Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Battle of the Full HD Phablet Which one you would choose? Lenovo K3 Note, Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML), or Meizu Note M1

ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML, phablet, smartphone
ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML

Lenovo Lemon K3 Note 5.5 inch IPS Screen, phablet, smartphone
Lenovo Lemon K3 Note 5.5 inch IPS Screen

Meizu M1 Note M463U Version 5.5 inch, smartphone, phablet
Meizu M1 Note M463U Version 5.5 inch

Are you shopping for a Full HD Phablet? If you are choosing between enovo K3 Note, Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML), and Meizu Note M1 check out their advantages and specification. All three phablets features full HD (1,920x1,080p) screen having pixel density of 401 ppi (pixels per inch).

The Lenovo K3 Note advise their customers to purchase a screen-guard since it does not have one. Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) and Meizu M1 Note are both equipped with Corning's scratch resistant Gorilla Glass 3 shield.

Lenovo K3 Note and Meizu Note M1 are powered by 64-bit class 1.7GHz Mediatek [MT6752] Octa-core (ARM Cortex-A53) CPU with 2GB RAM. Both have 16GB internal storage space that are expandable using microSD card. While Asus Zenfone 2 -ZE551ML is powered by 64-bit class based 1.8GHz Intel Atom processor Z3560 with 2GB RAM. It is equipped with PowerVR G6430 graphics engine and 16GB internal memory that is expandable to 64GB using microSD card.

In terms of camera, the Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) is clearly the superior among the choices. It is equipped with 13mp camera main camera that is supported by proprietary PixelMaster technology, Backlight (HDR) mode, and f/2.0 aperture. The front secondary camera is 5mp with 88-degree field of view that comes with ZenUI Selfie Panorama mode, which can capture panoramic selfies with a 140-degree field of view.

The Meizu Note M1 is second with 13mp Samsung camera, 4X digital zoom, 300-degree panoramic lens, Blue glass IR filter, 5-element lens, f/2.2 aperture. The secondary front camera is 5mp OV5670 camera with 4-element lens, f/2.0, 69-degree wide-angle lens, Face AE light boost technology and FotoNation smart selfie enhancement.

The Lenovo K3 Note has a 13mp rear main camera with dual-tone LED flash, HDR, full HD video recording and a 5mp snapper on the front.

All three run on Android mobile operating system, Asus Zenfone 2 run on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Zen UI, Lenovo K3 Note also run on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Vibe 2.5 UI. The Meizu Note M1 runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS with Flyme UI.

As for the price Lenovo K3 Note is the cheapest with $164.00 on Amazon, Meizu Note M1 is priced at $205.00, while the Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) is $310.00.

Lenovo Lemon K3 Note 5.5 inch IPS Screen $164.00

Meizu M1 Note M463U Version 5.5 inch 4G Flyme $205.00 

ASUS ZenFone 2 ZE551ML SILVER (32GB, 4GB RAM) $310.00



Models Lenovo K3 Note Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) Meizu M1 Note
Display
  • 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS screen
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi
  • 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS screen with wide 178-degree viewing angle. It also boasts of ASUS TruVivid display technology and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
  • 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) Sharp/AUO IGZO screen with GFF full lamination (will help reflect 75-percent light off the screen); also boasts PSR (Panel Self Refresh) technology to help lower power consumption by the screen.
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.0.2 Lollipop (with Vibe v2.5 UI) Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with custom Zen UI Android with Flyme OS UI
Processor 64-bit class 1.7GHz Mediatek [MT6752] Octa-core (ARM Cortex-A53) CPU 2GB RAM/16GB/1.8GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3560 64-bit class1.7GHz MediaTek Octa-core (ARM Cortex-A53) processor
GPU Mali-T760MP2 PowerVR G6430 GPU 700MHz Mali T760 MP2
RAM 2GB 2GB 2GB LPDDR3
Storage Capacity 16GB, expandable up to 32GB 16GB/32GB/64GB/ 128GB (+ 64GB via microSD card) 16GB/32GB
Camera
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with Dual-tone LED flash, HDR, full HD video recording
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with PixelMaster technology, Backlight (HDR) mode, f/ 2.0 aperture, Real Tone flash , Zenflash (Xenon)
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with 88-degree field of view and also comes with ZenUI Selfie Panorama mode which can capture panoramic selfies with up to a 140-degree field of view.
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel Samsung camera, 4X digital zoom, 300-degree panoramic lens, Blue glass IR filter, 5-element lens, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel OV5670 camera with 4-element lens, f/2.0, 69-degree wide-angle lens, Face AE light boost technology, FotoNation smart selfie enhancement
Battery 3000 mAh;
  • Talk time: up to 36 hours
  • Standby time: close to 750 hours
3000 mAh;
  • Comes with fast-charge technology where-in phone can get re-charged close to 60-percent battery capacity within 39 minutes
3140 mAh;
  • 4G Web surfing: up to 12 hours;
  • Video-playing: close to 15 hours;
  • 2G call-time: up to 40 hours;
  • High-quality music-playing: close to 60 hours;
Network 4G-LTE 4G-LTE (Cat 4: 150/50 mbps 4G-LTE
Add-ons Dual-SIM (micro) slots, Bluetooth v4.0 (A2DP & LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS. GLONASS, microUSB v2.0, FM Radio, Dolby Atmos audio system with surround sound feature Wi-Fi (802.11ac), Bluetooth, DSDA (Dual SIM Dual Active) SIM slots (type: micro) Dual-SIM slots (4G+2G), Bluetooth v4.0 (BLE), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band: 2.4GHz/5GHz), A-GPS, GLONASS,
Dimensions 152.6 x 76.2 x 8.0 mm 152.5 x 77.2 x 3.9 ~ 10.9 mm 150.7 x 75.2 x 150.7 mm
Weight 150 g 170 g 145 g

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Microsoft To Release Surface Pro 4 and Lumia 940 XL With Windows 10, QHD Screen Display

 
Microsoft Surface Pro 4


Microsoft will be releasing the Surface Pro 4 and Lumia 940 XL With Windows 10 in July. The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 features 12-inch screen display with 2K pixel resolution, Intel Skylake processor, stylus, and USB Type-C port. Similar to its predecessor the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, the Surface Pro 4 can be transformed into an ultra-portable laptop.

Microsoft, Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 940 XL
Microsoft Lumia 940 XL
The Lumia 940 XL will have a 5.7-inch QHD touchscreen display with 2,560 x 1,440 pixel resolution. It will be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon processor with Qualcomm Adreno 430 GPU. It will be equipped with a 2GB RAM (1.5GB usable) and 16GB of internal memory (14GB usable).

The specs for Lumia 940 XL was posted  on a benchmark site with the model name RM-1100.
Microsoft, Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 940 XL

The phone will include a 17-megapixel main camera, which can also record 4K resolution videos, and a 4.8-megapixel front-facing camera which can record full-HD resolution videos. Sensors including accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, light, and proximity are also listed, apart from NFC connectivity.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Sony's super thin Android-powered 4K TV Sony Bravia X900C price at $3,999

Sony Super Thin TV, Sony Bravia X900C, Sony Bravia


The Sony Super Thin TV called "Sony Bravia X900C" was first seen last January 2015 at the CES convention. It is a really thin just 4.9mm thick and it is slimmer than its own Xperia flagship smartphone. The TV is huge at 65 inches.

These new models are powered by the new 4K Processor X1 which handles various 4K compression formats and up-scales lower resolution content to 4K resolution. This comprehensive image enhancement processor will take the viewers to a whole new level in terms of the three important elements "clarity, colour, and contrast."

The Japanese company has announced the price for their new TV models, here are the prices:

Sony Bravia X900C 55"inch - $2,499
Sony Bravia X900C 65"inch - $3,999
Sony Bravia X910C 75"inch - $5,499

The three TVs will be launched in July.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Sony Finally Admits that Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Has Overheating Issues, Software Fix On the Way

Sony Xperia overheats, Xperia overheating problems


Sony admitted that Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 suffers from overheating due to Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip. The company admitted the issue after it was detected in tests run by GSMinfo in the Netherlands. The test found that the camera app crashed after they recorded a video and they felt the heat at the back of the device.

Sony said that for the meantime the temporary fix is turning the phone off several times a day, and when you are charging the device and a software fix is coming this summer. They also advice owners of Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 to contact the Sony service center. Sony's recently launched Xperia Z3+ (Xperia Z4 in Japan).

Users also complain that the phone turns hot when you use the video for long periods or while playing graphics-heavy games and movies.

The Xperia is not the first smartphone to report about problems with the Snapdragon 810 chip. There were rumors earlier this year that Samsung ditched Qualcomm and used its own microprocessors in the Galaxy S6 due to overheating problems.

LG in April decided to go with Qualcomm's hexa-core Snapdragon 808 chip instead of the 810 for the LG G4, leading many to speculate that this was down to overheating.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Huawei P8 smartphone


Huawei P8 smartphone, P8, P8 lite

Huawei flagship smartphone the P8 boast the thinnest smartphone on the market today at 6.4 mm it also has the largest screen-to-body ratio at 78.3%, and the best battery with 2680 mAh battery and a power consumption firewall that prolongs the battery life by 20%.

The horse power of the P8 is Kirin 930 Octa-Core 64-bit chipset. The screen's resolution is VHD 1080 x 1920 pixels 5.2 inches. It runs on Lollipop OS. This smartphone targets people who loves to be connected wit their connectivity features like Signal+, Roaming+ and WiFi+.

Huawei also said that the P8's dual antenna gives strong network signal. They also said that they have increased the volume by 50% and reduce wind-noise by 90% for a better voice call experience for the user.

Another great feature of the Huawei P8 is its camera that lets you capture great pictures with amazing quality. It has an Optical Image Stabilizer technology that reduce shake and gives you clear and consistently sharp images. It is also equipped with 4 color RGBW sensor that  enhances brightness by 32%.

The camera has Light Painting mode that let users to capture light in motion. For the video, the phone has Director's Cut function, that let you connect up to 4 P8 smartphones to shoot a video from multiple angles.

As for the storage space you can choose between 16Gb and 64Gb variants. They also have a low-end edition the P8 Lite ($250 contract-free).
Huawei P8 smartphone, P8, P8 lite

P8 Lite specs:

5-inch, 720p Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display
1.5 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor
Android OS 4.4 'KitKat'
dual-SIM support
2GB of RAM
13-megapixel rear camera
5-megapixel front camera
non-removable 2,200 mAh battery
16GB inbuilt storage capacity
up to 32GB microSD support
4G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Lenovo Introduces three new laptops

Lenovo IdeaPad 100, Lenovo Z41, Lenovo Z51 laptops, computer, laptop
Lenovo IdeaPad 100

Lenovo IdeaPad 100, Lenovo Z41, Lenovo Z51 laptops, computer, laptop
Lenovo Z41 and Lenovo Z5

Lenovo, China-based tech company has introduces 3 new notebooks: IdeaPad 100 (entry-level), Z41 (14 inches mid-level) and Z51 (15 inches high end). They were launched Wednesday, ahead of Lenovo Tech World, their first global technology event which is being held in Beijing, China.

The company market the laptops as "simple and functional designed". The multimedia workstations is designed to people who loves to listen to music and watch videos, the Z41 and Z51 are both available with an optional Intel RealSense 3D camera. While the ideapad 100 has a user-friendly experience without the additional features.

The Lenovo Z41 and Lenovo Z51 laptops starting price is $499 while the Lenovo IdeaPad 100 laptop start at $249. The notebooks are expected to be available in June.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man edition




Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man edition, Marvel, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, smartphones


Check out this cool smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man edition. Samsung and Marvel has corroborated to produce the Iron Man themed smartphone. The company revealed about the phone last Friday but give no details about it. On their Twitter account they said that it is "Coming Soon (*Detailed availability in markets may differ by region)"

According to a Samsung official, they plan to launch the Galaxy S 6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition in selective markets. Detailed availability in markets, release date and retail partners will be disclosed in coming weeks.