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
In the year beginning, Micromax – the Indian brand best known for killer budget handsets, announced that they will be launching 30 mobile phones for Indian customers. Recently with record breaking sales of the two neat smartphones – Micromax Canvas HD A116 and the Micromax A110 Canvas 2, the company has made a big impact against the larger brands too. Now just after the Micromax A115 Canvas 3D rumors prior this month, we are hearing rumors about the newer one, the Micromax Canvas A111 with 3D graphics accelerator.
Twitter user@MMXNewscaster has posted a few supposedly leaked images showing back and front of a new low-priced, big-screen handset, together with the picture of removed rear cover. These leaked images show dual-SIM slot and microSD card slot, indicating that Canvas A111 would be a dual SIM smartphone with expandable memory option. In back side photo, Dual LED flash can be seen next to the rear camera. Here is one more point that its rear camera still overhang out from the rest of the casing. Continue reading
In this digital era, Wi-Fi and NFC technology is not restricted only to computer or mobile handset…As now it can be enjoyed in camera too. Panasonic, well-known for hastily revitalizing its camera lineup and especially budget camera, has introduced new Lumix GF6 with more advanced features than previous upgrades. Panasonic’s latest compact system camera comes with Wi-Fi and NFC for appealing Smartphone users who would like to share their images instantly. GF6 is mirrorless camera that works as a point-and-shoot and even gives users more control to the camera. The small pack of Panasonic comes with compact kit zoom, flip-out screen, and dedicated mode dial as well 16.00–megapixel Live MOS Sensor for capturing high-resolution, high sensitivity image recording. There will be no requirement for M4/3 cameras in a year or so, as there will be far better choices like Panasonic Lumix GF6.
The wireless connectivity seems to be the camera’s top priority, but it is not one single thing that will attract users because users see all hardware features too. In terms of hardware, it bears 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor, latest designed Venus engine, ISO range between 160 and 25,600 (extended), up to 3.7fps in burst mode, a 3-inch 1.04M dot flippable touchscreen, and a brand new mode dial that is believed to appeal to more serious shooters. The rear LCD is able to face all the way forward that’s why you can easily capture self portraits. The Panasonic’s latest snapper is combined with the Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS zoom lens, which is smaller than previous version of the lens. Continue reading
Intex is not much renowned but familiar brand in the IT field. It offers range of IT accessories, mobile phone and consumer electronics. Lately, Intex comes with taking good news for gaming lover…as it has introduced gaming Phone, “Intex Player” which is loaded with 1000+ inbuilt free games and two dedicated gaming buttons on the top for accessing gaming content very easily. Intex player does not stand with too many specifications and features…because the gaming lover is mainly target of the phone. With less features, it will not disappoint people as it has included all standard features in this device like Dual-SIM capability, TFT touch screen, camera, memory support, internet connectivity, etc.
The latest launch of Intex bears a 2.8-inch 65K TFT touchscreen with resolution of 240 x 320 pixels which is enough to enjoy in-built games. It is a time of android phone, in this situation Intex has added JAVA OS but there is no issue about it because it is good at this price tag. Just like other phones, you can use two networks and take the benefits of different tariff plans on single device. Intex player has 1.3 megapixel rear-facing cameras with resolution of 1280 x 1024 Pixels, video recording, and digital zoom capability. Continue reading
The world’s 4th largest mobile manufacturer company ZTE is going to launch one new smartphone with very odd name “ZTE Geek”. The new handset “ZTE Geek” has been seen at the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing. It sports 16M colors 5-inch 720p capacitive touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass protection and resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The most eye catching feature of ZTE Geek is that it acquires the Clover Trail+ 2GHz dual-core Intel Z2580 processor, PowerVR SGX 544MP2 GPU. It comes with the recent operating system Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
The rumors about a “Facebook Phone” have been emerging since 2010. These rumors have come to an end, as the Facebook Home event on 4th April finally confirmed what the whole Tech world was waiting for. HTC partnered with Facebook and AT&T to reveal a deep Facebook integration smartphone named HTC First or Facebook phone. The smartphone comes with the new Facebook Home app right out of the box which makes it the first and only phone to use Facebook Home. It is also the first phone to have Instagram pre-loaded.
Facebook Home app puts the social network at the center of any smartphone that is based on Google’s Android operating system. Facebook Home brings your friends’ latest updates on your home screen so you can stay updated with your friends without opening an app or accessing a mobile website. You can also see notifications from apps and friends on your home screen. Double tap to open a notification. You are able to see the real-time update from your newsfeed and latest photo uploads of your friends on your cover feed. 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
Motorola Mobility expanded its RAZR lineup with two new android based devices named RAZR D1 and RAZR D3. Motorola announced these smartphones on 13th March ahead of Galaxy S4 launch event. The newest RAZR family members look like the RAZR M. These are mid-range handsets with long battery life and advanced cameras. Initially, they will be accessible only in Brazil. The company has not provided any information regarding the release plans for other countries. Currently, the dual-SIM version of RAZR D1 is available for purchase online at www.motorola.com.br for R$ 549 while the single SIM version and RAZR D3 will be available in the coming weeks. The D3 will come with a price tag of R$ 799.
Few specs are same in RAZR D1 and RAZR D3. The D1 and the D3 have 1GB of RAM and 4GB of built-in storage that can be expandable up to 32GB with the help of a microSD card. They come in dual & single SIM variants and based on Google Android 4.1, Jelly Bean operating system. Both of them will be upgradable to the latest version of Android in future. These devices include Circles widget of Motorola, which allows quick access to news, weather conditions, time, etc. Continue reading
After launching a stack of the budget-friendly Android phones and tablets, the domestic companies in India are now going to flood the market with cheap quad-core phones. The latest entrant into the cheap quad-core phones race is Lava. Lava will soon launch its first quad-core smartphone named XOLO Q800 officially. Although the company has not launched the smartphone officially, the phone is available at online retail store flipkart.com. The handset is based on Android OS and comes with good set of features & specifications. It is going to be great competitor of hot selling Micromax A116 as most of the specs are same, except the screen size, resolution, battery and price. Let’s compare the specifications of both smartphones, Lava XOLO Q800 and Micromax Canvas HD A116, so that you can decide which one is better to buy.
Comparison of XOLO Q800 and Canvas HD A116:
Both the smartphones feature IPS capacitive touchscreen display but with different size and pixel density. IPS technology means wider viewing angles and better accuracy & control. XOLO Q800 sports 4.5-inch display with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. On the other hand, Micromax A116 Canvas HD has a little bigger screen, 5-inch with a HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels). The high resolution makes the text, icons and images look much sharper. XOLO Q800 has decent pixel density of 245ppi compared to the Micromax device (294 ppi) because of its small screen size. But, bigger display and higher screen resolution make Micromax a clear winner. XOLO Q800 supports only single SIM. Continue reading
Lenovo has officially unveiled two new budget-friendly Android tablets at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. They dubbed as IdeaPad A1000 and A3000, both the devices offer a perfect blend of performance, style, and affordability. Unfortunately, Lenovo has not revealed any information about the exact price and release date of these budget phones. However, they are highly expected to hit the market shelves sometime in the second quarter of 2013. In the meantime, have a look at some of the key features & specs of Lenovo IdeaPad A1000 and IdeaPad A3000 tablets.
Lenovo IdeaPad A1000
Lenovo IdeaPad A1000 is a stylish yet powerful tablet that offers a huge 7-inch display with 1024 x 600 pixels of resolution. The device would also pack a fast and powerful 1.2GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM, which allows users to enjoy seamless multitasking, smoother UI (User Interface) transitions, quicker webpage loading, and super-fast start-up. Moreover, the tablet will run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, which can be upgraded to the latest Jelly Bean 4.2 firmware as well. Another impressive thing of this tablet is that it might offer 16GB of internal storage along with micro SD card support of up to 32GB. Continue reading