Thursday, March 19, 2015
Microsoft's latest smartphone the Lumia 430 is their cheapest Windows phone yet at only $70. The Lumia 430 will be added to Microsoft's low-cost phones like the midrange Lumia 640 and 640 XL. Microsoft Lumia 430 is a 3G only phone with dual-SIM. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and is equipped with a 4-inch display with a 800x480-pixel resolution. The workhorse is a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset with 1GB RAM.
The main camera at the back of the phone is 2-megapixel without flash, while the front-facing camera is at 0.3-megapixel. It has 8GB of memory that is expandable up to 128GB more storage using microSD card. The phone is powered by a 1,500mAh removable battery.
The body of the phone is made from polycarbonate and it comes in orange and black colors. The phone will be available this April.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Samsung Galaxy S6 has shown that they have the ability to adapt to the changes in the industry with their success in the Mobile World Congress. They have redesigned their flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 thoroughly that it's no longer similar to its predecessor.
There are reports that mobile carriers have ordered 20 million Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units, which is a record setting feat. With so many orders the company has said that they will be increasing their initial production of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge by 13 million units to keep up with the surge of orders.
Samsung struggled in sales last year which watch their profits cut by 60%, now they have seem to solve the problem with their latest smartphones thanks to stronger than anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge pre-orders.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs:
Display: 5.1" Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Corning 1440 x 2560 pixels Gorilla Glass 4
Processor: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A5, Exynos 7420 chipset, Mali-T760 GPU
Memory: Internal choice of 32, 64, 128 GB, with 3 GB RAM not expandable
OS: Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Camera: Main back camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary front camera - 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
- video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Battery: fixed Li-Ion 2550 mAh battery