Consumer electronics giant Samsung on Tuesday announced the launch of a new high-end smartphone dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Grand, which has been designed to particularly target the youth and young company executives in the age group of 18-35 years.
The company said the Galaxy Grand would be simultaneously launched in several key markets across the world, including India.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS-based smartphone has borrowed several features from the South Korean firm's flagship devices like the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Note 2.
Acclaimed electronic giant Sony yesterday introduced the world to its new, ultra-slim Android-based tablet dubbed the Xperia Tablet Z.
The Xperia Tablet Z runs Google's Android 4.1 mobile operating system, and comes equipped with a full-HD 10.1-inch screen that offers a resolution of 1920 by 1200 pixels. It has Qualcomm's 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, an 8.1-megapixel camera on its rear. This rear-facing camera works with Exmore R technology and is expected to be a star in the company's promotion of the tablet overall.
Even though Google had to cancel its October 29 media event in New York due to Hurricane Sandy which lashed the East Coast with heavy rain and strong winds, the company nonetheless unveiled its new Nexus 4 handset as well as Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets on the scheduled date.
Instead of announcing the new devices at the originally-scheduled October 29 gala launch event which was to be held in a New York City pier, Google unveiled the new hardware in a blog post on the Official Google Blog.
At their respective Wednesday, September 5, events in New York, handset-makers Nokia and Motorola unveiled as many as five new smartphones, underscoring their attempts to gain some market share in a smartphone-market scenario dominated by Apple and Samsung.
Nokia, at its event, introduced two new colorful, Windows 8-based Lumia handsets - Lumia 920 4G LTE and Lumia 820 - which boast some extremely attractive features, like wireless charging and augmented reality technology that enables the users to comprehensively view their surroundings with the help of the device's camera.
Verizon, which has the greatest geographic coverage in the United States, has finally confirmed that Apple's iPhone would soon be available on its airwaves.
United States' leading wireless carrier has reportedly discontinued early phone upgrades. In addition, company's "New Every Two" program, which offers credits of up to $100 for new phones every two years, will come to an end on 16th of January.
Taiwanese electronic giant Acer used Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to unveil its two Android-based smartphones, viz. the Liquidmini and BeTouch E210.
The stylish chrome edges of the Liquidmini make it slightly resemble other handsets in the Liquid range. It runs Android OS 2.2, and comes equipped with a 3.2-inch multi-touch screen, a 5-megapixel camera and a 600MHz processor.
Other striking features of the Liquidmini include a built-in FM radio, 512MB of RAM, a pre-installed 2GB MicroSD card, WiFi, Bluetooth and DLNA support.
Telecom operator, Vodafone has announced the launch of a new feature aimed at business customers called, ‘Vodafone Smartphone Professional’.
The new feature will allow users to safely access company data on their individual devices. The tool, which works on a web-based model, will allow companies to manage the smartphones on their networks enabling their employees to securely access company data.
Korean mobile phone manufacturer LG launched its new C300 Town handset, which has been designed keeping “on the go” and “social networking” in mind.
The C300 Town handset comes equipped with a 2-megapixel camera and a 2.4-inch screen that offers a resolution of 320 by 240 pixels. It also features a QWERTY keypad, Bluetooth, FM radio and an MP3 player.
Socially networking wise, the handset offers Twitter, Facebook and MSN clients. However, there is no WiFi or 3G.
LG Electronics UK marketing director Paul Trueman said that they wanted to dedicate the handset to social networking.
Handset manufacturer Nokia has announced the launch of its new C6 slider smartphone in the UK.
The new handset is available for purchase directly from Nokia with a price tag £289. It is SIM-free that allows you to use the phone on any network with your existing SIM card.
The Nokia C6 comes with a 3.2-inch touchscreen, a 5-megapixel camera with LED Flash, MicroSD support and FM radio. For connectivity, the handset offers 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth.
Claiming that it is a feature-rich productivity suite that deserves strong consideration, Microsoft formally launched Office 2010 Friday. The new product, which is a “remarkably attractive” upgrade of Office 2007, will empower power users with features that refine the older version and a much deeper user-experience. Also, it would enable document sharing and collaboration over the Internet.
The creator of green powered electronics and emergency preparedness company Eton has recently announced about the availability of Scorpion, a solar powered, all-terrain device for outdoor adventures. Scorpion is a multifunctional self powered device which provides Light, Information and Energy in one convenient and rugged device.
A nine-speaker Rockford Fosgate stereo with subwoofer, leather seats and steering wheel, 18-inch alloys, a sunroof, powered front seats, cruise control, rain sensing wipers, xenon headlights and parking sensors, Bluetooth hands-free and sat nav. Drivers opting for the more expensive XLS will be credited with this implausible package.
Powered by a 131kW/230Nm 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine, Suzuki has just launched its first Australia-bound mid-size sedan. The Kizashi fuel economy is rated at 7.9L/100km; in US-spec it can go from zero to 96km/h (60mph) in 7.4 seconds.
In a big week for digital cameras, Canon Australia made an announcement yesterday about the latest addition to its IXUS digital compact collection, the IXUS 300 HS.
The time of the launch is important since it came on similar day when Sony launched the NEX-3 and MEX-5 cameras, that firm’s flashy entrance into the hybrid digital image market that overpasses compact DSC and DSLR customers.
Looking forward to gain an impressive market share, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. launched its 3D television sets in South Korea, on Thursday.
It introduced three series of 3D models using light emitting diode-backlit LCD display for sale in the domestic market.
Aiming to sell at least 2 million 3D TVs this year, Samsung will launch the 3D series globally, next month.