Samsung once again took the stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday morning to officially announce the Galaxy S5. According to Samsung, the new flagship device will ship on April 11 in 150 markets, with carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint being among those who will get the latest smartphone. The new device will come with Android 4.4 KitKat and comes with a 1080p Super AMOLED screen, measuring 5.1 inches. A microSD slot will be included as usual, as well as a removable 2800mAh battery and swappable back cover that has little dimples on it and is made of the same polycarbonate material that the Galaxy Note 3 has, which features the “leather-like” feel. Samsung says the device is IP67-certified, which means it’ll have some water and dust resistance, and the USB 3.0 port that is found at the bottom of the smartphone has a cover on it. As had been rumored, the GS5 will also get a fingerprint scanner, which is activated by swiping your … [Read more...] about The Samsung Galaxy S5 is officially announced
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Huami, the second largest maker of wearable technology, recently introduced its third wearable device. The Amazfit PACE is the newest smart watch-fitness tracker to join the market today. With an exclusive pre-selling price of $129.00 USD, it sure beats other wearable fitness trackers in the current market. AmazFit PACE has a total storage of 4GB with a 512 MB RAM. This allows the users to download their favorite music and other media and enjoy it while, literally, on the run. It also has a Bluetooth 4.0 and BLE + WiFi connectivity that lets you connect to a wireless headset. Another special feature would be the built-in 28nm GPS sensor and GLONASS. This allows users to track their route and distance accurately, thereby minimizing the chance of being lost in the wild or even in the neighborhood. The AmazFit PACE boasted an extensive run tracking system. It can record the distance, pace, speed and time of your run. It also takes note of your heart rate continuously while working … [Read more...] about Amazfit PACE Release Date, Specs, Features, News & Update: Fitness Tracker Beats FitBit? Price, Shipping Details Revealed; Get Special Discount! [DETAILS HERE]
iPhone 7 has been rolled out as a tough handset that can be scratched, bent, dropped, and still remains solid. Apple's flagship product for this year also includes water resistance and low-light camera capability. Apple's product was also tested against Samsung's flagship product this year showing its true waterproof capabilities. The Apple IPhone 7 has an IP67 rating, while Samsung Galaxy S7 has an IP68 rating. The Ingress Protection Marking (IP) is used for classifying and rating the degree of protection against intrusions like dust, accidental contact as well as water. The IP67 rating for iPhone 7 is the indication that it will be able to survive a submersion in 1m deep water for 30 minutes. On the other hand, the Galaxy S7 has a higher rating at IP68 which means that even if it is submerged in up to 1.5m deep water for 30 minutes, it will survive. Based solely on the IP Code, the Galaxy S7 has an advantage. Interestingly, a test was done to prove the waterproof capabilities of the … [Read more...] about iPhone 7 Release Date, News & Update: Waterproof Capabilities, Low Light Camera Performance Answers Cost Of Manufacture?
The HTC Bolt recently became exclusively available on Sprint in the United States. News of the HTC Bolt leaked earlier in 2016, which was believed to be an upgrade of the HTC 10. HTC.com reported that the HTC Bolt featured a 5.5-inch Super-LCD3 display with Quad HD resolution, Snapdragon 810 octa-core chipset with X10 LTE modem, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, It also has a 16-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, an 8-megapixel front shooter and 3200mAh battery. World-class sprinter Usain Bolt was featured by the company to promote the new product. In terms of design, the HTC Bolt is made of glass and metal and is the first water-resistant aluminum unibody Android phone. The phone also brings more precise contours, a flatter back for sharper contrast that catches light in the most beautiful way. The HTC Bolt also has bold chamfered edges that are carved out of Gunmetal or Glacier metal to create the 3.7mm side cut appear and feel slimmer than before. The … [Read more...] about HTC Bolt News & Updates: Sprint Exclusively Launches Smartphone; Global Version HTC 10 Evo To Arrive Soon?
Asus introduced Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 3 Deluxe to break into the premium smartphone segment. The company is targeting the flagship smartphones including Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and trying to make a mark in a segment where brand value matters a lot. Zenfone 3 Deluxe has every spec and feature to compete against the premium ones. The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe was announced in May, before iPhone 7 and released in August. It has a super AMOLED 5.7-inch capacitive touchscreen that supports multi-touch up to five fingers. The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe has a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution with Corning Glass 4 protection along with an Asus ZenUI 3.0. Display-wise, the iPhone 7 packs a punch with a 4.7-inches LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and is multi-touch enabled. It has a 750 x 1334 pixels resolution. Protection features include Ion-strengthened glass with oleophobic coating, display zoom, 3D touch and Home button and a wide color gamut display, writes GSMArena. The iPhone 7 … [Read more...] about Zenfone 3 Deluxe vs iPhone 7: Asus Smartphonr Takes on Apple’s Latest Model with Incredible Specs & Features; Buyers Thoroughly Impressed?
Samsung has officially given us a sneak-peek of its new Samsung Gear S3 last August 31. And not long after, today ASUS officially launched its contender to the smart watch line, the ASUS ZenWatch 3, in an IFA 2016 event in Berlin. Could these wearable devices beat Apple Watch 2? Some guesses are making rounds that the newly launched smart watches from Samsung and ASUS are said to be better than the well-known Apple Watch as stated by iTech Post. In terms of fresh and up-to-date features and with a year gap between their releases the Samsung Gear S3 and the ASUS ZenWatch 3 might just have the upper-hand versus the Apple Watch in the "best smart watch" contest. Could Apple Watch 2 beat these devices? To understand why reports say so, let's take a closer look into the specs of each of the three smart watches from Apple, Samsung and ASUS. Which is better Samsung Gear 3, ASUS ZenWatch 3 or Apple Watch 2? Apple Watch The The disadvantage for the Apple Watch is it has a shorter battery … [Read more...] about Apple Watch 2 vs Samsung Gear S3 vs ASUS ZenWatch 3: Which Is The Best? Specs, Features & Price Revealed
Samsung just finished its "Unpacked" event, and with it the global reveal of the Galaxy S5. While boasting a good offering of new useful-sounding features, it aesthetically looks fairly similar to what we've seen with the previous Galaxy phones, but they can't be blamed for sticking to a winning formula. It will launch in the US this April, but let's dive in to see what we're getting. Highlight features included a bigger, sharper screen, longer battery, new look, faster internet speeds and processing, a heart sensor, is water resistant, and has a useful 'ultra battery-saving mode'. There are some visual changes-it comes in a shiny array of colors, has a perforated textured back, and is more square in design-and has gotten slightly larger once again. The Galaxy S5 has the rounded edges and removable back panel we've become familiar with in the previous Galaxy iterations. It comes in four colors as of launch-charcoal, gold, white and electric blue, with designer patterns and cases to … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S5 Revealed, Boasts Multiple Colors, Heart Sensor, Fingerprint Scanner and Faster Hardware: All Features Rounded Up