Aug 27, 2010

Motorola Droid 2

As the successor of the Android smartphones Milestone aka Droid Motorola has announced the Droid second it is intended to provide an improved keyboard and comes with the latest Android 2.2. In addition, 8 GB integrated memory. The hardware keyboard of Droid 2 is in contrast to have more Milestone domed buttons. This is the entry will be simplified. As the milestone, including the Droid 2 has a 3.7-inch touchscreen and a 5-megapixel camera. The Droid has already put two 8GB flash memory. A Micro-SD card with 8 GB is also included. The card slot can handle cards up to 32 GB.

Motorola has also announced that the Droid is shipped with two pre-installed Flash Player Android 2.2 and 10.1. Otherwise, Motorola has revealed no other specifications for the device. Therefore, no further details to display, the weight, for use Wi-Fi technology, for the supported mobile phone battery life yet. Motorola brings the Droid 2 in the U.S. mid-August 2010 on the market. Whether the device is so also in Germany, is not known. Motorola did not provide data for the price of the device without the mobile phone contract.

Aug 18, 2010

Samsung Wave 525 and Wave 533

After the first wave model Samsung introduces two new phones with Bada as the operating system on the market. While the Wave 525 receives inputs from the touchscreen, the Wave has 533 on a sliding keyboard. Both phones support wireless LAN. The two new wave models are technically identical, but the Wave 533 also offers a QWERTY keyboard, the input should be easier to make than the touch screen. Otherwise, both phones on the 3.2 inch TFT touch screen operated, which gives a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels. For the color of the display made Samsung not available. 

For photo and video recordings, there is a 3.2-megapixel camera that can also access the integrated GPS receiver. In addition to the music player is an FM radio with RDS function is available, a 3.5 mm jack is available. The music playback is to be improved by Sound Alive. The Wave 525 put 90 MB of internal memory, the Wave 533 is 40 MB. Both devices feature a micro-SD card slot that accepts memory cards of up to a maximum of 16 GB. Both phones have to do without UMTS technology and support it only every four GSM networks and EDGE and GPRS. For fast mobile Internet access Wi-Fi is 802.11 b / g / n wireless technology is more than ready and Bluetooth 2.1. The Wave 525 attaches a weight of 100 grams 110 x 55 x 11.7 mm. Because of the Wave keyboard is 533 with 110 x 55 x 15.2 mm thick and weighs considerably with 116 grams more than the Wave 525.

Bada-smartphones running on both Samsungs user interface Touchwiz 3.0 and for the pooling of information from social networks, there is the social hub. Is known is that each will use a lithium-ion battery with 1200 mAh. Both the Wave 525 Wave 533 and the Samsung will bring in August 2010 at a price of 415$ on the market.

Nokia X6 16GB

Nokia, the Symbian smartphone X6 presented a version with less memory. The X6 16 GB only has half as much memory as the X6 and is offered without Music and also comes with Music. As the big brother is missing from the mobile phone memory card slot. The normal X6 is exclusively bundled with Comes with Music service and is available in Germany since a few days. It has a memory of 32 GB, is a memory card slot does not exist. This is also missing the X6 16 GB, which is only half as much memory as is the normal X6.

Beyond these two changes is to the same 16 GB X6 the big brother. It has a 3.2-inch touchscreen, which is at a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels up to 16 million colors. All entries are made on the screen is a hardware keyboard is not there. As a user interface in S60 5th Edition is the use of widgets and can be adapted to the home screen. For video and photos on a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED light is integrated. For positioning functions is a GPS receiver included and the now free Ovi Maps is preinstalled as a navigation solution. The UMTS mobile phone supports all four GSM networks, GPRS, EDGE and HSDPA. In addition, wireless is 802.11b / g and Bluetooth 2.0.

A 3.5 mm jack is available to operate the standard headphones to the device. The phone measures 111 x 51 x 13.8 mm and weighs 122 grams. According to Nokia's reached the 16 GB X6 but a better battery performance than the X6. In the UMTS mode with a single battery charge can now be 6 hours on the phone, while it is 11, 5 hours for GSM use. In standby mode, must be charged the battery for about 17 days. Without phone function is turned on and the X6 16 GB can play up to 35 hours of music. Nokia wants to bring the X6 with 16 GByte in the first quarter of 2010 on the market. Without a mobile phone contract then the phone will cost 455 $.


The phone from LG GD900 stands out through transparent keyboard and elegant case from the mass of slider phones. Eyes attract the refined user interface on itself. However, it is first the look of the LG GD900, already in publishing the first photos caused the phone for attention: The slider phone immediately stands by his transparent keyboard in the eye. Besides the appearance can also be the equipment of the slider phones with eight-megapixel camera, touch screen, WLAN and Bluetooth can absolutely see. The 123 gram and 105 x 52.8 x 13.5-millimeter slider is well fed and comfortable to hold, but is quickly covered with fingerprints. Therefore, both the front and the back of the phone survived the test period without permanent scratches. Thus, the user scrolls through the transparent surface such as the music library, changing the volume or controls a photo slideshow. The cooperation of touch-sensitive screen and the keyboard works well in practice. In some menus, for example in the Picture view, the LG phone, however, a longer cooling-approved.

Depending on the requirements of the users themselves can create four custom boot screens, which he can select by wiping movement. You can choose from including a mini-program for weather forecast, a calendar or a web radio. In terms of entertainment, the LG GD900 has to offer. Sun makes the move as the built-in radio or MP3 player for entertainment. The sound of the test phones works beautifully, thanks to Dolby Mobile mode. A number of equalizer presets are ready for the sound improvement. 

The eight megapixel camera lens is hidden well protected beneath the slider. For light to dim celebrations provides the built-in LED. The shutter lag is about three seconds - no top scores. The test images are slightly noisy, takes the image brightness at the edges slightly. The reproduction of skin tones is satisfactory. With a maximum resolution of 720 x 480 pixel moving images end up in the 1.3-gigabyte phone memory. Pushing a button allows the clips to upload to the Internet or integrate into social networks like Facebook.

Thanks to Wi-Fi and UMTS including HSDPA support it can in theory with the LG GD900 quick surf on the Internet. The touch screen works better for navigation in Web pages. During a telephone conversation, the touch-sensitive display switches but not automatically. The LG has the makings of a cult GD900 phone. Except for the GPS equipment is complete, a good camera for a mobile phone, the processing at a high level. The "S-class interface can be operated intuitively and is beautiful to look at. The price of the manufacturer for the LG GD900 "Crystal" is located at 469 € for units without a contract, on the Internet, the Nobel phone is currently at a price of 360 Euros.

Samsung Galaxy

Samsung launches last month, a smartphone with Android 2.1 for a price of 400$ on the market. The newcomer even comes with wireless-n, therefore. The phone supports HSDPA, a 3.2-megapixel camera feature, including several special functions, and provides a long battery life. The Galaxy 3 I5800 is operated by the 3.2-inch TFT touch screen. This displays up to 16 million colors and provides a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels. The low for an Android device screen resolution ensures that only relatively little information fit on the display. 

There is no hardware keyboard, it does not, and all entries must be typed on the screen. Of the four typical Android, there are only two buttons, which are implemented as touch keys. In addition to retracting the menu is probably the key. As usual with Samsung smartphone, here are the alternative user interface Touchwiz comes in version 3.0 is used. The operating system is no longer very current Android 2.1 available. For photo and video footage is a 3.2-megapixel camera with auto focus are available. In addition to the Smile Shot, there is a Panorama function, using coupling shot two images can be combined into one. For the location functionality has 114 x 55 x 12.9 mm large handset with a GPS receiver. The memory holds 170 MB, more data can be on a micro-SD card store and the maximum of 32 GB may be large. 

The UMTS phone supports all four GSM networks, GPRS, EDGE and HSDPA with a maximum bandwidth of 3.6 Mbit / s. As more wireless technology for wireless integrated 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1. In addition, a 3.5 mm jack is available to use any headphones with the smartphone. In addition to a music and video player, FM radio is included. Samsung Galaxy has Long battery life also in the UMTS mode. With the 1500 mAh lithium-ion battery weighs 109 grams and the phone is in GSM mode to create a very good talk time of 15 hours. In the UMTS mode, the talk time dramatically reduced to a maximum of 7 hours. In standby mode, must be charged the battery after 21-26 days.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro

Sony Ericsson brings new color versions of its small smartphone Xperia X10 and X10 mini out pro. New are gold and a pink version of the Sony Ericsson X10 mini pro, and gold in the Sony Ericsson X10 mini. In the new colors brings the mini-Sony Ericsson Smartphones in September in selected countries in the trade. Those who refreshments for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini or the Xperia X10 pro (with a physical keypad) are interested, you can choose from more colors soon. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini has been around in pink, so only the golden version added new. In Pro-model pink and gold as new color options on the market. In selected countries, the new colors come in September in the trade. As you can see in published photos, the front of the golden model is indeed more black, but buttons and labels are also golden. The new colors will help to attract new buyers for the small smart phones, which the design of their phones is very important. 

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini or the Xperia X10 mini pro should be for smartphones due to their tiny dimensions can not be underestimated. The model X10 weighs just 88 grams and mini, with its 83 times 50 times 17 mm amazingly small. The keyboard model is X10 mini pro, with 90 times 52 times 18 mm, a little larger and takes about 120 grams. The operating system, although the outdated version of Android is 01.06 used, but in the third quarter to an update published on Android 2.1. With the new operating system version, the Mini-smartphones even more interesting, because on the hardware side, they offer even more than many larger competitors. 

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and the Xperia X10 mini pro have a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, photo light and video. As the main processor is a Qualcomm MSM7227 600 MHz speed is used. Included WLAN, UMTS with HSPA include support, FM radio with RDS, Bluetooth and A-GPS. A stereo headset and a microSD memory card with 2 GB of storage space are included. The display offers a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, which, given its small size of 2.55 inches a good deal. Typing on a capacitive touch screen of this size, however, is problematic. If in doubt you should therefore choose the keyboard model Xperia X10 mini pro, because the price difference is small. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 refreshments will be available from about 387 $, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini starting at about 353 $.

Aug 13, 2010

Samsung INNOV8

Samsung has managed to win in recent years an important slice of the mobile phone market and in recent months has also decided to push hard in the field of digital photography. With the Samsung I8510 INNOV8 the next level of mobile photography and multimedia capabilities is achieved. It offers thanks to 8 megapixel resolution and a number of photo features a top-class camera technology. Extensive video capabilities with surround sound, best possible standards for mobile Internet use, and ideal for mobile gaming experience providing technology enthusiasts with innovative multimedia entertainment features. The crystal clear 2.8" display with 16 million colors on the road guarantees a terrific photo, video and gaming experience. The 8 GB memory and MicroSD offer up to 16 GB of additional memory for enough capacity. A S60 smartphone in slider design and flashy with full equipment - that is still familiar to us! But this description not only fits on the Nokia N85 and N96 models as well as the first model of this series, the N95, but also on Samsung Innov8, says: "Innovate".

The housing is partially made of metal; the slider makes a very strong impression. Central confirmation button can be used as an optical joystick alone, by gently brushing the slightly higher button can scroll through lists. Looking up, the two Nokia phones on the issue Camera resolution: while the Finn is currently closing at 5 megapixels, marched on with the Innov8 proud 8MP. The lens is stuck on the back under a cover that opens automatically when you activate the camera. The auto focus takes about one second for focusing, and then the camera will take some out fast. Nevertheless, the integrated LED that works as a replacement flash light.

The Innov8 transmits in all GSM networks, dominated EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA, and also including wireless LAN. An integrated GPS receiver makes the phone into a mobile navigation system; the notebook was preinstalled as Route66 navigation software. Innov8 has an integrated memory 8 GB solid, enabling the deployment of a slot for Micro SD cards. Based on Symbian S60, the Samsung is equipped with an A-GPS managed by the operating system, WiFi, Bluetooth can handle stereo and a radio with RDS. The 1220 mAh battery lasts for 300 minutes with 3G connection.