Posts tagged with: Android 4.1
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    We've heard all the details regarding Acer's small tablet which was supposed to be a competitor for the Nexus 7. Initially announced on September 19, the seven-inch slate became available on October 30, as promised by the manufacturer itself. Heading over to the source link you can secure yours for $229.99. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC. It packs 1GB of RAM and a seven-inch display. Unfortunately, where it falls short on the Nexus 7 is the resolution: 1024 x 600 is even smaller than the resolution on the iPad mini. The internal ...

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    We've heard a lot about the Samsung GT-I9260 and up until a point we were quite certain that this device will be the next Nexus. Thing became clear that LG was the preferred Google OEM for this year and the I9260 got a name: Galaxy Premier. It has been now officially announced in Russia, with other markets joining soon. We're looking at an improved Galaxy Nexus with a Galaxy S III- and Note II-like design. There's no info on the SoC inside it but according to reports it might be a 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4470 aided by the PowerVR SGX 544 GPU. Other, confirmed, specs include a 4.65-inch HD Super ...

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    There's no denying that one of the most anticipated events for this year is the one that's happening on Monday October 29th. The internet has been flooded with leaks of all the Nexus devices that are coming, and I know a lot of us can't wait. Now this is a different year when compared to previous. A couple of years ago all we got in these events was a Nexus smartphone. The Nexus 7 has changed that at Google I/O and we're expecting a lot of enhancements to Google's existing tablet along with a bigger sister tablet to compete against the world. Obviously our predictions are just predictions ...

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    There is a lot going on in phablet-land and we see a rain of Galaxy Note II devices with carriers announcing the cross-over, its availability and pricing one after the other. Today, it is Sprint's turn to be in the spotlight with its own flavor of the Galaxy Note II which is now available for you to purchase. Heading over to the source link you can grab yours for $299.99 with a two-year agreement or $649.99 outright. As the website states, "you'll get it in 2-5 business days" so no pre-orders are necessary. As with the rest of the US variants of the phablet, specs are on par with the ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent leaks regarding the LG Nexus 4, the Nexus 7 by Asus and even the Nexus 10 by Samsung. We then talk about the possibility of getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on the Sprint Galaxy S III. We later talk about the launch of the Verizon and AT&T-branded Samsung Galaxy Note. Then the Sony Xperia TL takes the stage with an astonishing price and launch details. We end today's show talking about Microsoft's launch of Windows 8 and their Surface RT tablet along with our hands-on coverage. All this and more after the break.

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    We shook our heads when we heard about that Samsung spokesperson allegedly go on record to tell the world that US variants of the Galaxy S III might have to wait until next year to get the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. The carrier enumeration was lacking Sprint though and this right here could be the reason why. If the above screenshot is legit than you should be able to upgrade your Sprint Galaxy S III to Google's latest and greatest today. The process which should start today will reportedly bring a new build L710VPALJ7; however, the date at the very top is followed by a ...

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    We've heard official wording from AT&T and T-Mobile as far as the Galaxy Note II is concerned and, while we're still waiting for Verizon's press release, the phablet has a dedicated pre-order page up on Big Red's website where you can secure your unit with the carrier's promise to ship it by November 27, which is more than a month from now. If T-Mobile is asking $369.99 for the unit, Verizon went with a more conservative price matching the one on AT&T's offer at $299.99 on a two-year contract. The price outright is $699.99 and, as usual, the Galaxy Note II packs the same 5.5-inch ...

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    After seeing AT&T announce its Galaxy Note II --available starting tomorrow for pre-orders and November 9 in stores at $299.99-- it is now time for T-Mobile to publish details about its own flavor of the Samsung phablet. It will go for $369.99 with a two-year contract or $649.99 outright. As with the case of the global/unlocked and AT&T variants, the T-Mobile flavor packs the same internals. That means you will get the 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, eight-megapixel camera and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box. You can find ...

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    We know that Galaxy S III devices in more and more regions are getting the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update and the fact that our own, global and unlocked device greeted us with an OTA notification is a solid confirmation. For what it's worth, our build number before the update was I9300XXBLH1. Now that the refresh has landed --in the shape of a 282.67MB download-- this has been bumped to I9300XXDLIH, as you can see in the screenshot above. Our Geekbench score before the update, while running stock Android 4.0.4, was 1435. After the update, the numbers look better at 1695. Project ...

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    Even though it will become available only on November 2, the LG Optimus G is available for pre-orders and we've spent some quality time with the device for our review. While the phone is an excellent performer due to the Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC, power users will probably want to tweak it further. However, this might be difficult. According to official wording from LG, "the Optimus G doesn’t support an unlocked bootloader". This means that until the community manages to hack it open (or someone over at AT&T or LG changes their minds) there will be no custom ROM flashing and alike. Even ...

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    We reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Note II -- the global version -- but this one will not be different from the AT&T variant in terms of internals and design. Now, almost two months after its introduction at the 2012 IFA in Berlin, AT&T is officially announcing the phone for its line-up. October 25 is the day you need to circle in your calendar if you want to pre-order the phablet; November 9 is the availability date. The official AT&T price is $299.99 with a two-year agreement. As a reminder, the Galaxy Note II packs a 1.6 GHz quad-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, ...

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    With so many fakes and hoaxes floating on the interwebs these days (and coincidentally, of the same maker as this bit right here) it is quite easy to get fooled when looking at images of a phone. Also taking the source of this picture's first appearance in consideration, which is called Concept-Phones, you won't judge us too hard if we're a bit skeptical (hint: if you look at the speaker together with the branding, these are off center; the buttons on the right don't seem right). It claims to represent the upcoming Sony flagship we've heard about recently, dubbed 'Odin'. The alleged specs ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent images of the current-generation iPad getting a refresh along with the launch of the iPad Mini. Then we talk about the Best Buy pre-orders for the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 920, which was sadly pulled from the list at last minute. Then we go through all the leaks and details of the Google Nexus 10 and the multi-manufacturer Nexus program planned for this year. We later cover the bad news about how Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be deployed onto Motorola devices. We end today going through the leaks of the HTC J Butterfly ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through all the Nexus 7 rumors, which include the possibility of a $99 Nexus 7. Then we move into iPad Mini territory with the recent leaks of the display and the battery, along with some probable retail dates. Then we talk about the Nokia Lumia 510, which may be coming soon, but not for the glory of your purchase or needs. We follow-up on the Galaxy S III Jelly Bean upgrades, though some news are good and some news are bad. We end today's show talking about the HTC J Butterfly and how this will impact HTC in a positive way. All this and more after ...

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    We've had a ton of rumors surrounding a probable Galaxy Nexus II smartphone dubbed the Samsung i9260. There are also lots of other rumors talking about Google changing their approach towards the Nexus program and allowing more OEMs to contribute each with a Nexus device. The only thing we didn't have was a probable date to play with the reports. Well, the new thing starting today is that we will see either an announcement or a launch of of Google's next Nexus smartphone in 30 days. Another interesting thing to note is that Google will most likely launch a new version of Android, though not ...

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