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Samsung has released a WiFi version of it’s Galaxy Camera. So if you think that you don’t need mobile connection to your camera, this could be the camera for you. There’s no 3G or 4G connectivity in this camera as you might guessed already, but other specs remains the same as it’s sibling. Specs includes 16.3MP CMOS sensor, 21X optical zoom, 4.8-inch display, 1.4GHz processor and Android 4.1.1. There’s no pricing details or availability information yet, but it’s believed that it won’t hurt your wallet too much.
Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is making serious plans to open permanent retail locations. The site got this information from anonymous sources, claiming that the company wants to let customers to try out it’s Nexus devices, software like Chrome browser and unnamed upcoming products. Google has already opened few pop-up shops temporary locations at airports and in other stores in UK. It ow seems that Google is trying hard to become Apple-style company that have multiple stores to sell and show their latest products.
There’s been a lot of leaked photos and teasers of HTC One handset, but there’s not been an image that shows backside of the smartphone, until now. French site Nowhereelse has got their hands on to a yet another press photo of the HTC One smartphone, and now you can see the backside of the black version of the handset. You can also see Beats Audio branding on the bottom of the device. HTC is helding an event today, and it’s believed that the company is going to introduce HTC One to the people.
LG has finally revealed availability, pricing and specs of it’s upcoming high-end smartphone, Optimus G Pro. Optimus G Pro handset was officially announced for Korean market a few days ago, and now there’s details of the device available. The handset sports 5.5-inch Full HD display, with thin bezel, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a removable 3,140mAh battery. There’s also 13MP camera on the back and 2MP front facing camera, LTE connectivity and the handset ships with Android 4.1.2. The device will be available in U.S and overseas in second quarter. Pricing is set to be 968,000 won in Korea, equal to $900.
Waiting for Galaxy Note 8? Well your happy day might just be around the corner. Apparently Bulgarian retailer tablet.bg revealed that Galaxy Note 8 is going sale in March. The site received both the price and release date of Galaxy Note 8. At the launch Wi-Fi version of Galaxy Note 8 will cost around 359€. In comparison, Apple iPad Mini costs 349€ for the 16GB Wi-Fi only version. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is rumored to pack a quad-core 1.6GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, a 8-inch 1,280-by-800 display, S Pen support, microSD slot and 5MP camera on the back and 1.3MP front facing camera.
It’s only few days left before this year’s Mobile World Congress starts, and know there’s new press photo leaked from HTC. Smartphone you see above is allegedly called HTC One, and it was previously knwown as HTC M7. HTC’s Peter Chou has already flashed the smartphone at an event previously, and now EVLeaks says that this is the first press photo leaked of the device. Capacitive button layout looks pretty weird, home button is at right and there’s big HTC logo on the middle. Device edges looks like to be chrome or metallic finish. The device is rumored to have similar 1080p display as is in HTC Butterfly. There’s no confirmation that this is real press shot, but as you might know already, EVLeaks has pretty convincing track record in leaked shots.
New rumor popped up suggesting that Samsung is unveiling Galaxy S4 on March 15th. It was previously rumored that Samsung would launch the device on March 22nd, but now Sammobile reports that the company would unveil the device week earlier. Sammobile has been accurate in reporting details of unannounced Samsung products in the past. The Galaxy S4 is expected to launch in Europe and in Asia in April, and in North America and Australia in May or June. Galaxy S4 is expected to feature 4.99-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display, a 1.8GHz eight-core Exynos 5 Octa processor, 13MP camera on the back and 2GB of RAM. Samsung’s flagship smartphone is also expected to feature NFC, 4G LTE, a microSD slot, wireless charging capabilities and Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean.
It’s been rumored for a while now that Nokia is launching Lumia smartphone with 41MP camera, and the codename for the device is “EOS”. “EOS” Lumia would have improved design and an upgraded PureView camera, and it would be launched later this year. Now, sources speaking to The Guardian confirmed the existence of the device and it’s scheduled launch in the U.S this summer. It’s also rumored that AT&T would be the first carrier in the U.S to get the device. Nokia ofcourse told that they don’t want to comment “on market rumors or speculation.”
Google is going to push Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update to Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 4, the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10 in the coming weeks. This report comes from International Business Times. Report didn’t tell specifically what’s included in the update except bug fixes related to Bluetooth issue, and performance enhancements. The update obviously won’t be as big as Android 5 Key Lime Pie, which is expected to debut on Google I/O developer conference in May, but it shows that Google is trying to make it’s OS to be as efficient as possible.
As the MWC gets near more leaks pops up, and today there’s more leaked photos of Huawei Ascend P2. The 4.7-inch Full HD smartphone is believed to feature Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, a quad-core 1.8GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 13MP camera on the back and a 2,200mAh battery. Ascend P2 is smaller than it’s bigger brothers 5-inch Ascend D2 and 6.1-inch Ascend Mate, the Ascend P2 is rumored to be only 6.45mm thin. Pricing is supposedly targeting the 3,000 Yuan mark ($480). We’ll see more of Ascend P2 at MWC in Barcelona later this month. Check out more leaked photos after the break.