Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Samsung smartphones to get Jelly Bean upgrade

South Korean multinational conglomerate has begun rolling out its first official Jelly Bean upgrade. Galaxy S III, one of the most coveted handset will get the first Jelly-Bean (Android v4.1.1) update. 

Here's the list of Samsung smartphones to get Jelly Bean upgrade:
Galaxy Note
Galaxy S Advance
Galaxy S II LTE
Galaxy Chat
Galaxy Ace 2
Galaxy Beam
Galaxy Ace Plus
Galaxy Mini 2,
Galaxy S Duos
4 tablets: Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and Galaxy Note 10.1

First, the upgrade will be rolled for Poland users. Subsequently, the upgrade will be rolled out to other countries. 

Device can be upgraded to the latest version of Android by KIES or OTA (Over-The-Air). WIFI connectivity and at least 50% battery are required to get update the software successfully. Flashing can also be done by downloading the firmware.  

Here's the major highlight of Jelly Bean OS

Project Butter - Aims to make the operating system extremely smooth
Text Input: Faster keyboard with more accuracy.
Camera - The new OS brings to the table new UI and gestures, allowing users to swipe sideways, if they want to access a gallery. Images can be deleted by swiping them off the screen.
Notifications - The notifications bar has also received an upgrade.

HTC Windows 8 Phone

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Wednesday, 19 September 2012

HTC to come with Windows 8 Phone - Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S

HTC has unveiled two Windows Phone 8 handsets - HTC Windows Phone 8X and HTC Windows Phone 8S. Both smartphones are compact and look stunning. Let's run through the specs of these HTC phones:

HTC Windows Phone 8X:
It is a sleek (10.1mm thick) phone, whichhas polycarbonate unibody, similar to that of the One X. Its dimension is 132.4 x 66.2 x 10.1 and weighs 130g.  HTC Windows Phone 8X donws a 4.3" Super LCD 2 display with Gorilla Glass 2 protection. 

Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset with two Krait cores clocked at 1.5GHz, Adreno 225 GPU and 1GB of RAM, this HTC phone runs Microsoft's latest phone OS, Windows Phone 8.

The 8MP camera with BSI sensor has dedicated HTC ImageChip and can shoot 1080p video with stereo sound. The front-facing 2.1MP camera is also capable of recording 1080p videos. For enhanced music exerince, it has Beats Audio sound. 16GB storage comes on the board and can be expanded with a microSD card.

On connectivity front, HTC Windows Phone 8X has dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth 2.1, microUSB and 3.5mm audio jack.

It’s been heard that Windows Phone 8X will be available in the beginning of November. Till now, HTC source has not uttered any words on pricing of the phone. 

HTC Windows Phone 8S:
This is another phone running on Windows 8 OS with 4-inch capacitive Super LCD display with Gorilla Glass protection. Based on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset, the phone runs on a 1GHz dual-core Krait processor and Adreno 225 GPU. It has 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage, which can be expandable via a microSD card slot. It packs a 1700 mAh battery for long backup. 

It comes with 5MP camera with LED flash, 720p video recording and dedicated camera key. Beats Audio in the phone enhances music listening experience. The device will offer Wi-Fi, GPS (with GLONASS), and Bluetooth connectivity. 

Let's wait and see if HTC will take over the Windows smartphone market which was once Nokia's sole share. Nokis is the Microsoft's main partner and now HTC is trying to make its bonding. 

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Thursday, 13 September 2012

Comparison: Apple iphone 5 vs. Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III
4 inch Retina Display
1136x640 resolutions

4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED Display
1280x720 resolutions
Dual Core
A6 processor with ARM A-15 chip
Quad Core
1.4GHz Cortex A-9 processor
16GB, 32GB, 64GB
16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Android v4.0 ICS
8MP rear iSight Camera
LED flash
1080 video capture
1.2MP FaceTime front camera with 720p HD video
8MP rear camera
LED flash
1080 video capture
1.9MP front camera

2100mAh battery
Extra features
Siri, iTunes 11,Lightning dock connector, EarPod earphones, Apple Maps with Flyover mode, iCloud, AirPlay, AirPrint
S Beam, S Voice, Smart Stay, free Dropbox storage,

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