Thursday, July 24, 2014

Nokia Lumia 930 Specs and Price

Nokia Lumia 930
Microsoft has officially taken over Nokia Mobile and announced that it will no longer manufacture Android based devices, this means we’re going to be seeing a lot more Nokia phones on Windows OS. Nokia Lumia 930 is one of the first to be released after Microsoft’s acquisition.
The phone runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 on a Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset and a Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processor. It sports a 5 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, it also uses ClearBack display,

On the connectivity side it uses Nano-SIM, has 4G Network, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth and NFC. The RAM is 2 GB, internal memory is 32 GB and there is no memory card slot. Its rear camera is 20 MP with Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED flash, dual capture and PureView technology while the front camera is 1.2 MP, it also has Dolby Digital Plus sound enhancement. It uses a Li-Ion 2420 mAh battery and is available in bright orange, bright green, white and black colours. Pricing starts at  

Sony Xperia T3 Specs and Price

Xperia T3
Sony Xperia T3 sports a 5.3 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Triluminos display
and Mobile BRAVIA engine 2. It has 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory and memory card slot up to 32 GB. For connectivity, it has Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA and LTE.

It has an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 1.1 MP front camera. The device runs on Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) on a Qualcomm MSM8928-2 Snapdragon 400 chipset and a Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 processor. It uses a Non-removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery with up to 639 hours standby time and costs about $360 (58,000 Naira).

Hurry! Pre-Order the Stunning Tecno Phantom Z

Whoohoo!
For the very first time in Nigeria, you have the privilege of being one of the first people to own a high tech smart phone like what is obtained in the USA, UK, etc. and this novel idea is pioneered in Nigeria by non-other than Tecno Mobile, the bestselling Android smart phone brand in Nigeria.Tecno Mobile Nigeria has started the pre-order system with the Tecno Phantom Z, their newest super Octa-core(8) smart phone running on Android Kit Kat 4.4.2 os with 32 GB internal memory, 2gb ram, 16MP primary camera WITH DUAL FLASH and an 8mp front camera with flash. the phone competes with the likes of Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G2, HTC M8 and other top smart phones. It will be sold at a giveaway price of N57,800 on the pre-order page Which uses a pay on pickup system. The LINK TO THE pre-order page is www.tecno-mobile.com/phantomz.

Buyers get the choice to select their convenient pick up center available in various local governments in Lagos State to pick up their Tecno Phantom Z. Tecno Mobile  is also throwing in some nice bonuses as the first 1000 users to order will each get a free gift from tecno mobile. all registered users will Be automatically entered into a Tecno Mobile VIP lucky draw which will be held on the 30th OF July, 2014, where they stand a chance to win Fantastic prizes from Tecno Mobile. To learn more about the phone, go HERE.

Xiaomi Mi 4 Features, Specs and Price

Xiaomi Mi4
Xiaomi is a pretty much unknown name in this part of the world but the company is gaining popularity quickly with the release of its newest smartphone ‘Xiaomi Mi 4’ which comes with a smartwatch for a very low price considering its standard.
The Xiaomi Mi 4 is fitted with a 5 inch 1080 x 1920 pixels IPS LCD capacitive touch screen. The phone runs on Android OS, v4.4.2 KitKat on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset and a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor.
It has 3 GB RAM which most if not all smartphones do not have yet, its internal memory comes in two options either 16 0r 64 GB but sadly there is no memory expansion slot. Its primary camera is 13 MP with dual-LED flash and its front camera is 8 MP.

 On the connectivity side, it has 4G LTE, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct and Wi-Fi hotspot, it also comes with the USB On-the-go feature. It will be released in August this year and will be available in Black and White colours. It uses a Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery and its price is $320 (51,000 Naira).

LG G3 Specifications and Price

LG G3
LG Electronics have announced a new flagship phone to replace their current flagship - LG G2. The new phone sports a 5.5 inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
It runs on Android Kit-Kat OS v4.4.2 on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset and a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 processor. It has 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory with memory card slot expandable to 128 GB.  For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared and 4G LTE-A.

It’s primary camera is 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels with dual-LED (dual tone) flash while its secondary camera is 2.1 MP. It uses a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery and is expected to be released by August this year, pricing starts at $538 (87,000 Naira).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Facebook Launches New Feature Called ‘Save’

Facebook yesterday launched a new feature on its platform called Save. Save is a feature for Facebook iOS, Android, and web applications which allows you save links from your News Feed and Facebook Pages for Places, Events, Movies, TV shows and music to a list where you can view them later.
The main advantage of this feature is that it allows users save their links and content for later so that their news feed reading flow is uninterrupted.
How Save Works
The “Save” button is located at the bottom right of ‘Stories’ in the mobile and web News Feed, you can also Save by using the drop-down menu accessed from the arrow in the top right of each story. To save, just tap the save icon on the page.
Finding your Saved Items
Whatever you save is visible to only you and is categorized by content type in your Saved list at the left side of your homepage. There is also the option of sharing any of your saved items with a friend or friends. 

Facebook Acquires Oculus for $2 Billion

Facebook has bought virtual reality company ‘Oculus’ for $2 billion. The exact price of the acquisition is $2,001,985,000.The Virtual Reality company will still operate independently as with Facebook’s other acquisitions. The two companies released a joint statement saying “We’re looking forward to an exciting future together, building the next computing platform and reimagining the way people communicate,”
The deal was implemented with $400 million in cash, $1.6 billion in Facebook stock and $300 million in cash and stock incentives to be awarded to Oculus provided it achieves certain milestones.

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg in his statement said “We’re going to focus on helping Oculus build out their product and develop partnerships to support more games. Oculus will continue operating independently within Facebook to achieve this,”

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tecno Phantom Z Features, Specifications and Price

Tecno Phantom Z
Tecno has released a new phone called the Phantom Z. It sports a 5.2 inch 1080 x 1920 pixels IPS capacitive AMOLED scratchproof touchscreen and runs on the latest Android v4.4.2 KitKat on a MediaTek MT6592 chipset and a 2.0 GHz Octa-core (8 cores) Cortex-A7 CPU. It has 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory with no memory card slot.

For connectivity, it has Dual mini SIM, 3G, WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot and Bluetooth. Its rear camera is 16 MP with a resolution of 4608×3456 pixels with dual LED flash and its front camera is 8 MP with flash. It uses a 3030mAh Li-Ion battery and pricing is expected to be around 55,000 Naira - 65,000 Naira ($400).

Nokia X2 Dual SIM Specs and Price

Nokia has released an Android version of its famous X2 Java smartphone . It is dual SIM enabled and sports a 4.3 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels with Scratch-resistant glass, ClearBlack display and using Nokia X platform 2.0 UI.
It runs on Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) on a Qualcomm MSM8210 Snapdragon 200 chipset with Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor. It has 1GB RAM, 4 GB internal memory and memory card slot expandable up to 32 GB.

For connectivity, it has 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Its rear camera is 5MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels with LED flash while its front camera is VGA with 480p resolution. It uses a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery with standby time of 552 hours and is available in Glossy green, orange black, yellow, white, matt dark grey colours. Pricing starts at 30,000 Naira ($183).

HTC One (M8) Pricing and Specifications

HTC One M8
HTC One (M8) is HTC’s new flagship phone taking over from the HTC One M7. It has a 5 inch Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen 1080 x 1920 pixels screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and uses HTC Sense UI v6.
It has 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory and memory card slot expandable up to 128 GB. For connectivity, it has 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared and uses Nano-SIM. It has a dual 4MP 2688х1520 pixels primary camera with dual-LED flash and a 5 MP secondary camera.

It runs on Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) on a Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 chipset and a Quad-core 2.3 GHz/ 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor. It uses a Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery and is available in Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold colours. Pricing starts at 115,000 Naira ($750).