Archive for Smart phones
The Motorola RAZR very slim smartphone. Not only is the device said to be the skinniest smartphone in existence, but it is reportedly also the first to be able to stream video from Netflix at HD resolution. Its 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display is said to offer non-blurry movie and TV viewing, and a wider range of colors than most LCD HDTVs. Running on Verizon’s 4G LTE network using a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, it is claimed to be able to navigate the web at speeds as much as ten times faster than possible with 3G. The Motorola DROID RAZR will be available in early November, at a price of US$299.99.
Featuring a lineup of Google software upgrades such as Face Unlock and NFC-based Android Beam, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has a slightly curved 4.65-inch Super AMOLED screen working in 720p (1280×720) resolution, a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and HSPA+ network support as standard, with LTE support depending on the region. Google and Samsung have announced the world’s first smartphone running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) – the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus boasts a 5-megapixel rear camera equipped with autofocus, LED flash, zero shutter lag feature, improved low-light performance and panoramic picture mode.
Running Android 2.3, the DoublePlay is equipped with a main 3.5-inch screen and a sliding 2-inch sub display dividing the QWERTY keyboard into two parts. T-Mobile will soon offer an unusual dual-touchscreen Android-based smartphone, in the form of LG DoublePlay. Along with its dual touchscreens, the DoublePlay comes with an LED flash-equipped 5-megapixel camera, 720p video recording, and processing provided by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU. The DoublePlay’s screens can operate either simultaneously or separately, which “allows users to perform multiple tasks at once such as updating their Facebook pages while simultaneously surfing the Web, texting or checking email,” LG says.
Apple‘s new smartphone gets a brand new dual-core processor, an 8 megapixel camera capable of also shooting full high definition video, and a new personal assistant application that uses voice recognition. The iPhone 4S retains the ground-breaking Retina display technology and glass back of its predecessor. The 4S also promises up to double the previous download speeds and will be available on over 100 carriers worldwide. The new smartphone‘s battery life is claimed to offer either eight hours of 3G talk time, six hours of browsing, nine hours on Wi-Fi, ten hours of video playback, or 40 hours of music.
The first Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone look too good to be missed. Presumed specs are a 4.65 inch 720p display, a dual core 1.5GHz, a 5 or 8 megapixel camera and at least 16GB of internal memory. I’m really curios how thin this curved smartphone is and how round are its curves in comparison with the Xperia Arc and Nexus S.
A tablet as the main device and a detachable smartphone, that works like an extension. The two devices can be used separately as single entities and not depend on one another. This Fujitsu The Part unit isn’t a premiere, but still it’s a pretty original concept, created by Eunha Seo, Junse Kim & Yonggu Do.
The Amaze features a 4.3-inch qHD (540×960) touchscreen, along with an 8-megapixel camera equipped with several features tailored for fans of smartphone photography. The Amaze 4G a camera phone, as its camera comes with a dual LED flash, zero shutter lag, backside illuminated sensor (for low light images), dedicated camera button, as well as Full HD (1080p) video recording capability. Running Android 2.3.4, the Amaze 4G comes as the first NFC-enabled unit from HTC.
Powered by a 1.4GHz CPU, the Omnia W boasts a 3.7-inch WVGA (800 x 480) Super AMOLED display and will likely compete with the recently announced Mango-based HTC Radar. Utilizing 512MB of RAM, the Omnia W offers 8GB of built-in storage. Its 5-megapixel rear-facing camera comes equipped with autofocus, LED flash and 720p video recording. The Samsung Omnia W is actually quite similarly spec’d to the HTC Radar, apart from its slightly larger 3.8-inch screen and a lower clocked 1GHz CPU. Connectivity options include HSPA, GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA and Bluetooth 2.1 support.
HTC has unveiled its new Android 2.3-based smartphone, the HTC Rhyme. The smartphone comes with a 3.7-inch WVGA super LCD touchscreen and a refreshed HTC Sense 3.5 user interface. Connectivity comes courtesy of quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0 with FTP/OPP and A2DP profiles support, and DLNA support. Powered via a 1GHz CPU and 768MB of RAM, the Rhyme features 4GB of total built-in storage (up to 1GB available storage), 5-megapixel camera and a 1600 mAh power supply. HTC Rhyme docking station – provides charging and comes with Bluetooth speakers built-in
Featuring Beats Audio technology and a remote-equipped pair of Beats by Dr. Dre earphones, the Sensation XE packs a faster dual-core 1.5GHz CPU and a higher capacity 1730 mAh battery. It comes as the first product from HTC to be manufactured in partnership with Beats Electronics. HTC‘s 4.3-inch Sensation flagship smartphone will soon be available in an upgraded version, in the form of the Sensation XE. After the Beats by Dr. Dre in-ear headphones are connected, the phone automatically detects the Beats headset in order to optimize the output and improve the audio experience.