Samsung Electronics is set to reveal Galaxy View tablet. It was recently spotted by its model number, SM-T677A on Bluetooth’s website on September 15, 2015. This also revealed some of the Samsung Galaxy View specifications.
Samsung Galaxy View specifications include Samsung Exynos 7580 64-bit processor that runs at 1.6 GHz clock speed, 18.4 inch full HD display packing 1920 x 1080 pixels. The camera packs 2.1 mega pixel CMOS sensor and 8MP rear camera. Bluetooth website suggests that it has BT module v4.1
Galaxy View comes with 2GB RAM and 32 gigabytes of flash storage. Capacity of the battery is 5700 mAh and it will likely have FDD LTE / W-CDMA radio. It will be making its way to AT&T network in USA.
Telefonica Ecuador is the second telephone network provider in Ecuador to start 4G LTE service. Right now the service is available only in the capital city of Quito. Frequency used is FDD-LTE 1900 (B2) MHz. Folks at Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones have done the hard work in deploying the LTE service in the Quito and will be expanding its coverage in the coming months.
All of these phones that are on sale currently in Ecuador will be able to make use of LTE broadband service:
ALCATEL ONETOUCH POP 2, Apple iPhone 6, HUAWEI Ascend G7 as the corresponding terminal of the LTE service, HUAWEI Ascend Y550, LG G3 Beat, Microsoft Lumia 635, Microsoft Lumia 735, Microsoft Lumia 830, Samsung Galaxy A3, Samsung Galaxy A5, Samsung Galaxy We have prepared the S5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Sony Xperia E3, Sony Xperia E4g.
UK mobile operator EE has announced the Osprey 2 mini router with FDD-LTE / W-CDMA / GSM connectivity. Osprey 2 mini specifications include Qualcomm MDM9225, Qualcomm AR6004 chips with category 4 LTE UE connectivity with maximum down speed of 150Mbps and uplink speeds of up to 50Mbps.
The devices are connected to the Osprey 2 mini mobile LTE WiFi router using IEEE 802.11 b / g / n (2.4GHz) wireless LAN network. It has inbuilt capacity of 6GB and battery size is 1500 mAh. Right now, only one color variant is available and it is black.
In the box, you get device, USB cable, Keep Me Card, Quick Start guide, Cloth pouch and Safety leaflet. It measures just 88 x 88 x 17.6 mm.
Huawei MediaPad M2 is the latest masterpiece from Chinese manufacturer and its launch was quite unexpected. It is successor to the MediaPad M1 and will be made available in the month of June of this year at a suggested retail price fixed at 279 euros. Before we reveal Huawei MediaPad M2 specifications, I would like to add that Huawei will also be offering a tablet with built in 4G LTE and this model will cost you 349 euro.
Huawei MediaPad M2 specifications detailed
Huawei MediaPad M2 has 8 inch LTPS display with WYXGA resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels). On the communication front, you get LTE cat 4 radio providing download speeds of up to 150 Mbps, dual band wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC module. Its battery has capacity of 4800 mAh.
On the rear of Huawei MediaPad M2, you will find an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash and 2MP front camera for taking selfies and doing video calls. It has thickness of about 7.8 millimeters and weighs 310 grams. Chassis is made of aluminum.
It runs Android 5 lollipop with EMUI 3.0 layer on top.
Blu has launched three new android phones to its smartphone lineup. All the three phones are members of the Blu Studio family and all of them boast 4G LTE radio for providing high speed broadband connectivity in the USA.
Blu Studio Mini LTE is the cheapest of the newly models. It is priced at 120 dollars and has these specifications. Currently it runs Android 4.2 jelly bean operating system but the company has confirmed it will be pushing kitkat update very soon. The Blu Studio Mini LTE supports AT&T, T-Mobile, Straight Talk, Cricket, and Metro PCS networks.
Blu Studio Mini LTE specifications
* 4.5 inch with 854 x 480 pixel display
* 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
* 1GB of RAM
* 4GB of storage expandable via microSD card slot
* A 5MP rear camera and front facing 0.3 megapixel webcam
* Connectivity options include onboard WiFi, Bluetooth, all of which is powered by 1850mAh battery.
Next is the Blu Studio 5.0 HD LTE which sells for 199 dollars. It comes unlocked to be used on any cellular network.
Blu Studio 5.0 HD LTE specifications
5 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel display, has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera, sports a 2200mAh battery, and has 8GB of storage. Unlike the aforementioned model, the Blu Studio 5.0 HD LTE ships with Android 4.4 kitkat operating system onboard. Rest of its specifications are similar to the Blu Studio Mini LTE.
Last one is the Blu Studio 6.0 LTE which costs 279 dollars and like Studio 5.0 HD LTE, it also comes unlocked and runs latest Android 4.4 kitkat operating system software. However it does not supports AT&T’s 4G LTE network.
On the brighter side the Blu Studio 6.0 LTE does have full support for T-Mobile’s LTE network for faster internet browsing.
Blu Studio 6.0 LTE specifications
* 5 inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
* 2 gigabytes of memory
* 16 gigabytes of flash storage expandable via micro SD card slot
* 13Mp and 5MP cameras
* Android 4.4 software
* 1.6 GHz Snapdragon 400 chip, and a bigger 3200mAh battery.
Qualcomm has released two new processors that will target the low cost smartphones. This Californian chipmaker has always impressed us with their products and now they have created two SoC that will bring more advanced features to the smartphone devices at very low cost.
We are in fact very intrigued by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 that comes with integrated 4G LTE radio with carrier aggregation technology that allows the user to obtain high peak bandwidth.
The Snapdragon 210 supports dual SIM configuration that is very popular in developing countries like China. Recent stats show that the dual SIM feature is getting popularity in European countries as well.
the specifications of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 include support for the Bluetooth 4.0 and comes with Adreno 300 GPU on board that is capable of driving display with HD resolution and up to 8 megapixel cameras with full HD video support.
the specifications of snapdragon 208 are identical to the 210 but lacks 4G support. However it is 3G out of the box and has maximum resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. Companies call this resolution quarter HD.
Both of these new processors will be offered to the OEMs within the first half of year 2015.
Chinese processor maker, Mediatek is all to launch myriad smartphones and tablets by the end of this year. It is being said that the Mediatek MT6795 will power most of those devices.
The MT6795 specifications include 64-bit, octa-core architecture. Its clock speed is 2.2 GHz and is based on HMP.
PowerVR G6200 graphics clocked at 700 MHz back the CPU which has full support for 4K video playback and 30 FPS encoding.
The Mediatek MT6795 chipset supports HSPA+ and LTE radios and has full support for displays up to 2560×1600 pixels. Camera support is there too with up to 20 megapixel sensors. This processor will be made available around December 2014.
Samsung launched the Galaxy Grand 2 in November 2013 and today the smartphone company has released its LTE version. Currently available only in South Korea, it is exactly the same device but adds an LTE radio making the device capable of reaching download speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
The Galaxy Grand 2 LTE is available on all three carriers (KT, SK Telecom, LG U+) and retails for 517,000 Korean Won that rounds to USD 484. Here are its technical specifications.
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T-Mobile has announced on their anniversary of launching their LTE network that they will be converting fifty percent of their edge network to LTE by the end of 2014. The US network provider took big strides in 2013 and it now claims they now cover 210 million people in 273 different metro areas.
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Benchmarks of a prototype Intel Atom Merifield processor has surfaced on NenaMark’s website. Slated to be used in phones, this Salt Bay phone runs Android 4.3 operating system; has 4.3 inch display with a resolution of 1280×800 (720p) and Power VR SGX 6 GPU.
The Atom Merifield is successor to the Atom Z2610 chip. Latter was not as efficient as top of the line ARM CPUs (think Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 / 800) and missed built in LTE support.
Atom Merifield promises to solve these problems by offering a chip with built in LTE, thanks to integrated XMM1760 modem.
Specs of this device include a dual core / quad core processor, 2.1 GHz clock frequency. In the Nenamark 2 benchmark test, the CPU got scores between 56.7 – 58.3 FPS (frames per second). [via tuttoandroid]