Google announces specifications for new launched Google Glass


Google has announced the specifications for Google Glass, its upcoming heads-up display.

Here they are:

  1. A display that’s comparable to a “25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away.”

  2. 5 megapixel camera

  3. 720 video recording

  4. Bone conduction audio

  5. Connectivity – 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro USB port

  6. Memory – 16GB flash memory storage; 12 GB usable and synced with Google’s cloud storage

  7. Battery –  standby time of a day, less if you’re doing video recording or Google+ Hangouts.

  8. Adjustable nose pads, with two sizes of extra pads.

The site says Glass will be compatible with “any Bluetooth-capable phone” but a companion app, called MyGlass, will require Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher, in order to enable GPS and SMS message delivery.

 Google has already dispatched  first 2000 units of Google Glass, It is priced at $1500 approx Rs. 80,000. It is available for sale on official website Google Glass, currently it shows stock over, more coming soon, you can signup and you will be informed when more pieces are available.

Samsung announces the Galaxy Mega, a 6.3″ or 5.8″ monster Android smartphone

Samsung Electronics unveiled its largest Android smartphone till date, the Samsung Galaxy MEGA with 5.8 inch and 6.3 inch touchscreen display phones due to launch in May.

Both the models run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and powered by Dual Core processors.

Features to look forward to –

Galaxy Mega 5.8

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

  1. Processor -1.4GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 5.8-inch (147mm) QHD TFT
  4. Memory – 8 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS
  6. Battery – Standard battery, Li-ion 2,600 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean


Galaxy Mega 6.3

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

  1. Processor -1.7 GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 6.3-inch (159.7mm) HD TFT
  4. Memory – 8/16 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS, NFC, MHL
  6. Battery –  Standard battery, Li-ion 3,200 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Common Features –

  • Google Mobile Services include –
    Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google LatitudeGoogle Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search
  • Camera Features – Beauty Face, Best Photo, Best Face, Drama, Rich Tone (High Dynamic Range), Sound & Shot, Sports

In all, plenty of really good features, Dual core processors and 1.5 GB RAM ensure faster processing, 1.9 megapixel camera for high quality video calls.Big screen display bigger than Galaxy Note 2 which 5 inches almost close to Galaxy Tab 2 7 inches, better connectivity.

Definitely a must buy, it will give a good competition to the likes of Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 too.

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Nikon launches it’s latest DSLR, the Nikon D7100 24MP DX Sensor priced at $1200

nikon d7100

nikon d7100

It comes packed with features like –

  1. 24.1-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor, Nikon’s 51-point AF system and wireless connectivity.
  2. Get most detail-rich images possible and brilliant HD video.
  3. ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to Hi-2 of 25,600) – allows more versatile shooting to capture challenging conditions such as nature at twilight or even sports under less-than-ideal lighting.
  4. New 51-Point AF System with Multi-CAM 3500DX AF module.
  5. Autofocus & exposure comes with Nikon’s 3D Color Matrix Metering II 2,016 pixel RGB sensor and Scene Recognition System.
  6. You can shoot at up to six frames per second (fps) at full resolution and up to seven fps when using the new 1.3x crop mode at a slightly reduced resolution.
  7. New high resolution LCD screen is 3.2-inches, super high resolution of 1,229K dots.
  8. Spot White Balance allows for quick and precise white balance adjustment while shooting in live view. .
  9. You can now share images with WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter.1 up to 49 feet away by downloading Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility app from Google Play for Android devices.
  10. With a press of the dedicated video record button, video can be recorded at 1080/30p, or at 60i/50i (in 1.3x Crop Mode) for optimal playback on many HDTV’s when connected via HDMI.

The Nikon D7100 will be available for sale in March 2013  with price of $ 1599.95 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens or $1199 for body only.