Smartphone Samsung Galaxy Spica received OS Android 2.1

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Samsung Electronics Company announced a renewal of the operating system for your smartphone Galaxy Spica (I5700). In the near future will OS device Android 2.1 - the newest in the current version. Update the firmware can be through a special software Samsung - PC Studio 7. With the advent of Android 2.1 smartphone get all the features of the new version of the platform - an updated interface, a revised list of contacts, the Media Browser, a number of improvements when working with a camera and so on.

Recall, the announcement of Samsung Galaxy Spica was held last autumn. The device is besklaviaturnogo piece with a touch screen, which can be attributed to the average level. It is equipped with 3.2-inch screen, 3.2-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and so on. Smartphone supports social networks Facebook and MySpace, as well as the services Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube and Google Talk. Get updated the OS to Android 2.1 German users will be able in March, followed by versions for other European countries, and then - Asia, Africa and other regions of the world.

Mobile phone LG MAXX (LG-LU9400) with 1 GHz processor, officially announced

South Korean company LG Electronics today officially introduced its mobile phone called LG MAXX, also known as the index of LG-LU9400, the hallmark of which is the presence of a 1 GHz processor. The model will be sold at the local operator LG Telecom.

Among other features of LG MAXX, the manufacturer indicates support for this device technologies "multi-touch", the existence of a standard 3.5 mm audio jack, DivX player, support for navigation services, as well as HD video playback and the ability to work in a wireless WLAN network.

Samsung SPH-W9705 - flip phone for extreme situations

Samsung Electronics Co., at home presented another clamshell phone, which has increased protection from external influences, including strokes, falls from height, dust and liquids. This model has an index SPH-W9705 and will be sold at the local (South Korea) mobile operator KT.

The main users of this phone, according to the manufacturer, the people involved in extreme sports and leading an active lifestyle. For this purpose, the Korean new addition to the "security", has a number of additional features, including an electronic compass, built-in altimeter, pedometer and of course - GPS navigation.

Other specifications are protected by folding new items from Samsung look like this:

  • Support communications standards: HSDPA (3.6Mbps) / GSM
  • Dimensions: 52h100, 5h22, 9 mm
  • Weight: 135 gr.
  • Main display: 2.4-inch, TFT, 240x320 pixels, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • External Display: 1.07-inch, CSTN, resolution 96h96 points, displaying more than 65 thousand colors
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Memory: about 83 MB of user available; microSD memory card (up to 16 GB)
  • Communication: WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS (A-GPS)
  • Other: electronic compass, pedometer, altimeter, an emergency (SOS) call
  • Embedded games
  • Applications: Planner, Electronic Dictionary, Converters, Notes, Calculator, Alarm Clock, World Clock, Stopwatch, subway maps
  • Battery: 1000 mAh

Communicator with Windows Phone 7 Make no Samsung, and Microsoft

As it turns out, the presentation of phones with operating system Windows Phone 7 not been products of Samsung. Screened apparatus outwardly similar to the Samsung Omnia HD was entirely created by Microsoft. Samsung is the development of this model is not engaged and not engaged. According to the resource Tech-Radar, an unnamed Samsung representative, commented on the event: "The launch was carried out by Microsoft, rather than the Samsung, and they [Microsoft] i8910HD used for the demonstration of Windows 7. No one knows whether users can model i8910HD upgrade to Windows 7, as has been done on the demo model.

Thus, it turns out that the Omnia HD upgrade to Windows Phone 7 Series was implemented by Microsoft. It should also be noted that the minimum requirements of this operating system include a processor with 1 GHz and a screen with WVGA resolution, which in the original model of Samsung is not available. But he has the necessary three hardware buttons on the front panel. They were originally intended to call, start menu and the all-clear call, but with the installation of Windows Phone 7 were respectively transformed into the Start Search and Back. Almost certainly done: the engineers at Microsoft work to make the Symbian-smartphone communicator with Windows is not possible for enthusiasts. But it said the presence of Samsung plans to produce such a device? Model with 8-megapixel camera and the ability to record HD-video would be a very interesting complement to the existing number of Windows Mobile communicators.

Samsung S3370 - the heir Corby with a new design

Resource Cellularmania posted photos of a previously unknown model tachfona from the company Samsung. Allegedly, the model has an index S3370 is an entry-level sensory apparatus. With the proportions of the budget tachfona Samsung Corby, phone S3370 with its design resembles more closely the model S5560, features of which are very characteristic for a number of models of the company. At the same time, the buttons along the right and left of the central key, more associated with the design of much more expensive flagship Samsung Wave.

Allegedly, the model belongs to the most inexpensive tachfonam and in this respect, it continues the line vehicles Corby. Price Samsung S3370 will be only 99 euros. For this money you will receive a very nice device with a touch screen (its diagonal and resolution is unknown, but probably 2.8-inch display) having TouchWiz 2.0 interface with customizable widgets. Phone is designed to work in networks of third-generation module is Bluetooth 2.1, built-in camera, USB 2.0 connector and a slot for memory cards microSD-format. For 99-indeces apparatus is very good-looking set of features.

But on the timing of the Samsung S3370 to market representatives Cellularmania unknown.

World premiere notebooks Calpella Timeline will be held on March 22

As the resource DigiTimes, citing a source from among component manufacturers in Taiwan, Acer is scheduled for 22 of the current month's debut of its new series of notebooks. These are constructed on the basis of processor Intel Core i3 and Core i5 Series computer Calpella Timeline. Models will have screens with a diagonal of 13 to 15 inches, and their battery life will be up to 8 hours, as well as in ultraportable notebooks Acer.

According to reports, the developers managed to keep the thickness of the models on the same level as that in a series of Timeline, but the weight increased slightly because of the need to increase the power of the cooling system caused by the use of processors Intel Core i3 and Core i5. Also, the weight was added and the batteries, which have 9-cell, in contrast to the 6-cell Timeline. This was done for the sake of those same 8 o'clock battery life with an increase in energy consumption. Produced Notebooks Acer Calpella Timeline will be three types of screens: 13-inch production Wistron and 14 - and 15-inch, which will build Quanta Computer.