Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010 Unboxing

Spice today announced its latest product, the Stellar Pad Mi-1010 tablet. The tablet is equipped with an HD IPS display and is powered by a 1.5Ghz dual core processor. There’s also a quad core GPU on board. The tablet is one of the few models running Jellybean 4.1 in India as of now. The Spice Stellar Mi1010 should have no problem keeping up with your multitasking requirements thanks to the 1GB of RAM included.  Continue reading “Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010 Unboxing”

HTC One S JellyBean update roll out starts

HTC has started the roll out of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in some markets including UK. We had access to a UK unit and a massive 600 MB update showed up via OTA today. The update bears the version number 3.16.401.8 and measures 612.27 MB.We decided to give it a go and it was the much awaited jelly bean update. HTC had promised that it will release Android 4.1 JellyBean for the One S and One X this year and looks like the Taiwanese phone maker is keeping its word ! Continue reading “HTC One S JellyBean update roll out starts”

Springpad for Android gets updated, brings tablet support

Springpad is one of the best note taking applications for Android, and it has become even better. The new updated version 3.2.6 brings tablet support and various other features and bug fixes which people were experiencing on Jellybean.

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Sony Yuga rumored to be launched as Xperia Z

Remember the extensively leaked Sony C660X Yuga which boasts a 5″ 1080p resolution with dust and water resistance? Well, Xperia Blog now reports that this device will be launching with the name Xperia Z.

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Exclusive : Asus PadFone 2 Android 4.1 JellyBean update rolling out right now

When Asus launched the PadFone 2 back in October , it launched the device with Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich on-board. We have exclusive news first on FoneArena that the PadFone 2 has indeed got the update to Android 4.1 JellyBean as promised.The update is rolling out right now via an OTA update.Here are some screenshots which show that our PadFone 2 is running on Android 4.1 JellyBean.The build number is JRO03L on our Taiwanese PadFone 2. Continue reading “Exclusive : Asus PadFone 2 Android 4.1 JellyBean update rolling out right now”

HTC Butterfly announced for global markets

The international variant of the Droid DNA and HTC Butterfly J have been announced today for the global audience. The phone which will be called the HTC Butterfly is one of the first devices with a ful HD display. The 5″ screen with 1080p resolution results in a mind blowing pixel density of  440ppi.

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HTC One X+ Review

Its been a little over 6 months since HTC launched its high end flagship device, the One X and today we have a spec bumped successor available.

The One X+ keeps all the best features from the One X and brings a modest spec bump to one of our current favorite Android devices. Read on to find out    how the smartphone compares with the competition.   Continue reading “HTC One X+ Review”

Samsung Galaxy Camera Unboxing

We have  a really crazy gadget here at FoneArena today for unboxing. If you were wondering what the gadget is about , it is a camera running on Android Jelly Bean. Samsung announced this product at IFA couple of months back in Germany along with the Galaxy Note 2. Today we have the unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Camera exclusively on FoneArena. What does the final product look like ? How does Android Jellybean look like on a camera !  Watch the unboxing video below! Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Camera Unboxing”

HTC J Butterfly launched with 5 inch 1080p display on Japan’s KDDI network

The long rumored HTC phablet was today launched at an event in Japan in the form of the HTC J Butterfly. Launched in partnership with Japan’s KDDI network, the Android Jellybean based smartphone packs in a 5 inch Super LCD 3 screen with Full HD resolution.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to hit Online Store on September 27 in India

Samsung is gearing up to launch the upgraded version of the immensely popular Galaxy Note – Galaxy Note 2 in India later this week.  Samsung had opened pre-bookings for the device and consumers could reserve a Galaxy Note 2 by paying Rs.5000 as an advance.In an email to customers who had pre-booked the phone on the company’s eStore , it is mentioned that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be launched on the 27th on the eStore.The Note 2 has some interesting specs including a 5.5 inch display and a 3100 mAh battery and a Quad-core CPU.
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Android Jelly Bean port ready for Intel smartphones, No word on roll out

Waiting for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) to hit your Lava X900 ? You’re in luck as Intel has just finished off porting the latest version of Android to its Medfield chips. The Android 4.1 build is complete and is being used as a daily driver by Intel employees said Mike Bell, Mobile group General Manager, in an interview with PC World.

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Google Nexus 7 Unboxing

I was recently in the US on a short visit and managed to pick up the Google Nexus 7 first Android Tablet to run on Android 4.1 JellyBean. Here is a quick unboxing video of the this tiny little tablet from Google & Asus which is priced at $199 (excluding tax and shipping). This 7 inch tablet has a back-lit IPS display which sports a resolution of 1280×800 pixels


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Android ICS successor to be called Jelly Bean ?

If ThisIsMyNext ‘s sources are to be believed then the next major version of Android after Ice Cream Sandwich could be called Jelly Bean. The site reports that some of the major changes planned out for Ice Cream Sandwich have been held off to speed up delivery of the update.

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