MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 To March Shoulders With Apple iPad Mini And Alcatel One Touch

Barcelona is abuzz with Mobile World Congress activities. In the humdrum of this huge event, an anticipation we have is that things could get hotter as we march into the second day today. In the heat race, Nokia, ZTE and Asus could be prime sprinters aiming to gain popularity and praise galore.

For Nokia, its EOS smartphone (Windows, of course) comes clubbed with PureView shutter. No wonder the makers consider this baby a game changer.

In rewind mood, the Congress did reveal a gadget too many but we missed the element of going WOW, since the web leaks already amazed us in advance! Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 though, made us look back twice and perhaps thrice, on the way it comes modeled—perhaps as a way to march shoulders with iPad Mini. Alcatel amazed with its massive One Touch Idol X that comes with 1080p 5-inch display. Ascend P2 from Huwaei was worth a second look with its specs and economical tag.

Moving over phone arenas, Mozilla revealed a snippet of HTML5-based Firefox OS. For now, a long drawn battle to make headway above iOS and Android is on cards for this Fox, we know.… Read the rest

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