Google launches the new Nexus 5 with latest Android OS 4.4 KitKat

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Hey Friends, the new LG Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat are finally launched by Google. The Nexus 5 starts selling at price of $349 for 16GB model.

Good news Indian fans, the Nexus 5 shows up on Google Play Store India with 16 GB model priced at Rs. 28,999 and 32GB priced at Rs. 32,999.

Also the New Android 4.4 KitKat is out and comes with the Nexus 5 device. It will also be  soon be available on Nexus 4, 7, 10, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play edition devices in the coming weeks.

Nexus 5

For Android KitKat, Google partnered with LG to develop Nexus 5 that is the slimmest and fastest Nexus phone ever made . Nexus 5 comes with 5 inch Full HD display & 8MP camera with Optical Image Stabilization.

Nexus 5 also keeps you connected at blazing speeds with 4G/LTE and ultra fast wifi. The advanced new lens on Nexus 5 captures more light for brighter night and sharper action shots.

Features

  1. Display – 5 inch Full HD IPS display, resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at 445 ppi
  2. Processor – Qualcomm SnapDragon 800, 2.3 Ghz & 2GB RAM
  3. GPU – Adreno 330, 450 Mhz
  4. OS –  Android OS 4.4 KitKat
  5. Camera – 1.3MP front facing & 8MP rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization(OIS)
  6. Battery – 2,300 mAh, talktime upto 17 hours, Standby time up to 300 hours, 8.5 hours internet on WiFi
  7. Weight – 130g
  8. Connectivity – NFC (Android Beam), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Dual- band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  9. Audio – Built in Speaker, 3.5 mm stereo audio connector
  10. Memory – 32 GB & 16GB models, not expandable
  11. Ports – Micro USb, SlimPort enabled, 3.5mm Stereo Audio Jack,  Dual Microphones
  12. Sensors – Accelerometer, Compass, GPS, Proximity/Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Pressure, Hall Effect
  13. Network – 2G/3G/4G LTE

Nexus 5 is available today, unlocked and without a contract, on Google Play in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan and Korea (and coming soon to India), starting at $349. Just in the time for the holidays, Nexus 5 will be available soon at the following retailers: Sprint, T-Mobile, Amazon, Best Buy and RadioShack

Nexus 5 is available in two colors – Black  & White.

Samsung Electronics announced the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids, a tablet built specifically for kids

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, announced the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids, a tablet built specifically for kids with the educational tools and safety features parents want.

It comes pre-installed with top kid’s apps and also Kid’s store aimed at driving the educational possibilities of technology for kids. Preloaded content includes educational, games, entertainment and e-book apps.It also gives parents a chance to select apps for kids via the Application Manager.

It also includes Time Management tool that lets parents set the specific time for use. After a time period is over, a password lock screen appears, requiring a password to unlock the device. This tool helps parents to ensure the time spent by their children on tablet is balanced.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with Kids Case

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with Kids Case

Specifications are almost as Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, they are as follows –

  1. Display – 7.0 inch WSVGA (1024×600, 170ppi) TFT
  2. Processor – 1.2 Ghz Dual core processor with 1GB RAM
  3. OS – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  4. Camera – 3 megapixel rear and 1.3 megapixel front camera
  5. Memory – 8GB internal and 32GB expandable upto 32GB via MicroSD
  6. Battery – Standard battery, Li-ion 4,000mAh
  7. Connectivity – WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct , Bluetooth® 3.0, USB 2.0
  8. Video – record and playback videos in 1080p Full HD @30fps

Its Wifi only device, no voice calling. It comes with standard Google Apps like Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now. Also includes Samsung Apps/Kids Store.

A Kids Case featuring a kids-friendly grip and multiple stand options will also be available for the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids. The case also comes equipped with an easy-to-grip C Pen, providing fun drawing capabilities without the possibility of leaving marks on other objects.

So to conclude, its a good move by Samsung to grab attention of young kids and it works well as handy tool for kids learning purposes. It will be out by September and available across China, Europe, U.S., Africa, South America and South East Asia. Price is not yet revealed.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 launched finally & specifications revealed!!

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs finally revealed on the Samsung Website.

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galaxy-s4

Network

2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets(Dependent on market)

Display

5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi

AP 

1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor

The selection of AP will be differed by markets. 

OS

Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)

Camera

Main(Rear): 13 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BIS

Sub (Front): 2 Mega pixel camera, Full HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag, BIS

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, HEVC

Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p) 

Audio

Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X

Camera

Features

Dual Camera: Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call

Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser, Night, Best Photo, Best Face

Beauty Face, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Sports

Additional 

Features

Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games 

Story Album, S Translator, Optical Reader

Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air Gesture, Air View, 

Samsung Hub, ChatON (Voice/Video Call, Share screen, 3-way calling)

Samsung WatchON 

S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voice™ Drive, S Health

Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound

Auto adjust touch sensitivity (Glove friendly)

Safety Assistance, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring

Samsung KNOX (B2B only)

Google Mobile Services

Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude

Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,

Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search

Connectivity

 

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80)

GPS / GLONASS 

NFC,  Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)

IR LED (Remote Control), MHL 2.0

 

Sensor

Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer

Temperature & Humidity, Gesture

Memory

16/ 32/ 64 GB User memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB), 2GB RAM

Dimension

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g

Battery

2,600 mAh

 

LG Electronics announces it’s First Full HD Smartphone, Optimus G Pro available online for sale.

LG Optimus G Pro

LG Optimus G Pro

Features to expect in Optimus G Pro are –

  • Screen – 5.5-inch True HD-IPS+ LCD with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 @ 400 ppi
  • Processor – 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 600 Processor with 2GB RAM
  • Memory – 32GB internal memory with MicroSD slot
  • Camera – 13.2 MP rear camera with LED flash & 2.1 MP front camera for video calls, capture images and videos in Full HD.
  • OS – Android OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Battery – 3,140mAh removable battery & wireless charging
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, LTE connectivity
  • Additional features – Dual Recording and Virtual Reality (VR) Panorama

Dual Recording – allows users to capture video with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously for a unique picture-in-picture experience.

Virtual Reality (VR) Panorama – allows shots of entire horizontal and vertical environments for a full 360 view.

It sounds to be an awesome phone by LG, it will be on display Mobile World Congress MWC 2013, awaiting its launch in India. It’s available online for Rs. 30,990 approx $560