Learn how the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is different from Galaxy Grand (duos) with the help of the side-by-side comparison of these phablets.
Now-a-days, people love to have smartphone with larger display. Just because a phone has bigger screen doesn’t necessarily mean it comes with a high price tag. Samsung has recently unveiled a mid-range smartphone with a large screen named Galaxy Grand 2. The Galaxy Grand 2 is the successor of Galaxy Grand, the famous member of Galaxy Family. It comes with better design and improved specifications compared to the Galaxy Grand. Want to know difference between the Galaxy Grand 2 and its predecessor, here you can check the side-by-side comparison between Galaxy Grand and Galaxy Grand 2.
The Galaxy Grand 2 is a mid-range dual-SIM phablet that sports a number of smart features for setting the Galaxy series apart in a sea of smartphones. The device is not only better in terms of design, but also has enhanced performance, improved display and intuitive features than its predecessor. It is a slightly chunky combination of the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone and the Note 3 flagship phablet. Continue reading →
Samsung follows simple approach to make best smartphone in every possible size with all possible prices as per the user’s requirement. With this aim, Samsung has announced one new member in its Galaxy range for people who are always looking forward to “something extra” in smartphones. Samsung’s new Galaxy member Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is really eye-catching phone with its water resistance feature. Once you put Galaxy S4 Active under water by activating Aqua Mode, it will work for 30 minutes in water! Moreover, it will also come with the dust resistance feature.
GS4 Active is taller and wider than the flagship GS4, but Active is almost 16% heavier in weight than the Ultra Light Galaxy S4. Both the best smartphones of Samsung comprises of 5-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 screen display, but GS4 Active acquires TFT LCD and Galaxy S4 uses Super AMOLED technology. One amazing feature that really suit to Active’s name is Glove Touch technology, which allows you to use your phone even if you have worn non-capacitive gloves, which will help you to work with your phone when you go for skiing. Original GS4 comes with 13 MP primary camera whereas Active offers only 8 MP primary camera. Continue reading →
The best Android smartphone ever, Samsung Galaxy S4 is among those things that requires no introduction. Currently, this most popular handset hits 10 million sales in less than one month which makes it the fastest selling smartphone up till now. After seeing the huge success of Galaxy S4, South Korean manufacturer is planning to expand its Galaxy S4 line-up with a series of devices. According to rumors, Samsung is going to launch Galaxy S4 Mini, a Galaxy S4 Mega, and a Galaxy S4 Active. All these devices will have the S4 moniker but they will include different features and specifications. These devices are best for the budget conscious people who want to own the Galaxy S4. Let’s check out the specifications of all the three smartphones: Galaxy S4 Mega, S4 Mini and S4 Active.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mega 6.3
The Galaxy S4 Mega 6.3 will be a stretched out variant of the hot-selling Galaxy S4. It is a phablet, a hybrid of tablet and smartphone. The company had announced S4 Mega in April 2013. The specs of this 80s inspired slab-phone is not as impressive as the Galaxy S4 but it has some of the latest features of the original device. An extra-large sibling of Galaxy S4 is a special handset with its huge display and S4-esque framework. It comes with 6.3 inch TFT capacitive display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Continue reading →
A number of top-of-the-line smartphones have been launched during the Q1 of 2013. But, Samsung Galaxy S4 is considered to be the most impressive smartphone ever created. The Galaxy S4 will have to face heavy competition from many other smartphones like Sony Xperia Z, HTC One, BlackBerry Z10 and the LG Optimus G Pro. LG has come up with a new smartphone named Optimus GK after the LG Optimus G Pro. The Optimus GK, successor of Optimus G Pro comes with extraordinary specifications, which make it the first real competitor of the Galaxy S4. The phone was unveiled on 29th April in the South Korean market. Here, you can find the comparison of specifications & features of both smartphones: LG Optimus GK and Samsung Galaxy S4, so that you can have a clear idea regarding these devices.
The Optimus GK and Galaxy S4 feature same screen size and resolution, but with different density and display type. The Optimus GK sports IPS display with screen density of 440ppi, whereas the Galaxy S4 has Super AMOLED display with 441ppi. The Optimus GK is packed with 1.7 Ghz quad-core processor, on the other hand Galaxy S4 is powered by powerful 1.9 Ghz Quad-core processor/1.6 GHz Octa-core processor. Continue reading →
Samsung’s Galaxy range of smartphones provides wide range of options from low/mid-range smartphones to high-end gadgets, which is the main reason of its worldwide popularity. In April, 2013, Samsung has announced to add one new mid-range smartphone into its Samsung’s Galaxy range namely Samsung Galaxy WIN. This new feature loaded gadget will going to compete with other devices like Micromax Canvas HD 116 and Karbonn. To compete in the gadget market against many well known gadgets, Galaxy WIN comes with the Samsung’s own touch wiz UX interface. Samsung Galaxy WIN sports 4.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touch screen display with the resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
Samsung Galaxy WIN or GT-I8552 powers by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor and Adreno 203 GPU. It runs on latest operating system Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Galaxy WIN supports the Dual-SIM card slots and dual-standby but only primary SIM provides you a facility of 3G where as other SIM supports only 2G. Samsung’s new mid-range smartphone acquires the RAM of 1 GB and in built memory of 8 GB, which is further expandable up to 64 GB by microSD card slot. Samsung Galaxy Win offers you an auto focused primary camera of 5megapixel with LED flash, Geo-tagging, face and smile detection with the resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. It also acquires front facing VGA camera for 480p video recording. It boosts up by Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. Continue reading →
Tablet is among the hottest, most in-demand device in consumer electronics. Tablet is excellent device for everyone, from kids to elders, consumers to business users. Tablet lets you to perform all the things that you do with your laptop or desktop computer such as surfing the Internet, playing games, taking pictures, recording videos, checking e-mails, listening to music, watching videos and giving presentations. Cheap tablets are great option for the people who cannot afford those high-end tablets. These budget-friendly tablets offer high performance and all the necessary features without creating a hole in your pocket. Currently, hundreds of budget-friendly tablets are available in the market so people often end up getting confused and cannot decide which one is better to buy. Here we are providing the list of best tablets under $200 that helps you to choose the best tablet. The tablets in this list are in no particular order.
Best Tablets below $200
Google Nexus 7
Price: starts from $199
Google Nexus 7 is the first tablet of Google that is manufactured by Asus. It comes with a sharp screen, powerful quad core processor, a comfortable & stylish design and awesome battery life at a low starting price. It is mainly designed for offering a platform to all the multimedia features that can be downloaded from Google Play. It was the first tablet to have Android 4.1, Jelly Bean OS onboard. It features 7-inch IPS display with HD resolution (1280 x 800p) and 216ppi pixel density. It is powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor along with 1 GB RAM. There are two storage options: 16GB or 32GB.
A 1.2MP front facing camera is provided for video calling and taking pictures. The 4325 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery provides 9.5 hours of battery life. Connectivity features are NFC, WiFi 820.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. GPS support is only avialble for the WiFi version. The drawbacks of the tablet are limited storage as well as no microSD card slot, HDMI and rear-facing camera. Continue reading →
Losing your lovable and expensive mobile phone due to water damage has become a thing of the past. These days, countless waterproof phones are available in the market that protects your mobile phones from accidental water damage. One such waterproof smartphone is Samsung Galaxy XCover II. This new member of the Galaxy family was announced by the company in January but showcased at 2013 MWC. It comes with bigger display, faster processor and higher resolution camera compared to its predecessor Galaxy XCover 2. It is perfect for users who enjoy outdoor lifestyles or do outdoor sports.
Samsung Galaxy XCover II is not only waterproof but also dust and shock proof. It is IP67 certified device which means it can resist dust even in dirtiest and dustiest places as well it can resist water to a depth of 1 meter for as long as 30 minutes. It features 4-inch scratch-proof capacitive touch display with a resolution of 480 × 800 pixels (WVGA). The weight and dimensions of the device are 148.5 g and 130.5 x 67.7 x 12 mm respectively. It is based on Google Android, 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS and packed with 1 GHz dual-core processor. Continue reading →
Finally, the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 has gone official. Samsung has actually surprised everyone by unveiling the next-gen Galaxy Note 8.0 device just before the Mobile World Congress 2013. Samsung has also confirmed that it will be made available globally at some point during the second quarter of 2013. Sadly, Samsung has not revealed any info about the exact release date and pricing of the handset yet. The device will come in three different variants – Wi-Fi only, 3G + Wi-Fi, and 3G + LTE + Wi-Fi. Plus, the buyers will also have the option to choose from a 16GB or 32GB version of each. One noteworthy thing about the Note 8.0 tablet is that the global version of the device will provide phone capabilities (i.e. they support cellular networks), whereas the US version will be Wi-Fi only.
One of the most impressive features of the Galaxy Note 8.0 device is its massive high-quality display. This new tablet sports an 8-inch TFT display with 1280 x 800 pixels of resolution and 189 ppi of pixel density. Plus, the device runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Operating System, which also features Samsung’s latest TouchWiz User Interface. Under the hood, the tablet incorporates a quad-core 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 based mobile processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. Moreover, both 16 GB and 32 GB models, supports a memory card slot through which the users can expand the memory capacity up to 64 GB. Samsung has included an excellent 5 MP camera (with LED flash capability) at the back, so that users can click high-quality images and record HD videos. Plus, there is a front-facing 1.3 MP camera to support video chatting.
The Note 8.0 handset impressively offers a number of innovative features that are not found on other Galaxy devices. A feature called “Reading Mode” is one among them. With this feature, every time you launch an e-reader application, the device would automatically adjust the contrast of the display to help reduce the eye strain, thus providing an enhanced reading experience that is very similar to an e-ink display. Plus, the feature equally works with Samsung’s Readers Hub and other third-party applications such as the Amazon Kindle app for Android. The device is also pre-installed with the company’s latest “Awesome Note” application – useful for taking down notes, creating to-do lists, and even composing diary entries.
Another interesting application included in the tablet is the “Smart Remote” app, which enables the users to use the tablet as a remote control. Now, just like the rest of the Galaxy Note series, the Note 8.0 tablet also come equipped with an S Pen stylus. As soon as you pull out the S-Pen, the device will automatically sense the stylus and then activate all of the S-Pen supporting menus and apps to make browsing easier. Fundamentally, you can use the stylus pen to touch the capacitive buttons. But now, thanks to Wacom technology, the S-Pen for Note 8.0 is claimed to be able to control even the physical menu/back buttons found on the device. It means, there is no need to switch between stylus and fingers when using a tablet.
Furthermore, a novel interesting feature called “Air View” allows users to hover the stylus over Samsung applications to get previews of emails, photos or videos, that too without actually launching/opening the apps. Besides these, the device includes a number of S-Pen optimized features including Popup Note, Page Notes, Popup Video, Formula Match, Shape Match and Idea Sketch, all of which contributes for improved productivity of S-Pen.
Samsung has also incorporated its trademark features like Dual View multi-window mode, Pop up Play, Page Buddy, Smart Stay, Samsung ChatOn, AllShareCast, etc. in its latest Galaxy Note device. Moreover, the Note 8.0 users will get access to Samsung Hub that includes Music Hub, Video Hub, Game Hub, Reader Hub and Learning Hub. Above all, the device will come packed with a powerful 4,600mAh Li-ion battery.
With such an impressive set of specs and features, the all new Galaxy Note 8.0 device will prove to be a really tough competitor for already popular devices in the tablet market. Right now, the 7-inch tablet segment is being dominated by mainly two devices – Apple’s iPad mini and Google’s Nexus 7. And when we look at the specification sheet of Galaxy Note 8.0, it’s very clear that Samsung is launching this superb tablet against the iPad Mini and Nexus 7. Now, check out the comparison chart given below, which compares some of the key features of these three devices side by side.
Table showing comparison of Galaxy Note 8.0, iPad Mini and Nexus 7:
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
Apple iPad Mini
Google Nexus 7
8-inch TFT capacitive display with 1280x800p resolution, 189 PPI
7.9-inch LED-backlit IPS capacitive display with 1,024x768p resolution, 163 PPI
7-inch IPS capacitive display with 1280x800p resolution, 216 PPI
1.6GHz Cortex-A9 quad-core processor
Dual-core Apple A5 processor
1.2GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor
5MP rear / 1.3MP front cameras
5MP rear / Facetime HD cameras
1.2MP front camera
16GB / 32GB
16GB / 32GB / 64GB
16GB / 32GB
Yes (Optional), Voice-calling
3.5mm audio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, IR Blaster
Lightning connector, 3.5mm audio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
3.5mm audio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0
210.8 X 135.9 x 7.95 mm, 338g (3G Version)
200 X 134.7 X 7.2mm, 308 g
198.5 X 120 X 10.45 mm, 340g
3G, LTE, Wi-Fi only (Latter two are still to be announced)
Wi-Fi only, 3G, LTE
Wi-Fi only, 3G
Price / Availability
To be determined
Starting $329 for Wi-Fi only 16GB version
Starting $199 for Wi-Fi only 16GB version
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 vs Apple iPad Mini vs Google Nexus 7 video from youtube:
Samsung has officially unveiled a new entry-level Android handset, called the Samsung Galaxy Fame, ahead of Mobile World Congress 2013. This new Galaxy member is claimed to be a stylish device coupled with simple yet great user experience. One of the most exciting features of Galaxy Fame is that it will come pre-installed with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System. Plus, in spite of being an affordable phone, it would feature a 3.5 inch HVGA TFT display with 320 x 480 pixels of resolution.
Samsung Galaxy Fame handset would measure just 113.2 x 61.6 x 11.6 mm in dimension and will weigh a mere 120.6 grams, making it quite comfortable to carry and hold. Under the hood, the device will sport a powerful 1 GHz processor coupled with 512MB RAM. Moreover, it would offer around 4GB of internal storage capacity, which can be further expanded up to 64GB with the help of a microSD card. Another impressive thing about this budget-friendly smartphone is that it houses dual camera – a rear facing camera of 5 megapixels and a front facing VGA camera of 0.3 megapixels. Plus, the rear camera would come along with auto focus and LED flash capabilities. Continue reading →
Micromax grasped big attention, after pulling out their big guns called “A116 Canvas HD”. A big question on everyone’s mind is that so many good features in such an affordable range..?? It’s unbelievable for users as well Smartphone manufacturers. With this big launch, worry of Smartphone maker has automatically increased about their entire sub-15k market which is literally being eaten out by the host of Indian manufacturers. Compare to other Smartphone manufacturer, Samsung has got huge success in android device, we all know that while at present the craze of Micromax canvas is increasing day by day. Because people think that if we get complete features at low price, then why we spend more money on Samsung device.
We are 100% sure that Samsung galaxy S3 is better than Micromax latest A116 Canvas HD, but high price tag reduce its demand and generally people are ready to compromise in two to four features. Not only Samsung Galaxy S3 is set in the line of comparison, but Samsung’s latest model Galaxy Grand also hanging on comparison chart. Here we compare Micromax canvas HD with Samsung galaxy S3 not only proving which is better or worse, but also give a clear cut view about why canvas HD available with Half price. Continue reading →