US-based supermarket has started offering heavy discount on Apple’s smartphones, iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, from June 27 2014 on in-store purchases only. The heavy discount by the supermarket indicates that the company may likely to soon launch its android flagship smartphone, iPhone 6.
The 16GB iPhone 5C is available at a price of USD29, compared to the previous USD49 price range, while the same-capacity iPhone 5S can now be bought at USD99, compared to the previous USD149. The discounted iPhone 5S can be purchased with a two-year contract with AT&T, Verizon, US Cellular or Sprint, while an iPhone 5C can be purchased on-contract with AT&T or Verizon.
Apple is rumoured to release two versions of iPhone 6 this year, with one having a 4.7-inch display and the other boasting a 5.5- or 5.7-inch screen. Meanwhile, some analysts predict that the upcoming smartphone would be the biggest release from the company yet with record-breaking sales. We bring to you the four likely killer features that will make the smartphone stand tall above all its competitors.
Chinese web portal Tencent (via GforGames) has recently reported that the company would release its next-generation android flagship smartphone, iPhone 6 on September 19 2014. The report also claimed that the smartphone would be available in the 32GB and 64GB internal storage capacities, indicating that there will be no 16GB model. The 32GB model would carry a price tag of USD846, while the 64GB version would cost USD1,008.
Samsung Galaxy S5, Google Nexus 6 and iPhone 6 are all set to release this year. All three devices are s tough competition for each other. Though all of them are not suppose to get release at the same time, they are surely getting a back-to-back release.
Samsung Galaxy S5 is already on the verge of release, which is as early as 11th April 2014. It is even available for pre-order at an exorbitant price though. With 16MP camera and 5312×2988 pixels display, it is surely a substantial item. It would have 2GB RAM and internal memory of 16/32 GB, expandable upto 128GB. It will run on Android KitKat v4.4.2 OS.
As far as iPhone 6 is concerned, there is no concrete evidence about its release date, features or specifications. However, speculation is that the device is being launched in September, 2014 and will have bigger screen size of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches. Thus, the resolution is supposed to be better as well. It can also have a 12MP camera. The storage space is supposed to be the regular 64GB as with the previous iPhone models. It would surely have A7 processor if not a better one as per the rumor mills.
If rumors are anything to go by then, Google Nexus 6 is slated to release in the last week of October 2014. Some of the speculated features that are doing the rounds need special mention. This device is believed to have 2.4 Ghz+ processor, true octa-core. It would atleast have 4GB RAM. It is believed to come in two variants in terms of memory- 64GB and 128GB. The phone is also expected to have 5 inch display with 2k UHD resolution display and 20MP camera.
These are just the conjectures. However, if you were eyeing to buy one of these three, you may have to wait and watch till the official release and feature conformation. … Read the rest
The biggest news yet is that the HTC One M8 has made quite an impression on the smartphone market and there seems to be a large number of buyers who would choose the HTC One over the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G3.
The Samsung S5 will offer users a 5.1 inch display and will be powered by a 2.5 GHz Snap Dragon 801 processor. It will also feature a 16 MP camera, a 2 GB RAM, a 2 MP camera in front and ill be available in two variants of 16 GB and 32 GB. The device will have the Android 4.4.2 OS and will be similar to previous design with the exceptions of a finger print scanner.
The HTC One M8 will have rear facing twin cameras while the front camera will be 5 MP, the size and weight of the new model has increased tremendously and will have 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded.
The LG G3 is expected to be the third contender that will be launched in June, there is very little data available on what to expect in terms of specifications but it might sport a 5.5 inch display with QHD resolution, octa core processor … Read the rest
US-based electronic giant Apple is expected to release several new products in 2014 starting with the new iPhone 6 and the iPad Air. It has been recently reported that the tech giant has been rapidly increasing its production in order to ensure that it will be able to release the new iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 during the fall in September 2014.
The Wall Street Journal has recently reported that Apple has been hiring hundreds of new engineers and supply-chain managers to speed up its iPhone production in Taiwan and China. It has even been reported that Apple is employing engineers from rival smartphone maker HTC Corp.
Analysts believe that Apple is aiming for more product releases similar to its competitors like Samsung. Apple has been quoted in an email received by the Wall Street Journal saying “Apple is building an engineering team in Taipei to drive new iPhone product development.”
iPhone 6 is expected to include features, such as 4-inch and 5-inch screen for a smartphone and phablet selection, bezel-free design, remote-user interface and sapphire glass.
However, people will have to wait for an official announcement by Apple regarding the release date and specifications of iPhone 6.
Looking at Apple’s historical trends, the company launched the iPhone 5 and 5s/5c on the third Friday of September. So the company is most likely to continue with its trend and is expected to launch its latest flagship smartphone on September 19 2014.
Apple is likely to soon release its latest flagship smartphone, iPhone 6, as its retail partners are in the race to offer best deals on iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. This is seen as a sure shot way by analysts to clear existing inventories and make room for new ones.
U.S. retail giant Walmart has been retailing the 16GB iPhone 5S at a price if only $119, along with a 2-year contract and customers have the option to choose between AT&T and Verizon, reports CNN Money. The 5S was initially launched at a price of $200, so the promotional offer definitely worth more than a second look.
Meanwhile, iPhone 5C is being offered by Walmart for as low as $29, along with lock-in agreements from network service providers.
On the other hand, the Best Buy is offering the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C at a price tag of $150 and $50 respectively, along with the same terms and conditions.
Apart from these two retail giants, Target is also in the competing list.
Several analysts have predicted that the next iPhone would possibly be available in the market as early as June or July 2014 after seeing these great iPhone deals. However, CNN Money believes that this development is a result of market forces like saturation and not the signals that apparently come from Apple.
There have also been rumors that the upcoming Apple smartphone will be having a sapphire crystal screen, resulting in more durability and scratch-resistant as compared to iPhone 5S. At the same time, the upcoming device will have a higher price tag.… Read the rest
Apple iPhone 6: Undoubtedly, fans can’t wait for this beauty from Apple. It is being predicted that this will be Apple’s first phablet and will come with some unsurpassable features including, more than 4-inch screen (4.7 to 5.7), A8 chip, iOS8 and highly advanced finger print scanner.
Samsung Galaxy S5: Tech analysts believe that Samsung Galaxy S5 will make Samsung Galaxy S4 bite the dust. The buzz is that Samsung Galaxy S5 will come in two versions, one plastic and one metallic. Moreover, it will be first smartphone of its kind to have a HD display panel and a 16-megapixel camera. Fans for sure can’t wait for this.
Google Nexus 6: After success story of Nexus 4 and Nexus 5, Google is all pumped up to launch Nexus 6 in the market. The features of the phone have not been revealed yet buy it is expected to take the market by storm just like its predecessors.
Sony Xperia Z2: Sony Xperia Z did help Sony gain grounds in smartphone market and it is expected that Sony will up the ante with Xperia Z2. The phone is expected to come with 20.7 megapixel camera and 5.2 –inch screen.
HTC One 2 (M8): HTC One may have not caught the fancy of mass market. However, HTC is all pumped up to bring its successor in the market. The phone is rumored to come with will come full HD panel display and HTC one own Sense 6.0 UI.
Just few months ago, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is battling the iPhone 5s. But the device will soon be seen fighting Apple 2014 release and stand against iPhone 6. The Galaxy Note 3 serves as the next flagship series after Galaxy S4. Note 3 will endure the competition till GS 5 is released.
At present iPhone 5s is ruling the iPhone series but soon iPhone 6 will overpower it with its bigger display and it will compete with Galaxy Note series.
The Samsung Note 3 is out and will be available for months to come till it is replaced by Galaxy Note 4, which could happen during the fall. However, till then Note 3 will be a viable competitor to Apple release next year. Apple sticks to its release date and plans to release the iPhone 6 in the summers. We expect 2 types of iPhone 6 this summer, just like iPhone 5s and iPhone5c
Rather using the plastic body design, Samsung has opted for plastic that looks like faux leather. It is different from the previous releases. The device is sleeker with just 8.3mm thickness and 168gm in weight. The iPhone 6 will come with better body such as anodized aluminum and will be thinner and lighter than Note 3, though the size will be same like Note 3.
With a massive screen of 5.7inches, Note 3 rules its segment. The 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 386ppi works great for business class people. iPhone claims that the screen size will range from 4.5 to 5 inches and it will come with 1920 x 1080 pixel display.
Decked with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU and 3GB of RAM, Samsung Note 3 offers commendable gaming and multi-tasking. It features 13MP camera and 3200mAh batter with expansion up to 64GB via microSD card. The iPhone 6 is expected to be equally powerful and come with 64 bit CPU, Lytro like service, upgraded camera and best battery life
Galaxy Note 3 comes with S Pen that offers specs like S Note and Air Command along with Multi-Window View. The Note 3 can be upgraded to Android .4 Kitkat in the beginning of 2014 while Apple will come with iOS 8 and boasts of different features too.
Galaxy Note 3 has been priced at $299.99 on contract via US carriers and as far as iPhone 6 prices are concerned, iPhone 6 will be priced $100 higher than iPhone 5.
Apple has been biting too much dust owing to the rise of the Korean giant. Finally now, we landed on an image that reveals the eye ID retina scanner on the upcoming Apple iPhone 6. Wonder what this has got to do with Samsung? Well, the first instance of the retina scanner came in the form of a rumored spec on the yet-to-release Samsung Galaxy S5.
A latest render for the Apple iPhone 6 from SET Solution reveals that the retina scanner has replaced the fingerprint scanner spec that we saw in Apple iPhone 5s.
With such a security spec in air, the iPhone 6 is set to be one of the most secure phones the world has ever seen!
While Apple might be busy in patenting the technology, we expect the price for the upcoming iPhone to shoot up too.
Another awesome modification that the 6th baby from Apple has under its hood is a small home button. Thus, the display size will appear magnanimous and come edge-to-edge.
A buffed up speaker spec and two powerful shutters are the other wow stuff that Apple might pack into its latest wonder.
Tech rivals Samsung and Apple will be clashing in the coming year when both will release their ambitious projects, iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5.
Apple is said to launch a new iPhone in the coming year after releasing iPhone 5c and 5s. Reports suggest that the company will release the new device in March. While Samsung is said to releases its flagship device, the successor of S which will release between Jan to March. However, you shall make your decision of which is the best buy after checking out the specs mentioned below:
Reports suggest that iPhone 6 will feature a bigger display in between 4.8 to 6 inches. Well, for Samsung it is surely to sport a bigger screen than its predecessor, however, no figures have been confirmed as of now.
Both the companies will feature 64 -bit processor. iPhone 6 will probably feature the same processor as that of iPhone 5s or may be an A8 processor. Samsung is said to feature 64 bit processor as confirmed by Samsung executive
iPhone 6 is likely to run on iOS 7 with enhanced specs and Samsung Galaxy S5 will come compacted with Android 4.4 Kitkat with amazingly great specs
Samsung S5 is expected to be released in 16GB, 32GB and 64 GB versions with expansion up to 64GB via microSD slot. iPhone 6 is expected to feature an internal storage of around 128GB
iPhone 6 will be supported by a better camera however, the MP of the phablet is et not confirmed. For GS5, the rumours states that it will come with 20.7MP camera, while the other rumour states that it will not bring an change to the megapixel but will enhance its lens
Samsung GS5 and iPhone 6 will have a better battery life with high end specs
There may be a grand debate about the which smartphone should you go for now when you know that iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S4 are being surfaced online. The Galaxy S4 had made its debut in February 2013 while Apple could be making a release in the June 2013.
The analyst of Jefferies, Peter Misek, has shared some information about the about to release iPhone 6. The new flagship release of Apple is said to feature a 4.8 inches screen, somewhat alike Galaxy S3 along with IGZO+ Retina Display and come compacted with an all-new A7 quad core CPU
On the contrary, Samsung has already recrafted the Galaxy S4 to give a re-launch after Apple accused the former of copying its design and style in 2013. Samsung has worked immensely to enhance the technical department of the phone to win from Apple’s iPhone 6.
In a recent Product-Reviews Facebook voting of : which of the two devices (Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S4) will the face choose? A number of 22000 fans opted for Samsung Galaxy S4 depending largely on the brand’s repute and Android usage, though the right feature of both the device are still unknown
Apple has started going for gratification from its fanatics but the company hasn’t ever boasted about its feature. On the other hand, Samsung largely relies on figures when they launch any new gadget and then the gadget talks for itself.
The comparison of both the device after their release is inevitable. So, if you are looking forward to purchase them after Christmas then make your selection carefully. While the iPhone 6 aficionados will emphasize on it, the Android fanatics will have their eyes laid on the all-new Samsung Galaxy S4