iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Battle between the rising stars of 2015

The year of 2015 has witnessed some great device launches which includes iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. With Apple currently regaining its lost market with the new iPhones, Samsung doesn’t want to be left behind. There have been rumors that the company is slated to launch Galaxy Note 5 in the third quarter of 2015. The note 5 is expected to host a whopping 4K display with 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution. It is also expected that Samsung will boost this device with some major improvements over Galaxy 6 and S6 edge. We can expect the note 5 to compete with the likes of Nexus 6 which comes with a 6-inch screen.  

Battle between the rising starts of 2015 Apple on the other hand has also made some significant changes with the new iPhone 6. Apple’s latest device has done away with the small screen and now comes in two variants. The iPhone 6 comes with 4.7 inch screen while the iPhone 6 plus hosts 5.7 inch screen. 

The pixel resolution of the device stands at 750 x 1334 with density of 326 PPI. It also includes new features such as Apple pay and also comes with AMEX certification.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is expected to give a tough competition to iPhone siblings since it is expected to be the most powerful smartphone. Note 5 has been rumored to host a 4GB RAM alongside 3 GHz processing unit and Snapdragon 801 processor.  Going by the latest trends, we all can expect Samsung to surprise us with this device in the same way it did with Note edge.  

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Top 5 Phones Of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, it is time to look back and review all that happened in the technology market. A range of smartphone were launched during the year and while some vanished without a trace, others did make heads turn.

Top 5 phones in 2014
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1) Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the same except for their size, battery capacity and optical image stabilization. The phone is unique indeed owing to its elegant hardware design and its impeccable app store feature. The camera too is unbeatable in terms of usability and quality. However, Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus continue to remain the most expensive of the lot with price ranging from $649 to $949.

2) Sony Xperia Z3

A waterproof phone, the Sony Xperia Z3 offers users a better Google experience. The phone comes with a 2.5 GHz processor, 32 GB of integrated storage and a 20.7 megapixel camera. Other noticeable features include a micro SD expansion card slot and a 5.2 inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080.

3) Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung has given over its instinct of using the plastic frame and this propelled its fortunes as technology experts included the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in the top 5 phones of 2014. Additionally, the phone is powered by Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor and comes with 3 GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 features a 16 megapixel camera and for the selfie crazy lot, the phone has a 3.7 megapixel front facing camera.

4) Google Nexus 6

Google Nexus 6 sold out within the first few minutes of listing in the online market. However, it is now back and the world has got to know better about its features. The smartphone has a larger 5.92-inch resolution display and has a Snapdragon 805 processor. The phone has a 20 megapixel camera and comes with a Qi wireless charging and is water resistant.

5) LG G3

A removable battery, options in micro SD card slot, innovative rear button design and a futuristic camera are some of the features that set aside LG G3 from others in the league. The phone has a 5.5-inch display and has managed to make a niche for itself among the top phones for 2014.… Read the rest

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iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: Size, Design or Something More?

When you have decided you want to buy Apple’s latest smartphone, it can be difficult to decide whether you want the iPhone 6 of the iPhone 6 Plus. If they are both vying for your attention, here is what you need to know. Besides the difference in their size, there are many minor variations that exist between these two top-end phones from Apple. It’s iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus.iPhone-5S

Design

There isn’t much of a variation in terms of design as both the phones are made of Aluminium with the trademark Apple logo on the backside. The iPhone 6 plus is bit thicker (7.1 mm) as compared to iPhone 6(6.8 mm).

Shades are similar and you will find both the phones in dark grey/silver, light grey/silver and light golden shades.

Screen

This is one major area in which iPhone 6 Plus scores over iPhone 6. The screen size in iPhone 6 Plus is 5.5 inch in comparison to 4.7 inch screen size of iPhone 6. The display technology is remarkably similar with both using IPS displays. iPhone 6 Plus offers a pixel density of 400 ppi in comparison to 326 ppi of iPhone 6.

Camera

Apart from redesigning of sensors nothing much has changed in the camera which is much similar to what one saw in iPhone 5S. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have an 8 megapixel sensor which offer 1.5 micron sensor pixels. The only distinct demarcation between the camera feature in both these phones is the presence of optical image stabilization in iPhone 6 Plus while the other variant has the characteristic software stabilization.

Clicking worthy pictures in low light resolution will be easier in iPhone 6 Plus in comparison to iPhone 6.

Software

Not much progress on this front as both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus run on iOS8 and will give UI experience much similar to the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Access to App Store will be much better in both these variants in comparison to previous models though. Better battery life is also guaranteed as iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus offer 11 and 12 hours of browsing.

Apple has undoubtedly worked hard to rise to the occasion and both these phones are likely to leave a positive impression for any technology buff. Take your pick and keep following us for the latest developments.… Read the rest

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Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

In this age of smartphone, nothing but the best will do. The advent in technology has Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobilesbrought a revolution in the mobile market and stores across the world are vying with each other to showcase the best of the lot.

Below are listed some of the best mobile phone available. Take your pick and make your life a bit more exciting.

10.) Samsung Galaxy Alpha       

The 4.7 inch screen of Samsung Galaxy Alpha does justify the Super AMOLED technology which the phone boasts about. The contrast ratio is appreciable and colours seem to pop out making it a worthy buy.

9.) Nokia Lumia 930

The improved Office functionality and simple interface of Nokia Lumia 930 is one of its biggest USP for the buyer. For a dedicated Nokia fan, the Lumia 930 could have been the best thing to happen in a long time.

8.) Google Nexus 5

With its improved battery life and a better placed camera, Google Nexus 5 deserved to be on this list. The decent price tag of $399 also does justice to the quality and appearance of the smartphone.

7.) Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 has a better battery life and operates on Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU. The phone is waterproof and can be considered as one of the best products from Samsung in the category.

6.) One Plus One

A relatively unknown brand, One Plus One has made to the list owing to its superb features and customizable software which it offers at a price which is relatively half of other smartphone in this category.

 

5.) iPhone 6 Plus

All the benefits of iPhone 6, be it the impeccable designing, better camera performance or a full HD screen seems to have passed over to iPhone 6 Plus. However, the phone is priced on the higher side in comparison to others in the range.

4.) LG G3

The QHD screen is one of the biggest additives of LGG3. This feature increases the pixel count of the phone by four times in comparison to others in its range. LG has worked upon improving the functionality of the camera in this model and the move seemed to have worked in favour of the brand.

3.) iPhone 6

You might have thought that iPhone 6 ought to be on the top of the list. Owing to the high price and low resolution of the screen, the phone has been pushed to the third slot. However, if you are a dedicated iPhone user, the phone is a real joy to operate.

2.) Sony Xperia Z2

Sony has bounced back in the market with its impressive Xperia Z2. Better battery life and a great camera are only some of the reasons why you should be buying the new Sony Xperia Z2.

1.)    HTC 1 M8

With its Snapdragon 801 processor in place, the battery life has improved drastically as compared to its previous versions in the market. You will cherish its enhanced gaming capabilities as also the improved browsing features.

 

 

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Mobile Payments News: To Become New Mode of Payments for Customers

Amazon has recently made an announcement regarding the release of a card reader Mobile Payments To Become New Mode of Payments for Customersand mobile app that will enable small business owners to take payments on their mobiles. This demonstrates that we have come a long way in terms of doing money transactions.

It was also reported in May 2014 that the iPhone 6 would possibly be equipped with NFC-powered mobile payment service. The news gained further momentum as the company engaged in talks with partners. This feature, if finalized, will enable iPhone users to buy upscale goods with the device acting as their iWallet.

The consumers will now give a thought on how to make payments for a particular product as it is true that making the right payment choice matters the most when it comes to differentiate between a completed purchase and an abandoned basket.

With the introduction of latest apps and technology, mobile payments are becoming simpler and easier day by day. But still lot has to be done to completely displace cards and cash.

A research was carried out in earlier 2014 that revealed that consumers are not afraid of making payments through cash and cards. Debit cards are the most preferred choice to make payments standing at 48%, while making cash payments is preferred by nearly 25% of the respondents.

There is a great opportunity at present to launch mobile devices that are equipped with payment functionality hard-wired into them. This would enable businesses to market all kinds of new commerce offerings.

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Apple Plans To Make iPhone 6 A Mobile Wallet

iphone 6 mobile walletUS-based tech giant Apple is planning to make its upcoming flagship smartphone iPhone 6 a mobile wallet. This will enable its users to make secure payments via mobile bu just pressing a finger. This information has been released by Bloomberg citing a person familiar with the matter.

The company has reportedly entered into a partnership with Visa, MasterCard and American Express for the service. Apple will make the official announcement on September 9 along with the launch of the next iPhone, the source said.”

The latest iPhone smartphone will be able to make payments with the help of a near-field communications (NFC) chip as well as a fingerprint recognition reader, the source informed.

Bajarin has been quoted saying, “Love it or hate, Apple drives a lot of standards in the industry. They are the mover in these markets. When they do something, the industry seems to follow. It’s about retention, solving and adding features that keep your base engaged and keeping them loyal.”

The smartphone is likely to be equipped with Apple’s next OS version, iOS 8, and it would be more scratch resistant as compared to the screens of the current iPhones. The smartphone is also likely to sport several other features, including 64-bit mobile processor, a clock speed of 2.6GHz and improved RAM. Additionally, it would have an advanced version of the camera along with optical image stabilization.… Read the rest

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China Telecom To Release Unlocked iPhone 6

Sina Mobile News has reported that the Chinese carrier partner of US-based tech giant Apple has posted some interesting details on Asian social network Weibo about the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, iPhone 6.

Chine Telecom iphone 6China Telecom has claimed that the new Apple smartphone will be equipped with a multitude of radios and is scheduled to be compatible with wireless networks including TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, WCDMA, CDMA2000, GSM and CDMA1X.

China Telecom has also posted that it will market an unlocked iPhone 6 that will be compatible with multiple Chinese carriers. Apple is likely to release its flagship smartphone in two variants – a 4.7-inch and a 5.5 inch version. The exact details would be announced by Apple on September 9.

The upcoming smartphone is likely to be equipped with Apple’s next OS version, iOS 8, and it would be more scratch resistant as compared to the screens of the current iPhones. The smartphone is also expected to sport several other features, including 64-bit mobile processor, a clock speed of 2.6GHz and improved RAM. Additionally, it would have an advanced version of the camera along with optical image stabilization.

It was recently reported that the smartphone would be equipped with the sapphire display panel. YouTuber Marques Brownlee posted the video who initially carried out the test with a knife and keys to the display with no negative impact.… Read the rest

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iPhone 6 128GB Version Could Be A Reality

iphone 6 128GB versionAccording to the latest leaked document from suppliers, the upcoming flagship smartphone of Apple, iPhone 6, is likely to be available in a 128GB version. Apple fans have been waiting for long for bigger internal storage. It seems the company will now be able to deliver that along with iPhone 6 128GB version and a bigger 4.7 inch screen.

Also read: iPhone 6 Picture Leak Suggests Cheap Knock Off

The document also showed that Apple is to distribute the production between SK Hynix and Toshiba. The smartphone would be available in 16, 64 and 128 GB versions this time around. However, there will be no 32GB version.

Taiwan’s Economic Daily News has recently claimed that the company will begin mass production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in the third week of July, while the 5.5-inch version will go into mass production in the second week of August.

Even Foxconn, the manufacturing partner of US-based tech giant Apple, is rumored to be hiring nearly 100,000 additional workers to meet the future demand for the iPhone 6.

Additionally, another Apple manufacturing partner, Pegatron, is also employing new people to the tune of more than 10,000 workers for its facilities to help in the manufacturing of the iPhone.

The smartphone is likely to be equipped with Apple’s next OS version, iOS 8, and it would be more scratch resistant as compared to the screens of the current iPhones. The smartphone would sport several other features, including 64-bit mobile processor, a clock speed of 2.6GHz and improved RAM. Additionally, it would have an advanced version of the camera along with optical image stabilization.

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iPhone 6 Picture Leak Suggests Cheap Knock Off

As Apple fans eagerly await the new iPhone 6, some pictures of the new phone circulating on the world wide web more likely portray a cheap knock off.

New iphone 6 release to unfold the truth of the device
New iphone 6 release to unfold the truth of the device

A look at the iPhone 6 picture leak suggest that the iPhone 6 will have a larger screen with a sleek frame and round edges.

The new iPhone will be available in 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches. Its not the screen but the operating system iO8 that may be different, says The Telegraph head of technology Matt Warman. He has commented, “That means for the first time the iPhone is competing with the screen sizes of made popular by Samsung and HTC”.

Further, Matt also added that an interesting feature in this phone was its operating system iOS8, which would introduce various health care apps in a health kit which will allow users to do online health checkups like a blood pressure check or heart rate check.

He also added, “All of this is real change, but the iPhone 6 is the most anticipated phone of 2014 and it is really going to struggle to live up to the hype surrounding it.”… Read the rest

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Premium Versions of iPhone 6 Up For Pre-Order

The premium versions of the upcoming next generation Apple’s flagship smartphone,

iPhone 6, can now be pre-ordered through luxury retailer Brikk. The online retailing company has started accepting pre-orders for its Lux line of gold, platinum, and diamond-clad iPhone 6 on its website.
Premium Versions of iPhone 6 Up For Pre-Order

iPhone 6, can now be pre-ordered through luxury retailer Brikk. The online retailing company has started accepting pre-orders for its Lux line of gold, platinum, and diamond-clad iPhone 6 on its website.

However, the premium versions have very high cost and the delivery will actually take place one month after the commercial debut of the smartphone.

The buyers can pick either black or white colour, with their iPhone 6 finished in 24-karat yellow or pink gold or in a platinum version. The customers can also make their smartphones equipped with some additional bling by paying extra money.

The Lux iPhones range will have a price tag of between USD4,495 and USD8,795. Meanwhile, the bling treatment can be included in the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with 128GB of internal storage capacity.

The soon-to-be-launched android flagship smartphone is likely to be equipped with sapphire display, according to latest leaks.

It has also been rumoured that the smartphone would have the front panel with cut-outs for the front camera, Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner below the display, and the typical set of sensors above the screen.Apple is likely to launch its next-generation android flagship smartphone, iPhone 6 in September 2014. The smartphone would be released in two versions, with one having a 4.7-inch display and the other boasting a 5.5- or 5.7-inch screen.… Read the rest

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