Thursday, December 12, 2013

In devices Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4 to reduce the cost to be used LCD screens

According to the source , Samsung is considering the use in mobile devices and Galaxy S5 Galaxy Note 4 LCD screens , screens and not AMOLED. This measure will help reduce the cost of flagship devices and increase their competitiveness in relation to the more affordable smartphones.
AMOLED screens are significantly more expensive LCD screens

Samsung has started to use AMOLED screens in the upper segment of smartphones a few years ago . They are used in Galaxy Note 3 (shown here ) and Samsung Galaxy S4.

AMOLED screens on the side not only richer colors , enhanced viewing angles and reduced thickness . OLED technology allows the use of flexible substrates by making shatterproof curved and flexible screens . According to the Samsung, in 2018 , these screens will be 40 % of cell phones. However, while AMOLED screens are much more expensive LCD . In the case of five-inch screens difference is about 25%. Given that the screen is the most expensive component of the mobile device , it is understandable that it is possible to save the most.

Sources : ETNews,

Monday, December 2, 2013

Smartphone BlackBerry Z10 can be purchased for $ 199

BlackBerry company specially for " Cyber Monday " commended mobile Z10 at $ 199 Buyer only need to use the special promo code (BFEMAILZ10) when ordering the unit.
Smartphone BlackBerry Z10 can be purchased for $ 199

It is noted that this model does not bind to a specific mobile operator. The deal will be available until Monday.
Smartphone BlackBerry Z10 can be purchased for $ 199

Recall that the smartphone BlackBerry Z10 received 4.2 inches diagonal display resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels , dual-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, clocked at 1.5 GHz, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal flash memory ( available slot memory card format microSD). Smartphone supports networks 4G (LTE).

Permit the front and rear camera is 8 megapixels and 2 , respectively. Dimensions are 130 x 65,6 x 9 mm, and weight - 136 g

Source : BlackBerry

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Panasonic sells its plants producing semiconductor products

Panasonic will continue to restructure its business. In early autumn, the manufacturer announced his intention to withdraw from the market of consumer smartphones. Now resource Bloomberg reported that the company plans to sell as many as eight of its factories for the production of semiconductor products . About three of them located in Japan , the manufacturer is already in talks with Israel's Tower Semiconductor.
Panasonic sells plants

At the moment, negotiations are still ongoing , and the amount of the transaction is supposed to exceed $ 100 million. Most of the 2,500 workers of these companies will go to work for the new owner , while the remaining will be reallocated to other factories Panasonic.

The remaining five factories located in China, Indonesia and Malaysia will also be sold under the company's new strategy . It is expected that Panasonic, anyway, will reduce its staff by 7,000. While no official comment regarding this issue have been reported.

Source: Bloomberg

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Samsung intends to conquer the corporate segment with companies FedEX, Pepsi and Coca-Cola

Samsung has decided to seek to enter new markets . Resource The Korea Times reported that the Korean giant has set its sights on the so-called segment of business-to-business (B2B). In this field , we recall, the most active player for a long time was BlackBerry. However, the Canadian company is rapidly losing share even in this segment. Samsung , in turn, believes that it is able to provide corporate customers with devices that meet their specific needs . This interesting market for the company even additional sales of smartphones and tablets . Corporate segment lives on several other laws , where the company has the opportunity to earn from services rather than hardware solutions themselves . This is well illustrated by the BlackBerry, which currently occupies a minimum share of the smartphone market consumer segment , but is in fact the only player in the corporate market , where devices have a much higher cycle life. FedEX, Pepsi and Coca-Cola

According to the source first "goals » Samsung steel FedEX, Pepsi and Coca-Cola. Samsung representative said that the advanced delivery system of these large companies can be successfully managed by specialized units of the Korean giant. To ensure the necessary security corporate phones Samsung will support technology Knox.

While there is no information regarding the technological side of the problem source was published . That will represent a Samsung mobile devices for the corporate segment also is unclear.

Source : The Korea Times

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Japanese scientists created tonometer ICMe, you wear on your finger and working together with your smartphone

According to the source , the Nihon University specialists developed a miniature blood pressure monitor, devoid of the usual cuff . The device can be used in conjunction with a smartphone .

Details of the development is not yet disclosed, but it is known that the measurement is based on the analysis of the reflected light signal . To measure the pressure finger is inserted into a small device with a LED and phototransistor signal processing circuits inside.

Connecting to a smartphone carried out via Bluetooth 4.0. The measurement results are displayed on the screen of a smartphone app for OS Android. The program shows the average and instantaneous values of systolic and diastolic blood pressure , heart rate and pulse wave form .

The developers expect to start manufacturing and sale of sensors in the first half of 2014. One of the first device could see visitors Medica 2013 held in Düsseldorf from 20 to 23 November .

Source : Tech-On!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Huawei plans to release an eight core smartphone Ascend P6S

This summer, the company introduced a smartphone Huawei Ascend P6 thickness of only 6.18 mm. The basis for a device with screen size of 4.7 inches, has served as a single-chip system Hisilicon K3V2E with quad-core processor, clocked at 1.5 GHz.

According to the source, referring to the words of the President of Huawei, the company plans to release an updated version of the smartphone Ascend P6S. The novelty will be the presence of different eight core processor.

It is alleged that all eight cores will be able to work simultaneously. Further technical details of Ascend P6S is yet unknown. Judging by description, the device will be similar to the original model Ascend P6, as shown in the illustration.

Data on the price and terms of the announcement of new items is not available.

Source: GSM Arena

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Lenovo ultrabook transformer Yoga 11S has equipped with Haswell processor

Shown at CES 2013 convertible ultrabook Lenovo Yoga 11S been little modernization : Intel Core processors instead of the third generation it is now the processors of Intel Haswell. The developers have not noted this innovation a separate press release , however, the updated Yoga 11S already seen on sale in the U.S..
Lenovo Yoga 11S

In the configuration of the laptop came in a dual-core Intel Core i5-4210Y (1,5-1,9 GHz) , made its debut , by the way , not so long ago - in the third quarter of the year weaving . This CPU is endowed with 3 MB cache in the third level and built-in GPU Intel HD Graphics 4200 , supports Hyper-Threading Technology and is characterized by TDP 11,5 watts.

Lenovo Yoga 11S, equipped with the new processor , it is worth as much as the cost model with an Intel Core third generation - from $ 800. The basic configuration of the ultrabook includes 4 GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD .

Source :

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Presented Moto G smartphone with incredible value for money

Literally just introduced a new smartphone called the Motorola Moto G. Many of the characteristics was known as early as the beginning of this month. So let's start with their recurrence. The device is made in the same style with the flagship Moto X. Novelty is equipped with a display diagonal of 4.5 inches at 1280 x 720 pixels, which protects the glass Gorilla Glass 3 . Matrix type , unfortunately, is not specified. The heart is a single-chip platform Snapdragon 400 with four processor cores that operate at a frequency of 1.2 GHz. The amount of RAM is 1 GB , while the flash memory is available 8 or 16 GB , depending on the version . Resolution rear camera is 5 megapixels. The device does not support the network LTE. Among the adapters are present 802.11 b / g / n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Also a huge disadvantage for someone can be the lack of a memory card slot . Offsetting this free 50 GB of storage in Google Drive for a period of two years. Furthermore, despite a removable back cover of the novelty removable battery .

Battery capacity is 2070 mAh pm Moto G is running Android 4.3, but the manufacturer promises to upgrade to the KitKat in January next year. In the case of the novelty buyer will also be free to choose from a wide range of colors. Dimensions of the smartphone are 130 x 66 x 11.6 mm with a weight of 143 g

New products will be available for purchase in some countries today. In general , Moto G will be sold in more than 30 countries.

And now the most surprising . Early rumors attributed to the unit price of $ 215, it looked very good. But Motorola and Google decided to just "destroy" the concept of good competitors budget smartphones. Moto G is priced at $ 180 in a version with 8 GB of memory and $ 200 in the case of modification with 16 GB of memory.

Source: Motorola

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Smartphone Karbonn Titanium X received 13 megapixel main camera with dual LED flash

Indian manufacturer of mobile devices Karbonn has announced a smartphone Karbonn Titanium X.
Karbonn Titanium X
Karbonn Titanium X

Karbonn Titanium X model has received a five-inch display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels , quad-core processor , the frequency of 1.5 GHz (probably , MediaTek 6589T).

The main camera with dual LED flash has a resolution of 13 megapixels, and the front - 5 megapixels.

The model is equipped with NFC module and received a battery capacity of 2300 mA · h The operating system uses Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Data on the amount of RAM and internal flash memory , as well as a release date and price of the device , no .

Source : Karbonn, GSMArena

NEC announced a 7-inch tablet LaVie Tab S (TS507/N1S) platform MediaTek

NEC has announced the release of the next tablet PC , the new product is called TS507/N1S and part of a series LaVie Tab S. The product , as previously presented 10 -inch tablet TE510/N1B series LaVie Tab E, is based on a single-chip system MediaTek MT8125.
NEC LaVie Tab S

NEC LaVie Tab S

TS507/N1S manufacturer describes as a compact and lightweight product : its thickness is 7.9 mm and the weight is equal to 250 grams . For comparison , the weight and thickness constructed on the same SoC 7 -inch competitors : ASUS Memo Pad HD 7 - 301 g , 10 mm , Lenovo A3000 - 340 g and 11 mm , Acer Iconia A1 - 400 grams and 11.2 mm . As the creators , the device is made of a magnesium- aluminum alloy.
NEC LaVie Tab S

NEC LaVie Tab S

The tablet is equipped with IPS screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 1 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal flash memory. Two cameras : front -resolution 1.6 megapixel and rear 5-megapixel resolution . The device is also equipped with the receiver GPS, wireless adapters Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.
NEC LaVie Tab S

In the tablet used battery capacity of 3450 mAh , the manufacturer stated battery life - up to 8 hours when browsing the Internet and up to 6 hours of video playback . Length and width of the article - 191 and 116 mm, respectively.

NEC TS507/N1S go on sale in Japan in mid- November, the price of the product is already known - $ 280. It remains to add that operates a mobile computer that is running Android 4.2.

Source : NEC

Smartphone Huawei Ascend Y300II running Firefox OS 1.2

Firefox OS operating system is still in its infancy. Most of the devices are copies of the reference device Geeksphone Keon. But it is already prepared and the six-inch smartphone running the OS and the device with quad-core platform .
Huawei Ascend Y300II

Huawei Ascend Y300II

And while these devices are in development , Huawei is preparing to market a smartphone Ascend Y300II. Novelty refers to the low-end and boasts modern features. The smartphone will receive four-inch display of unknown resolution , a dual-core platform with a frequency of 1 GHz , 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of flash memory , expandable through a slot for microSD. We also know about the 5 - megapixel rear camera and front camera (VGA), as well as adapters Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 2.1. New work will be running the latest version of Firefox OS 1.2. The appearance of the smartphone is expected early next year.

Source : Firefox OS Guide