ALCATEL ONETOUCH Announces Availability of IDOL 3 for Pre-Order
Apr 9 15
ALCATEL ONETOUCH announced that the IDOL 3 will be available to pre-order unlocked for an online exclusive price of $249.99 (MSRP of $279.00) beginning on April 21, with pre-orders shipping in May 2015. This will be available unlocked in the U.S., initially available through the company's website and is compatible on every GSM LTE network in the U.S.; including T-Mobile and AT&T. The IDOL 3 delivers three key user experiences: sound, camera and display. Dual front-facing JBL Audio speakers make the IDOL 3 an on-the-go sound system, without the need of an additional Bluetooth speaker. The 13MP main camera has an Sony IMX sensor, offering superior low-light performance. The display has also been specially tuned by Technicolor, giving colors on the Full HD screen more richness and vibrancy, and better viewing in sunlight conditions. The IDOL 3 is truly a style smartphone, with unique enhancements like the fully reversible user interface that makes the screen adaptive to be right side up, even if the phone itself is upside down. IDOL 3 Key features: Display: 5.5-inch Full-HD IPS Display (1920x1080), with Technicolor Color Enhance for greater viewing angles – even in direct sunlight + Fully Reversible UI. Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 MSM8939 Octa-Core 1.7GHz (64-bit), Adreno 405 @ 550MHz. Connectivity: LTE FDD: B2/4/5/7/12/17, 150Mbps Downlink, 50Mbps Uplink + VoLTE. Operating system: Android Lollipop 5.0.2. CAMERA: 13MP Main Camera with Sony IMX214 Sensor (F/2.0) + 8MP Wide-Angle Front Camera. Sound: Dual 1.2 Watt Front-Facing JBL Stereo Speakers + Harmon Clari-Fi™ Technology. Memory: 16GB ROM + 2GB RAM (LP-DDR3); Expandable Memory Via MicroSD (up to 128GB). BATTERY: 2910mAh With Up To 13 Hours Talk Time and Up to 600 Hours Standby Time.
TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. Reports Audited Consolidated Cash Flow Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014
Mar 25 15
TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. reported audited consolidated cash flow results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported net cash flows from operating activities of HKD 2,083.225 million against HKD 639.810 million a year ago. Purchase of items of property, plant and equipment was HKD 683.958 million against HKD 483.830 million a year ago. Additions to other intangible assets were HKD 1,470.579 million against HKD 1,004.728 million a year ago.
TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited Announces the Release of Smart Home System and Commercial Cloud Platform Solution
Mar 18 15
TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited announced at the conclusion of the 2015 Mobile World Congress that it had unveiled at the exhibition this year's new smartphone IDOL 3, in addition to receiving the top iF Design Award for their wearable device WATCH, fully displaying its strength as the world's fourth-largest mobile phone manufacturer. On March 16, 2015, at CeBIT 2015, TCL Communication showcased two of its new Internet applications and services; the Smart Home system and a commercial cloud-based HD video communications platform. It is understood that TCL Communication will leverage on its solid mobile terminal business and industry competitiveness to fully extend into the mobile Internet arena, making commitments to creating an open-ended smart ecosystem. At the exhibition site, China Deputy Prime Minister MA Kai and German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar GABRIEL jointly visited the TCL booth located in the central pavilion of the exhibition. Dr. Guo Aiping, Senior Vice President of TCL Group and Chief Executive Officer ofTCL Communication demonstrated its TCL Smart Home system, as well as provided updates the VIP delegates on the developments in the organization's core technologies and global operations. Unlike other manufacturers who may need to establish cross-industry platforms in order to develop a smart home system, TCL Smart Home ecosystem has a natural advantage over its industry peers. Leveraging on the established multi-industry portfolio of businesses within the TCL Group, TCL Communication will use its mobile smart device as an entry point to establishing a Smart Home ecosystem. Using the preloaded "Smart Butler" as the management platform and control centre, the fully 3-dimensional home network layout will combine TCL televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners, air purifiers, routers, lamps,and other smart appliances in its extensive range to achieve real-time monitoring and remote control. More importantly, this will be an open-ended smart home ecosystem, which can achieve inter-operability across brands. TCL is actively involved in the development of smart home appliance interconnectivity agreements and formulation of the smart home industry standards, to drive improvements in the development of the smart home appliance industry to make it universal and available to all consumers. With the help of TCL TV+'s extensive database of rich entertainment content and based on the information collected by the smart EPG and cloud video conferencing service, the system can recommend media content tailored specifically to each family member's preference. TCL smart refrigerators, air conditioners and air purifiers connected to the smart watch and armband can achieve real-time smart health management based on the different food and air requirements of every family member. TCL Smart Home will truly bring a smarter, healthier and higher quality of life to every family. It is reported that TCL Group, TCL Communication and TCL Multimedia jointly established a joint venture on the TCL Smart Home project. This new company will be solely responsible for the development and operation of the TCL Smart Home business, and will become one of the Group's most important strategic projects in the transformation of the Internet business.