Samsung’s triumph in Android smartphones pushes the reputation and revenue of this electronics firm to a further step. Things are sure that Samsung will continue to intro more android-based smartphones of diversifying models and aiming at different markets despite those horrendous Android patent issues and lawsuits. Another newly-leaked android smartphone, Samsung SPH-M930, attracts our attention.
According to the images revealed, SPH-M930 takes a sliding design with full QWERTY keyboard. The front is somehow in reminiscence of Droid Charge while the back is decorated with line patterns as broidery. This android 2.3-processing smartphone will be powered by a 1GHz processor, a HVGA display and a 2MP camera. So it is apparent that M930 is positioned as a … Continue
MTK may not be in your vocabulary as a chip maker, but chances are that you will feel it hard to ignore it if you get to know that MTK is the very chipset provider which churns out numerous chips for a vast majority of Shanzhai handsets. The launching of second-gen MTK chipset, MT6573, marks a watershed for this chipset firm which now majorly offers their stuff to big brands instead, like ZTE and Lenovo. Now the first MT6573-based smartphone of Lenovo emerges out. Customized by China Unicom, Lenovo A60 sports 3G network WCDMA and GSM dual bands and will be available at the start of next month for 999 yuan (around $155).
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The global popularity and huge success of Samsung Galaxy S II, a typical high-end on par with iPhone 4, is likely to prompt Samsung to bring out more diversifying android-based smartphones. Well, Samsung Admire, codenamed as SCH-R720, is a newly-leaked handset targeting mid-end market, customized by American carrier, MetroPCS.
Samsung Admire comes with relatively modest specs by featuring a 800MHz processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA (480×320 pixels) touchscreen, android 2.3.3 with Samsung’s proprietary UI TouchWiz, a 3.2MP camera as well as Wifi, Bluetooth and GPS. This device is estimated to hit the market in August or September with a price after rebate less than $149.99. Does Admire SCH-R720 live up with our admiration? We’ll see.… Continue
The android-based smartphones brought out by LG this year are generally high-end with impressive hardware and thus rocketing high prices, such flagship phones as Optimus 2X and Optimus 3D. Unlike its two cousins, LG Optimus Net P690, along with other new models posted on LG’s Italian official site, mainly targets mid-end market with its Gingerbread android version and balanced config.
Optimus Net P690 can be viewed as an enhanced version of Optimus One. It touts a 3.2 inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen, an 800MHz Qualcomm MSM 7227T processor, 512MB of RAM, android 2.3, a 3.2MP camera with auto focus, a battery of 1500 mAh with fairly long standby time, a weight of 122g. From its moniker, Optimus Net … Continue
It goes without saying that Samsung Galaxy S series smartphones have swept over the world and won amazing popularity. Now another hit is expected with the coming of Galaxy S’s cousin, Galaxy Z. Unveiled jointly by its creator Samsung Electronics and Swedish carrier, this new device powered by Nvidia Tegra 2 makes a debut and can be now preordered in Sweden.
Galaxy Z resembles much GALAXY S II in appearance but is coated with better metallic case in the back and slightly plumper (9.46 in thickness) than its skinny sister. The front of Galaxy Z accommodates 4.2-inch Super Clear LCD touchscreen with uncompromised WVGA resolution. As for other specs, Galaxy Z features android 2.3 combined with the … Continue
Sony Ericsson’s intensive and determinate efforts in android-based smartphone have generated two fresh fruits, Xperia Ray and Xperia Active, announced on Sony CMMA 2011 in Singapore. These two gorgeous handsets inherit the characters of Xperia series phone, the snappy design and sound specs. Xperia Ray features a 3.3 inch FWVGA capacitive touchscreen, android 2.3, a 1GHz Qualcomm QSD 8255 CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, an 8.1MP camera capable of 720p video recording. All these contents are cased in a fairly slime figure of 9.4mm in depth. Four color options for Ray are offered when it will hit the market, black, gold, white and pink.
As for Xperia Active, the most impressive feature for … Continue
Huawei’s handsets seems never noted for the awesome features but for the modest specs and pricings. Now Huawei Glory, unveiled by American carrier Cricket, is ready to prove to us that Huawei-brand smartphone is also able to run on par with those top handsets to date. Codenamed also as Huawei M886, Glory comes with a rig that lives up with its moniker and can be viewed as the best Android smartphone that Huawei has ever hammered out.
Huawei Glory features a 1.4GHz Qualcomm MSM8655T Snapdragon processor, android 2.3.3, a 4 inch TFT LCD touchscreen with 854*480 resolution, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP camera with LED flash, a battery of 1900 mAh, with support of Wifi, Bluetooth and GPS … Continue
It seems that Sony Ericsson takes pleasure in streaming the rich resources of Walkman to its handsets and introducing one and another android-based smartphones. While the images of Walkman Android W8i announced not long ago are still fresh in our mind, its Walkman sibling, WT19i, surfaces thanks to the leakage of the official XML files, which offers us a chance to know what it is inside this mystified devices.
Walkman WT19i is presumably a variant of WT18i due to their many similarities. Coming with not so so impressive specs, WT19i targets the mid-range market by promising a 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen, android 2.3, possible Qualcomm chipsets, a possible 5MP camera with auto focus, integrated Walkman music player. Though there is … Continue
While we are still absorbed in the lingering charm of Pantech’s Vega Racer, a 4.3-inch smartphone with an amazing 1.5GHz processor announced just a few days ago, Pantech now intros another 1.5GHz smartphone with a monstrously broad 5-inch touchscreen, which might bring this phone an acclaim of being the largest smartphone to date. Monikered as Vega No.5, this giant phone shares many similarities with its brethren, Vega Racer, both inside and outside.
Vega No.5 comes with almost the same specs with Racer except for screen size, featuring a 5-inch touch screen with resolution of 480*800 pixels, a 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM 8660 dual-core CPU, android 2.3.3, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, a 8MP camera sporting 1080p video recording, Wifi … Continue
When most utterly high-end smartphones are generally powered by 1.2GHz dual core CPU, Pantech, an unnoticeably South-Korea company, is able to make breakthrough first by hammering out a 1.5GHz dual core smartphone. That whether Vega Racer is the first1.5GHz-processor-packed smartphone seems not so important now that the boom or doom of a smartphone is not just decided by a fast processor but something more.
Apart from a 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM 8660 dual core CPU, Vega Racer is able to store matching specs by featuring Adreno 220 GPU, android Gingerbread, a 4.3-inch touchscreen with WVGA resolution, 1GB of RAM, a 8MP forward facing camera and a 1.3 MP rear camera, and a battery of 1650 mAh. … Continue