Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Specifications and Features of Nokia Lumia 800

The Nokia Lumia is the first in a new range of smart phones to offer the latest Windows Phone 7.5 operating system known as the Mango edition. Nokia Lumia 800 is a stunning Windows phone powered by a 1.4 GHz processor. Crispy design and stylish look will definitely make you interested. In this article I shall discuss specifications and features of Nokia Lumia 800.

1. Display

Nokia Lumia 800 comes with AMOLED capacitive touch screen that supports 16 million colors. Gorilla Glass display with latest Nokia ClearBlack technology offer you crystal clear pictures at a resolution of 480*800. This model comes with 3.7 inches of display which is smaller than many models in the market, yet it is large enough to offer you perfect satisfaction of using a Smartphone. Accelerometer sensor enables auto user interface rotating.Proximity sensor is used for auto turn off. Nokia touch sensitive controls are really a big bonus with this particular Nokia model.

2. Network and Connectivity

Nokia Lumia 800 is a 3G enabled Smartphone and supports both HSDPA and HSUPA. Moreover, it supports dual band GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth, WLAN, micro USB for connectivity. A-GPS navigation with Nokia maps allows you the opportunity to locate something over a map.

3. Camera and Video

Nokia Lumia comes with 8MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss lens yet the camera quality is not as good as some of the previous models of Nokia. However, dual LED flash, auto-focus and some other features may turn out to be a good combination to capture high quality pictures. Although this model is 3G enabled still there is no secondary or front side camera grafted in the surface for video calling. Video recording feature at a decent rate of 720p at 30 frames per second may stream video quite successfully. However, it would be great if the buffering rate would have been close to 1080p at 30 fps.

4. Operating System and processor

As said earlier Nokia Lumia 800 comes with Windows 7.5 Mango which is the latest version of Windows Mobile Operating System. Powerful 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor with Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset makes smooth multi-tasking. Now you have the liberty to switch from one processor to another in a rapid pace. Only 512 MB of RAM will not offer better buffering of processes and may slow down the system.

5. Battery

Nokia is renowned in the market for its batteries; this time Nokia Lumia 800 comes with a 1450 mAh battery that is expected to offer more than 250 hours of standby time and 13 hours of talk time.


Tuesday, 13 December 2011

An Introduction To The Samsung Galaxy Nexus

This new Samsung Galaxy handset is to be the first in the world to offer the latest Android 4.0 operating system which is also known as Ice Cream Sandwich and is a direct upgrade to the previous Google Nexus S model which was also manufactured by Samsung.

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the end result of months of speculation and rumours surrounding the next Google Nexus Android phone, initially thought to be called the Samsung or Google Nexus Prime the new Galaxy Nexus has now had deals, prices and a release date announced at a recent launch event.

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus release date has been set for November which means that consumers will for the first time be able to experience what exactly Google has been working on with its new Android update.

UK retailers have already released details of their Samsung Galaxy Nexus deals which show that this new device is not going to be the most affordable at launch, a free phone is likely to set back consumers a whopping £46 per month in line rental or for a £30 upfront cost this can be connected to the next tariff down at £41 per month.

The specifications are not far off from the current best-selling Samsung Galaxy S2 with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and 1GB of RAM on board, the camera is a 5.0 mega pixel unit with an LED flash and is capable of recording 1080p full HD video clips the same as the S2 and the recent iPhone 4S.

Compared with the previous Google Nexus S the Galaxy Nexus is slightly heavier but thinner with an overall weight of 135g and a slim body at 8.94mm, the biggest difference comes with the size of the main touch screen which remains a Super AMOLED display as with the Galaxy S2 but has been expanded to a large 4.65 inches.

Further similarities between the Samsung Galaxy S2 and Nexus come with the fast download speeds these handsets are able to achieve via HSPA+ giving up to 21Mbps, also available is Wi-Fi, GPS, Google+ integration and voice typing.

The Galaxy Nexus is to be marketed in two memory types, both a 16GB and 32GB model will be on sale.

So far, three of the UK network operators have announced that they will be selling the new Galaxy Nexus phone, these include 3 Mobile, Vodafone and O2, further networks are likely to follow suit soon.


How to Choose The Best 4G Smartphone

These days, most of us can't go too far without our smartphone. We rely on them for far more than conversation; everything from telecommuting to entertainment and social media is coordinated through the hand-held devices that never cease to amaze.

The newer smartphones are also able to provide turn by turn GPS directions. It's hard to believe that only a few years ago cellular phones could only call people. Now smartphones can do just about anything. The big question, who has how to choose the best 4G smartphone?

Depending on where you live, you'll want to find a provider with the best coverage for your area. A great way to figure out who has the best 4G coverage is ask your friends. Talk to people to get their opinion on which provider has the best. However, if you're about to enter into a new contract, you'll be relieved to know that the two frontrunners in the 4G market, Verizon and AT&T, have announced major plans to improve their 4G coverage. By 2013, Verizon plans to have 4G service available to its entire network, and AT&T will offer 4G to 80% of the country by that time as well.

And while coverage is necessary to fully utilize your equipment, it helps to have a device that does everything you want it to do. Some of the things items you want to keep in mind is:

Screen size
Battery Life
Availability of accessories
User Reviews
Read on to find out more about some of the best 4G-enabled phones on the market.

HTC Thunderbolt (Verizon) - This phone, with coveted LTE technology, boasts simultaneous voice and data, with amazing internet speeds, plus an easy-to-manage interface. LTE technology is still in its infancy, and can shorten battery life, so make sure to invest in an additional battery!

Samsung Infuse 4G SGH-1997 (AT&T) - This paper- thin (well, almost), model is AT&T's first official foray into the 4G market. It's got a great battery life, and great screen capture, but it's dimensions may make it difficult to hold onto.

Samsung Epic 4G (Sprint) - With great video support and a gorgeous screen, the Epic 4G provides everything you'll want in mobile entertainment. Add to that a nicely sized keyboard, and this may just be the phone for you. Be aware of fees for this phone - you'll have to pay for 4G service even if you can't use it.

Samsung Galaxy S 4G (T-Mobile) - A slim design stands out here; current LTE technology is a still a little clunky, so if you prefer a smaller phone, you may like this design. Quick HSPA+ speeds plus a better battery life than most helps this phone stand out.

With so many choices for a 4G smartphone, its hard to decide exactly how has the best 4G smartphone. As with any big purchase, especially one involving a contractual commitment be sure to do your research and read up on reviews before purchasing any smartphone plan. That way you'll be sure to enjoy all your new smart phone has to offer!