CEO says current focus is on mid-range Android devices
A report by UAE’s The National says BlackBerry is planning to launch two mid-range Android smartphones this year but doesn’t have any more BB10 devices in the pipeline.
However, it will continue releasing updates for BB10.
Mobile phone brand Alcatel Onetouch, part of Hong Kong-based TCL Communication, is changing its name to just ‘Alcatel’.
The company says it is simplifying its name, simplifying its message and streamlining its devices.
Bullitt Group, which licenses the Cat mobile phone brand from Caterpillar, has announced its latest flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2016.
The Cat S60 is described as “the world's first smartphone with an integrated thermal camera” and also as “the world's most waterproof smartphone”.
The new G5 smartphone from LG Electronics has a design that includes a slide-out battery and the option to add other modular components.
LG’s G5 runs Android ‘Marshmallow’ 6.0 on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor.
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.