Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Five Expected Features

The next Samsung Galaxy Note is rumored to be launched on August 13, 2015. Though there are many speculations in regard to the new features; we are bringing the top 5 most expected features:5 Features Expected from the yet to Be Announced Samsung Galaxy Note 5

 V. The Note is surely an awesome device but it has been outclassed by the likes of HTC One, LG G4 and Samsung’s own Galaxy S6. People love the leather-like  back finish but they are expecting a glass back in Note 5.

IV. Removable battery and micro SD card slot is much expected. They want to have easy access to the battery and to the micro SD card slot so that they maneuver the phone according to their need

III. Samsung Note 5 is expected to come with a good fingerprint sensor. While Apple has the best sensor as of now, people want Note 5 to come with the feature. Well, Samsung can take a cue from the sensor feature of S6.

II. It is important that Note 5 comes with a better screen resolution so that it becomes easier to read small texts. Moreover, since Note is used for multitasking, an improved screen would be extremely helpful. However, people are not looking for a bigger screen.

 I. Last but not the least, people are looking forward to a Note 5, which should be better and more efficient in every way than S6. Galaxy S6 might be samsung’s flagship smartphone but users love Note and they find it cooler. May be a 4 GB RAM or Type-C USB is what people are expecting of Samsung Galaxy Note 5.… Read the rest

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Top 10 Smartphone of 2015-Buyer’s Guide

With a new smartphone coming to the market almost every month, it has become quite difficult for people to decide, which is the actually the best. Each and every model is paired with some outstanding features, yet very few of them are completely flawless. To help the buyers in making an informed decision, PCMag has recently published a list of top 10 best smartphones of 2015.

 

  1. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is known for its excellent performance and attractive Top 10 Smartphone of 2015-Buyer's Guidedesign. People with big budget can surely go for this phone.
  2. LG G Flex 2 is also another great choice in this regard as it offers outstanding performance at an affordable price.
  3. The third one that comes to the list is HTC One M9. Apart from the design and built, the options for seamless customization is sure to attract anyone.
  4. When it comes to the best smartphones of the year, one cannot miss the name of Apple iPhone6 Plus, as it not just offer brilliant performance but also the wide screen makes it easy to operate.
  5. The next name making to the list is OnePlusOne. It is surely the best buy for people looking to get an Android phone with great performance at a reasonable price.
  6. People who are looking for a smartphone, which has everything right from elegant design, fast processor and best screen paired with seamless performance, can go for Samsung Galaxy S6.
  7. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the next name in the list with 5.7-inch Quad HD display and premium facelift.
  8. People who are fond of Windows phones can vouch for the Nokia Lumia Icon as it is packed with the best of almost every Windows phone introduced so far in the market.
  9. Those who are looking for a perfect combination of tablet and phone can go for Google Nexus 6.
  10. Last but not the least is the Apple iPhone6, which has gained praises for its perfect size and performance.

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HTC One (E8) Smartphone Receives Great Customer Response – 50,000 Units Sold In Just 15 Minutes

The newly launched smartphone of HTC, HTC One (E8), has received fantastic response from customers as the company managed to sell 50,000 units in just 15 minutes in China.HTC Nexus 8 Likely To Be Released Next Month

The recently launched HTC One (E8), also referred to as the Vogue Edition, is the new addition in the company’s popular One family. It is also called as the plastic version of the current HTC One (M8) flagship.

The smartphone is equipped with a range of advanced and latest features and specifications, but its polycarbonate casing has made it much more affordable.

 The smartphone was launched earlier in June, and was expected to enter commercial market in few locations this month, but so far its availability has also been in China. The smartphone carries a price tag of CNY 2,999 (roughly USD481) in the country. However, there has not been any confirmed information that when it will be available in other markets.

The smartphone has a screen size of 5 inches SLCD 3 display having a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at a 441ppi pixel density. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, 2GB of RAM, and Adreno 330 graphics. The HTC One (E8) is also equipped with 16GB of internal storage capacity, a microSD card slot for additional memory of up to 128GB, a 13MP rear camera with auto focus and LED flash, and a 5MP front shooter. It is available in four color options – Polar White, Electric Crimson, Maldives Blue and Misty Gray.

iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S5 Side by Side in New Comparison Shot

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HTC One Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update: Here is How to Do After US Delay

The 4.4 KitKat update from Android for Sprint HTC one already started a fortnight ago and this was followed by the KitKat update for the Verizon HTC oneThe 4.4 KitKat update from Android for Sprint HTC one already started a fortnight ago and this was followed by the KitKat update for the Verizon HTC one. It is no secret that several US network carriers have experienced several delays for OS updates for the HTC One, the handset maker has said that rest of the mobile networks shall be receiving the 4.4 Android update for HTC One by this week itself.

 HTC also conducted ‘ Ask Me Almost Anything’ debate on Redditfew days ago. Product Manager Leigh Momii, Executive Director of Product Management Mohammed Versi and Vice President Product Management Martin Fichter answered several questions related to the North American domain of the manufacturer. The top executives did not answer questions related to upcoming hardware and support issues while they did throw light on some questions surrounding the  4.4 KitKat Android update for many of HTC’s devices, like the marquee HTC One. The Verizon and the Sprint HTC One models have began receiving the 4.4 Android update and the AT&T and T-Mobile HTC One models are still to receive the update.

As evident from Verizon and Sprint, this update will be the much latest and up-to-date version of the OS from the search giant. The 4.4.2 Android KitKat is being rolled out after all necessary patches and fixes. HTC also is incorporating some advanced UI features along with Sense 5.5 and fixing some bugs for the device. Needless to say, one can expect a planned rollout after T-Mobile and AT&T have everything to start with.

 

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iPhone 5s Vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs LG G2 Vs Nokia Lumia 1020 Vs Sony Xperia Z1 Vs HTC One: The Big 2013 War of Flagships

Samsung-Galaxy-S4The year 2013 was marked with the release of flagship devices. But out of all, which one did you like the most?

 Amongst HTC One, Xperia Z1, Lumia 1020, LG G2 and iPhone 5s, iPhone 5s is the lightest, sleekest and smallest one with a dimension of 123.8mm x 58.6mm x 7.6mm and weighs 112gm, while Xperia Z1 is the largest and most weighted with a dimension of 144mmx 74mm x 8.5mm and weighs 170gm. The rest have the following weight, GS4 weighs 130gm, G2 weighs 143gm, Lumia 1020 weighs 158gm and HTC One weighs 143gm.

 Ergonomically, iPhone 5s is the winner. It is the best in grip and you can use it with one hand. But aesthetically, Xperia Z1 and HTC One are at one position. G2 and Lumia 1020 capture your hearts with their looks.

 So, who is supreme in the beauty department depends on your preference.

 Screen and Display

While G2 comes with 5.2 inches screen, HTC One features 469ppi and wins in terms of display

 Performance

Leaving iPhone 5s and Lumia 1020 that run on dual core CPU, all the others are compacted with quad core CPU.

 Lumia 1020 runs on Windows Phone 8 and iPhone 5s run on iOS 7. The Android phones run on well evaluated OS of Android Jelly Bean. The iPhone 5s iOS is easy to use with simpler interface. It allows multi-tasking and you can move from app to the other by double clicking.

For those who need a basic phone, Lumia 1020 is a great option. But for hard core users, Android powered phones suit well.

 Camera

The Lumia 1020 is undoubtedly the winner with 41MP PureView technique. And then comes the Xperia Z1 with 20.7 MP camera.

 Battery Life

Xperia Z1 and G2comes powered with 3000mAH battery and feature quad-core CPU which needs more power than dual core COU. But, in comparison to G2, Xperia Z1 offers larger battery life

 Conclusion

 For those who love photography Lumia 1020 and Xperia Z1 is the best. For an all-round experience, iPhone5s is a great choice. But for those who love browsing apps, GS4, HTC One, Xperia Z1 and G2 are suitable

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What’s Likely to Be the Price and Specifications of iPhone 6?

Indeed, the craze for big-screen phones has taken the smartphone industry by storm.

Keeping this is mind, there are strong rumors that Apple will come up with a 4.8-inch display screen for the iPhone 6. If this is true, then the new iPhone will compete with HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 in the screen size department.

What to expect in iPhone 6?

Needless to say, a bigger screen would consume more power so Apple would focus to better the technology that increases battery life. For this, the developers could come up with gaze detection technology. Here, the phone would detect when you look at the screen and when you don’t to manage screen lighting.

Another much anticipated spec for the iPhone 6 would iOS 7. For beginners, the icons and the interface in the iOS 7 have been redesigned completely and have a ‘flatter’ look. Indeed, it appears quite modish. A battery of exciting features like Control Center , Today view and AirDrop grace the iOS 7.

If Apple does away with the 16GB model, then the iPhone 6 32 GB will likely be priced at £529, while the 64 GB model will carry a price tag of £599 an the 128 GB to be priced at £699.… Read the rest

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Top 10 Smartphones in US: From Nokia Lumia 920 to HTC One to Google Nexus 4 to Samsung Galaxy S4

The smartphone industry has seen a marked boom over the past few years. The technology has advanced rapidly and the number of smartphones available now is truly phenomenal. All of this makes it really difficult to decide on which phone to buy but fret not; here is a list of the best of the best smartphones

 

 

The smartphone industry has seen a marked boom over the past few years. The technology has advanced rapidly and the number of smartphones available now is truly phenomenal. All of this makes it really difficult to decide on which phone to buy but fret not; here is a list of the best of the best smartphones.

9. Nokia Lumia 920: The Lumia 920 hints are better times ahead not just for Nokia but also for the makers or the Lumia’s OS Windows 8, Microsoft. The phone is brilliant and runs very well. In fact it is even possible to use the touch screen with gloves on!

8. HTC One S: The HTC One S is a great and not too expensive phone to play around with. It is capable and feels better than its costs. It runs the latest Android Jelly Bean OS and is a solid performer.

7. Nokia Lumis 520: Probably one of the best cheap smartphone available on the market right now the Windows 8 running Lumia 520 is also one of the best. Its simplicity is its best bonus point and is probably the best phone for a first time smartphone user. It also has an amazingly smooth touch-screen experience.

6. Samsung Galaxy S3: Even with the Galaxy S4 out, the Galaxy S3 is still one of the best Android phones I have ever used. The phone is amazingly fast and has some of the best colours on any screen ever.

5. Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Larger than any other phone on the list the Galaxy Note 2 is a bona-fide phablet. And it is amazing! Blisteringly fast, very capable and it has certainly brought back the stylus with class.

4. Google Nexus 4: One of the best phones ever made! It was almost unbelievably cheap for the stuff it could do. Since the issues with production, it has become more expensive, but with a new Nexus smartphone rumoured to be on the way, it might just be a great choice for someone looking to get a great phone at an amazing price.

3. iPhone 5: The flagship iPhone at present, it is an amazing device. Amazing technology, great user interface and a spiffy design, it is still one of the best phones ever.

2. Samsung Galaxy S4: The new Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most amazing performing phones ever seen, if not the most amazing. Even though not as popular as the Galaxy S3 was at its release, the Galaxy S4 is truly an amazing device.

1. HTC One: With this phone HTC has proved that is most certainly is one of the big dogs. The HTC One is a perfect combination of style, power and innovation. However you cut it, the HTC One is truly beautiful.… Read the rest

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Google Nexus 5 and HTC One Max Set to Break Competition: A Face Off

The Google Nexus 5 is expected to be made by Motorola sometime later this year according to Taylor Wimbley, an insider who has previously had good information. The HTC One Max, a larger version of the HTC One flagship smartphone is expected as soon as this September. Here’s a quick comparison of the two new smartphones.

A big factor about the HTC One Max can be derived from its name; it is going to be larger than the HTC One. Said to have a huge 5.9 inch screen it will certainly dwarf the 5 inch screen rumoured to be on the Google Nexus 5. Both phones are supposed to run the quad core Snapdragon 800 processor, probably mated to a 3GB LPDDR3 RAM module. While both phone will run Android operating systems, expect the HTC One Max to have the 4.3 version while the Nexus 5 is rumoured to be released with the new 5.0 Lime Key Pie. The Nexus 5 will most likely have a 16GB, a 32GB and a 64GB version; the One Max will probably have only a 32GB option. Both will have around 3300mAh Li-Polymer batteries, the One Max is rumoured to have 4MP ultra-pixel camera while the Nexus 5 will run a 13MP rear shooter.

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

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 1.6-megapixel camera at the front and the One has 2.1-megapixel.

Considering the specifications, the One Mini might be a success as the device offers all the features of the One, packed in a smaller, lighter and budget-sensitive version.… Read the rest

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Creme de la Creme: Google Nexus4 Vs Sony Xperia Z Vs LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy S4

 

To ease out the purchase making decision for our readers, we have listed down top 20 best smartphones you can easily go out and grab.

Read on to know our judgment on some of the best smartphones available in the market today. Starting in descending order, stay tuned for our verdict.

20. Huawei Ascend G330

With 4-inch display, the Ascend G330 boasts resolution of 400 x 800 pixels.

19. Samsung Ativ S

With great build, innovative specification and sturdy storage, the Ativ S is a 4.8-inch Windows 8 Phone.

18. Motorola Razr HD

With 4.7-inch 720 x 1280 display, the Motorola Razr HD sports dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.

17. Sony Xperia S

This 4.3-inch device holds 12MP Exmor R camera, DLNA and Android Gingerbread 2.3.

16. Motorola Razr i

At 4.3-inches, the Motorola Razr i sports a 540 x 960 pixel display (256ppi density) with Super AMOLED panel.

15. Samsung Galaxy S2

Thin and light, this 4.3-inch device boasts Android Ice Cream Sandwich with dual-core 1.2GHz processor and Super AMOLED plus screen.

14. Sony Xperia T

The Sony Xperia T is a 4.6-inch device that has 13-megapixel camera, running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

13. HTC One X+

The 4.7-inch HTC One X+ comes equipped with Android 4.1, Sense 4+ UI updates and Super LCD 2 display.

12. BlackBerry Z10

Sporting a 4.2-inch 1280 x 768 display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, the BlackBerry Z10 is strong and stylish.

11. LG Optimus 4X HD

Holding 8-megapixel HD camera, the LG Optimus 4X HD comes with Ice Cream Sandwich and a quad-core processor.

10. Nokia Lumia 920

Sitting at 4.5-inch, this smartphone holds an 8-megapixel camera and has a resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels.

9. HTC One S

With 16GB memory cap and non-HD screen, this 4.3-inch device ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

8. Nokia Lumia 520

Sleek and slim, the Nokia Lumia 520 comes with a big screen and a large battery.

7. Samsung Galaxy S3

Made of brushed polycarbonate, this 4.8-inch device runs in with dimensions of 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm and sports a Super AMOLED HD screen.

6. Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Faster and stronger, this 5.5-inch device comes with S Pen and Super AMOLED panel.

5. Google Nexus 4

Made of Corning Gorilla Glass 2, the 4.7-inch Nexus 4 sports the latest version of Android 4.2.

4. iPhone 5

With two-tone finish and high-resolution screen, the iPhone 5 sports updated iOS 6.

3. Sony Xperia Z

Dust and water proof, the Xperia Z comes packed with a microSD card slot and a 13-megapixel camera.

2. Samsung Galaxy S4

With Full HD resolution, the 5-inch Samsung Galaxy S4 brags Super AMOLED HD screen.

1. HTC One

Made of aluminum body, the HTC One sports the simplified version of Sense 5.0 with Android Jelly Bean.

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