Sony Mobile Communications has updated its Xperia brand with three new X-series smartphones: the lower-spec Xperia XA, the Xperia X and the premium Xperia X Performance.
All have an improved camera with ‘Predictive Hybrid Autofocus’, which is capable of tracking moving objects.
Samsung Electronics has revealed its new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge Android smartphones in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2016.
Both are equipped with a ‘Dual Pixel’ camera for faster autofocus, are waterproof (IP68 rating), are equipped with wireless charging technology and have a microSD memory card slot.
Podcast - 15th January 2016
Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge return to review their mobile industry predictions from last year. Which mergers, partnerships and developments did they forecast correctly... and which didn’t work out as planned?
Later in the programme, the team anticipates some of the topics that will be hitting the headlines during 2016.
Lenovo will stop branding mobile phones as 'Motorola' later this year, according to a report on CNET.
Apparently the mobile phones will now be described as 'Moto by Lenovo', although the Motorola name will remain as a division of Lenovo.
Finnish mobile company Jolla says it has completed its latest investment round and has secured new financing for the company.
It follows an announcement in November, when co-founder Antti Saarnio described the company as being in a “death valley”.