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The Vodafone Smart 2


Vodafone has released the Vodafone Smart 2 that runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

The Vodafone Smart 2 has a processor of CPU single core 832MHz. It has 512MB of RAM and supports MicroSD (up to 32GB). The device sports a capacitive touchscreen display with 3.2″.

In terms of connectivity, it has HSDPA, WiFi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, and a 3.5 mm audio jack.
The Vodafone Smart 2’s camera is 3.2 megapixels with LED flash. It also has GPS.

The Vodafone Smart 2 has a Lithium Ion 1150 mAh battery that allows talk time up to 6 hours and a standby time of up to 457 hours. Its dimensions are 109 x 58 x 12.4 mm and weighs only 120 grams.

Other features include an FM Radio and interchangeable color covers.

The Xperia Play 4G


The Xperia Play 4G is a smartphone mobile gaming console. In fact, it is world’s first PlayStation Certified Android smartphone that is built on the gaming expertise of Sony Computer Entertainment.

The Xperia Play 4G has 4.0 inch scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen with 16 million colors and an 854 x 480 pixels for the resolution. This device is powered by 1 GHz Scorpion ARMv7 processor with Google’s Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system.

This must-have gadget has enhanced gaming experience with dedicated gaming keys, shoulder buttons and an analogue touch joystick. Users can gain access to the latest game releases on the Games for Xperia PLAY website. The Xperia Play 4G also has a 5.1 megapixel camera with auto focus and photo light.

This is truly a device for fun and function.

The LG Optimus L3


The LG Optimus L3  is a fashionable piece of equipment. A compact and stylish device designed for style and comfort. It is powered by Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread  with access to 130,000+ Android Market™ apps. It also has a screen perfect for the comfort viewing.  The LG Optimus L3 is a compact smartphone that is a true fashion statement.

This device sports a 3.2″ LCD screen at a 240x320p resolution. It has a processor of 800MHz, 1GB internal storage, 384MB RAM, and expandable up to 32GB via microsSD. The LG Optimus L3 is equipped with a 3.15MP camera. In terms of connection, it has HSDPA 3.6Mbps, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS w/ aGPS. This device has a battery of Li-Ion 1500mAh.

Live with Walkman™

The Live with Walkman™ creates a whole new era in music experience. Listen to the beat with a very loud sound without distortion. The quality of a walkman with Xloud loudness enhancement engine guarantees a new level of experience.

Live with Walkman™ specifications:

  • Dimension: 106 x 56 x 14.2mm
  • Weight: 115 g
  • Network bands: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; HSDPA 900/2100 MHz
  • Screen: 3.2“ scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen with 16 million colours 320 x 480 pixel
  • Processor: Qualcomm 8255 , 1 GHz
  • Camera: 5 MP camera with auto-focus, front camera
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB: USB 2.0 and microUSB
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM; 320 MB internal memory, microSD slot up to 32 GB
  • Battery: Talk time (up to): 14 hours 15 minutes, Standby time (up to): 850 hours , Music listening time: 17 hours 30 minutes
  • Operating system: Android OS 2.3
  • Special Features: Xloud experience

The Xperia™ PLAY

The Xperia™ PLAY takes gaming into a new level. It is The first PlayStation™ Certified Android smartphone. You can enjoy all the features of a smartphone and a portable gaming system in one. Just visit Google Play™ and gain access to the latest games available and more than 250,000 apps to power-up your phone.

Xperia™ PLAY specifications:

  • Dimension: 119 x 62 x 16mm
  • Weight: 175 g
  • Network bands: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; HSDPA 900/2100 MHz
  • Screen: 4“ scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen with 16 million colours 854 x 480 pixel
  • Processor: Scorpion ARMv7, 1 GHz
  • Camera: 5.1 MP camera with auto-focus
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB: USB 2.0 and microUSB
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM; 1 GB internal memory, microSD slot up to 32 GB
  • Battery: Talk time (up to): 8 hours 25 minutes, Standby time (up to): 425 hours, MP3 playback: 30 hours 30 minutes, Game play time (Java): Up to 5 hours 35 minutes [1]
  • Operating system: Android OS 2.3
  • Special Features: 3D motion gaming and dedicated gaming keys

The Pandigital SuperNova 8

The Pandigital SuperNova 8 Android Media Tablet and colored eReader is an affordable tablet which is powered by Android 2.3 OS and 1.06 GHz Samsung SSPV210 processor. The Pandigital SuperNova 8’s user-friendly navigation design makes its features more enjoyable.

Other Pandigital SuperNova 8 specifications include:

  • Dimension: 213 x 155 x 11mm
  • Weight: 470 g
  • Screen: 8“ capacitive touchscreen with 800 x 600 screen resolution
  • Processor: Samsung SSPV210, 1.06 GHz
  • Camera: front and rear camera
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB: miniUSB 2.0
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM; 4 GB internal memory, microSD slot up to 32 GB
  • Battery: Li-Po, up to 6 hours of work
  • Operating system: Android OS 2.3.
  • Special Features: HDMI output

Ice Cream Sandwich Still Lags Behind

Android 4.0 is still not right on the device, even if we are to see a slight upward trend. In early April, the Ice Cream Sandwich was still at 2.9% of all smartphones that installed Android as the operating system. This is not really exhilarating, considering that the version was just released several months ago.

Today, there are now 4.9 percent of active Android devices coming into the Ice Cream treat. However, Android 2.3.3 is still in an uptrend. This means, conversely, that it would still take a long time before Android 4.0 really makes up the lion’s share of operating systems.

Also, Android 2.2 and Android 2.1 coming together sums up to over 26% of all Android devices. For app developers, this means fragmentation is no good. They need to carefully consider their applications for which target groups really are and then have the challenge of adapting their programs to these conditions.

Let’s just hope that Google gets the challenge of driving innovation without allowing the fragmentation of hand, now in the grip.

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2

Samsung has launched a new media player in South Korea called Galaxy Player 2.4 (YP-GL1). This device was announced at MWC, and is already commercially available in 8 GB and 16 GB versions.

In a milky white color, the Galaxy Player 4.2 has a thickness of 8.99 mm, 4.2-inch IPS TFT WVGA, 2 MP main camera, VGA front camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microSD card slot, speakers stereo, and 1,500 mAh battery.

Within the software, the device is based on Android 2.3 and comes pre-loaded with e-learning content, FIFA 2012 and NFS. It also offers Kakao Talk, AllShare and SoundAlive technology to enhance audio quality.

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 in 8 GB version is priced at 269,000 won, while the 16 GB version costs 299,000 won.

LG Viper 4G

Sprint has officially crowned LG 4G Viper as its first LTE smartphone.

This device runs on Android 2.3 can be ordered in advance from April 12 for a price of 75 euros in a contract, making it the most affordable LTE phone and the only service to offer unlimited data.

The Viper is one of the few moderately sized LTE phones in the market that sports a 4-inch screen with 480 × 800, rather than the extra-large offered by peers. Strictly located in the middle range, integrates a dual-core processor at 1.2GHz, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a VGA front camera and 4 GB of onboard storage. A microSDHC slot allows 32 GB.

This Sprint Smartphone delivers support for NFC and thus, support for Google Wallet. An agreement with Box.net offers 50 GB of free space in the cloud for those who register before 22 July.

Sony Xperia Sola Debuts Online

It seems that the family of Sony’s Android phones is expanding, big time. Adding to the Xperia line we find out that a new model, the new Sony Xperia Sola , a mid-range phone with a particularly interesting feature (the Floating Touch allows you to highlight an element of a web page without actually touching the phone display) has just been released online.

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