South Korean electronics giant, Samsung has been able to sell more units of its popular Android powered Galaxy S4 when compared to the Apple iPhone 5 in the US market, according to a new report.
In a move which marks the re-entry of Panasonic into the mobile handset market, the Japanese handset maker announced the launch of its first smartphone - the P51 – on Thursday.
Powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, the Panasonic P51 handset features a 5-inch screen; 1 GB RAM; and 8-megapixel back-side camera; a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera; the Android 4.2 ‘Jelly Bean’ operating system; and 4 GB of onboard storage capacity, which can be expanded via the microSD card slot.
Taking the promotion of its &199-priced Nexus 7 tablet - which hit the markets two months back - to a new level on Tuesday, Internet search giant Google has used its typically sparse ‘google. com’ home page to post an advertisement for the device.
The Nexus 7 ad, which Google posted on the home page on August 28, essentially had a click on the Google search page popping up the tablet from the page’s bottom, along with the following tag line under Google Search and I'm Feeling Lucky buttons: “The playground is open. The new $199 tablet from Google.”
Taiwan's HTC Corp has said that it is delaying the launch of tow of its smartphones in the US market as it requires a customs review as it lost a a patent lawsuit against Apple in the previous year.
The delay is likely to further affect the sales of the company, which is already seeing a fall in the country. Apple had won a court battle against the company in a patent lawsuit in December over technology in the smartphones. This required the company to get customs review before it launched the handsets in the Us market.
Finland based Nokia has said that its new phone Nokia Pureview 808 will be launched in May in Indian market. The device has received "Best Mobile Device" award at Mobile World Congress 2012.
The phone is expected to be launched in India with a price tag of Rs 29,999 as per unofficial reports.
Nokia Pureview will offer superior imaging technology and Nokia phone has received Best Imaging Innovation award for year 2012. After the success of other companies in India markets, it was time for Nokia to bring something better to compete.
The upgrade for Motorola’s flagship Android smartphone, the Milestone boasts of its latest upgradation, the v2.1 of the operating system.
This proclamation was first reported from the current popular trend for publicity Facebook, where it was seen posted, "We hope you enjoy enhancements such Speech to Text, live wallpapers, up to nine home screens, and added security for Microsoft Exchange server users".
The update termed as Eclair, is considered by Google as a mini update prior to Froyo that came out later this month for the same.
Dubbed as pocket PC- the Nokia N900 handset based on the Linux-based Maemo platform has Firefox as its other browser engine- Firefox 1.1.
Firefox 1.1 beta is tuned akin to Firefox 3.6 for desktop computers. The offering is specially made compatible to mobile devices as it dishes out an enhanced browsing experience. Users can expect an improved user interface, performance and UI responsiveness.
As the official Vodafone website states the much-awaited Vodafone 845 mobile phone is soon fated to roll out.
This season seems to have a lot of offerings with the latest one commencing with Vodafone’s 845 phone. This 2.8 inch screen device features Android Eclair software, GPRS, PC synchronization, integrated GPS navigation, Triband, 3G, Quadband, HSDPA, Bluetooth and Vodafone Sat Nav compatible.
Apart from the above one can also avail Poly ring tones, e-mail, fun games, MP3 player and Vodafone 360. Clear pictures can be captured through the 3.2 megapixel camera.
The Chinese telecom firm ZTE has announced that it is going to introduce CDMA and GSM handsets in India in next 2-3 months. As per the company, India has become the most promising market for handsets.
ZTE is one of the leading telecom firms in China and is ready to enter the vast Indian market. The handsets of the company are expected to be sold in the market soon. At the initial stage, the company has decided to come up with 10-12 models in both GSM and CDMA in India.
Later on it will expand its product line according to response and preference of the Indian customers.
The cell phone makers are thriving hard to come out with new highly-developed cell phones day by day and recently, Spice Mobiles Ltd came out with its latest Spice S-1200, which is sure to create waves in history of Camera Mobile phones.
The cell has a 12.2 mega pixel camera with Professional CCD Sensor with 3X Optical Zoom and 9X Digital Zoom with advanced camera functions could be availed for Rs. 14,500.
The cell phone boasts of all the latest and advanced camera functions like multiple face detection, smile shutter, auto focus, anti-shake, xenon flash and 24 preset capture modes including text capture mode. It has a 2.4 inches screen.
A new proclamation coming straight from the telecom operator, Vodafone UK, states that it will sell handsets from March 9 for as little as £30 per month. It is going to be a yearly contract.
This offer will cover 600 minutes, unlimited texts and mobile Internet with a usage capacity of 500 Mega Bytes.
These handsets were launched by Vodafone along with its T-Mobile during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, earlier this month.
The 8.1 megapixel camera-enabled phones take photos of high quality and have the ability to capture videos in 720p high definition mode giving a crystal-clarity image, at even 4x digital zoom.
The Canadian mobile phone maker Research In Motion (RIM) recently launched its popular flagship smart phone, BlackBerry Bold 9700 in India. This device runs on BlackBerry OS (operating system) 5.0 and 624 MHz processor. It includes a 3.2 megapixel camera, 2.44 inches display with 480 x 360 pixels resolution, full QWERTY keyboard, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity, 256MB internal storage, 16GB expandable memory. Priced at Rs31, 990, this comes only in black colour.
Acer has announced that it will launch a new Android based Smartphone called the Acer Liquid in the Indian market.
The PC maker's new smartphone runs the Android 1.6 or Donut OS. It is based on the Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm. The phone comes with a price tag of Rs. 24,900.
Acer Liquid features a WVGA touchscreen measuring 3.5" and it supports HSPDA 7.2Mbps / HSUPA / GSM. It has a 1350mAh battery and also features an FM radio. The phone has an inbuilt memory of 256MB which can be expanded through a micro SD.
Research In Motion has launched its new BlackBerry Bold 9700 in the Indian market. The model supports 3G connections worldwide.
The Blackberry Bold 9700 is available in Airtel retail outlets across India. The smartphone comes with a price tag of at Rs 31990. The phone is aimed at both professional and personal users.
It has a TFT LCD screen measuring 2.44-inchs and a resolution of 480x360 pixels. Its keypad is QWERTY with sculpted keys and chrome accents and also a Touch trackpad. It offers a wide range of communication and multimedia features.
Those who have been waiting to change their telecom operators by retaining their existing mobile number needs to have patience for more time as the government has extended the deadline to introduce much hyped mobile number portability (MNP) to March 20, 2010.
MNP would be introduces in a one-go throughout the nation instead of first launching it in metros and then to other cities. The services was due to be implemented from December 31 in metros and category A circles and by March 20, 2009 in the remaining parts of the country.
Leading electronic equipment manufacturer Samsung India has been eying the Open Market Handset segment by introducing more CDMA based mobile handset in the market.
Open Market Handsets (OMHs) are available through retailers while other CDMA based phones are available only through telecom service providers. CDMA enabled phones are continuously becoming popular in India and their growth may further pick-up in future with the entry of new telecom players in the market.
Fly Mobile has come up with its latest CDMA phone, the C-250, in India. The entry level mobile phone provides 800 MHz CDMA frequency. The device is labelled at a price of Rs. 4490.
Prem Kumar, CEO (India Operations), Fly Mobile declared, "It is our constant endeavor to capture not just the requirements but also the aspirations of the users through continuous consumer research. In addition he claimed that the incessant innovation has enabled us to come up with superior products at unbelievably affordable prices".
Washington, December 21 : The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US has developed a new application for a handheld touch-screen device that may lead to the development of portable tool to identify fingerprints and faces.
The application was developed by the NIST as a result of a demand made by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The GSM brand of India's Tata Teleservices Ltd., Tata Docomo, and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, today jointly unveiled the BlackBerry CurveTM 8250 smartphone, with the aim to appeal to a wide segment of retail and business customers who want to fuse together affordable rates with easy mobile access to emails, messaging, social networking and mobile net.
In addition to offering the web services of a smartphone, the Curve 8520 is also packed with powerful multimedia features such as music and video player, as well as a camera which enables video recording.
Giant mobile handset manufacturer Nokia has introduced its much awaited E72 in India. Coming in immediately after the E71, which was highly well received and sold like hot cakes, the new addition to the company's E series smartphones is essentially an upgraded version of its much loved predecessor.
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