We have been hearing about the HTC Sensation XL, which was codenamed the HTC Runnymede, for a while now, its official and it comes with a 4.7 inch multi-touch touchscreen Super LCD display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
Processing is provided by a single core 1.5GHz processor and it comes with Android plus HTC Sense, it also features an 8 megapixel camera with an F2.2 lens, a dual LED flash and a BSI sensor, it is capable of recording HD video in 720p.
The HTC Sensation XL features 16GB of built in storage and 768MB of RAM, plus GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, DLNA and a microUSB port, there is no microSD slot.
This is the second HTC smartphone to be announced with beats audio, and the standard version will come with a pair of beats headphones, there will be a limited edition version that will come with a pair of Beats Solo headphone.
There are no details on pricing as yet, it will go on sale in the UK some time next month and will be available with a range of mobile operators.
At the beginning of September we brought you news of the new prototype Sony Android Walkman which had been unveiled.Well today Sony have now made the new Sony Android Walkman official and named it the Walkman Z Series.
The new Android Walkman Z Series is equipped with a 4.3 inch 800 x 480 display and will be launched running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and will be available in 16, 32 and 64GB storage options. It will also support DLNA enabling it to be able to stream content to DLNA capable devices such as HDTVs.
The new Android Walkman will be powered by a 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 Nvidia processor, supported by 512MB of RAM and will be able to provide 1080p video playback at a bitrate of up to 10Mbps.
The new Sony Android Walkman Z Series will be arriving in Japan on December 1oth 16GB (NW-Z1050), 32GB (NW-Z1060) and 64GB (NW-Z1070) priced at ¥28,000, ¥33,000, and ¥43,000, respectively. Around $362 for the 16GB version and $556 for the 64GB model.
One of RIM’s latest smartphones, the BlackBerry Curve 9350 was due to go on sales with mobile operator Sprint in the US today, now it would appear that the handset has been delayed.
Sprint has announced that the BlackBerry Curve 9350 has now been delayed o their network and it wont be available until some time in October.
Due to unexpected circumstances, Sprint shifted the launch of the BlackBerry Curve 9350 smartphonebeyond the planned Sept. 9 availability date. It will now go on sale in October with a specific availability date shared at a later time.
No reason was given for the delay has been given, and also no exact date in October for the launch of the BlackBerry Curve 9350 has been given.
RIM announced today three new models for its BlackBerry Curve smartphone series that will run the BlackBerry 7 OS—the BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360, and 9370. Designed for the mid-tier market, these new handsets are affordable, easy-to-use, full-featured, and socially-connected. They will be excellent for customers upgrading from a feature phone or a previous generation BlackBerry Curve.
The three models boast a sleek new look but retain the traditional BlackBerry Curve form factor with a 2.44-inch 480×360 display, a backlit QWERTY keyboard and optical trackpad. They each have a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and video recording. They also support WiFi, GPS, and microSD for storage expandable with a memory card up to 32GB.
All three handsets run on an 800MHz processor and look identical on the outside. The main difference between the three models is the connectivity and storage options. The Curve 9350 is CDMA while the 9360 is EDGE/HSDPA, but both have 512MB of RAM and 512MB of storage. The Curve 9370 has CDMA/EVDO and EDGE with 512MB RAM and 1GB of storage.
The devices are expected to launch in Canada this month and worldwide in September. RIM recently launched three other BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones, including the BlackBerry Bold 9930, the Blackberry Torch 9850/9860, and the BlackBerry Torch 9810.
Apple is expected to launch a more budget friendly 8GB iPhone 4 next month that will roll out with the launch of their new iPhone 5 next generation device, according to reports from Reuters. Two source close to the Apple production line have confirmed to Reuters that Apple has already begun production of the cheaper 8GB iPhone.
Currently the 16GB iPhone 4 is the smallest and cheapest iPhone Apple sells, but its thought by some analysts that the cheaper 8GB iPhone 4 could help Apple boost sales in emerging markets.
“Apple may want to push into the emerging market segment where customers want to switch to low- to mid-end smartphones from high-end feature phones, which usually cost $150-200,” – ”But I think for an 8GB iPhone 4 the price is hard to go below $200, so Apple will still need a completely new phone with low specifications for the emerging markets.”
said Yuanta Securities analyst Bonnie Chang
We hopefully won’t have long to wait to see if the reports are correct as Apple is expected to launch their new iPhone 5 in September if rumours and speculation are to be believed. You can read the full exclusive 8GB iPhone 4 story over on the Reuters website.
With 9.7-inch models, which should be out in July, HP is focused on other versions of its tablet with WebOS. Over the weekend the Taiwan Economic News wrote an order for the seven-inch tablet market in August. The production of the new HP tablet was commissioned to the Taiwanese manufacturer Inventec, indicating the construction of about 400/450 thousand units per month. It ’important to an estimate, obtained better results than their rivals, and which includes the sales of the Eee Transformer Pad, among the best-selling non-Apple tablet, although this mayrely on Android and on a price lower than the 9.7-inch HP .
Clearly, much is expected from HP Tablet TouchPad and WebOS system, but we must await the arrival of this system on PCs, laptops and smartphones to understandthe real possibilities. Use the tablet or your mobile almost as if it were a terminal, to control the computer / server remotely or to play content that is not physically in it, it seems the way to go. HP TouchPad will be available in the U.S. and Europe in a few days in July. In Italy we have a few months later.
Guess who’s sneakily beating the pack to the title of having the globe’s first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet… why, it’s none other than ViewSonic! The ViewPad 7x (1024 x 600 resolution) managed to leak out earlier this month, but now it’s fully official with Google’s Android 3.0.1 OS, HSPA+ connectivity, and a pair of cameras, one on the front and one on the back. A Tegra 2 dual-core processor plus an HDMI-out have also been included inside a featherweight 380g package. Ironically, ViewSonic’s neglected to provide a release date for this “world first” tablet, but we’ll be hitting up its booth here at Computex for some more hands-on time and making sure to collect that and every other salient detail about the ViewPad 7x.
Honeycomb first Toshiba Tablet PC, which was the first time in his hand on his shoulder in January, at last a reasonable price, taking into account the welfare of the ship. Unfortunately, the 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixels, USB, HDMI, 5-megapixel camera, which is similar in Japan right now, Android 3.0 2 Tegra be packed for the official debut AT300 REGZA price 60 000 (about $ 723). Be careful on the roads was the end of June Nippon Well, if I get just the price of the name, date of birth, and flags are a little “closer to home will be all right.
Samsung released a welcome new (and concrete), if the “fans of the British smartphone. His next will be available to all super-Mobile Android on the market you can Kingdom. Galaxy II S emulate his predecessor, to provide” all the major networks and retailers. “Press permission 1, 2 GHz processor Dual-Core, which means that we 4210 Exynos variant of this phone. We try to follow the information in other parts of Europe are seen, but means at least in Britain, now stop worrying about it whether or not to late to slow down the tent.