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03 Jan 2015
Now here is a smartphone from ZTE, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S.
The upcoming ZTE Speed will be accompanied by a $99.99 price tag sans a contract. It will feature a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, a .5” display, Android 4.4 KitKat in tow, and 4G LTE connectivity.
In addition, there will also be a 2MP camera in front for selfie lovers, while at the back lies a 5MP FSI camera with HRD and LED flash, HD voice support, Bluetooth 4.
[Continue reading ZTE Speed - A Handset With A Cheap Price And A Decent Performance]
31 Dec 2014
HTC has got a new Desire device to show off at CES 2015 this January.
HTC has been busy teasing us with CES related stuff on the company’s Weibo account. One of the teasers reads, “Always Desire More” clearly alluding to a Desire device of some sort.
The rumor mill hasn’t exactly been abounding with talk of a new HTC Desire device so when it comes to what HTC will show us in a little less than a fortnight.
[Continue reading HTC to Show A New Desire Device At CES 2015]
31 Dec 2014
The update began its roll out in Poland not to long ago, and is now rolling out to GS5 owners in Spain, signalling a European roll out of Lollipop that should culminate in a US release.
- Model: SM-G900F
- Model name: GALAXY S5
- Country: Spain
- Version: Android 5.0
- Changelist: 77433514
- Build date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:40:19 +0000
- Product Code: PHE
- PDA: G900FXXU1BNL9
- CSC: G900FPHE1BNL2
- MODEM: G900FXXU1BNL9.
[Continue reading Android 5.0 Lollipop arrives to Samsung’s Galaxy S5 in Europe]
30 Dec 2014
OnePlus may be working on a dual-SIM device. It could be the company’s next flagship device — the earlier rumored OnePlus Two, or just a dual-SIM version of the existing OnePlus One.
The rumor, in case you wonder, started from o OnePlus promotional video depicting a device that seems to support two SIM cards and also has a microSD card slot.
OnePlus’ next flagship will come with a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) screen, at least 2GB of RAM (if not 3GB), 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, while Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 chip will provide the processing power needed to run things smoothly.
[Continue reading OnePlus Dual SIM phone in works]
28 Dec 2014
Aside from the hot new BlackBerry Passport and Classic, the Canadian company is also preparing to launch another new device in the near future.
The BlackBerry Z20 aka Rio will cater towards emerging markets of the world.
The preliminary information we’ve got suggest this will be a device that sits somewhere between the BlackBerry Z3 and Z30:
- 5-inch 720p HD screen
- Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 dual-core chip clocked at 1.
[Continue reading BlackBerry Z20 Specs unveiled]
28 Dec 2014
Next year Huawei will unveil the Ascend P8, its next mid-range flagship device. We’re glad to report about what kind of hardware this device will pack under its fancy hood:
- 5.2-inch full HD screen
- HiSilicon Kirin 930 octa-core chipset built on TSMC’s 16nm process
- LTE connectivity (in some markets)
- Camera with single-LED flash (13MP?)
- Metal chassis
- Expandable storage (with microSD cards).
[Continue reading Huawei Ascend P8 specs leak]
24 Dec 2014
If you happen to be a Verizon subscriber and also tote around the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, then you would be pleased to hear that the mobile has just introduced a brand new minor update.
It will do away with the Redbox Instant app, which is something that folks would most probably look forward to, in addition to including support for 4G LTE roaming in selected markets.
Do bear in mind that this is independent of the Android 5.
[Continue reading Minor Update Arrives To Verizon LG G Pad 8.3]
24 Dec 2014
It seems like the folks over at LG have decided to announce the LG Tab Book Duo, that will comprise of two different segments.
First of all, there will be a 10” display of unknown resolution count, alongside a kickstand and a Bluetooth keyboard which will hook up to your Tab Book as well as smartphone simultaneously.
The processor underneath the hood will be able to deliver up to 11 hours of battery life at a stretch – which is mighty impressive if you ask me, but then again that remains to be seen as to what kind of activity that you put the LG Tab Book Duo through.
[Continue reading LG Tab Book Duo Announced By LG]
24 Dec 2014
Boost Mobile has just released a pair of affordable smartphones: the Lumia 635 and the ZTE Speed. Both are now available from Boost mobile online for the price of $99 before taxes.
The Lumia 635 runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and touts a 4.5 inch display covered with Gorilla Glass 3, a 5MP rear-facing camera and features Microsoft’s digital assistant, Cortana.
The ZTE Speed is a modest Android device with a 1.
[Continue reading Boost Mobile Launches Lumia 635 and ZTE Speed]
20 Dec 2014
Sony has apparently lost track of an early Xperia E4 prototype, which ended up in the hands of Polish tech bloggers.
The E3 sequel should more or less address the same budget-conscious target audience, yet considerably slim down the bezels and increase the usable screen real estate of last year’s entry-level contender.
The main snapper appears to sport a 5 megapixel sensor, that sounds disappointing, but it’s really all we could have hoped for at $199.
[Continue reading Sony Xperia E4 pictured alongside Z1 Compact]
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