Samsung unveils four new tablets, Galaxy NotePRO & Galaxy TabPRO at CES 2014

Samsung unveiled new Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO

Samsung unveiled new Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO

Samsung Electronics unveiled  four  new tablets, the Samsung Galaxy TabPRO in 12.2, 10.1, 8.4 inch models and NotePRO 12.2 inch model at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.

The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO combine a crystal-clear, WQXGA display for a world-class viewing experience, powerful productivity tools, and unique features with preloaded and free downloadable content, producing a superior mobile solution.

Features to look for in both the NotePRO and TabPRO are –

  1. They both have the world’s first 12.2-inch WQXGA Widescreen (16:10) display, offering crystal clear resolution of 2560 x 1600 with more than 4 million pixels. This screen allows you to “flip” through digital magazines, review detailed work documents or enjoy your favorite movies with dual speakers.

  2. Both the tablets features latest Android OS KitKat 4.4 with all latest updated features.

  3. A personalized Magazine UX that helps you personalized your home screen tailed made to your requirements. The UX enables them to organize your  favorite content in an easy-to-use dashboard with automatic feed or news updates and then quickly access the most frequently used apps for a more comfortable reading experience.

  4. Enhanced Multi Window that supports upto 4 different windows at a time and an innovative Virtual Keyboard that provides you with enough space to type comfortably, to produce a more realistic typing experience. So you could be playing game while typing an email or watching a movie and listening to music all at same time.

  5. Productivity made easy with Cisco WebEX, multi-point video conferencing over wireless networks is as easy as making a phone call or sending an email. Host a group chat with up to eight people, and even share screens between devices. Each GALAXY PRO comes loaded with a 6-month free trial of Cisco WebEX.

  6. e-Meeting – a personal organizer with impressive sharing capabilities. With a simple mobile AP or WiFi connection, you can link meeting participants by sharing data simultaneously and even take notes on the same whiteboard.

  7. Air Command similar feature as in Galaxy Note3, Galaxy NotePRO comes with S Pen, while Galaxy TabPRO doesn’t have a S Pen.
    ActionMemo – Write down anything for now or later. By linking memos to actions, you can perform various tasks like calling the number or searching the address you just wrote down.
    Scrapbooker – Easily scrap, categorize, then track down images, videos and other content. Just circle the information or image that you want to save and move it into the Scrapbooker.
    Screen Write – Quickly grab screenshot and make annotations on it before saving it to your gallery or sharing it via SMS, email or other apps
    S Finder – Search your entire device by keywords and apply date, location or content filters to locate your favorite photos, important documents or even old chats.
    Pen Window – using the S Pen, clicking on this command pops up a window with apps for multitasking.

Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Specifications for Galaxy NotePRO 12.2  –

  • Display – 12.2-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 9,500 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – WiFi and 3G: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore)
  • Memory – 3GB RAM, 32/64 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, AllShareCast, BT4.0, USB3.0
  • Comes with S Pen, Air Command : Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write, S Finder, Pen Window
Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 inch worlds largest WQXGA display

Specifications for Galaxy TabPRO 12.2

  • Display – 12.2-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 9,500 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – WiFi and 3G: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore)
  • Memory – 3GB RAM, 32/64 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, AllShareCast, BT4.0, USB3.0
  • No S Pen, so no features of Air Command.
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 inch

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 inch

Specifications for Galaxy TabPRO 10.1

  • Display – 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 8,220 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – WiFi and 3G: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz QuadCore + 1.3 GHz Quadcore)
  • Memory – 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac CH Bonding, BT v4.0, USB 2.0
  • No S Pen, so no features of Air Command.
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 inch

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 8.4 inch

Specifications for Galaxy TabPRO 8.4

  • Display – 8.4-inch WQXGA (1600×2560) Super clear LCD
  • Camera – 8MP rear camera with LED flash and Zero Shutter Lag, 2MP front camera
  • Battery – 9,500 mAh
  • OS – Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Processor – Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz QuadCore
  • Memory – 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acCH Bonding, BT v4.0, USB 2.0
  • No S Pen, so no features of Air Command.

Plenty of amazing tablets from Samsung, faster processing, high quality display and good battery life, price not yet revealed.

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Nokia unveils 6 new devices at the Nokia World event: Abu Dhabi

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At the Nokia World Event held in Abu Dhabi today, Nokia unveiled six new devices from Lumia & Asha series & a wide range of products and accessories to go with it.

  1. The Nokia Lumia 2520, 10 inch tablet with combined LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity.
  2. Two 6 inch screen smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 1320 & Nokia Lumia 1520.
  3. The new Asha series phones with 3G connectivity, the Asha 500, 502, 503 with smarter camera and better user interface.
  4. New accessories that range from power keyboards to wireless charging
  5. Nokia App innovation continues with Nokia Storyteller, Beamer & Video Director
  6. New Third party apps like Whatsapp, Instagram, Vine and lots more.

Do you think with the launch of these products can Nokia make a comeback after being taken over by Microsoft? Stay tuned for our articles on the new devices.

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Lava International launches the new Lava IRIS 506Q in India

Lava International announces the launch of yet another smartphone, the Lava IRIS 506Q in India for price of Rs. 11,700 approx.

Lava IRIS 506Q

Lava IRIS 506Q Front

Powered by 1.2Ghz Quad core processor and latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS provides the user with exceptional performance for enhanced multitasking and connectivity.

The handset is 3G enabled, also has Bluetooth v 3.0 & WiFi connectivity and also features Light, Proximity, Magnification and G sensor. It also supports localized services including Navigation powered by GPS/A-GPS.

It sports a 5MP rear camera with Autofocus & built in flash that provides multiple camera options including panorama mode, smile detection to capture stunning photographs and a 0.3 MP front camera for 3G video calling.

The IRIS 506Q offers a great viewing experience with its 5 inch QHD IPS screen with OGS display technology. The smartphone supports expandable memory of up to 32 GB and it has a battery life of 2000 mAh.

The IRIS 506Q  is FOTA upgradable which helps to update the handset’s software ‘over the air’, without connection to a PC or any other device.

Lava IRIS 506Q Back

Lava IRIS 506Q Back

Key specifications

  1. Display – 5” QHD Screen with OGS technology with 16M ‘True’ Colors
  2. Processor – 1.2Ghz Quad core processor & 512 MB RAM
  3. OS – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  4. Camera – 5MP rear camera with Autofocus & 0.3MP front camera for video calls
  5. Battery – 2000mAh
  6. Connectivity – 3g, WiFi, Bluetooth v 3.0, GPS/ A-GPS
  7. Memory – 4GB internal and expandable upto 32GB
  8. Network – GSM 900/1800 UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+ 2100 with Downlink Speeds upto 21 Mbps
  9. Gesture Control enabled

Overall good features for the price, it is available online on Snapdeal, Flipkart.

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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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110, Wifi only model available for pre-booking online at Rs. 13,900.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110, a 7-inch WiFi only variant of Galaxy Tab 2 available for pre-booking in India for Rs. 13,900.

Previously launched by Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 2 P3100 was a WiFi+3G model, currently available at a price of Rs. 19,500.

The features to look for are :

  1. Display of 7″ IPS display & resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.
  2. OS – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  3. Performance – Dual-core 1 GHz Processor, 1GB RAM.
  4. Camera – 3 MP rear camera with 720p HD video recording capability; 0.3 MP VGA front camera for video calls.
  5. Memory – 16 GB internal storage, expandable MicroSD card slot up to 32 GB.
  6. Connectivity – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and A-GPS connectivity.
  7. Additional features – Face-Unlock feature is part of Jelly Bean.

There are plenty of tablets available in the market in the Rs. 10,000 range.