Tag: mobile

Apple cuts prices on lower-end iPads, releases red iPhones

Apple cuts prices on lower-end iPads, releases red iPhones

Mobile, Technology
Apple unloaded a laundry basket of announcements with changes for its iPad and the iPhone. The America's Tech giant just released its new tablet called “the new iPad 9.7”. Sure this is the cheapest a new 9.7inch iPad has ever cost but don’t pop the champagne yet, a lot of corners have been cut to achieve at such a low price. The screen has remained the same at 9.7 inches with a 1536*2048 resolution as other high end Apple tablets, but the True Tone Display functionality is no longer present. This feature ensured that colors are still accurate regardless of how dull or bright the screen was. Also, the anti-reflective coating that helped with outdoor legibility is also gone. The new iPad may be part of the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant’s gambit to resurrect tablet sales. At about 2
Sony Unveils its Newest Flagship Smartphones

Sony Unveils its Newest Flagship Smartphones

Mobile, Technology
Sony has just unveiled four new smartphones at MWC. Each one of these phones are targeted to a different target market. Apart from the Sony Xperia XZ Premium that we already reported on, the company launched the Sony Xperia XZs, Sony Xperia XA1, and finally the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra. The XZs comes with a 5.2 inch full HD display of the Triluminous variety. The phone is wrapped in a glass back and front while a metallic frame runs in between to form a water and dust resistant body. Being only one of the few smartphones which sport a whopping 4K display, the XZ Premium once again raises the bar in visual prowess. The Xperia XA1 Ultra phone comes with a whopping 6 inch screen with full HD resolution and almost no bezels at all, its quite breath-taking. A Mediatek Helio P20 runs the show...
Lenovo launches new Moto Z smartphone in Kenyan market

Lenovo launches new Moto Z smartphone in Kenyan market

Mobile, Technology
Motorolla has been going through a transition from being bought by Google and later being sold to Lenovo. Lenovo, through its Motorola Mobility subsidiary, has launched the Moto Z smartphone along with the new innovation Moto Mods in Kenya. The Moto Mods allows users a wide range of functionalities on their Moto Z smartphone. Moto Z is an aluminium phone that has stainless steel frame outline cramped into one of the thinnest bodies on a phone so far, 5.19mm to be precise. Despite the super slim dimensions, Moto Z comes with cutting edge features which includes a 5.5 inch Quad HD AMOLED screen which shares the same resolution and display technology as the Samsung Galaxy S7. Powering the beautiful screen is the Snapdragon 820 coupled with 4GB RAM and a choice of between 32GB and 64GB i...
Nokia 3310 mobile phone brought back at MWC 2017

Nokia 3310 mobile phone brought back at MWC 2017

Mobile
The Nokia 3310 mobile phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut. The iconic device was reborn at the MWC 2017 with a modern twist on design. The new Nokia 3310 is thin, light and incredibly durable and boasts an incredible 22-hour talk-time and month long stand-by battery life.  More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005. The revamped version will be sold under licence by the Finnish start-up HMD Global, which also unveiled several Nokia-branded Android smartphones. One expert said it was a "fantastic way" to relaunch Nokia's phone brand. "The 3310 was the first mass-market mobile and there's a massive amount of nostalgia and affection for it," commented Ben Wood from the technology consultancy CCS Insight. TechMoran reports that Nokia also unv
LG proves that taller screens are the future of smartphones

LG proves that taller screens are the future of smartphones

Mobile, Technology
Handset screen sizes and user's perceptions of them as large or small have grown throughout the years. In today's smartphone era, Bigger screens don’t cut it anymore.  In real life usage, the taller screen makes a big difference. LG is trying something new with a 2:1 aspect ratio display — essentially a normal 16:9 display that can fit a few extra lines of text at the top and bottom. And it makes a big difference. According to Tech crunch, The G6 is roughly as wide as iPhone 7 with Apple’s case. It’s just a tiny bit taller. But when users turns those phones on, LG’s phone feels much bigger just because the screen takes over the front of the device. While LG is the first one coming up with this new format, LG isn’t an outlier. Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will also have a 2:1 display — essentiall