The challenges facing the future Sony Xperia Z4

Id pointing the date of January 5, 2015. That day the CES in Las Vegas starts and will probably be chosen by Sony to present their new franchise terminals. The Sony Xperia Sony Xperia Z4 and Z4 Ultra will give you a new twist to a generation that will bring some surprises.

According to these preliminary data, still unconfirmed, the Z4 will offer a 5.4-inch screen with qHD resolution Triluminos technology, while the Z4 Ultra will use a diagonal although that name is somewhat lower than Giant time, the Nexus 6, and will be in 5.9 inches.

But other developments are planned is interesting to see how Sony will face not to penalize the growth that has been experiencing its Z series with each new member of this family already well known in the Android environment.

QHD screen and 4 GB of RAM for the Xperia Z4

The initial rumors pointed to the inclusion of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 in these terminals, but the same sources that talk about these features in Sony claim that prefer to go with the Snapdragon 805, more veterans processors but can ensure both outstanding performance as there is no production problems.

One of the surprises come to us with RAM, which according to these sources amount to no less than 4 GB. Here are some conflicts arise: the processor can now be forwarding all this memory and also the pre-installed operating system, Android 5.0 Lollipop, is prepared for such support, but do not raise that amount of memory the price of the terminal?

In Sony will have already thought of that, and it seems that this new processor sacrifice to bring more memory and attention, better camera. The company already recently announced their new IMX230 sensor versions 20.7 and 16 Mpixels, and these seem to be the components that comprise the Z4 and Z4 Ultra respectively.

There is talk that the Z4 have a battery 3420 mAh (Ultra not know the data) that will surely come in handy for ensuring autonomy that is already featured in the current Z3, and besides that sensor on the back tell with a front camera of 4.8 Mpixels. In design theme will highlight the reduced thickness of these terminals He rumored to be 5.7 mm – in addition to narrower sides, top and bottom frames.

Objective: To recover the right path

Since we mentioned recently how the Japanese company recently revised its forecasts downward financial results. Talkline, Sony will end 2014 with five losses greater than I had anticipated, and the problem was precisely mobile.

Sony has relied too much of this sector, but its sales in midrange and low were disappointing. That’s not the only problem, since their high ranges are not reaping the expected success, and managers of the company and indicated that they particularly focus on those particularly powerful products.

This decision is compounded by the fact that the Z4 and Ultra Z4 (yet we know nothing of the Z4 Compact, if any) will be the first devices of a new cycle of renewal that no longer force the machine every 6 months to get new high-end smartphone: instead launches were made ​​less frequent, probably, from year to year- to allow time for each new terminal has more travel.

The truth is that we do not find explanation to the plight of Sony. The Z3-and its CompactFlash version confirmed as two of the top end of this season. We saw in the analysis of the Sony Xperia Z3 and we reaffirm that recent comparative in which faced this and other Android cap range with the iPhone 6.

Features such as water resistance, good line design and remarkable performance from your camera battery joined with a remarkable autonomy, but it seems that markets continue to weigh over other brands. What challenges facing brand in 2015 with those terminals?

Well go beyond his fame as very balanced terminal and highlight key points such as the camera We’ll see if these sensors meet the expectations-or autonomy, two of the most important today among users of devices mobile. Sony should try to take a step forward to highlight more clearly against competitors, and perhaps the Z4 is a great opportunity to do so.


The first full unboxing for the tablet Tango Project

The tablet Project Tango is shown in a first unboxing complete

Project Tango is undoubtedly one of the most interesting works of Google, who, meanwhile – as you know, would be forced to abandon its Glass, or at least to brake on investment, as some developers no longer believe in the project and that some shops where you could try them have decided to close. In short, for a project that is one goes away, unfortunately.

What is, however, is much nicer, at least in my opinion: as you know, and as you can see in the video above, Project Tango is mostly based on 3D technology, which allows you to manipulate reality at will, through the combination of cutting-edge software and hardware.

Today we have more information on the tablet Project Tango, detailed photos to be added – and in a sense confirm it – the technical details of the device:

  • 7-inch display with full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels);
  • Nvidia Tegra processor K1;
  • 4 GB RAM;
  • Internal Storage 128GB not expandable;
  • Wi-Fi connectivity and 3G.

Recall that the tablet will receive Android Lollipop , then KitKat is certainly an operating system that we will not see at the time of the official release.


Tablet pc Woxter i-80 multimedia

There are all kinds of tablet PC and for all needs. For example, there are certain tablets that are designed to enjoy audio and video, that is, to multimedia. Precisely in this post we have chosen one of these tablet pc, to be exact, the tablet Woxter i-80.

The company has already Woxter considerable experience in the world of tablet PC. The new Android tablet Woxter i-80, Family Woxter tablet PC which already existed, as might be the Woxter Zielo Tab which at the time I talked adds. This time, the proposal Woxter i-80 is a small format tablet and which highlights the multimedia section on the other aspects.

In the design, there is nothing new under the sun on the tablet PC Woxter i-80. As in other tablets Woxter, you will meet a front in white and metallic gray back color. The result is simple, but we like it, and especially the front can not help but remember some products company with an apple as a logo.

For a price of just 170 euros, you have at your disposal the tablet PC Android (Jelly Bean with future upgrade to Kit Kat) Woxter i-80. We said that emphasizes its multimedia facet of audio and video, and it has a good screen and a good sound within its range. Specifically, it has a 7.8-inch IPS display with 1024 x 768 pixels, and excellent audio coming out of two integrated speakers. The cameras, 5 and 2 megapixels, are just right, and the whole graph, processor and memory without being great, does not disappoint, with 1 GB of RAM, PowerVR SGX544 graphic and Intel Atom dual-core processor 2 GHz with 4 threads. Do not expect great gaming performance, but for normal everyday use and for a good experience listening to music and watching videos, hold fast into account.


Tablet Jolla, reopen the campaign on Indiegogo

Jolla, the first tablet homonymous Finnish startup, returns to visit the portal crowd sourcing Indiegogo. This time, the device of the creators of Sailfish OS gets new features and better hardware.

Jolla developers were able to get the interest of enthusiastic and curious and, gradually, the attention of a wider audience. The smartphone with Sailfish OS has proven to be an interesting product and the same was for the first tablet that bears the same name of the Finnish company.

The campaign for the Tablet Jolla on Indiegogo reached in no time the amount determined as a milestone, surpassing already in the early hours and getting a total funding of 480% to the closing of the fundraiser, ending 4 December 2014.

After almost two months, the tablet with Sailfish OS back to visit the famous platform croudsourcing. Of course the team Jolla puts on the plate something new, offering better technical features and a special price for those who decide to once again support the tablet at this stage of its development.

The data sheet of the tablet comprises, in its basic version, a 7.85-inch IPS display with 2014×1536 resolution, an Intel chip with quad-core 64-bit to 1.83GHz, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, cameras from 5.02 megapixels and 4300mAh battery.

With the new offerings Jolla intends to increase the internal memory and bringing it up to 64GB by adding support for microSD cards 128GB. Will also be introduced laminate display, gyroscope and compass and a more powerful battery of 4450 mAH.

The improvements cost $ 25 for those who have supported the tablet in the previous campaign (the base price was $ 219) and $ 245 for new supporters who wish to seize quickly to one of the devices whose final price at the time of resale will of $ 299. The company also requires $ 20 for the cost of shipping and plans to kick off the distribution of the enhanced model in June.


Sony Xperia Tablet Ultra Z4, the alleged technical characteristics of the tablet

Approaching the end of the year and up to the rumors about the next generation of Sony Xperia lineup. Some leaked information indicating the alleged characteristics of the tablet Sony Xperia Z4 Ultra.

Sony is preparing the arrival of the new year putting together what will be the lineup of the new generation of devices belonging to the Xperia range about which there have already been several blow in recent weeks.

According to the findings, the manufacturer will abandon the bi-annual update to focus on a single offering for 2015. The new generation of Xperia products will, as usual, made up of different devices, both smartphones tablet, starting by Admiral Sony Xperia Z4.

The smartphone will be accompanied by a more compact version, the ‘Xperia Z4 Compact precisely, which will offer features from top of the range in a smaller package. According to recent rumors these features include 4.7-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon chip 810, 3GB of RAM and of course a sensor for high quality camera (20.7 megapixels) and protection against water.

One of the table lineup should reflect some of these technical features but is present in a form far more conspicuous. The said terminal is currently known as Sony Xperia Tablet Z4 Ultra, or at least that’s what I bring to the latest rumors.

If what emerged is true Sony is working on a tablet display with a 13-inch (12.97 to be precise) with an enviable resolution UHD – 4K or if you prefer – of 3,840 x 2,400 pixels obviously with proprietary technology luminosity.

Under the hood would be a chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 to 2,86GHz accompanied by the incredible amount of 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. Not fail also an 8-megapixel camera with Exmor RS sensor 1/2.3″ lens and f/1.8 Carl Zeiss and a battery 12.100mAh that would give life to this hardware configuration monstrous.

The rumor was in fact that of an incredible some of the features are certainly compatible with reality while some details are necessarily taken with a double dose of skepticism.


Shield Portable Tablet coming soon upgrade to Android 5.0

A few hours after presentation of the new version of the Google operating system, Android 5.0, Nvidia officially announces that Lollipop will soon also on his Shield Portable Tablet.

After months of its first appearance, which took place at the conference Google I / O 2014, Android 5.0 has finally made ​​its official appearance on the stage of the mobile world. With the arrival of Android Lollipop part of the season then the updates and the list of devices that are waiting to be achieved by the new version of the Google platform is already long.

The first two terminals to make use of Android The course will be the new Nexus, the phablet Motorola / Google Nexus 6, a smartphone conspicuous both for the hardware and for the price, and the HTC Nexus tablet 9, a device that we met through the rumors and that looks pretty interesting in many respects.

One of the main opponents to the Nexus 9 could be the terminal by Nvidia few months ago, the ‘Shield Portable Tablet, a tablet proposed as a platform dedicated to video gaming and that, beyond this propensity, looks like a gadget really worthy of note.

Both tablets rely on the same system on chip or processor Nvidia Tegra K1. The chip has a set of instructions in 64-bit and is therefore normal that you anticipated forward to the release of Android Lollipop to take full advantage of its potential.

Nvidia has officially announced through his account Twitter which, in effect, the tablet is already slated to receive the update to Android 5.0 although they are not yet known with precision timing. The update will be able to add some value to the Shield Tablet which has already received several positive reviews during its brief existence.

The same compatibility also includes apparatus Nexus 4, Nexus 5, 7 Nexus and Nexus 7, the Motorola Moto 2013, and later as well as the terminals HTC One M7, M8 One, Mini One and Mini 2.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 photos and rumor on technical details, price and output

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 back to talk about himself: this should be his official cover…

Continue to leak rumors and photos of Samsung S2 Galaxy Tab, tablet that has yet to be presented and which therefore is attracting a lot of attention to all the press we are talking about a very line followed – would like to emphasize this – and it is normal that very often as well as persistently chasing, gossip contradict. Today let us take stock of the situation, pointing out that the photos you see in opening should represent a protective cover made just for the new tablet of Koreans.

Let’s see, now, what are the other rumors leaked to the network on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2:

  • The tablet should be very thin: We speak, precisely, of about 5.4 mm in thickness with an all-aluminum body. Always with respect to the design, the tablet should be mounted on its front a Home button similar to the one found on the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and should integrate a scanner for fingerprint recognition. On either side, there should be buttons for volume, one for unlocking and locking the screen; Finally, a SIM slot and microSD.
  • The size of the display should have a ratio of 4:3 and variants should be four: 8 inches and 9.7 inches, declined in versions only WiFi and Wi-Fi + LTE in Cat. 6 (300Mbps). We should be, also, before a Super AMOLED with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels.
  • Exynos processor 64-bit;
  • 3 GB RAM.

These are all rumors emerged so far on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: yet unconfirmed, of course, but not improbable. We’ll see what Samsung in the coming months.


New HP tablet: Dane, Malamute and Pro 408 certified by FCC

Dane, Malamute and Pro 408 are the tablet that HP will at CES 2015: FCC certification came in the last hour

The new HP tablet are still partially shrouded in mystery, but we are already able to tell you something, since they have received FCC certification: we have at our disposal, in short, official information and absolutely not deniable. Let’s see the first details, assuming that we are talking about devices that mount both Android Windows is not exactly unknown (some names had already been leaked on the net some time ago).

The presentation of all three tablets will be at CES 2015, which most likely will be shown to the public: the tablet market is booming, and prices are all falling dramatically, so it is likely that these tablets will not exceed a certain threshold (the we hope, at least).

The first two were simply certified: B94HHC412DC codes and B94HHC408M, HP and HP Dane Malamutes are two tablets of 8 and 12 inches that should fit both Android. The other, HP Pro Tablet 408, mounts, however, one 8-inch screen and Windows as the operating system; we became aware of the technical specifications and main features thanks to the FCC, where we note the presence of an Intel Bay Trail (Z3736F), a screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 2GB of RAM and 32/64 GB internal storage expandable. Including the prsenza two cameras, a 2 and an 8 megapixel camera, and an Active Pen as an optional accessory. The battery, finally, is equal to 4 thousand 800 mAh.

This tablet is definitely mid-range, so we get the impression that it is the second, for performance, the kind that we discovered: we will update after CES 2015.