Samsung Focus 2 (Video Review)

The Focus a pair of is Samsung\’s initial LTE Windows Phone, and it\’s a lot of transportable and cheap than the Nokia Lumia 900 and HTC Titan II LTE Windows Phones on ATT. the main target a pair of includes a 4\” Super AMOLED show running at the standard 800 x 480 resolution, and it\’s power-driven by a similar one.4GHz flower second generation hardware employed in several current Windows Phone seven.5 Mango smartphones. the main target a pair of fights the favored Nokia Lumia 900 with its low $49.99 tag with contract.

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The Focus a pair of could be a bit storage challenged, and it\’s simply eight gigs of storage with half dozen out there for your use. there\’s no removable storage in contrast to the initial Focus. The phone has LTE 4G and HSPA+ for quick information, and you may undoubtedly notice the distinction on either network vs. the comparatively slow information speeds on the primary Focus. the main target a pair of has the mobile hotspot feature therefore you\’ll be able to use the phone as a wireless high speed model for your portable computer or pill. The Samsung has WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth a pair of.1 + EDR and a GPS with Bing Maps and AT&T Navigator. there is a front video chat camera that works with Skype and Tango and a rear 5MP camera with diode flash that may shoot 720p video.

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The phone is gloss white and whereas it resists dirt, it will show fingerprints and is slippery. the look is straightforward on the eyes however the phone will scream plastic (hey, it\’s solely $50 with contract). Still, the Lumia 900 could be a way more enticing phone for $99 with contract, and it sports a bigger and higher show and Nokia\’s compelling apps and services.

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The Focus a pair of fights back with a removable 1750 mAh battery and a a lot of pocket-sized type. If you wish to be able to swap during a spare battery on the go and dislike pocket-stretching huge phones, it\’s value a glance.

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Specs:

Display: 4″ Super AMOLEDdisplay. Resolution: 800 x 480, facilitates both symbol and landscape ways.

Battery: Lithium Ion standard rechargeable. Battery power is user disposable. 1,000 mAh.

Performance: 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 CPU. 512 megs RAM, 8 jobs internal storage.

Size: 4.79 x 2.47 x 0.43 inches wide. Weight: 4.3 oz..

Phone: GSM quad band with 3G HSPA+ and 4G LTE.

Camera: 5.0MP rear photographic camera with LED display that can capture 720p movie, front movie talk photographic camera.

Audio: Built in presenter, mic and 3.5mm standard stereo earphone port.

Networking: Incorporated WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Wireless 2.1 + EDR.

Software: Windows Cellphone 7.5 Apple.

Expansion: None.

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Samsung ATIV Odyssey (Video Review)

The New samsung ATIV Journey is the manufacturer’s first US Windows Cellphone 8 smart phone. Available on Verizon wireless Wireless for $49 with contract, New samsung obviously wasn’t shooting for a leading device, and they’ve yet to bring the higher end ATIV S (equivalent to the New samsung Universe S III in terms of hardware) to the US. The ATIV Journey is similar to the Universe S III Mini and it has a multi-colored 4″ Super AMOLED show running at 800 x 480 in a very compact form.

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The smart phone runs on the standard Windows Cellphone 8 internals: a 1.5GHz dual-core Qual-comm Snapdragon Central processing unit for the a gig of RAM. It has just 8 jobs of inner storage space with approximately 5.3 jobs available, but don’t lose heart: it has a microSD cards slot on the side that’s compatible with credit cards up to 64 jobs. We loaded 32 and 64 gig credit cards with songs and videos and the content easily appeared in the songs and movie apps.

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This looks like a New samsung smartphone: it’s dressed in slick and shiny plastic materials and the greyish striated returning goes for that same faux metal look as does the New samsung Universe Note 2 and the New samsung Smart PC ATIV 500T Windows 8 tablet. It’s nonetheless durable and the great thing is the returning is detachable so you can exchange the ample 2100 mAh battery power and get access to the micro SIM cards. The device has 4G LTE on Verizon’s network along with 3G EV-DO Rev. A and world GSM roaming abilities. Call top quality is very excellent and the ear piece is louder than regular.

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The phone has double band WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, a GPS that performs with Bing Charts, VZNavigator and even Htc Drive Try out. There’s a front movie chat photographic camera that performs fine with Skype and a typical top quality 5MP rear photographic camera with LED flash. The device has a detachable battery power (a plus vs. the more stylish and also more expensive HTC 8X and Htc Lumia 920 whose battery power are enclosed inside). The phone’s biggest problem? The Htc Lumia 822 on Verizon wireless is now free and it has a larger show, a better photographic camera and more inner storage space.

The New samsung ATIV Journey is the manufacturer’s first US Windows Cellphone 8 smart phone. Available on Verizon wireless Wireless for $49 with contract, New samsung obviously wasn’t shooting for a leading device, and they’ve yet to bring the higher end ATIV S (equivalent to the New samsung Universe S III in terms of hardware) to the US. The ATIV Journey is similar to the Universe S III Mini and it has a multi-colored 4″ Super AMOLED show running at 800 x 480 in a very compact form.

The smart phone runs on the standard Windows Cellphone 8 internals: a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU with a gig of RAM. It has just 8 jobs of inner storage space with approximately 5.3 jobs available, but don’t lose heart: it has a microSD cards slot on the side that’s compatible with credit cards up to 64 jobs. We loaded 32 and 64 gig credit cards with songs and videos and the content easily appeared in the songs and movie apps.

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This looks like a New samsung smartphone: it’s dressed in slick and shiny plastic materials and the greyish striated returning goes for that same faux metal look as does the New samsung Universe Note 2 and the New samsung Smart PC ATIV 500T Windows 8 tablet. It’s nonetheless durable and the great thing is the returning is detachable so you can exchange the ample 2100 mAh battery power and get access to the micro SIM cards. The device has 4G LTE on Verizon’s network along with 3G EV-DO Rev. A and world GSM roaming abilities. Call top quality is very excellent and the ear piece is louder than regular.

The phone has double band WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, a GPS that performs with Bing Charts, VZNavigator and even Htc Drive Try out. There’s a front movie chat photographic camera that performs fine with Skype and a typical top quality 5MP rear photographic camera with LED flash. The device has a detachable battery power (a plus vs. the more stylish and also more expensive HTC 8X and Htc Lumia 920 whose battery power are enclosed inside). The phone’s biggest problem? The Htc Lumia 822 on Verizon wireless is now free and it has a larger show, a better photographic camera and more inner storage space.

Nokia Lumia 925 vs HTC One Fast Comparability

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With regards to style, the HTC One, as opposed to the New samsung GalaxyS4, gives a challenging battle to the Nokia Lumia 925. While the HTC One is complete created of top great quality steel, the Lumia 925 has a aluminum structure, with a top great quality thermoplastic complete for its returning. The construction is outstanding on both, but style sensible, we choose the wonderful HTC One, but the Lumia 925 is no slump over either. Regarding measurements, the Lumia 925 is slimmer than the HTC One at 8.5 mm while the One is 9.3mm dense at its thickest factor. The One is 143g, which is 5g bulkier than the 925′s 139g. Not much of a distinction though. Both gadgets have a perfectly rounded returning, which creates it very simple to keep.

The show on the HTC One is a 4.7 inches SuperLCD3 1080p complete HD show and the Lumia 925 has a 4.5 inches OLED 720p show. While there is not a ton of distinction in pixel solidity, the HTC One a little bit sides out in sharpness, while the 925′s vivid OLED show places up a excellent battle for color vividness and lighting. Regarding the internals, the 925 activities the same ones as the 920 with the Snapdragon S4 plus chipset, while the One activities a more recent Snapdragon 600 chipset. No guesses on which is better in raw performance.

Sporting a 4 MP Ultrapixel photographic camera, HTC has tried to money the pattern of the mp competition. The p are bigger, with OIS assisting in more time exposures, very just like the 925, which has the same 1/3″ 8.7 MP indicator as the 920 with OIS. Both will be very near in photographic camera performance and we just cannot keep out to analyze it out. With regards to application, both are greatly different, with one cellphone operating on Android operating system 4.1.2 Jellybean and one operating on Windows Phone 8. An detailed evaluation will need a whole different publish and more arms on time obviously.

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Android at 75% current market share, Microsoft windows Phone eventually ahead of BlackBerry – IDC

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Formerly, a month ago, IDC launched research for the whole cell cellphone industry, which outlined the mobile mobile phones ruling function mobile phones for initially ever in the first one fourth of 2013. Now, they have exposed the marketshare of smarphone systems, which makes for a very exciting research completely. Android operating system has kept on increasing with a 79.5% modify YoY, and a large 75% marketshare, a number even the the past Symbian did not accomplish with its large existence. The complete deliveries of 162.1 thousand gadgets is in line with what Search engines declared last night, of the 900 thousand activations until date.

Apple, while at a far away second position with just 17.3% marketshare guidelines the smart phone industry together with Android operating system, taking over 92.3% of the whole smart phone industry. The amazing addition and modify here is from Windows Phone, which has lastly leapfrogged BlackBerry with a meager 3.2% marketshare and a huge 133.3% development modify YoY.

It looks like Windows Phone has expanded at the price of BlackBerry and the overall development of the Smartphone industry which has expanded 41.6% YoY. Symbian has taken a huge hit from, as predicted with deliveries coming to a stop, almost. At 3.2% and continuously growing, Windows Phone is probably cementing its position as the third environment now. It is proof of the Htc Lumia sales which have been powerful even in the usually boring first one fourth of an year. It is inquisitive to see The apple company has missing a lot of marketshare due to lack of quick up-dates and generally lagging behind Android operating system with regards to features and common recognized “cool”ness.

With iOS7′s upcoming launch, will The apple company make benefits in the 3rd quarter? Time will tell. Also, will Windows Cellphone maintain the cause over BlackBerry? The next few several weeks should be interesting as ever, let the activities begin!