Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Nokia announces Asha 310, a touchscreen phone for $100

Nokia has just announced its new phone featuring a combination of three features that can make the device a hit in developing countries. Nokia Asha 310 is a touchscreen device supporting Dual SIM mode. Its recommended price is just $102. One more feature is multiply user profiles support. The phone has 3-inch 400x240px capacitive display, 2MP camera, MicroSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM tuner, 3.5mm headphones jack. The body measures 110x54x13mm and weights 104g. The battery provides about 17 hours of talk time or 25 days of standby one.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Pantech showed another giant smartphone - Pantech Vega No. 6

Today Pantech officially announced Vega No. 6 smartphone featuring 5.9-inch Full HD screen. This 158.6x83.2x9.9mm device has been already available in South Korea for $776. This smartphone is based on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core chip and has 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13MP camera, 3124mAh battery. The device supports NFC, LTE and VoLTE wireless standards. The operating system is Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Flux UX user interface.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

LG officially announces Optimus G Pro

LG has just officially introduced its new 5-inch device – LG Optimus G Pro. The smartphone features extra bright and clear Full HD 440ppi screen, 3000mAh battery, 13MP camera, 2GB RAM, and 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon Pro processor! The device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with some exclusive tweaks. One of them is Slide Apps panel, an analogue of Sony’s Small Apps. In April LG Optimus G Pro will become available in Japan. In other countries it will appear some weeks later.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

LG Optimus L3 budget-class smartphone

One of Swedish online stores has just started to accept pre-orders for LG E400 Optimus L3 mobile device. This entry level smartphone cost just $190 and has quite simple list of specifications. It runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is equipped with 3.2-inch multitouch capable screen with 320x240px resolution, 3MP camera, MicroSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB port, FM radio.

Monday, November 7, 2011

HTC Rezound

At last HTC officially announced its new flagship smartphone – HTC Rezound. It is the first company’s device featuring 4.3-inch 1280x720px touchscreen. This smartphone is based on 1.5GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Sense 3.5 UI. But HTC promises to release Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update till the end of this year. Other specifications of this mobile device include 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 8MP camera with double LED flash, front-facing 2MP camera for video calls, 1650mAh battery. HTC Rezound will become available next week and will be sold by Verizon for $300 with two-year contract.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Samsung Champ 2 touchphone

Last year Samsung release the Champ device – a budget class touchscreen phone. Now it is almost ready to introduce its heir. Samsung C3330 Champ 2 has 2.4-inch resistive touchscreen with 240x320px resolution, 2MP camera, FM radio, Bluetooth 3.0, MicroSD external memory card slot (up to 16GB cards are supported), 3.5mm headphones jack, 1000mAh battery. There is no any official information about its price but it is expected that Samsung Champ 2 will cost less than $100.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Motorola Admiral

Recently Sprint announced new smartphone featuring unusual for present-day smartphones shape factor. Motorola Admiral is a QWERTY monoblock device with rugged case that is dust, shock and temperature resistant. The smartphone runs on Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is equipped with 1.2GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, 3.1-inch touchscreen with 640х480px resolution, MicroSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 5MP camera with LED flash, 1860mAh battery. Motorola Admiral has been already available for $99 with two-year contract.