Saturday, April 18, 2015

Tecno Boom J7 Specs and Price

Tecno Mobile has released its latest device called Tecno Boom J7 with which Tecno intends to break an undisclosed Guinness World Record featuring Burna Boy. Tecno Boom J7 sports a 5 inch, 720x1280 pixel display touchscreen and is dual SIM enabled (MicroSIM and MiniSIM).

Saturday, April 11, 2015

LG G4 Preliminary Specs and Price

LG G4 is LG’s next flagship phone and it is expected to be unveiled very soon, we got a sneak peek at some specs though we are not entirely sure of them, check it out. It sports a 5.5 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen with 534 ppi pixel density and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

The phone will run Android OS Lollipop, v5.1 on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset and a Hexa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 processor. It has 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory and 128 GB capacity microSD slot, its rear camera is 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels with phase detection/laser autofocus, optical image stabilization and dual-LED (dual tone) flash while its front camera is 8 MP, 1080p.

NCC statistics show a geometric increase in Nigeria’s mobile internet subscription

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has revealed that there is a high rise in the number of mobile internet users in the country in January. This was stated in its Monthly Internet Subscriber Data which showed that mobile internet subscribers rose to 81,892,840 in January 2015 from 76,324,632 in December 2014 which makes an additional of 5,570,038 users.

 The network provider with the highest gain is Etisalat which added almost 1 million subscribers; the others had nearly the same rate of increase. In terms of total number of internet subscribers MTN leads with over 39 million users, followed by Globacom at 17+ million subscribers, Airtel has 14+ million subscribers while Etisalat has 10+ million subscribers.

The Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operators (Multi-Links and Visafone) had 153,798 internet subscribers in January, a decrease from 154,324 in the last quarter of 2014.

MTN Nigeria begins process to buy Visafone Telecoms

MTN is in talks to purchase Jim Ovia's Visafone Communications of Nigeria in order to expand its reach in the country. The largest African telecom company is seeking to increase its revenue from internet data bundle sales outside South Africa as its major competitor, Vodacom Group has more subscribers.

Visafone is a wireless network provider established by Nigeria businessman Jim Ovia in 2007; Jim Ovia is also the chairman of Zenith Bank. As at December 2014, MTN Nigeria had 59.9 million subscribers which accounts for more than a quarter of its 223m total subscribers in 22 countries.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Checkout the Super-cheap Microsoft Lumia 430 ($70)

Microsoft is taking big steps to gain a firm position in the smartphone industry. The company yesterday 19th March 2015, announced a very cheap smartphone called Microsoft Lumia 430 with a price tag of just $70 (14,000 Naira). This move is directed specifically to emerging markets with low income earners as the phone has almost all the capabilities of more expensive smartphones. It is dual-SIM enabled and will be released in India, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and the Middle East in April 2015 with black and orange color options.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Blackberry Leap Specifications and Price

Despite the low patronage of its devices, Blackberry is still moving on. Their newest device is the Blackberry Leap smartphone which sports a 5.0 inch, 720 x 1280 pixels capacitive touchscreen. It was announced in March 2015 and is expected to be released by April 2015. It runs BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 on a Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus chip and Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor. Its RAM is 2 GB, internal memory is 16 GB and it has a 128 GB capacity microSD slot.

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Specs and Price

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua has a 5 inch, 720 x 1280 pixels IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and is IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes. It was announced in March 2015 and is expected to be released in April 2015. It is dual SIM enabled (Nano –SIM) with dual standby and its screen is protected with scratch-resistant glass.

HTC One E9 Specs and Price

HTC One E9 is an optional Dual SIM phone with a 5.5 inch, 1440 x 2560 pixels capacitive touchscreen, it was announced this month and is expected to be released by the second quarter of 2015. The phone uses HTC Sense UI 7.0 and its screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The phone runs Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) on a Mediatek MT6795 chipset and an Octa-core 2 GHz processor.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 is a new rugged phone from Samsung Electronics. It was announced this month and will be released by the second quarter of this year. It sports a 4.5 inch, 480x800 pixels capacitive touchscreen and is dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes (IP67 certified). It is also IP67 certified and MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant, in short it is built to withstand the harshest conditions available.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet LTE Specs and Price

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet has a 10.1 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixels IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and as usual is IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes. It runs Android OS, v5.0 Lollipop on a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chip and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 or Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57 processor. It has 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory and 128 GB capacity memory card slot.