Russia

MTS launches Android phone with Russian positioning technology GLONASS

As reported earlier by us, MTS launched the first Android smartphone with Russian positioning technology GLONASS. Dubbed as MTS Glonass 945, it has been manufactured by Chinese OEM ZTE. Along with GLONASS, this smartphone also support traditional GPS. Russia has been developing GLONASS — its answer to the U.S.-Air Force operated GPS — since 1976. Having spent $2 billion in ...

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HTC Wildfire FroYo update now available in Russia

While, HTC Wildfire across the Europe will start getting Android 2.2 sometime this week, HTC Russia has already started rolling out the update. The Official HTC Russia account just tweeted about the update, and it will be available Over The Air, so expect a update notification on your Wildfire soon. Use Wi-Fi network to download the update else you might ...

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Google Nexus S Russia launch in Feb 2011

Samsung just announced that Google Nexus S will be available in Russia next year in February. Russian version of Nexus S will not have the Super AMOLED display, which is available in US and UK versions, rather it will have Super Clear LCD. You can blame the S-AMOLED display shortages for this.  Nexus S comes with Android 2.3, 1Ghz processor, ...

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MTS to launch iPad rival in Russia

Russia’s largest mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) is working on an Android tablet to counter Apple’s iPad. At the recent International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, MTS unveiled this tablet. This 7-inch display tablet can be operated with a stylus or fingertip, and gives connectivity options via 3G network and Wi-Fi. MTS seems to have contacted Foxconn and Pegatron in ...

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