Archive for January 26th, 2011

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Previewed

xperiaplayhero01252011-1295924690The so called ‘Playstation Phone’ combines Sony’s portable gaming system with a phone is one of the many tech unicorns that many what to come true. But that unicorn is turning out to be a reality as the people over at Engadget have managed to get an exclusive hands on with the Sony’s Playstation Phone, aka, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. They confirmed that the Xperia Play will have a 4″ 854 x 480 LCD screen that is the same screen that is on the X10 and this screen is powered by Bravia engine for better video playback. But we don’t know if it is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8655 CPU but the clocking range goes from 122.88 MHz all the way up to the now expected 1 GHz.

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Pre order the Sony Ericsson Arc

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The Xperia Arc from Sony Ericsson has popped up on play.com as available for pre order. If you remember, this new Android device from SE was announced at CES and looks to be quite a beauty.

Play.com have the device  price set at £459.99 which is not cheap but the device is packing some fine specifications. Delivery is expected at the beginning of April but we all know this is subject to change. Will will have hands on with the Arc before release so you may want to keep an eye on the site for our unboxing video and full review. I suspect this device is going to be pretty popular.

You can check out the Sony Ericsson Arc specs and some more images after the break if you need a reminder:

 

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Samsung expands its Galaxy family

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the expansion of its Galaxy Family with the introduction of four new smartphones to the range; the Samsung Galaxy Ace, the Samsung Galaxy Fit, the Samsung Galaxy Gio and the Samsung Galaxy mini. Following the global success of the Samsung Galaxy S, which has sold 10 million devices in just seven months, each of the new handsets offers something different so there is a Galaxy smartphone for everyone.

All the devices offer limitless entertainment possibilities via more than 100,000 applications from Android MarketT and Samsung Apps. Each device also features Samsung SWYPE for quick and easy text input, and benefits from Wi-Fi connectivity and Social Hub allowing people to view their contacts, social networks, IM and email together in an integrated one-page layout, keeping them constantly connected.

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Samsung Galaxy Ace coming soon to Three

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Three has announced that it will be ranging the Samsung Galaxy Ace in February. The successor to the popular Samsung Galaxy Portal, this smart black device boasts Android Froyo+ 2.2.1, a 5MP camera and offers customers access to the Android Market’s 160,000 apps.

Just like Three’s MiFi, the Samsung Galaxy Ace creates a personal Wi-Fi hot spot for other devices, such as iPads, laptops or handheld games consoles, giving you the flexibility of getting more than one device online when on the go.

Sylvia Chind, Head of Branded Devices, commented: “We’re delighted to be bolstering our handset portfolio with this new device. Doubling up as a personal Wi-Fi hot spot, the Samsung Galaxy Ace offers unique smartphone functionality and our customers can use Three’s high speed 3G network to enjoy Google Maps, social networks, downloading apps, shopping online and much more.”

Key features include:

  • 800MHz Application Processor
  • Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot, so you can use the Galaxy Ace just like a Three MiFi
  • Android Froyo+ version 2.21
  • 3.5″Capacitive touch screen
  • 5MP Mega Pixel Auto Focus Camera and LED flash
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • Live Wallpapers

See a video from Three after the break:

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Nokia C7 Review

C7-main Nokia is the world’s biggest handset manufacturer but is not the most favoured amongst tech journalists and phone enthusiasts. Nokia is trying to change that with the release of the Nokia C7. Announced back in September at Nokia World, the handset runs the brand new Symbian 3 and that is a great improvement on past versions.

But can this new version compete with the likes of Android, iOS, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry and Web OS, or does the C7 not even keep up with its brother, the Nokia N8?

Read on to find out.

 

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