Subscribe / Unsubscribe Enewsletters | Login | Register

Pencil Banner

Samsung and HTC have a lot to prove with Sunday smartphone launches

Mikael Ricknäs | March 2, 2015
The rumored Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 are expected to have more powerful processors and better cameras.

With the new phone, HTC is expected to keep a design similar to previous models and to replace its UltraPixel camera with a more traditional 20-megapixel main camera. Other rumored specifications include a 5.0-inch, 1080 x 1920-pixel screen and a Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. The likely explanation for why HTC is sticking with full HD as opposed to a quad HD screen is that it is a good enough resolution for the size, and offers better battery life.

HTC and Samsung's new flagships are sure to get the most attention, but the majority of smartphones launched at the Mobile World Congress won't be expensive products. Instead, vendors will launch more affordable products. Some of these smartphones were already announced this week, including the Moto E from Motorola Mobility and the Magna from LG Electronics. So, irrespective of what kind of smartphone you are on the lookout for, there will be something to pique your interest.

 

Previous Page  1  2 

Sign up for Computerworld eNewsletters.