Asus Fonepad 7 video ad surfaces ahead of IFA announcement

Asus had introduced the original Fonepad at MWC 2013 earlier this year and the Fonepad saw a slight bump in the specifications sometime during summer. Asus just posted and removed a video ad for the yet another refresh of the Fonepad.

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Sony IFA 2013 Press Conference Live Blog


FoneArena is live in Berlin , Germany for IFA which is one of the largest technology shows of the world. Sony is holding a press conference later today where the company is expected to announce the much rumored Honami / XPERIA Z1 smartphone and a couple of very interesting lenses. Much is already known about the Sony Z1 and it is said to pack in a Snapdragon 800 processor with a very interesting 20MP camera. The design is believed to be a play on that of the Xperia Z and Z Ultra.

The event starts at around 4PM Berlin time or 7:30PM India time

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FoneArena is Live from IFA 2013 in Berlin, Germany


We have been dreaming about attending IFA for several years and finally the time has come. FoneArena is at IFA 2013 in Berlin , Germany where a lot of new products are going to announced including the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Sony XPERIA Z1. You are going to see a lot of content from IFA on both our main blog and the tech blog throughout this week as we are working hard to bring you the best news from Berlin. Samsung, Sony , Asus , Acer, Panasonic, Canon are some of the companies expected to launch new products at at the show.We are going to be live blogging some key product launches so do stay tuned to our blog. Also we are going to publishing a ton of video content over at our Youtube channel, do subscribe if you have not already done so.

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Acer Iconia A3 with 10.1-inch HD display, quad-core processor, Android 4.2 announced

 Acer Iconia A3

Acer announced the Iconia A1 tablet with a 7.9 inch display back in May, now it has announced the Iconia A3 tablet with a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS diplay. The Iconia A3 is also powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core cortex A7 processor (probably MediaTek) and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a front-facing camera. It comes in Wi-Fi-only and 3G + WiFi variants. It has Dolby Digital Plus that would offer 5.1 channel surround experience over headphones. No word on RAM and the battery capacity yet. Continue reading “Acer Iconia A3 with 10.1-inch HD display, quad-core processor, Android 4.2 announced”

Acer Liquid S2 with 6-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 processor and 4K video recording announced

Acer Liquid S2

Acer has announced the Liquid S2, successor of the Liquid S1 that was unveiled back in June. The Acer Liquid S2 would be the first phone to record videos at 4K Ultra HD resolution with it’s 13-megapixel rear camera that has a LED ring flash. It has a 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels), IPS display at 368 PPI, powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). It also has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with-wide angle lens and 1080p full HD video recording. The Acer Float UI allows several Float app windows to stay open for better multitasking. Continue reading “Acer Liquid S2 with 6-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 processor and 4K video recording announced”

What’s launching at IFA 2013?


The world’s leading technology experts are converging on the place to be i.e Berlin in the lead up to the start of IFA 2013. One of the world’s oldest technology expos, it is increasingly becoming the most important as well. Our very own team is right now making its way from across the globe to bring you hands on details and insight from the showfloor. So here’s a collection of all the information and rumors floating around in a handy little list which should serve well to whet your appetite. As always, you can count on us for the latest and greatest on all things IFA. Here’s the list of things to expect from IFA, Berlin, September 4-11, 2013.

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LG G Pad 8.3 announced with Full HD display, Snapdragon 600 processor

LG had been teasing an upcoming tablet known as the G Pad 8.3 and today in Seoul , the company has finally taken the wraps of the LG G Pad 8.3 Android tablet and it does look like the big brother of the LG G2 smartphone which debuted recently. The GPad will be showcased at IFA 2013 in Berlin this week and true to its name it packs a 8.3 inch display with a massive 1920×1200 resolution similar to the resolution of the screen on the new Nexus 7 2013. On the inside it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quadcore Processor running at  1.7GHz. LG has managed to pack a 4600 mAh battery into this device which is only about 8.3 mm thick and still weighs only about 338 grams. It runs on Android 4.2.2

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LG Electronics, LG Chem, LG Display & LG Innotek collaborate for next gen Smartphone

We already know that a new LG smartphone powered by the Qualcomm S4 Pro Quad-core chip is coming soon. LG even teased about it’s upcoming phone in a video. Earlier today LG has confirmed through a press release that LG Electronics and it’s sister companies LG Chem( Battery ) , LG Display (Display ) and LG Innotek (Touchscreen) are collaborating for the company’s next gen Smartphone. LG says that the upcoming smartphone will feature each company’s best technology.

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TomTom launches Official Application for iPad

TomTom is a very famous Dutch provider of automotive navigation systems and their devices are famous all over the world and they are also offering application for iOS devices like iPhone and iPod Touch and soon it will hit Android devices. It was launched for iPhone (only USA) back in 2009 but if you are an iPad user, then you were out of luck the whole time but not anymore. Continue reading “TomTom launches Official Application for iPad”

Samsung announces Galaxy Note

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note with the 5.3 inch HD Super AMOLED display, the largest display on any phone till date. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and features 1.4GHz dual-core processor. It has advanced pen-input technology, called the S Pen that provides uniquely accurate level of control and finesse that could be used for sketching and artwork. It is just 9.65mm thick and fits comfortably in a pocket and the screen also offers a 180 degree viewing angle. Continue reading “Samsung announces Galaxy Note”

Samsung Galaxy Note Specs – 5.3 inch display and 1.4 GHz Dual Core CPU !

Samsung just sent a chill down our spine by launching the Samsung Galaxy Note- an Android Phone with a 5.3 inch display ! If you thought the Galaxy S2 had a big display ? Get ready for a bigger display. I’m not sure how many of us can grip a 5.3 inch phone in one hand ! The specs seem pretty impressive with a 1.4 GHz Dual Core Processor , 5.3 inch HD SuperAMOLED Plus display (1280×960 pixels resolution) and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread.  There is a 8MP camera on the back and a 2MP camera on the front. It weighs 100grams and  is 12.3mm thick. And it comes with a pen called S Pen so that you can scribble on the mini football ground in your hands ! Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note Specs — 5.3 inch display and 1.4 GHz Dual Core CPU !”

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 7.7 with Super AMOLED Plus Display

Samsung has announced their new Galaxy Tab 7.7 with 7.7 inch Super AMOLED Plus Display that is vivid and offers wider range of colors with greater separation between light and dark colors. This Galaxy Tab 7.7 runs on Android Honeycomb version 3.2 and features 1.4GHz Dual Core processor. It is just 7.89mm thin and weighs only 335 grams. Continue reading “Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 7.7 with Super AMOLED Plus Display”

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Specs

Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab 7.7 at IFA in Berlin and we have got hold of the specs of this impressive tablet. It’s the first tablet to feature the iconic Super AMOLED Plus display and it packs a 1.4 GHz Dual Core CPU. It supports HSPA+ networks upto 21Mbps. It weighs just 335 grams but packs a 5100 mAh battery. It runs on Android Honeycomb 3.2 Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Specs”

Samsung IFA Press Conference Live Stream

Samsung’s Unpacked event at IFA , Berlin has just started and thankfully for all of us not in Germany , Samsung is Live Streaming the event on it’s Facebook page. Head over to the link below to catch all the action live. We expect Samsung to announce some new phones , tablets and lots more Continue reading “Samsung IFA Press Conference Live Stream”

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Revealed in Photos

The folks at SammyHub have posted the first photos of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 which seems like a 7.7 inch Android  Honeycomb tablet. From what we can see , it runs on Android Honeycomb , sports a 7.7 inch display with no physical menu keys and includes a 3.5 mm audio jack on the top. On the back it has a Camera with an LED flash and a metallic casing. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Revealed in Photos”