The LG G Pro 2 camera introduces the so-called Magic Focus mode, which works in a manner similar to Nokia’s Refocus. It captures several shots of the same scene with different focus and then lets you do the blurred background effect that smartphones normally fail to produce.
LG has released a really cute commercial starring a fluffy puppy and showing how the Magic Focus mode works. Read more »
Talented designer Sam Beckett has created an interesting concept of what the next iPhone might look like. Dubbed iPhone Air, the concept sports a 4.7″ display with extremely slim bezels. Beckett has also taken into consideration the latest rumors of Apple using an Sapphire protection for the display.
The video is very cool to watch and seems quite credible, unlike most iPhone concepts out there. We even don’t rule out the possibility of Apple going from its current naming convention to simply calling their latest smartphone the iPhone Air. Read more »
Last summer, Delta Air Lines announced a partnership with Nokia to equip its flight attendants with Nokia devices, aimed at providing quick and easy onboard purchasing for meals and other extras.
Now, flight attendants are getting upgrade to Nokia’s latest flagship, the Lumia 1520, which also allows the company to verify credit card payments real-time. Read more »
Polish tech distributor Arta Tech will be selling a phone with an e-Ink screen in Europe soon called Midia InkPhone. The handset promises comfortable reading and two weeks of battery life thanks to the energy-efficient screen and 1,800mAh battery.
It features a 4.3″ Pearl e-Ink screen (like the Kinde reader screens) of 480 x 800 piexel resolution that is front illuminated. Read more »
HTC released yet another teaser video for the upcoming All New One. Like the duo of clips which preceded it, the latest one is focused on a specific feature of the upcoming smartphone.
Hot on the heels of a teaser image from earlier this week, the new video brings the spotlight on the device’s camera. Read more »
Sony Xperia Z2 with improved 20.7MP camera sensor was unveiled a few days ago over the MWC in Barcelona. We are very eager to test the new bigger sensor performance, especially its low-light behavior.
And while we are waiting our review unit to arrive, someone already got lucky and took an Xperia Z2 for a spin in night Tokyo. Read more »
With the full review of the LG G Pro 2 now complete, it’s time to turn your attention to our battery test and see how LG’s latest phablet fares. One of its main competitors is going to be none other than the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, so it’s going to have to do well to stand a chance.
And chances are it will, when you consider that both phones pack equally large 3,200mAh batteries, have the same chipset and have 1080p displays close in size Read more »
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is running on the rather low-consumption Snapdragon 400 chipset with four 1.2GHz low-powered Cortex-A7 processor. Even though the SoC may save you some power juice, the big 5.25″ screen estate that has to be lit up won’t be generous with the 2,600 mAh battery.
Now that our review is live on our homepage, we are also ready to share the full breakdown of our dedicated battery endurance test. Read more »
It looks like pico projectors on smartphones are going to be able to up their imaging game.
That is, thanks to Texas Instruments’ new 0.3” TRP DLP Pico chipset. Read more »
Polar explorer Eric Larsen is attempting to break the Arctic expedition speed record by covering the 500 mile distance from the Northern Ellesmere Island to the North Pole in less than 49 days.
To document his journey, Microsoft is providing Eric’s 3-person team with a Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 to capture some great shots along the way. Read more »
The Nokia X is already available in some places but the odd phone – an Android-powered Nokia – is still a bit of a novelty. The team at Zing.vn got their hands on one unit days before the phones launch in Vietnam and posted an extensive photo session.
Despite forgoing the Play Store for a Nokia-centric app store (plus third party stores), the Nokia X has a great app package out of the gate. Read more »
Images of Nokia’s first Android phone, the Nokia X, have surfaced, and they show the handset in all of its taken apart glory.
The images get pretty detailed, check them out after the jump. Read more »
LG released a rather bizarre ad for its curved G Flex phablet. The head-scratching video clip aims to accentuate the natural curve of the device, as well as its self-healing capability.
The ad goes to great lengths to convince the viewer that the device is “the most human phone”. Read more »
Apple’s stockpile of the iPhone 5c has reached over 3 million units, confirming what most already know: it isn’t exactly a hot seller.
2 million units are at Pegatron, the manufacturer of the 5c, with the rest sitting on shelves hoping someone will take them home. Read more »
We already know that the Nvidia Tegra K1 GPU is crazy fast and today a batch of benchmarks prooves that the chipset’s 64-bit CPU is also no slouch.
More specifically, the dual-core version of the Tegra K1 chip has appeared in the AnTuTu database scoring more than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 chipset, which packs four Krait 450 cores. In fact, it scored almost 10,000 points more than the Snapdragon 800. Read more »