Lenovo presented at a conference in MWC 2016 its new laptops equipped with operating system Windows 10 : the Yoga 710 and 5101 and Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 a 2 in 1 that can be used both as a laptop and tablet.
In the words of Lenovo, “We have realized the need for users today is the ability to work on multiple devices. For example, they can send a message from your smartphone, work on your laptop and read on your tablet. Therefore the design of our new devices include the ability to use the laptop as a tablet, so that users can have the versatility of these devices with the convenience of being able to type on a keyboard with the full power of the latest generation Intel processors but still maintaining a huge battery life. ”
We started talking about the new Lenovo Yoga 11 or 710 14-inch laptop that weighs only 1.04 kg and therefore is ideal for carry it everywhere. Equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor sixth generation (in the 14-inch model) or Intel Core m5 (in 11-inch), which together with Windows 10 makes it an extremely powerful despite its size and weight device. also integrates a 256 GB SSD, WiFi 20% more powerful than previous models and as an option can be integrated Nvidia GeForce graphics. In all cases it has a Full HD display and up to 8 hours of battery life.
Meanwhile, the Lenovo Yoga 5101 offers a completely renovated with respect to the previous generation design, delivering 50% more battery life (reaches up to 8.5 hours) and is lighter than its predecessor. As with Yoga 710 and Yoga 3 Pro, the 5101 is a convertible that can be used in four different positions, although in this case weighs 1.75 kg (version 14-inch) or 2.08 Kg (15 inches) and is powered by hardware AMD (Intel Core i7 but AMD Radeon R7 M460 processor 2 GB).
Finally, we must mention the affordable Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310, a two in one that can separate the screen keyboard and weighing only 580 grams. It offers a wide range of connectivity (including LTE optional) and features a 10-inch Full HD resolution that will delight any user. Includes 64 GB of internal storage, 4 GB of RAM and Intel Core processors M. The best part is that its price of 269 euros.
The new Lenovo Yoga 710 will hit stores in May this year at a starting price of 799 euros for the 11-inch model and the 14-inch 899. For its part, the Yoga arrive in April 5101 at a price of 479 euros 14-inch model and 699 euros 15. Finally, the Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 hit stores in June at a starting price of 269 euros in its most basic model. Obviously these prices will be increased if we choose more powerful hardware options.
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were launched at the mobile world congress 2015 event. Many reviewers have noted that there are some display problems on these new android smartphones with some finger inputs are not detected properly. These Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge display problems were double confirmed with the TSP Grid mode test that proved that there there are dead spots on the edge of the touch screen.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has display problems on a larger scale. So it looks like Microsoft is not the only one plagued with display problems. Microsoft’s first non-Nokia phone Lumia 535 has been having several display problems as well. People have been complaining about Lumia 535’s screen sensitivity and multi touch issues.
Both have common specifications packing Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa Core processor, 3 GB of memory, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip, Wireless LAN A/C, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, heart rate and fingerprint sensors.
HP Spectre 13 x360 is a new convertible laptop with touch screen. It packs a lot of power and offer impressive specifications. Two models HP Spectre x360 13-4001ng and HP x360 13-4000ng were released today.
HP x360 13-4000ng features Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2 GHz processor, 4 gigabytes of memory and full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The other model HP Spectre x360 13-4001ng has Intel Core i7 5500U 2.4 GHz processor, quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution and 8 GB of RAM. Both models pack 13.3 inch display, Intel HD Graphics 5500 integrated GPU, 256 GB SSD in small M.2 SSD format, three USB 3.0 ports, Mini Display Port, SD card reader and HDMI and touch panel.
If the last year’s HP Pavilion x360 did not pack enough power for you, the HP Spectre 13 x360 promises to offer you plenty of power to get your job done. Also if the build quality of HP Pavilion x360 looked a bit kid-ish, you love this one’s exterior. HP Spectre 13 x360 itself is made entirely of aluminum that feels fantastic in hand.
HP promises a battery life of up to 10 hours which is amazing since it comes with a 3 cell battery with 56 Wh capacity. It weighs just 1.51 kilograms and has thickness of mere 16 mm. HP x360 13-4000ng price is 999 euro while the HP Spectre x360 13-4001ng will cost you 1299 euro.
Mediatek MT8173 is the newest SoC to make its debut in the market. The new chipset features a 64 bit architecture and a quad cores based on Cortex A72 / A53 with big little technology. Here is Mediatek MT8173 review.
The Mediatek MT8173 reference tablet was showcased at the mobile world congress event where we were able to find out that it runs up to 2.4 GHz clock speed and offers full Open CL support. Its integrated GPU, power VR GX6250 offers great graphics performance.
In the AnTuTu performance benchmark software, the Mediatek MT8173 scored more than 40,000 which is means that it is six times more powerful than the MediaTek MT8125 processor released backed in 2013.
As expected the MT8173 offers 4k video playback and recording giving users a premium experience. Sources have told us that the processor will be released in the second half of the year and first devices with MediaTek Mt8173 will be ready by October 2015. So get ready to play games and watch videos in 4K mobility on MediaTek MT8173 tablet during Christmas holidays.
During the recently held MWC 2014, HTC unveiled a couple of new mid-range Android phones. The devices are the HTC Desire 816 and the HTC Desire 610 which is a pocketable smartphone. Over in Germany, both models are now up for pre-order at the Amazon site. The Desire 816 carries a pre-order price of EUR 379 which is a bit higher than expected since it is being sold for approximately €213 in China.
The HTC Desire 610 is priced at EUR 299 and the price includes free shipping. However, no concrete specific date has been indicated. In China, the Desire 816 will be making its way by the end of March, while the Desire 610 will be released in May so it is expected that it will also be released in Europe around that time duration.
Last month at the MWC 2013, Samsung unveiled the new Note Pro and Tab Pro family. While the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 and 8.4 were made available immediately, there was no information on the release date of the bigger Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2. According to a report, it will be hitting the retail shelves some time in March.
LG has announced a new LTE-enabled Android 4.4 smartphone, LG F70, at MWC 2014. The company has not revealed any details of the availability or pricing. It comes preloaded with the company’s new advanced UX feature, Knock Code that allows users to both power on and unlock the LG smartphone by tapping a personalized pattern on the phone’s screen.
Carphone Warehouse, one of the major phone retailers in UK has received record pre registrations for the Galaxy S5. They say that it is more than 130 percent than the GS4. It is being said that it could easily become fastest selling phone of all time.
Record breaking handset before it even reaches stores
Samsung unveiled its flagship phone at the MWC 2014 event at the Barcelona. Specs include a 5.1 inch display packing 1920×1080 FHD resolution, a quad core Snapdragon 801 processor by Qualcomm backed by Adreno 330 GPU and 2 gigabytes of RAM.
For the first time Systena presented the alternative to Android and Windows OS at MWC 2014, with Samsung Tizen OS . The tablet offers a 10.1 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is driven by the Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor. There is 2 GB RAM and atleast 32 GB of internal memory.
Acer presented Liquid E3 – a new 4.7-inch smartphone with HD display, quad-core SoC and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean at MWC. Acer wants to attract middle class with the Liquid E3. It will be available at € 249 ($ 345).
The device will feature a Quad-Core SoC with 1.2GHz, 2 GB RAM, 4 GB of, a microSD Slot Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system. It has two cameras, a 13 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front camera both with LED flash. The device weighs 135 grams.