OmniVision Technologies introduced OV23850, its 23.8-megapixel camera sensor in the PureCel-S series aimed at high-end smartphones, few months back. At the International CES 2015, the company has announced its partnership with Wavelens to bring autofocus (AF) technology that utilizes a microelectromechanical system (MEMS). Continue reading “OmniVision partners with Wavelens to bring MEMS-based Autofocus to its 23MP camera sensor”
After JBL, Philips has announced its Fidelio NC1L on-ear headphones at the International CES that doesn’t require battery and draws power through Lightning Connector for ambient noise cancellation (ANC). It has 24-bit Digital to Analog Conversion (DAC), amplification and noise cancellation take places in the headphones themselves, ensuring an immerse musical experience that enables you to hear every detail, says the company. Continue reading “Philips announces Fidelio NC1L headphones with battery-free ANC using Lightning connector”
LG has already revealed the vertically curved Flex 2 at CES 2015 and now the company has showed off new prototype smartphone sporting a dual-edge display that is curved on two sides. Continue reading “LG showcases 6 inch Dual Edge P-AMOLED active bending display”
Asus has announced Fonepad 7 (FE171CG), a refreshed variant of last year’s Fonepad 7 at the CES this year. It has a 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor with PowerVR SGX544 GPU, similar to the Asus Fonepad 7 FE170CG that was launched in India last year, but this runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, comes with a 8-megapixel or 5-megapixel rear camera, 1GB or 2GB RAM depending on the region. Continue reading “Asus Fonepad 7 FE171CG with 7-inch display, Dual SIM and Voice Calling announced”
Intel has launched a new HDMI dongle that is actually a Windows 8.1 computer stick at CES 2015. Dubbed as Intel Compute stick, the device was teased in November last year.
Continue reading “Intel rolls out HDMI dongle Compute Stick for $149”
Toshiba has unveiled two models of Encore 2 Write tablets that come with a pressure-sensitive pen and an ultra-responsive screen for more paper-like precision.
Continue reading “Toshiba debuts 8 and 10 inch Encore 2 Write tablets”
Lenovo today announced two new Android tablets, Tab 2 A7-10 and Tab 2 A7-30 in the A-series. These Tab 2 series of tablets, successors of last year’s A7-30 have 7-inch (1024 x 600) IPS displays, are powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT8382M SoCs and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Both these have 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage and pack a 3450mAh battery. The Tab 2 A7-30 also comes in 16GB variant. Continue reading “Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 and Tab 2 A7-30 with 7-inch displays announced”
Alcatel OneTouch have unveiled their first smartwatch at CES 2015 this week – named the Alcatel Watch, it is a cost-effective entrant into the wearables arena and unlike many current smartwatches, it supports both the Android and iOS platforms. Continue reading “Alcatel OneTouch announces Android/iOS compatible smartwatch”
Vodafone have announced they have secured a six-week exclusive on the LG G Flex 2 which was announced at CES 2015 yesterday in Las Vegas. The follow-up to the LG G Flex – which launched in November 2013 – brings improvements to the processor, OS, screen and camera and will go on sale in Korea at the end of this month before launching in the UK next month. Continue reading “LG G Flex 2 exclusive to Vodafone UK, launches next month”
Kodak has announced IM5, the company’s latest Android smartphone built by Bullitt Group, as promised at the CES, but it is not a camera-centric smartphone and has only 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-Core processor and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat), which is upgradable to Android Lollipop later this year. Continue reading “Kodak IM5 Android smartphone with 13MP camera official”
HTC has unveiled the Desire 826, the company’s latest phablet at the CES 2015 as expected. It has the 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display, compared to HD display on Desire 816 and Desire 820, but this is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor ( four Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz per core and four clocked at 1.0 GHz) and has Adreno 405 GPU, similar to the Desire 820. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI on top. Continue reading “HTC Desire 826 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Android 5.0 announced”
HERE announced that it has partnered with BMW to create a new driving experience. Dubbed as “Intelligent Drive,” it utilizes Nokia’s HERE navigation and mapping services.
Continue reading “BMW and HERE team up for “Intelligent Drive” experience”
Along with the Zenfone 2, Asus has also launched ultra thin Windows 2-in 1 Transformer Book Chi Series at CES 2015. The series includes T300 Chi, T100 Chi and T90 Chi.
Continue reading “Asus introduces Windows 2-in 1 Transformer Book Chi Series”
Lenovo has introduced 8-inch YOGA Tablet 2 with Windows featuring AnyPen Technology that lets you use any pencil or pen to become a digital stylus for easy note-taking and sketching. It has the same specifications as the 8-inch Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows that was launched last year that includes, 8-inch Full HD (1920×1200) IPS display, Windows 8.1, quad-core Intel Atom Z3745 Processor (up to 1.86 GHz), unique convertible design, including Hang mode. Continue reading “Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows 8.1 and AnyPen Technology announced”
Sony has forayed into head wearables with a new device. Dubbed as Smart B-Trainer, the device is aimed at runners and boasts of fitness sensors.
Continue reading “Sony unveils Smart B-Trainer headset”