HTC One: new company’s flagship
Yesterday HTC announced its new flagship smartphone. The main feature of the device is so-called ultrapixel camera with optic stabilization. Its CCD sensor is four times more light sensible than usual smartphone cameras. That means it provides better picture quality in low-light conditions. According to Symon Whitehorn, HTC’s head of special projects, camera with high resolutions are just marketing trick. In fact pictures made by such cameras are often oversized and have much noise. Paired with Zoe media app the camera of HTC One is promised to provide absolutely new user experience. As for other specifications HTC One is based on ...
Handheld announced its first rugged smartphone
Swedish company Handheld introduced its new device positioned as the world’s most rugged smartphone. Handheld Nautiz X1 corresponds to MIL-STD-810G and IP67 standards and features shock, water, temperature and dust resistant body. In other respects the device is a quite usual present-day smartphone. It runs on Android 4.0 ICS and is equipped with 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor, 4-inch 480x800px screen, 512MB RAM, 2GB internal storage, MicroSD, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, 5MP camera. The gadget measures 125x65x15mm and weights 180g. The smartphone comes with 1530mAh battery but optional 2920mAh battery will also be available. According to Technology blog Handheld Nautiz ...
Samsung Galaxy Chat – a QWERTY Android ICS device
Samsung announced its new smartphone running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. In contrast to many other devices running on Android ICS it has a full physical QWERTY keyboard. The device is also equipped with 3-inch QVGA touchscreen, 2MP camera, 4GB internal storage, MicroSD card slot, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, 1200mAh battery. The dimensions of the device are 119x59x11.7mm, the weight is 112g. In Europe Samsung Galaxy Chat will become available in next two weeks. In other regions the device will appear a little bit later.
Lenovo LePhone K800 Intel Atom-based smartphone
Chinese Lenovo has just released its first Android smartphone based on 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2460 processor. The device has been already available for pre-order for $520. Besides of the processor Lenovo LePhone K800 features 4.5-inch IPS 1280x720px touchscreen, graphics accelerator with 400MHz clock, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 8MP camera, 1.3 front-facing camera for video calls, 1900mAh battery. The smartphone runs on Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread and supports Intel Hyper Threading technology.
Lava Xolo X900 – the first Intel Medfield-based smartphone
As it had been expected today Lava Xolo X900 was released. This device is the world’s first smartphone based on Intel Medfield platform. At present moment this mobile device is available only in India for $420. The smartphone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread that soon will be updated to Android 4.0 ICS. Lava Xolo X900 has 1.6GHz single core Intel Atom Z2460 processor, PowerVR SGX540 graphics accelerator, 4-inch 1024x600px resolution touchscreen, 8MP camera supporting Full HD video recording, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, NFC chip, HDMI out. The battery of this smartphone provides about 8 hours of talk time or ...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 will cost $250
Next week Samsung will release 7-inch version of Galaxy Tab 2 tablet computer. In US it will be sold for $250. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 screen will become available some weeks later and will cost $400. Both devices have the same specifications (with the exception of the screen size) and run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 are based on 1GHz dual-core processor and have 1GB RAM, MicroSD card slot, 16GB or 32GB internal storage, GPS, 3MP camera, VGA camera for video calls, and a set of wireless modules ...
Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD quad-core tablet
One of devices announced by Huawei at MWC 2012 is its new tablet computer. Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD features 1.5GHz quad-core K3 platform that also includes 16-core graphics accelerator. It is notable that this chip is own Huawei’s product based on ARM Cortex A9 architecture. The tablet runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and has 10-inch IPS touchscreen with 1920x1200px resolution, 2GB RAM, 8MP AF camera, front-facing 1.3MP camera for video calls. There are also Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS modules. The device is just 8.8mm thick and weights 580g. Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD will become available in ...
ZTE Orbit entry-level WP smartphone
At MWC 2012 ZTE announced some new devices. One of them is its first entry-level smartphone running on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system. ZTE Orbit is based on 1GHz single-core Qualcomm MSM722 processor and is equipped with 4-inch 800x480px touchscreen, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, 5MP camera with LED flash, Wi-Fi. Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm headphones jack. The release will take place in the second quarter of 2012.
Gigabyte GSmart G1355 Dual-SIM smartphone
According to GSMArena Gigabyte is almost ready to release its new smartphone featuring 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen and Dual-SIM functionality support. Gigabyte GSmart G1355 runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and has 800GHz Qualcomm MSM7227T processor, Adreno 200 graphics accelerator, 512MB RAM, 5MP AF camera with LED flash, MicroSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. The weight is 170g. The device will be released till the end of this month.
Two new Motorola’s tablets
Motorola has just started shipping of its two new tablet computers – Motorola Xyboard 8.2 and Motorola Xyboard 10.1. The first device has 8.2-inch display while the second one has 10.1-inch display. The resolution is the same – 1280x800 pixels. Another difference is battery’s capacity -Xyboard 8.2 is equipped with 3960mAh battery and Xyboard 10.1 has 7000mAh one. In other respects this two tablets are the same. They are based on 1.2GHz dual-core processor and have 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 5MP camera, 1.3MP camera for video calls, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS module. The operating system is Android 3.2 Honeycomb but Motorola ...
Pantech Vega LTE M
South Korean Pantech announced its new flagship smartphone – Pantech Vega LTE M. The main feature of this device is its 4.5-inch IPS HD touchscreen with WXGA (1280х800px, 335PPI) resolution. The smartphone is based on 1.5GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The list of specifications also includes 8MP camera supporting Full HD video recording, 2MP camera for video calls, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, MicroSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, mini HDMI output, 3.5mm headphones jack, 1830mAh battery. The device supports both 3G and LTE networks.
Coming LG Nitro HD smartphone
AT&T mobile operator announced new smartphone produced by Korean LG Electronics. LG Nitro HD is a monoblock device features really huge 4.5-inch AH-IPS touchscreen with 1280x720px resolution. It is based on 1.5GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system that is expected to be updated to Android 4.0 ICS in next few months. The device also has 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM, MicroSD card slot, 8MP AF camera with LED flash, 1MP camera for video calls, 1830mAh battery, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, FM radio, digital compass, accelerometer, light and proximity sensor. It is also said that the smartphone ...