Mobile and Wireless: LG, Samsung, Huawei Unveil Hot Smartphones at MWC 2012
BARCELONA, Spain - Thin is in at the 2012 Mobile World Congress, with a variety of handset manufacturers cramming features like 3D cameras, advanced touch-screen capability and high-definition video playback into ever more slender packaging. Huawei is looking to make a big splash with its quad-core Ascend D Quad, which the company claims is the world's fastest smartphone. In the meantime, LG keeps the 3D technology trend alive with the Optimus 3D Max, which includes an HD Converter to offer HD quality on a television connected through Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), when transforming Open GL-based 2D games and applications to 3D and viewing Google Earth. LG's Optimus 4X HD includes 16GB of internal memory and runs on the latest version of Google's Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich. In addition, the LG device boasts an 8-megapixel backside illumination (BSI) sensor camera with LED flash and advanced multimedia features.