Feb 222013

NVIDIA has announced that the first mobile phone equipped with Tegra 4 chip will be manufactured by ZTE, and we are likely to see this phone in the first half of 2013.

Tegra 4 processor integrates a quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU and 72 units graphics core, as well as an Icera i500 LTE modem, it is one of the first batch Tegra chips that has built-in 4G LTE network support.

The ZTE is more famous in the Chinese mainland, in recent years, the company has also stepped up to develop the U.S. market, so this Tegra 4 phone may be launched in the United States after China. ZTE is the first company announced to launch Tegra 4 phone, but it is unlikely to be the last one.

Furthermore, NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 processor is not the only “next-generation chip”. HTC’s flagship Android smartphone HTC One chooses Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU 600. Samsung Galaxy S IV may use the next generation Samsung Exynos processor.

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Feb 212013

Some time ago Sony introduced a new flagship phone Xperia Z, and now according to the media message, another Sony flagship Xperia M blueprint has been exposed.

According to the concept photo released by the designers, we can see that the Sony Xperia M body is with strong metal texture.

It is worth mentioning that according to the designer’s design idea, the Sony Xperia M will be equipped with a 16 million pixel full high-definition camera and built-in Exmor RS sensor. In addition, Sony Xperia M will also be equipped with a 4.6-inch 1080p screen, the pixel density will reach 479ppi.

On other configuration, the Sony Xperia M may be elevated to a new level. It will have built-in 2GHz frequency quad-core processing core, or using Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, it has 2GB RAM running memory and 32GB internal storage. As a flagship product, Xperia M also uses the latest Android 4.2 platform. It has a 3100mAh lithium battery.

Feb 212013

According to Engadget report, the U.S. FCC website information showed that the new Windows Phone 8 entry device Ascend W1 Huawei displayed at CES 2013 this year passed FCC certification, and also cleared hinder for its listing in the United States. Information from the site, the Huawei Ascend W1 U.S. version will support the U.S. TracFone and Net10 network, but it does not support 4G LTE. From the previous pricing, Ascend W1 is expected to refresh the bottom line price record of U.S. Windows Phone 8 devices.

Ascend W1 has previously been listed in China, Russia and India. It’s equipped with a 4.0-inch WVGA (800×480) screen, 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8227 dual-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM that supports microSD expansion, 2000mAh battery capacity, VGA level 300,000 pixel front camera and 5.0 megapixel rear camera. It supports NFC functionality, and the rear cover is removable. It has blue, pink, white and black four colors to choose from.

Feb 202013

Although the press conference for Sony new generation PlayStation will be held soon in New York, its rumors are continuous. According to gaming blog Kotaku report, anonymous said the PS4 will be landed in the U.S. market in November, and its lowest price is $429, and the highest configuration version is $529. The article also claimed that the PS4 price will bot be announced in the conference, and the price may change.

In addition, the message added, Sony will also support the function of controlling the PS4 through tablet and smartphone, for example, players will be able to download games directly on these devices, and then send them to the PS4.

Feb 202013

According to media reports, the mobile industry analyst Benedict Evans roughly estimated the Google Nexus 7 Tablet PC sales last year is about 4.5-4.8 million units based on Asustek Computer Tablet PC latest sales data on Tuesday. Google has not released the Nexus 7 sales data, so this sales data may be the closest one to the Nexus 7 actual sales data.

Evans’s report proved that Apple still rules the tablet PC market, and the company’s decision to enter the small screen Tablet PC helps the company to stop the pace of development of other companies and secures Apple dominance position in the tablet market.

Given to it that Apple sold 22.9 million iPad in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013 (ie, the fourth quarter of 2012), equivalent to five times of Evans anticipated Nexus shipped in 2012, which also means the it still takes a long time before Android can get a considerable share same as the smartphone market in the tablet PC market.

Feb 192013

Do you still remember the Korean manufacturer Iriver at the MP3 era? Iriver has just recently released a 7-inch Tablet PC named WOWtab, whose configuration is similar with the Nexus 7, although the Nexus 7 was released on June 28 last year.

The Iriver WOWtab is with a resolution of 1280 x 800 IPS screen, 1.2GHz NVIDIA quad-core Tegra 3 processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB ROM. It supports microSD expansion and it runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

In addition, Iriver WOWtab is equipped with 4000mAh battery, and it’s with a front camera, the size is 194x 122x 10.6mm and it weighs 338 grams.

Feb 192013

HTC will convene a new conference in London London time on February 19, 15:00 to 17:00, at the conference HTC will officially release the HTC M7 phone, whose design has been debut online before. It has changed the previous HTC phone style, which is still very worth looking forward to.

According to the previous message, the phone will be equipped with a 4.7-inch 1080P touch screen, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor, and 2GB RAM. Other aspects configuration, the phone will use the 1.3 million pixel main camera, and a 2-megapixel front camera, the battery capacity is 2300mAh.

At the same time, the phone will be equipped with the new HTC Sense5.0 UI, compared to the previous Sense interface, the Sense5.0 interface is more succinct, it’s believed it will give users a whole new experience.

Feb 052013

Recently, the websites Sammobile exposed the Samsung official invitation, which displays Samsung will display its latest GALAXY series products at MWC2013 from February 25 to February 28.

The exposed Samsung invitation doesn’t leak what new products will be release, but the striking Samsung GALAXY words on the invitation indicates that there will be new GALAXY series. According to speculation, Samsung may launch three tablet PCs and several smartphones in the MWC show. Such as Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0, GALAXY Tab, and GALAXY Tab Plus new prodycts.

The Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 is with a 8.0-inch Super Clear LCD touch screen, which will support 1280*800 pixel resolution, it has built-in 5 megapixel main camera and 1.6GHz frequency the Orion Eyxnos4412 quad-core processor, it provides 2GB RAM memory and 16GB/32GB two capacity version, and it’s pre-installed the Android 4.2 operating system, and it supports S Pen electromagnetic stylus operation. The GALAXY Tab 3 will also be equipped with a 1280 × 800 resolution touch screen and the Android4.2 operating system, and built-in 1.5GHz frequency processor, but other specific functional specifications are still unknown.

As to the GT-P8200 model GALAXY Tab 3 Plus, it is equipped with a 10.1-inch touch screen flagship model, and it will be possible to use the 2560 x 1600 resolution touch screen. And it will be equipped with 1.7GHz Exynos 5 dual-core processor based on the Cortex-A15 architecture, and also it will be with the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean system.

And the GALAXY series smartphones, Samsung is likely to bring the GALAXY Fonblet 5.8, GALAXY Xcover 2, GALAXY Express as well as GALAXY Grand new machines. The GALAXY Fonblet 5.8 which is equipped with a 5.8-inch touch screen with a resolution of qHD (960 × 540 pixels) is undoubtedly the most concerned. Based on currently available information, the product will have built-in Broadcom 1.2GHz BCM28155 dual-core processor and Android4.1.2 system , and it’s rumored that it will support dual-card function.

The GALAXY Xcover 2, GALAXY Express and GALAXY Grand are the released models, Samsung will showcase these new GALAXY series in one of the largest exhibition halls in MWC2013. But it is a pity that the highly anticipated Samsung GALAXY SIV will not be released in the MWC show.

Feb 052013

According to media reports, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop (Stephen Elop) revealed when accepted the Australia “Financial Review” interview that the company plans to expand its product portfolio, and it’s very interested in Tablet PC.

When asked whether Nokia has decided to launch its own tablet PC, Elop replied “We will consider any choice”. When media asked which platform Nokia would elect, Elop implied: “Imagine, you already have Lumia 920 running WP system, and you can gain the complete Microsoft experience with a Windows Tablet, PC or Xbox. We will give first consideration to Microsoft, but have not yet made ??a final decision “.

Elop believes the Windows tablet advantage is that corporate buyers are easily impressed by Microsoft additional services, such as Office and SkyDrive. Of course, Nokia will consider any options (Windows or Android), and a variety of cooperation opportunities is also what the users want to see.

In fact as early as several years ago, Nokia had launched a series of Internet Tablet based on Linux, the company attempt in the field of Tablet PC is even earlier than the Apple iPad.

Feb 042013

We are told that the developers who got the BlackBerry 10Alpha developing machine have been eligible to freely replace to the BlackBerry 10 limited edition. The BlackBerry company has sent the BlackBerry 10 limited edition smartphones to these developers. However, the Blackberry released a statement today that due to the unforeseen circumstances have been beyond the Blackberry company’s control, BlackBerry company can’t provide limited edition BlackBerry 10 smartphone BlackBerry to developers using the Verizon network.

Blackberry not only apologizes to the affected developers, but also offers two choices. First, waiting until the Verizon BlackBerry 10 officially released, to freely replace the Verizon official version BlackBerry 10; second, now freely replace to the networks of other carriers, such as AT&T version BlackBerry 10 phone.

The Blackberry company said the affected Verizon BlackBerry developers would receive emails about how to replace in the next few days, and the developer to decide which option to choose.