Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

Published at: 3/22/2013 Category:
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a smartphone manufactured by Samsung Electronics. It was announced in New York on March 14, 2013. It is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S III. It has new software features such as Smart Alerts, Smart Stay, and Smart scroll, a 13-megapixel back camera, and a 5-inch 1080p display. The international version features an eight core Exynos 5 Octa processor with four active cores at any time. It will be available in late April 2013 on 327 networks worldwide and in 155 countries.

Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2013, March
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2013, April 26th
Body Dimensions 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm (5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz)
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- TouchWiz UI

Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Data GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC Yes
Infrared port2 Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
Camera Primary 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Secondary Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call
Features OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5410
CPU Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors White Frost, Black Mist
- Wireless charging (market dependent)
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Smart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll
- Air gestures
- Dropbox (50 GB storage)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- TV-out (via MHL 2 A/V link)
- SNS integration
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Organizer
- Image/video editor
- Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Stand-by
Talk time
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Nokia Lumia 928 to Launch on Verizon in April with Aluminum Body and Xenon Flash

Published at: 3/12/2013 Category:
A curious rumor surfaced today, saying that Nokia Lumia 920 for Verizon will be called Lumia 928 and will feature a different shell and a xenon flash. The Nokia Lumia 928 is rumored to replace the polycarbonate body with an aluminum chassis. The design will also change to something similar with the Lumia 720 and its squared edges.

Nokia Lumia 928 to Launch on Verizon in April with Aluminum Body and Xenon Flash

The Nokia Lumia 928 is also expected to be lighter and thinner than its international and AT&T version. Finally, the Lumia 928 for Verizon will feature a xenon flash in addition to the LED one, which will improve the image quality in low-light conditions. The rest of the specs sheet (screen, chipset, OS, connectivity) remains the same as the international Lumia 920 model.
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Samsung Galaxy S IV to use PowerVR SXG 544 Graphics

Published at: 3/12/2013 Category:
Samsung unveiled the Exynos 5 Octa platform a while ago, but it didn't specify the graphics it used. With the Exynos 5 chipset (the one inside the Nexus 10) Samsung used the ARM's Mali T604 GPU chips. Today Imagination Technologies announced its PowerVR SGX 544 graphics has been used in the Samsung 5410 Octa chipset, which will be powering the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV.

Samsung Galaxy S IV to use PowerVR SXG 544 Graphics
The Power VR SGX 544 GPU is available in three-core (544MP3) and quad-core (544MP4) configurations and AnandTech believes the first of those will be ticking inside the Galaxy S IV. We'll know for sure in two days' time when the official announcement comes.
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Leaked Images of Lenovo S920 Leaked, Runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Published at: 3/09/2013 Category:
At the CES 2013 event, Lenovo announced a 5.5-inch IdeaPhone K900 phablet. Just after the device was launched, the manufacturer introduced 5 more Android phones to its line-up – IdeaPhone S890, IdeaPhone S770, IdeaPhone A800, IdeaPhone A690 and IdeaPhone P770. All these phones have dual-SIM capability. Today, purported leaked images showing the Lenovo S920 has been spotted online.

Leaked Images of Lenovo S920 Leaked, Runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

The device is supposedly powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT6589 processor with 1GB of RAM. It is reported that since the performance of the MT6589 processor is slightly faster than dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, it is expected that the purported device mayn’t be a high-end device.

Leaked Images of Lenovo S920 Leaked, Runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

It is also suggested that the Lenovo S920 will be powered by Google’s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean mobile OS and will have a 2,250 mAh battery to power the device. Further specs and availability of the device is not yet known. But according to sources close to MyDrivers, it may be up for sale in a couple of months. We’ll keep you posted.
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Leaked Screenshot of HTC One Dual SIM Spotted Online

Published at: 3/09/2013 Category:
Today, a leaked screenshot of a HTC device has been spotted online. From the model number, HTC M7_DTU mentioned on the screenshot (shown below), we have come to know that the device is one of the variants of the HTC One. The device adopts the HTC Sense 5.0 User Customized interface. Two network antennas are shown on the screenshot of the device. One is getting EDGE network and another is in 3G network. So, it is clear that it has dual SIM capability.

Leaked Screenshot of HTC One Dual SIM Spotted Online

It is reported that the smartphone supports TD-SCDMA/W-CDMA/GSM networks. The smartphone will probably be heading to China Telecom. The single SIM variant of the HTC One is already up for pre-order in Canada at $149.99 but there is no info when it will start shipping the device. But in China, the HTC One both Single or Dual SIM may be available by May.

Leaked Screenshot of HTC One Dual SIM Spotted Online

The HTC One is packed with a 4.7-inch Super LCD3 display with 1920 X 1080 pixels of resolution, and 46pppi pixels density. It is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, accompanied by Adreno 320 graphics processor unit, and 2 GB of RAM, a 4 megapixel “Ultrapixel” camera sensor with a larger sensor and larger pixels, 1080p HD video recording capability (with HDR).

32GB/64GB onboard storage, 4G NFC chip, LTE connectivity, a 2300mAh battery, and more. In the US, FCC approved a device which is likely to be Sprint’s HTC One which features Sprint’s LTE band 25. In the region, T-Mobile and AT&T are also expected to carry the smartphone on their respective networks from March 22.
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Neo N003 will be the Cheapest Smartphone with 1080p Display

Published at: 3/09/2013 Category:
The Chinese market exclusive Neo N003 will be the most affordable Android smartphone featuring a 5" 1080p display. The handset's retail price will start at only 899 yuan ($145; €112) when it hits the shelves in the near future. The Neo 003 will undercut the previous affordability champion toting a 1080p display, the iOcean X7 Youth by 100 yuan. The latter is also available only on the Chinese market.

Neo N003 will be the Cheapest Smartphone with 1080p Display

The specifications of the Neo N003 include quad-core MediaTek MT6589 silicon, 13MP camera, and a 3000mAh battery to power the full HD display. A higher end version of the smartphone, priced at 1,499 yuan ($242; €186) will also be available. There are however, no details available about it at the moment.
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Asus Fonepad

Published at: 3/01/2013 Category:
Asus emphasized that with the Padfone you only need SIM card, one data plan, one monthly fee. So why not just make a tablet that makes calls? Well, they did – meet the Asus Fonepad. It’s a 7” tablet with an IPS screen of 1280 x 800 resolution. But it also sports full phone functionality with 3G HSPA+ connectivity. It’s powered by an Intel Atom Z2420 chipset with a single-core CPU at 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM and PowerVR SGX540 GPU.

Asus Fonepad

It will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at launch. There are two versions of the Asus Fonepad. In Europe, the tablet will come with 16GB of built-in storage and a 1.2MP front-facing camera. It will launch in April for €220. For the APAC region, the Fonepad will have only 8GB of built-in storage but it grows a 3MP camera on the back. This one will launch in March for $250. Both have microSD card slots and 5GB of lifetime Asus WebStorage.

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2013, February
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2013, April
Body Dimensions 196.4 x 120.1 x 10.4 mm (7.73 x 4.73 x 0.41 in)
Weight 340 g (11.99 oz)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 800 x 1280 pixels, 7.0 inches (~216 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 10 fingers
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Data GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
Speed HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, autofocus (selected markets only)
Features Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p
Secondary Yes, 1.2 MP
Features OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Intel Atom Z2420
CPU 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX540
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Titanium Gray, Champagne Gold
- SNS integration
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
- MP4/H.264/H.263 player
- Organizer
- Document viewer
- Photo viewer/editor
- Voice memo/dial
- Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 4270 mAh battery (16 Wh)
Stand-by
Talk time Up to 9 h
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