Archive for September, 2011
Tobi proposes a more rectangular device, most likely adopting that rumored edge to edge screen and possibly sporting a bigger diagonal. Another inspiration from the Apple tablet is drawn with the inclusion of the Smart Cover accessory that attaches to the device. Notice the elongated Home button area that fits in perfectly with the rumors we’ve heard, about that are being some sort of touchpad enabling gesture control that will help you browse in menus.
Acer has announced its next Ferrari-branded product in the form of the liquidmini Ferrari Edition smartphone, which features a 3.2-inch screen and runs Android 2.3. The most notable aspect of liquidmini Ferrari Edition is its red casing with chrome trim, that is curved on the back and adorned with the “prancing horse” logo. Acer’s included SocialJogger 2.0 app is reportedly designed to bring constant updates from Ferrari news sources, including Facebook and Twitter. The newest arrival will be sold bundled with a Ferrari-branded Bluetooth headset, featuring noise and echo cancellation, and automatic adjustment of incoming call volume.
Featuring a dual-core 1 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM and a 4.3-inch qHD display, the Android phone utilizes Verizon’s new LTE 4G network, which is claimed to be the fastest in the U.S. Owners of the Droid Bionic will be among the first people to use Motorola’s new Zumocast app, that lets users remotely access videos, music, pictures and documents stored on their computers. The phone can additionally serve as a wireless mobile hotspot, allowing up to five other Wi-Fi-enabled devices to share its 4G LTE signal.
It comes with the classic HTC back case, some very interesting buttons at the bottom, that seem to light up in a nice way and an original concept design. The display on this phone is a 3.2 inch one, showing the classic HTC Sense interface. This model supports 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi and should come with a 3 or 5 megapixel camera. Priced at $150 let’s say, this would become a total hit on the worldwide market.
Designer: Marc Aynote
The HTC TITAN largest smartphone screen to date – a 4.7-inch WVGA 480×800 pixel display. HTC TITAN are among first devices to offer the recently introduced Windows Phone 7.5 platform dubbed Mango. Running Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango), the slimline, 9.9 mm (0.39 inch) TITAN features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz CPU, an 8 megapixel camera, dual LED flash and 720p video recording. The update brings around 500 improvements, with upgraded multitasking and Internet Explorer 9 browser supporting HTML5. HTC Locations and Bing Maps apps are built-in to utilize the GPS receiver and the phone also has a gyro sensor, G-sensor, digital compass and ambient light sensor.
Designer: Emma Sandberg
The PRO has a 1 GHz processor, 4 GB of internal storage (which can be expanded to 32 GB), a 3.1-inch 640 x 480 Gorilla Glass display, and a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash. The PRO+ features both a physical and touchscreen QWERTY keyboard, and runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) platform. Other features include a compass, accelerometer, light and proximity sensors. Connectivity is made possible through the phone’s 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities, which allow it to communicate with up to five other Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
The incorporation of a stylus and the 1280×800 high-resolution Super AMOLED screen give the thin Android phone additional functionality by way of both sketching and note-taking. Samsung showed its new Note smartphone today at IFA, just 12 months after it showed the Galaxy Tab to great acclaim, and when history judges the 5.3″ supersized smartphone it just might play a much greater role in the development of the personal computer form factor.
The Nokia 950 concept phone, possibly featuring Mango OS and giving us a QWERTY keyboard to interact with. Alberto Pietrobon decided to borrow the Nokia E6 design and implement Windows Phone on it, for a result that easily fits in the touch and type segment. With a single core 1GHz CPU, 512MB of RAM, 8/16GB of storage and a 5MP camera.