HTC Desire 516: Good But Far From Perfect

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Not yet ready to take down its guard, HTC has recently rolled out HTC Desire 516 phablet in India and Europe. The war in the competitive market of low-cost smartphones seems to be far from over with the entry of BlackBerry Z3 and Asus ZenFone 5. Launched in direct competition to Moto G, the Desire 516 is a 5-inch device boasting sleek design and round edges. With a removable plastic rear cover and battery, the Desire 516 holds 5MP camera with 540 x 960 pixel resolution and 220 pixel density. The 2MP front camera makes it a great choice for those who love to take selfies. However, the glossy finish of the device makes it uneasy to hold with one hand. Weighing 160 grams, the phablet is 9.7 mm in thickness. Available in full black and full white variants, it holds lighted back and home touch buttons for easy use [+more]

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iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5c – Could Apple Finally have Decided to Produce a Colourful and Low Cost iPhone?!

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Since Apple’s announcement this June, pundits have been eagerly awaiting any information about a low cost iPhone. Apple has been silent – and we have many rumours flying around. It would seem that we have some more information – a picture from the Chinese website WeiPhone.com – it shows a whole load of plastic iPhone cases, with the name iPhone 5c stamped on them. What the iPhone 5c could be. The main question is – what does the “c” in iPhone 5c stand for? There seem to be three obvious answers: Coloured. Along with the pictures of the multi-colored plastic iPhone backs, the picture from WeiPhone.com really gives credence to the theory that we might be getting a cheaper and multi-colored iPhone. Cheap. Rumours about a cheaper iPhone have been gaining momentum recently. A cheaper iPhone could be an attempt by Apple to increase it grasp on the low end [+more]

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Apple iPhone 6 May Come in Hot Waters: LG Optimus G2 to Go Razor Blade Thin?

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Looking forward to some of the new devices expected to roll out soon, let’s examine the specifications of the LG Optimus G2, comparing it to see whether it will surpass the Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5. Considering the rumors and speculations, read on for a general idea of what the devices might look like. Anticipated to be launched in October, the LG Optimus G2 could run Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie in beta form. With a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, the LG G2 might hold a 5.2-inch Full HD display with either 2 or 3GB of RAM. This smartphone might come out with internal storage options of 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. What makes the device surpass other is the slimmest HD panel that it holds. For the iPhone 6, many reports indicate that the device might roll out with exciting upgrades in 2014. However, rumors [+more]

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The Very First HTC One Mini : Child of HTC One in Awe of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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Made a little lighter and smaller than the HTC One, in competition with Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, the HTC One Mini seems like a little brother of the former, weighing 122 grams as opposed to One’s 143 grams. With not much difference between the two, it looks like the mini might roll out with success in the market. Both the devices are made of aluminum, running Android 4.2.2 HTC Sense 5 software. Wireless LTE networks are included in both. While HTC One comes in 32GB and 64GB variants, the HTC One Mini will roll out in 16GB version. While the One offers Full HD 1080p display, the One Mini holds 720p display with ultrapixels and boomsound. The aspect ratio of 16:9 is same in both, the One stands at 4.7-inch display while the One Mini sits at 4.3-inch. Both the devices sport a 4-megapixel rear camera. However, HTC mini has [+more]

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Apple iPhone 6 & Samsung Galaxy S5 Need To Watch Out: Nokia Launches Lumia 1020 With a Huge 41-MP Camera

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Designed with the highest camera quality ever, Nokia on Thursday unveiled the much-anticipated Lumia 1020, with a powerful 41-megapixel camera. Hoping to emerge out of shadows, Nokia aims to stay at peak among rivals including Samsung Galaxy S5 and Apple IPhone 6. The camera quality of Lumia 1020 is bigger than the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4 that’s 8 and 16 megapixels respectively. However, there’s one major feature the device lacks- apps. The Lumia 1020 houses only 160,000 apps, whereas rivals hold about five times as many apps. In a bid to stay in competition, Samsung also last month uncovered a Galaxy S4 version with 16MP camera and Xenon flash on the back. Nevertheless, with the latest Lumia 1020, the Finnish mobile maker is hoping to make a comeback with a bang. With the latest Dual Capture technology, the device can take two shots simultaneously, one at 38-megapixel resolution for [+more]

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41MP Cam & Quad-core Processor In Nokia Lumia 1020 To Bring Down HTC One

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Earlier touted as the Nokia EOS, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is expected to officially arrive on July 11th in New York. Marketed on a huge 41-megapixel rear camera, this feature will be the device’s biggest selling point if rumors are to be believed. This Windows Phone 8 device will boast a powerful Xenon flash on the rear to capture clear and vivid shots. The smartphone is also marked to be the first Nokia device holding powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, which will make it stand in completion with other successful giants such as the HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z. Expected to sport 4.5-inch display, the Lumia 1020 might roll out with a 720p resolution. However, some reports also hint towards a 768 x 1280 AMOLED display while few others indicate towards a 720 x 1280 OLED screen. Considering the battery, the smartphone will sport a 2000mAh [+more]

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Asus Padfone 2 Vs. Asus FonePad: The Secrets to Two Asus Phablets Revealed

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Manufactured with almost similar names, Padfone 2 and FonePad are two phablets by Asus that have marked the entry of the Taiwanese firm into the niche world of Android. A blend of smartphone and tablet, touted as phablets, let us compare the specifications and features of both the devices. Starting with the 4.7-inch Asus Padfone 2, the device is slim, sitting at 10.4mm body. With an easy interface and unusual round grove pattern at the rear, the Padfone 2 is comfy to hold and use. The smartphone runs quad-core Qualcomm CPU and Adreno 320 GPU combo with 2GB of RAM. Interestingly this device can also roll out into a slot with a 10.1-inch tablet adaptor. It comes in 16, 32 and 64 GB variants with 2,140mAh battery. Coming down to the huge 7-inch Asus FonePad, the device is made to accept a smartphone SIM for 3G calling. Built on Intel [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Calm Withing To Strike A Storm: Production to Commence in August

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Scheduled for a September 2013 release, Samsung is expected to commence the mass production of its upcoming Galaxy Note 3 this August. The Korean manufacturer recently unveiled its flagship Galaxy S4, which saw the sunshine with over 10 million handsets sold within 30 days only. The predecessor to the Note 3, the Galaxy Note 2 was launched in August last year in the Korean market, following other countries a month later. The success and fame of the Note 2 has raised users’ expectations, who now anticipate Samsung to roll out the Galaxy Note 3 with even better features and latest technology. Certain reports indicate that the Galaxy Note 3 might hit the shelves sporting Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or even the Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Anticipated to appear at the IFA Event in Berlin in September, all eyes are set on Samsung to see what next the Korean manufacturer [+more]

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A Sneak Peek Into Huawei Ascend P6 Via Released Photo and a Teaser Video

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Slated to hit the shelves in London on June 18, the Ascend P6 is a 4.7-inch smartphone that’s all set for release. Prior to the launch, the firm recently rolled out a teaser video and photo of the device. Publicizing via the social networking site, the company posted an image of the smartphone on Facebook along with a statement by Richard Yu’s, CEO, Huawei. The statement read, “You know, after using the P6 more and more, I’ve begun to notice how nice the side keys were designed and how good it felt to press them. Their positioning along the edge felt just right and natural. They aren’t protruding out too much so you don’t have to worry about the wrong button being pushed when it’s in your pocket, nor are they too flat that they’re uncomfortable to feel. We were able to find that ‘sweet spot.’” The image posted shows the [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One : The All Metal Body Syndrome

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Samsung never fails to disappoint its users. With every new launch, comes innovativeness. And now with Design 3.0, we hear Samsung is building its next-gen devices with high quality materials and designs. Crafted in an aluminum unibody casing, the Galaxy S5 will be the first device sporting Design 3.0. This device, we believe will roll out in direct competition with other key players including HTC that has designed its flagship device the One in aluminum body. Attractive design, detailed features and quality materials used in the making has made the One a success. HTC, we hear is planning to adopt the same strategy in its upcoming HTC One Mini and HTC One Max. Currently a top selling smartphone maker, Samsung has sold over 10 million units of Galaxy S4 within a month of its launch. However, the device also faced criticism for its plastic body, which Samsung has now fixed [+more]

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