Archive for October, 2012
Google Nexus 10 with high resolution display is coming soon?
According to multiple internet sources this week Google is going to introduce Google Nexus 10 tablet and other portable mobile devices.
The presentation of new devices was planned on Monday, October 29. Most likely Google is going to announce Google Nexus 10 – 10-inch tablet with high resolution 2560 × 1600 pixels touch screen. The number of pixels per inch (ppi) of the tablets screen is approximately 300. In comparison, a high-quality Retina screen of iPad tablet has resolution of 2048 × 1536 pixels and density of 264 pixels per inch.
Analysts also believe that Google is preparing the announcement of the next-generation of Nexus smartphone. Most likely the device was developed and manufactured in collaboration with LG Electronics. According to rumors, the smartphone will get a large 4.7-inch touch screen display with resolution of 768 × 1280 pixels, 1.5 GHz 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of flash storage and 13-megapixels camera.
On the same event Google may also present 32GB version of Nexus 7 and the new 4.2 version of Android operating system
Dual screen Taichi ultrabooks by ASUS became available for pre-orders a few days ago.
The main eature of Taichi ultrabook is the presence of two displays. The first display has traditional location on the laptop but the second display is located on the front of the lid of the laptop. Both of them are touch screen displays and therefore Taichi could act as a tablet at the time when the lid is closed.
Taichi ultrabook comes with two 11.6-inch Super IPS displays with resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. There are built-in USB 3.0, mini-DisplayPort and micro-VGA connectors as well as NFC module. Taichi ultrabooks are running on 64-bit Windows 8 Home Premium and equipped by a 5-cell battery that provides up to 5 hours of battery life.
Tere are two models of Taichi ultrabooks available. The first model powered by Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB Solid State Drive has a price tag of $1299. The second model of Taichi comes with Intel Core i7-3517U, 4 GB of RAM and a 256 GB Solid State Drive is $300 more expensive. Sales of Taichi ultrabooks will start on October 26.
Samsung may introduce a mini version of Galaxy S 3 soon
Samsung has sent out invitations to a special event to be held on October 11th in Germany.
Compare to Apple iPhone 5
South Korean manufacturer promises a “little sensation” and plans to present “something compact that will be really great.” Invitations supplements such phrases with stylized letter «S» that typically accompanying communicators of Galaxy series.
Samsung does not disclose what the event is about. However the most of analysts believe that the company is preparing a presentation of mini model of the flagship Android phone – Galaxy S 3.
According to rumors, the Galaxy S 3 mini will get a 4-inch touch screen display with resolution at least 480 × 800 pixels. Samsung Galaxy S5 mini may be powered by dual-core processor and equipped by 5 megapixels camera. The samrtphone could run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.
Current model of Galaxy S III smartphone is powered by 4-core 1.4 GHz Exynos processor, has 1 GB of RAM, comes with 4.8 inches 720 × 1280 pixels Super AMOLED touch screen HD display and 8 megapixels camera.