LG Enlighten illuminates Verizon Wireless Android Mobile

LG Enlighten Mobile

Verizon Wireless has today announced that the LG Enlighten smartphone will be arriving on their network from September 22nd onwards for $79.99.

The LG Enlighten will be shipped running Andorid 2.3 Gingerbread and is equipped with a  3.2-inch touchscreen display with a low 480 x 320 resolution and powered by a 800MHz processor. Its also equipped with a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera/camcorder and ships with a 2GB microSD card.

he Android 2.3 operating system provides access to Google Mobile Services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google Search and Google Maps, as well as providing access to the Android Market with over 250,000 applications available to download.

Connectivity is provided by Bluetooth 3.0 Enhanced Data Rate (EDR), with Wi-Fi connectivity (b/g/n). The LG Enlighten will be available on Verizon Wireless for $79.99 after a $50 mail in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

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Philips Xenium X513 Mobile in India

Philips Xenium X513 Mobile

Philips Xenium X513 is a new stylish GSM handset with a sound configuration.It features a 2.2-inch TFT screen that produces 256k colors with the resolution of 240 x 320 pixels .It is a dual SIM compatible mobile where both SIM operates on dual band GSM network.It comes with an internal memory of 5MB and can be expandable up to 16GB through microSD card.It supports GPRS class 12 with a speed of 32-48 kbps.there is a 2MP camera with LED flash that is capable of record video at 15 frames per second.

Philips X513 Phone Technical Details:

  • GSM 850/1800/1900 MHz
  • GPRS/WAP
  • 2.2″ Inch, TFT 262K Colors, 240×320 pixels Display Screen
  • Camera: 2 MP digital camera for crisp, vivid pictures With Flash
  • FM radio With RDS
  • Internal Memory: 5MB
  • Up to 16GB Expandable Memory
  • Multi Format Audio Player – AMR, Midi, MP3, AAC, WAV, AAC+
  • Multi Format Video Player – MPEG4, H.263, 3GP
  • Multi Format Picture: BMP, GIF, JPEG
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • USB 2.0
  • USB-miniUSB data cable
  • 3.5mm jack Connector
  • MP3 ringer, Polyphonic (64 tones), Voice memo ringer, AMR ringer RingTones
  • 2000 mAH Li-ion Battery
  • Talk time: Up to 20 hours
  • Standby Time: Dual SIM up to 2 month
  • Dimensions: 112 x47.6×15.6 mm
  • Weight: 131.2 gm
  • Color: Gray

Philips Xenium X513 Price in India: Coming Soon….

LG Optimus Hub Android Smart Phone

LG Optimus Hub

What was supposed to be Univa is now LG Optimus Hub, the next-in-line to Optimus One in the LG Optimus series. The Optimus Hub features as a 3.5 HVGA multi-touch display with a screen resolution of 480 x 320 pixels.

The LG Optimus Hub will run on Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread Operating System. The phone’s CPU is rumoured to run on ARMv6 core 800MHz processor. The phone carries a 5.0 megapixel flash-less VGA camera with video recording done at 24fps, a notch above Optimus One which operates at 18fps.

The Optimus Hub uses a 512 MB RAM. Expandable micro SD card slot is provided too. GPS, Wi-Fi and 3G services are available for the Optimus Hub. The phone also includes Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth connectivity. The phone roughly weighs 123 grams giving it a lightweight, sleek look and has a 1500mAh battery backing 4 hours of talk time.

Considering the processor and RAM specifications, Optimus Hub wouldn’t be able to hold its own if to be used as a rich media client because of the unavailable support for Flash or Browser-based services.

The product is scheduled to be launched in October. Though, LG announced the upcoming Optimus Hub in Italy, taking into account the huge market for Android smartphones in India, it would probably be released here by the year end.

LG Optimus Hub Review, feature and Specifications
  • Network Band: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Operating System: Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • Processor: 800 MHz ARM v6 processor, Adreno 200 GPU
  • Display Screen Size: 3.5 inch
  • Display Resolution: 320 x 480 pixels
  • Display Type: TFT capacitive touch screen
  • Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
  • Gorilla Glass display
  • Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
  • Digital compass
  • Speaker Phone
  • Camera Size: 5.0 Mega Pixels
  • Autofocus, Geo-tagging features
  • Face and smile detection, Beauty Shot
  • Secondary Camera: No
  • Internet connectivity: GPRS, 3G
  • Data transfer connectivity: Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, USB
  • HTML Browser
  • GPS with AGPS
  • SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Game
  • Stereo FM Radio
  • JAVA Support
  • 2GB card included into phone
  • Document editor and viewer
  • Internal Memory: 150MB
  • Expandable Memory: Support up to 32 GB
  • MicroSD Card Slot Multi Format Audio player
  • Multi Format Video Player
  • Weight: 123 g
LG Optimus Hub Price in India will be announced soon.

Lenovo K1 IdeaPad Tablet

Lenovo K1 IdeaPad Tablet

Let’s do a roll call, shall we? Who doesn’t have a Honeycomb tablet to shill in the states? Acer, ASUS, Motorola, Samsung, Sony, and Toshiba all have something to their names, with Dell possibly bringing its China-only Dell Streak 10 Pro here too. Until now, Lenovo was one glaring exception. The company already had a head start selling the LePad tablet in China, but it was only last month that it announced not one, but two Honeycomb slates for the US market: the IdeaPad K1 for mainstream consumers, and the ThinkPad Tablet for business users (and a fair share of geeks, too). Now, we could easily roll our eyes at how saturated the market for Android tablets is becoming, but Lenovo isn’t just any old OEM. The brand has won such an avid following that we bet the company could have essentially slapped its name on a plain-Jane black slab and waited for loyal fans to line up.

In fact, though, you’re in for a bit more than name recognition. The K1 goes after mainstream consumers with a winsome design, sure, but also a software package designed to make Honeycomb easier to use, and to help ensure that flummoxed, low-tech users don’t have to spend too much time downloading apps out of the box. What’s more, it ships with Android 3.1 and has a two-cell battery that promises up to ten hours of battery life. Oh, and the 32GB model rings in $499, undercutting the 32GB iPad 2 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 by $100. But is that enough for it to stand out? Let’s see.

HTC EVO 3D Smartphone in India for Rs. 35,990

htc evo 3d

At the Qualcomm signature event held in Mumbai, HTC officially launched the EVO 3D smartphone in India. This handset is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S3 processor and allows consumers to take multimedia experience to a new level by providing the ability to not only capture and view, but also share data at fast speeds using glasses-free 3D technology.

The HTC EVO 3D runs on Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The handset features a QHD 3D 4.3-inch LCD display and also sports dual 5MP cameras at the rear. These cameras can be used to capture both conventional as well as 3D images and videos for user generated content, social networking as well as streaming of videos.

Speaking at the unveiling of the HTC EVO 3D, Mr. Faisal Sidiqque, the Country Head of HTC in India said, “We are proud to collaborate with Qualcomm to present another technological breakthrough device from HTC, the EVO 3D-the first smartphone available in the Indian market offering a superior 3D viewing experience without glasses. We are confident that the HTC EVO 3D will set a benchmark for 3D viewing and our consumers will make best use of this offering.”

HTC claims that consumers can benefit from the EVO 3D’s dynamic ability to capture and playback videos in the following ways:

 Real estate agents can create and share 3D virtual tours of homes that let out-of-town buyers “walk through” the house and experience the listings before they can see them live.

  •  3D mapping of terrain will help build new and exciting features for navigation and hikers will be able to get aerial views of the topography of rivers and mountains while in the backcountry
  • Families can “relive” the excitement of their vacation and feel like they are there again.

Here’s a quick look at some of the other features the HTC EVO 3D has to offer:

  • 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video chat
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  •  3G Mobile Hotspot capability that supports up to 8 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously
  •  Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.2 GHz dual core processor
  •  Corporate e-mail (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync), personal (POP and IMAP) e-mail and instant messaging
  •  4GB Internal memory/ 1GB RAM
  • MicroSD slot (supports up to 32GB memory card)
  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n
  •  Stereo Bluetooth
  •  Integrated GPS
  •  1730 mAh Lithium-ion battery

The HTC EVO 3D sells at a market operating price of Rs. 35,990 and is available at all authorized HTC resellers.

Yahoo Japan Coming up with Android Yahoo Phone

Yahoo Japan Phone

Yahoo is set to launch an Android-based smartphone called “Yahoo Phone” in Japan, in collaboration with the country’s third largest mobile operator Softbank. The move has come as a surprise for many as Yahoo is considered to be close to the Microsoft, the search and productivity rival of Google, with Yahoo going so far as to power its search by Microsoft’s Bing. However, it’s notable that Yahoo owns each of its international sites with the exception of Yahoo Japan in which it has only 34.79 percent minority stake.

According to TechCrunch, the phone will be manufactured by Sharp and is a remodelled version of the “AQUOS PHONE THE PREMIUM SoftBank 009SH”. The Yahoo Phone features Android 2.3 Gingerbread as its operating system, and comes with a 4-inch LCD with QHD resolution, an 8MP camera, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, a microSDHC slot, a digital TV tuner, an e-wallet function, infrared communication, and plenty of other geeky Japanese features.

The Yahoo Phone has pre-installed Yahoo apps such as Yahoo Japan Home, Yahoo Japan Auctions, and Yahoo Luco, etc. According to reports, the phone will hit retail shelves later next month in Japan.

New BlackBerry Torch 9810 Touchscreen Smartphone

Blackberry Torch 9810

While there have been news about the company facing troubled times, RIM seems to be on a spree rolling handsets. After the launch of the Bold 9900Torch 2, and Storm 3, the company has launched the BlackBerry Torch 9810. This is its latest entry into the business smartphone market and it runs the latest OS 7.

The Torch 9810 sports stunning curves and contours as had been with some of the previous BlackBerries, in line with the company’s strategy to introduce a touch of elegance to the normally boring business smartphone segment. It comes with a 1.2 GHz processor, which promises to make things snappier. Input is available by means of the 3.2″ 640×480 capacitive touch screen, an optical track pad, and a slide-out QWERTY keypad for those who prefer the old school input method. There is a 5 MP camera with LED flash, boasting of zero shutter lag, and capable of recording 720p.

In addition to Wi-Fi, the phone features 3G connectivity with 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA, which in plain terms means that it is capable of downloading at the fastest speed that the network offers. The BlackBerry 7 browser, part of the OS 7, claims to supports HTML5 with seamless loading, scrolling, and zooming. There is also support for augmented reality using the digital compass and accelerometer. The phone also promises fluid animations and stunning graphics with instant response using its proprietary Liquid Graphics technology. With an inbuilt capacity of 8 GB, it is possible to further add 32 GB using the microSD card slot.

Quad band support for 2G as well as 3G makes it possible to use this phone anywhere in the GSM world. The battery claims to provide a talk time of 6.5 hours and 5.9 hours on 2G and 3G networks respectively, while standby times for the same are given as 12.8 and 12.3 days respectively. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is available for Rs 29,749 at online stores.