Wo-Ho—cheer is here for Motorola fans after fairly long now. The Motorola X that had been awaited anxiously could now be unveiled at Google Developer Conference, this May. Verizon has notched up a contract with Motorola for launching the X on its network this July. Google Play Store could be the official retailer for the unlocked version of the Motorola X. Built sturdy as the Motorola DROID RAZR M, the X would come in an edge-to-edge screen of 5 inches. The Android version would be the Lime Pie, but as of now no further sneak peeks into the Motorola X could be found. This is slated to be the first offering powered by the latest version of the Android OS, from Motorola.
Sony has launched an exciting range of smartphones at CES 2013, and we just can’t stop drooling at two of the hottest models from their lineup – the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. We think the Xperia Z would be yet another Android device that Apple would have to worry about, and here’s why: Display: To start with, the Xperia Z has a gorgeous 5-inch full HD display powered by Sony’s own Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2. We’ve always maintained that the biggest disappointment about the iPhone 5 was its limited 4-inch display, and with yet another big screen device like the Xperia Z, we wonder if Apple’s finally taken note of this point. Even in terms of resolution, the Xperia Z’s 443 ppi display makes for a visual treat when compared with the iPhone 5’s 326 ppi display. Processing power: The Xperia Z is also a lot more powerful – [+more]
Sony has been working on its two Flagship phones namely Yuga and Odin for the year 2013. Few days back it turned out that Yuga would now be known as Sony Xperia Z. And it’s not only the name Sony Xperia Z photos were also revealed on the Sony website. Along with Yuva another phone which is a talk of the town is Odin which is reportedly going to be known as Sony Xperia ZL. The rumours are that Xperia Z would be launched in Japan and its slightly sleeker version Xperia ZL would come out in rest of the world. Instead of having front facing camera on top, xperia ZL has a camera in the bottom. The specs of the both the phones Sony Xperia Z and ZL are still not official but the buzz is that both the phones would sport a 5-inch display display with [+more]
Here is some spicy rumor doing rounds in Korea: Samsung Galaxy SIV is all set to see the light of the day in April. SIV would be first in its league to be coupled with the S Pen and may have same features as Galaxy Note 2. Moreover, this new flagship model of Samsung is expected to strengthen the hold of Korean giant in Smartphone market. Alongside the S-Pen rumors the other rumors which are getting baked in the oven are that SIV may have 5-inch 1080p AMOLED display. The device may run on Jelly Bean and would be powered by a quad-core Exynos 5440 chip prepared using 28nm high-K metal gate technology. The successor of SIV may have 13-megapixel rear auto-focus camera and slightly heavy body than S3.
HTC finally took off the curtains from HTC Butterfly at Taipei, its 5-inch handset has almost similar specifications to that of HTC J Butterfly and the US- only based Driod DNA. The phone sports a 5-inch Super LCD screen and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Powered by quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC running at 1.5 GHz it is a breeze to use. The 2 GB RAM of the phone gives ample space for storing movies, and music. The Butterfly has Andriod 4.1 Jelly Bean and its USP is Sense UI. The 2020mAHli-polymer batters gives enough running time to the handset. Commenting on the launch of this handset, Chief Executive Peter Chou at HTC said, “We are confident that HTC Butterfly will set a new example for high-end smartphones.” Other Features of HTC Butterfly- 5-inch super LCD 3 display with 1080p resolution 3G, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, [+more]