Tomorrow, Samsung, the Electronics giant from South Korea, are to launch the first Smartphone that sports a rather nifty curved screen. It is designed to be easier and more comfortable to hold and use.
It’ll be a little while before we get to see them on sale in the UK, they will launch in South Korea to begin with. The phone will be called the Samsung Round. The handset runs Android Jelly Bean on a Quad Krait 2.3 Ghz processor – whatever that means. Curved and flexible screens are seen as the big new growth area in Smartphone technology.
Meanwhile Apple have sent out invitations to a press conference on 22nd October when it is expected that they will launch a new iPad Mini in time for the Christmas market. Expected developments are that it will include the finger print technology recently launched on the iPhone 5s.
The markets are heating up and the weather cools down, all the manufacturers and retailers know that the Christmas market is vital for a successful year.
Finally, Vodafone have reached a milestone in hitting 100,000 4G customers in just seven weeks. The company claim that they are now turning on a new 4G site in the London area every half an hour, impressive stuff. According to the company 98% of the population will be covered by 2015.