Wednesday, April 29, 2015
LG, electronics company from South Korea has unveiled their latest flagship Android smartphone the G4. The G4 has upgraded capabilities, usability, and the design. It now sport a leather back. It is also available in old plastic casing with a metal finish.
The G4 is equipped with a 16-megapixel rear camera tha has an optical-image stabilization and an aperture of f/1.8 best for taking pictures in low light. The front camera for selfie photo has 8MP. It also has laser auto-focus and an infrared color spectrum analyzer that gives more accurate color reproduction.
LG G4 specs:
Display: 5.5" LCD Quantum Dot, 2560 x 1440 resolution, 534 ppi
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (hexa-core: 2xCortex A57+ 4xCortex A53, 64-bit), Adreno 418 GPU
RAM: 3 GB DDR3
Storage: 32 GB, expandable using microSD up to 128GB
Main camera: 16MP, f/1.8, color spectrum sensor, OIS, laser-assisted focus;
Secondary camera: 8MP
Connectivity: HSPA, LTE-Advanced
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery: 3,000 mAh, user removable, wireless charging, quick charging
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG UX 4.0
Dimensions: 149.8 x 76.2 x 6.3-9.8 mm, 155 g
Colors and finishes Plastic: Gray, Gold, White
Leather: Black, Brown, Red, Sky Blue, Beige, and Yellow
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Billionaire Jia Yueting founder and CEO of Chinese online streaming site Leshi TV (LeTV) and who gain attention by comparing Apple to the Nazis for all the right reason will be bringing his smartphone "Le Superphone" to the American consumers. At a media event on Monday afternoon in San Francisco, the company said that they will be launching in the US and will be introducing their new smartphone to the US.
The company will have their US headquarters in Redwood City and will be having another office in Los Angeles.
The Le Superphone’s custom Android operating software is designed to stream LeTV’s video content. It is built for the ultimate viewing experience of the user. So, it will definitely have more dynamic color range than any other premium smartphone in the market. The phone is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor. It also has a 21-megapixel main camera at the back. It will have two variants 5.5-inches and a massive 6.3-inches.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Google releases budget Chromebooks that will run on Chrome operating system. This will benefit budget conscious as well as kids. Google announced the two version of the Chromebooks which are produced by PC manufacturers Hisense and Haier. The lightweight laptops will only cost about $149 each.
Microsoft have also announced their low-priced Surface table to cater to low budget families and students. The Surface Pro 3 low end model is priced at $499 while the higher end model may cost up to $1,949.
The Chromebooks does not have any hard drive it's functionality is dependent on Internet connection. The Chrome Operating system is designed to automatically use Google’s search engine and other services like Google docs, Google Calendar, Gmail, YouTube etc.
The two models built by Hisense and Haier are based on ARM Cortex-A17 processors, 11.6-inch screens, 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM, USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and microSD card. In terms of battery life, the Haier model can run up to 10 hours while the Hisense model can run up to 8.5 hours.
Google has also launched "Asus Chromebook Flip" which has a premium metallic design. It boast a 10.1-inch touchscreen display that can be folded backwards to be use as tablet. It is priced at $249. It is powered by a Rockchip 3288 processor with four ARM Cortex A17 cores with 16GB storage. The battery life is about 10 hours.