Showing posts with label Latest Smart Phone. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Latest Smart Phone. Show all posts

Friday, April 24, 2015

Xiaomi announces the $205 Mi 4i, its first smartphone to debut outside China

 At its event in India today, Xiaomi announced the Mi 4i. It’s the first Xiaomi phone to see its initial release outside of China, and it costs only $200.
It packs an impressive amount of features into its affordable frame: a 5-inch 1080p IPS display coming at 44i ppi, a 13MP megapixel main camera and 5MP one for your selfies. Inside, you’ll find 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and Snapdragon 615 processor to power the Android Lollipop software.
Design-wise, the phone’s 7.8 mm thick. It’s a unibody polycarbonate(AKA fancy plastic) design with a soft-touch finish a coating to prevent fingerprints. There are five colors available; you’ll get the standard black and white, as well as orange, light blue and pink.
It also comes with an impressive 3,120 mAh battery, much bigger than other phones around its size. Xiaomi says it’s one of the first to use a new high-density battery technology to fit that much juice into a thin frame. When you need to top the battery off, a quick-charge feature will deliver 40 percent of a charge in just an hour (full charge in three), according to Xiaomi.

The Mi 4 will be released on April 30 in India for a price of 12,999 Rupees – or around $205. It’ll also land in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Malaysia in May.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

BlackBerry unveils its mid-range 4G all-touch Leap smartphone

BlackBerry unveiled its new Leap smartphone today at Mobile World Congress. It’s a 5-inch all-touch 4G LTE device aimed at young professionals and features the latest version of BlackBerry 10 OS.
The Leap has a 720p screen, a 1.5Ghz processor, and 2GB of RAM along with 16GB of onboard storage. There’s also an MicroSD slot that supports cards up to 128GB, and a 2,800mAh battery that promises 25 hours of use on a single charge.

Those specs are modest by today’s standards, but not shabby by any means. The device also has an 8-megapixel camera in the rear that’s capable of shooting 1080p video at 30 fps, as well as a 2-megapixel shooter in front, which should do the trick for amateur shutterbugs.

What’s more exciting than those specs is the OS. BlackBerry 10 has a number of neat features, including Amazon Appstore for downloading Android apps, and the voice-activated BlackBerry Assistant that you can command to quickly search the Web and send messages.
The Leap sounds like it could be a decent buy for people buying their first business-oriented phone. However, we’ll have to wait and see if BlackBerry can keep the price low enough to compete with similarly specced Android devices on the market.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Meizu Expected To Announce First Ubuntu-Powered Smartphone By January-End

Meizu is all set with their new releases for January-end. They will announce three new devices by the end of this month. A Weibo account called ChinaUbuntu leaked the news and it showed a teaser too, which featured some text which was incomprehensible too.

The leaked image is as shown below. The text on it is translated as “3 Happiness”. It indicates that three devices will be announced from the Chinese smartphone maker. Keeping aside all the other smartphones, what is most exciting is the first Ubuntu-powered smartphone from Meizu, which is expected to be launched in this lot only.

The image is also related to Ubuntu and some more images have also been leaked which hint at Meizu MX4 based on Ubuntu software. If the launch happens finally, this will be the first time Ubuntu will be entering the smartphone market. Unfortunately, the KickStarter campaign for the smartphone was a failure as it couldn't reach its funding target. Meizu has not announced anything officially though. So we have to wait for some more time when Meizu releases the official teaser on their own.