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HTC One Google Edition, Galaxy S4 Mini, Windows 8.1 and new Apple iPod Touch announced, new Huawei W2 leaked
Today has been quite an eventful day in the technosphere. HTC has unveiled a new variant of the HTC One running stock Android, Samsung finally made the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini official, Microsoft announced Windows 8.1, Apple launched the new Apple iPod Touch 16GB which lacks a rear camera and Huawei’s next Windows Phone 8 flagship, the Huawei Ascend W2 leaked.
Samsung devices have been the talk of the town as of late with more and more leaks coming out day by day, but no official confirmation of any of the devices that are leaked ever make it to reality. Well, Samsung has a new event planned for June 20 that will showcase some Galaxy and ATIV devices.
Looks like Nokia’s decision to adopt Windows Phone may be starting to yield its rewards as the latest IDC statistics for the first quarter of 2013 has revealed Windows Phone ousting BlackBerry out of the Top 3 smart phone operating systems, taking the lead behind only Android and iOS.
Nokia finally announced their new Nokia Lumia 925, an updated version of the Nokia Lumia 925 that sees a complete overhaul to the appearance of the device. It did come with a few surprises too though.
Windows Phone has been growing slowly, but steadily with it having reached a new benchmark today, over 145,000 applications in the Windows Phone Marketplace, up 25,000 from the 120,000 reported in October last year.
Nokia has been gaining quite a little market share in the United States thanks to Windows Phone and it seems Huawei wants a piece of that pie; thus the Chinese company is preparing the sale of it’s Huawei W1 Windows Phone powered smart phone in the US.
Nokia’s worst kept secret since the Nokia Lumia 900 has gotten a bit more difficult to hide after a billboard seems to have sprung up overnight showing off the device and touting it as having “The best low-light smartphone camera.”
Mobile Magazine has spoken to Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop, and CFO, Timo Ihamuotila, about some upcoming Nokia devices including a supposed ‘hero’ device and an entry into the ‘phablet’ market by the Finns.
Good news for the select few Windows Phone lovers, Microsoft is said to be preparing an update to Windows Phone 8, possibly Windows Phone 8.1, that will bring along a bunch of new features and inyards that will warm your hearts.