Pantech has just announced 5.9-inch Vega No.6, biggest 1080p phone so far. The Android 4.1 handset has IPS LCD display, 13MP camera on the back capable of recording 1080p30fps and a 2MP camera on the front. Battery is quite big too as you might guess, at 3,150mAh, and Vega No.6 is powered by a Snapdragon S4 Pro. There’s no official release date or pricing info available yet. I think we will hear more of this smartphone at Mobile World Congress next month, but until that check out the source link for more info, it’s Korean though, but check it anyway after the break.
There’s not been too much rumors about Samsung’s next generation Galaxy S device, but there’s been a lot of speculation from the fans. Now there’s a user agent profile for a SCH-i337, a Samsung manufactured handset boasting 1080p Full HD display. The profile won’t give us much details except it’s name i337 and importantly the screen size that is 1,920-by-1080. Samsung showed their curved AMOLED displays at CES, but most likely we can expect to see those at later date. It’s not sure yet that this is next generation Galaxy S device, but we sure hope that Samsung adds 1080p display to it. Check out more info at the source link after the break.
Acer has added yet another phone to it’s Liquid E mid-range handset lineup, and the phone is called Liquid E1. The phone specs aren’t worst, but not the best neither, it packs 4.5-inch qHD(960×540) IPS display, a dual-core 1GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, a microSD slot, a 5MP camera on the back and 1,760mAh battery. It ships with Android 4.1.1, and that’s great, but Android 4.2 would have been better. Liquid E1 measures in at 132 x 68.5 x 9.9mm, and it weights only 130 grams. There’s no pricing revealed yet, but there’s going to be more info at MWC next month, until that you can check out more photos from the source link after the break.
More photos of HTC’s Sense 5 on DROID DNA leaked by XDA developer forum member mdeejay. At the site there’s multiple photos of HTC’s Sense 5, which is apparently said to be stable build of Android 4.1.2 with Sense 5 running on Verizon phone, as ported from a Sprint version of the M7. It’s pretty interesting to see that Sprint is going to get HTC’s flagship smartphone M7, seems that these two companies are pretty good friends and have strong ties through the EVO brand. Check out more leaked images from the source link after the break.
Huawei just announced Ascend G615 in Germany, and it’s packing 4.5-inch 720p(331PPI) IPS display, 1.4GHz quad-core CPU, for 299 euros. There’s also 8GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM and a microSD slot in Ascend G615. As for the cameras, the phone has 8MP shooter on the back, and 1.3MP front facing camera. 8MP camera on the back is capable of recording 1080p video. Ascend G615 arrives next month in Germany with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and the OS will be updated to Jelly Bean in some point in March. It’s also believed that the Huawei Ascend G615 will be launched other markets in short order. Check out the source link for more information after the break.
One year ago Megaupload was taken down by offcials, now Kim Dotcom’s new file storage service Mega is finally live. The new Mega service is straight competitor to popular file storage service like DropBox. The new Mega offers simple drag-and-drop solution with heavy encryption, which is intended to protect both site’s owners and users from copyright infringement issues. All users will get 50GB of storage on Mega’s servers, and the service also offers paid options too. 500GB for $9.99, 2TB for $19.99 and 4TB for $29.99. You’ll find new Mega site from the source link after the break.
SimCity beta kicks off on January 25th and registered users can play the game for one hour. You’ll be able to play the game if you register before January 20th, and spend your one hour of gaming during the period of January 25th-28th. Users can also provide feedback on bugs and play balancing. The final version of SimCity will be released on March 5th, and it will be available for Mac for the first time. If you are SimCity fan, beta testing is great way to know little of the game and build that excitement before the actual game launches. You can register to the beta phase from the source link after the break.
Despite it’s Terms of Service incident last month, Instagram is going strong, and now the company offered some details of it’s monthly users for the first time. Instagram now has 90 million monthly users, and that’s 10 percent up from December to January. Instagram’s Kevin Systrom also told to AllThingsD that the company “continues to see very strong growth around the world.” How many photo’s 90 million users post daily then? Well according to Instagram there’s 40 million photo uploaded daily, thats huge, along with 8,500 likes per second and 1,000 comments per second. It now seems that “Terms of Service” incident didn’t affect Instagram as much as it has been reported. You can read more from the source link after the break.
Original Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx Jelly Bean update has been rooted by Dan Rosenberg, according to DroidRzr post. Dan Rosenberg is being called”Mr.Root”, because he has rooted almost all Motorola devices over the couple of years. The Jelly Bean update that has been now rooted is the one released on X-mas eve. At this point though the method only works from a Windows PC, but it’s claimed being as simple as it can be. You can grab the .zip file from the source link after the break.