Dec 272012
 

In October, Razer officially announced that they were doing a “Fiona plan” about high-end Windows 8 gaming tablet. At that time, the Razer asked their fans what functions they want the tablet to have. Now, Razer’s CEO – Min-Liang Tan has revealed the things that they want to change of the tablet – all are there in his personal Facebook page.

On Min-Liang Tan Facebook page, he said that the Razer fans want a Core i5 or i7 processor, and an unnamed GPU that can run PC games, and can withstand the weight of 2 times than the iPad’s. In addition, players also hope that the tablet can be equipped with one (or more) removable controller.

Tan said this tablet will be set between $1299-$1499, which of course is much higher than the prices of the tablets on the market. Tan also said that he would randomly select a lucky who likes or shares his Facebook notice, and then he will send him/her one tablet after its release.

But Razer did not mention the release time of the Windows 8 high-end gaming tablet, perhaps we may see it in CES2013.

Dec 112012
 

According to media reports, Samsung has released a video, which revealed that it would make a major announcement from January 8 to 11 next year, which happens to be the time of Las Vegas International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next year.

Samsung did not disclose any details in the video, however Businessinsider website guessed, Samsung may release the next-generation flagship smartphone Galaxy S IV. The current Galaxy S III phone was launched in May last year, but there are many rumors recently that a number of smartphone manufacturers including Apple will speed the product replacement cycle up to 6 months.

The Galaxy S IV will be a good choice for Samsung to open the new year. The Galaxy S III is widely regarded as the best Android phone, and in many ways it’s even better than the Apple iPhone. So far, Samsung has not released any news about the Galaxy S IV. Last week there were media reports saying this phone will be configured with new version screen. No more news on this phone except the screen.

Dec 072012
 

According to Taiwan media reports, HTC will launch a higher specification flagship model codenamed HTC M7 in first quarter of next year, the main competitor is directed at the Samsung GALAXY SIV which will also be launched in the first quarter of next year. HTC aspects have not responded to the message, but based on the analysis, the authenticity of the HTC M7′s can be high, because in accordance with the Taiwan media reports, HTC has asked the upstream components and chassis supplier to reserve 4- 5 million number HTC M7 components to prepare for production need in the first quarter of next year.

It is worth mentioning that there are Hong Kong media saying HTC M7 is expected to put on the market in the next year’s Chinese New Year. Therefore, if this rumor turns true, then we may be able to usher in the official release of the HTC M7 in CES2013 in early January next year.

As HTC have HTC Butterfly flagship model advented, it’s natualy concerned what configurations of the HTC M7 will be enhanced. Seen from the currently available information, the HTC M7 touch screen will continue the 5-inch configuration, although there is no information about the resolution, it’s guessed that it should be Full HD Spec. In addition, the phone together with the HTC Butterfly and HTC Droid DNA models will use the Qualcomm S4 Pro APQ8064 quad-core processor.

As the part of the hardware upgrade, HTC M7 will raise the built-in camera up to 13 million pixels, and will join a large aperture, wide-angle lens and high-speed continuous shooting functions. And in addition to continue using the one piece aluminum body design, this phone will be equipped with Android 4.2 system, and it’s expected to add a new version of the touch interface.

In addition, there are media reports that HTC will launch three to four new mobile phones at the beginning of next year, among which at least two will be flagship models, except the rumored HTC M7, HTC will also introduce smartphones with built-in NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, which will become the world’s first model loaded with Tegra 4 processor.