 20% in the information consumption industry from 2013 to 2015. As we said, China Mobile is already deploying…

China Unicom joins Ubuntu’s mobile ride

China Unicom joins Ubuntu's mobile ride

Ubuntu just got another big supporter in the form of China Unicom. China’s second largest operator, which has more than 250 million subscribers, will join the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group, allowing it to get early access to software builds, devices and other potentially useful information, as well as a “period of exclusivity to ship Ubuntu…

Dual-SIM Galaxy Note II in development for China

Dual-SIM Galaxy Note II in development for China

It’s common that people in China use two networks at once, hence Samsung wants to have a special version of the Galaxy Note II that can support this capability. We’re hearing that the dual-SIM Note II will be released soon, allowing Chinese who can afford it to be available on two different phone numbers at…

China Unicom’s Samsung GT-B9120 is an Android-powered clamshell with two touchscreens

China Unicom's Samsung GT-B9120 is an Android-powered clamshell with two touchscreens

Samsung prepared an interesting smartphone for China Unicom, which is the second-largest mobile operator in the world’s most populous country. Model number GT-B9120 sports a clamshell form factor and, get this – two 3.5-inch WVGA Super AMOLED touchscreens! To be fair, we’ve already seen a similar Samsung product though it wasn’t running Android — Samsung…

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