Winner of CNET’s “Best of Show” and “Best Tablet” at CES 2011. Motorola XOOM™ is available at Verizon.
Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) Software Update, Coming First to Motorola XOOM™, Delivers Support for Android Market Movie Rentals and Numerous Other Enhancements
Over-the-air software update rolling out this week to Motorola XOOM tablets on Verizon Wireless
Motorola XOOM users on the Verizon Wireless network will soon be able to rent movies, use a Bluetooth® headset during video chats, resize their widgets and more with an over-the-air software update for Android™ 3.1 (Honeycomb)that makes the Motorola XOOM experience even more powerful than before. The software update, coming first to Motorola XOOM and rolling out this week, delivers a wide range of new features and expanded functionality, including:
Support for the new Android Market movie rentalsservice with thousands of titles available for immediate viewing on the Motorola XOOM’s high-resolution display or on a larger screen via HDMI
Samsung Electronics has announced a new camera phone, the Samsung Anycall G608. Housed in an ebony black metallic casing and equipped with a 5.0 mega-pixel camera and a built-in 16.7 million color TFT LCD, the G608 is a fusion of design, photography and the ultimate in phone functionality.
A design icon and high performance camera in one, the G608 is made to capture quality pictures as easily as with a digital camera. The first Samsung Anycall mobile with a 5.0 mega-pixel will prove popular with those who simply won’t compromise on picture quality. In addition, an auto-brightness sensor, high sensitive shot image stabilizer feature and Power LED Flash, means that you can still get the perfect shot even in unfavorable conditions. Samsung Anycall G608 also hosts a set of other digital camera features to complete the photography credentials of this phone “ multi shooting mode, image editor and up to 2GB of microSD.
For a better viewing experience, the G608 incorporates a 2.2″ TFT LCD with 16.7 million color brilliant display (another first for a Samsung Anycall mobile). This will enable people to view larger pictures and graphics and help users to read text or Web pages in full screen. What’s more, these features are embedded into a tiny 14.9 mm depth frame.T his model also serves as a multimedia convergence device with a personalized theme that allows you to make it your own. Music lovers can select favorite MP3 background animation effect and share music with your friends by using the Dual Bluetooth stereo headset function.
The Samsung Anycall G608, a truly mobile internet device, provides PC-like browser capabilities such as NetFront Browser v3.4, landscape full-screen view, virtual pointer and page pilot, to let you browse the web effectively.
5 MP CMOS
4x digital zoom
1600x 1200 pixels
Auto Brightness Sensor / One-touch Camera
Auto Focus / Marco Shot
Power LED Flash / High Sensitive Shot / ISO800
White Balance / Image Editor
Shooting Mode (Single / Multi Shots / Mosaic / Panorama)
Photo Effect (B&W / Sepia / Negative / Emboss)
Creative Photo Frame
Stand-by time: up to 320h
Talk time: up to 7h
Browser: NetFront v3.4
Color: Ebony Black / Chrome Silver
Landscape Full HTML View
Support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
Music Player Background Animation
Support Dual Bluetooth Stereo Headset
BenQ has launched a new terminal, M7, that comes with some specific features: it’s capable of resisting any exterior forces even it has a stylish design, is covered in a protective case that protects it from water, sand or any other natural element.
Asus has announced a new Windows Mobile PDA-phone, the P527. The terminal doesn’t have HSDPA or 3G, but all others like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are available. The P527 comes with a 2 megapixels camera, a microSD card slot, GPS and all this on a 2.6 inches QVGA display. The new Asus phone will be available in Taiwan and Hong Kong at the end of November.
OS: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional
Polyphonic Ringtones: 128 Channels
Browser: WAP 1.2.1/2.0
Java:CLDC 1.1 / MIDP 2.0
GPS receiver with SiRF Star III chipset
Business Card Recognition
Voice recognition and Hands-free mode
Nokia unveils the Nokia N82, the latest multimedia computer optimized for photography, navigation and internet connectivity. With the tools to discover the places and moments worth capturing, and the capabilities to capture and share them instantaneously, the Nokia N82 offers photography enthusiasts an enhanced camera experience.The Nokia N82 enables you to explore your surroundings and find your way with navigation and routing; document your adventures with the high quality imaging capabilities; and instantly share your experiences with one click upload to the web.
Featuring A-GPS, 5 megapixel camera, Xenon flash, Carl Zeiss optics and internet connectivity, the Nokia N82 also incorporates all the multimedia computer features common to Nokia Nseries. Like its predecessor the Nokia N95, the Nokia N82 is the latest epitome of a truly converged device that is not one thing but is many.
Announced: November 2007 – Coming soon.
WCDMA 2100 (HSDPA) / EGSM 900 / GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz (EGPRS)
Automatic switching between bands and modes
WCDMA HSDPA 2100 MHz with simultaneous voice and packet data (PS max speed DL/UL= 3.6Mbps/384kbps, CS max speed 64kbps)
Dual Transfer Mode (DTM) support for simultaneous voice and packet data connection in GSM/EDGE networks. Simple class A, multi slot class 11, max speed DL/UL: 177.6/118.4 kbits/s
EGPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 296 / 177.6 kbits/s
GPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 107 / 64.2 kbits/s
WLAN: yes, 802.11 b/g
BT: yes, v2.0 with A2DP
USB: yes, v2.0
Up to 5 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
Carl Zeiss Optics: Tessar lens/Integrated xenon flash/autofocus/video
Front camera, CIF (352 x 288 pixels) sensor for video telephony
Nokia Battery (BP-6MT) 1050mAh;
Stand-by Time: up to 210 hours (WCDMA), up to 225 hours (GSM)
Talk Time: up to 190 min (WCDMA), up to 260 min (GSM)
OS: S60 software on Symbian OS
User Interface: S60 3rd edition, Feature Pack 1
Automatic screen rotation
Nokia Push to talk (PoC)
E-mail (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3)/MMS/SMS
Digital music player – supports MP3/AAC/eAAC/eAAC+/WMA/M4A with playlists
OMA DRM 2.0/1.0 & WMDRM support for music
Integrated stereo hands-free speaker
Stereo FM radio (87.5-108MHz) with Visual Radio support
Integrated Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS)
Pre-installed Nokia Maps application and free downloadable maps
Full web browser support (HTML)
Video player – supports MPEG4, AVC/H.264, H.264, H.263, RV
OMA DRM 2.0/1.0 & WMDRM support for video
Resolution: MPEG4 VGA @ up to 30 fps scaled to QVGA on device or VGA in TV-out mode
Transfer your videos from compatible PC: Windows Media Player, USB mass-storage file transfer or Nokia Nseries PC Suite using full-speed USB 2.0 connectivity
Personal Information Management (PIM)
Java MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1 (Connected Limited Device Configuration (J2ME))
Advanced S60 PIM features including calendar, contacts, to-do list, and PIM printing
The mobile phone itself has become a totemic and fashion object, with users decorating, customizing, and accessorizing their mobile phones to reflect their personality. This has emerged as its own industry. So…lets discover the mobile phone culture!