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Monday, 21 May 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 - Full Review

Today we will be reviewing the Samsung's about to be launched phone, Samsung Galaxy S3. Right to the point. As Samsung says, "Designed for humans. Inspired by nature."

New Amazing features:

Smart Stay - Specifically designed for reading, watches your eye movement. When you fall asleep or are not looking at the phone, it dims the screen and eventually goes on a power saving mode.
Direct Call - Messaging someone and wanna call them. Just bring the phone close to ear and it will automatically dial.
Social Tag - Got a picture of a group of friends. It automatically recognizes them and links them to your phonebook. So that you can touch the picture and Call, Message or Email them. You can also email the picture to them instantly.
S Beam - Place two of these phones back to back and automatically transfer files with one touch.
All share cast - It projects whatever you are watching, videos, pictures or games to a nearby TV, Computer or any other project device wirelessly by the means of an accessory that needs to be connected to the projecting device.
Pop up play - Watching a long video, wanna do somethingelse while watching it. Just drag the video along to that screen and watch the video while using other applications.
S-Voice - Great voice responsive system, just say 'Hi Galaxy' at anytime to activate. Automatically configured actions like increase volume, search, open gmail, Howz the weather?. Good competition for Iphone Siri but the only difference is that Siri is faster as it has most of the commands stored in the internal memory whereas Galaxy has only certain commands stored and rest will be searched online.
Camera - 8 MP. Burstshot - It click 20 pictures at one go and automatically suggests best picture based on smile, face and light quality. Plus its got Geo-tagging, auto focus (manual too), face & smile detection, image stabilization and LED Flash. HD video with 1080p at 30 FPS. 1.9 MP front camera for video calling. Basically the best you can get.

Estimated prices:

US -  $ 799.99 (AT&T, Verzion basic model), UK - £ 499.95 (Without Sim), India - Rs. 35,000 (Without Sim - Best Buy)
10 Million of these devices are already pre-booked.

Technical Specifications:

  • 4.8" HD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen (quite large but smaller than Galaxy Note)
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • 1.4 GHz Quad core processor (this makes it really special)
  • 1GB RAM
  • dimensions of 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm (making it razor thin)
  • 133grams (a little heavy)
  • 8 MP rear camera (amazing) and 1.9 MP front camera (great for video calling)
  • Quad band 3G & 2G
  • 4G LTE 700 network (North America, Korea, Japan)
  • EDGE/GPRS and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA with Wi-Fi Direct
  • Can also be used as Wi-Fi hotpot (quite insane for a phone)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 and micro-USB v 2.0(MHL)
  • Standard 2100 mAH Li-Ion battery (pretty sweet)
  • 16 GB 32 GB & 64 GB internal options which are expandable further up by 32 GB

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Introduction - Hello World!

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Tuesday       :    Tablet PCs
Wednesday  :    Laptops
Thursday      :    TVs
Friday           :    Softwares
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