Smartphone Shoot-out of 2014 Part 1: Flagship Phones

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Apple has just launched the iPhone 5S and 5C. This promises to be a game changer. How do the phones for 2014 stack up? TwentyFirstTech will be doing its first shoot-out to help you decide on your next smartphone. First up: The flagship models.

For part 2, go here.

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Sony Z1 now official, available this month in Singapore

After numerous leaks and many teases from Sony, the Xperia Z1 (previously code-named “Honami”) has just been announced at the IFA event in Berlin. It’s basically a revamped version of the Xperia Z. But make no mistake, this is a worthy upgrade from Sony’s flagship device. So what exactly is new and when can we expect it to be available here in Singapore? Click in to find out. Continue reading “Sony Z1 now official, available this month in Singapore”

Nexus 5 to be made by Motorola, available in Q4 2013

The next Nexus (Nexus 5) will reportedly be made by Motorola.

According to Taylor Wimberly, former editor for Android and Me and so far a great insider, Motorola will manufacture the next Nexus smartphone a.k.a. Nexus 5. Continue reading “Nexus 5 to be made by Motorola, available in Q4 2013”

Moto X to be announced tonight, here’s what we know so far

In case you didnt know, Motorola is set to announce the Moto X tonight in New York City. The Moto X is Motorola’s new flagship device and will be manufactured in the US. So what do we know about the Moto X so far? A lot really. Here’s a quick recap of what we have learnt from all the various leaks online. Continue reading to find out more, and to check out a leaked video of the device. Continue reading “Moto X to be announced tonight, here’s what we know so far”

Android 4.3 to be coming to select Sony devices

Sony has just published the list of devices that will be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update that was announced yesterday. On the smartphone side, the company will be bringing the latest Jelly Bean version to the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia SP and Xperia Z Ultra. The only tablet that is confirmed to get treated to the latest Android release at this point is the Xperia Tablet Z. Continue reading “Android 4.3 to be coming to select Sony devices”

2nd Generation Nexus announced, brings WUXGA screen, quad-core Krait CPU

Together with the announcement of Android 4.3 earlier today, Google has announced alongside it the next generation Nexus 7. So what’s new about the Nexus 7 2? And is the money worth the upgrade? Most importantly, when will it be available in Singapore? (if at all) Continue reading to find out. Continue reading “2nd Generation Nexus announced, brings WUXGA screen, quad-core Krait CPU”