Tecno R7 OLX

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 3G: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz
  • 4G: No
  • SIM Type: Mini SIM, Dual SIM
  • OS: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Design

  • Dimensions: 158 x 78.5 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: –
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixel, IPS LCD, with Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Hardware

  • Processor Type: 6-core 1.5 GHz
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MT6592
  • Graphics Processor: Mali 450
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD up to 32 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 13 MP BSI Auto focus with LED flash
  • Video recording: Yes
  • Front-facing: 5 MP

Multimedia

  • Music Support: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: Yes
  • Radio: FM Radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v3.5
  • WiFi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • Infra-red: No
  • USB: v2.0

Miscellaneous

  • Availability: May 2014
  • Battery: 2430 mAh
  • Review

Gionee M2

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 3G: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz
  • 4G: No
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM, Dual SIM
  • OS: Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Design

  • Dimensions: 144 x 72 x 10.5 mm
  • Weight: –
  • Display: 5.0-inch, 480 x 854 pixel, LCD

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Quad-core 1.3 GHz
  • Processor Name: Cortex-A7
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-400
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal Storage: 4 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD up to 32 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 8 MP Auto focus with LED flash
  • Video recording: 720p
  • Front-facing: 2 MP

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3, WAV, eAAC+
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: MP4, H.264, H.263
  • Radio: FM Radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Infra-red: No
  • USB: v2.0

Miscellaneous

  • Availability: 2014
  • Battery: 4200 mAh
  • Review

Nokia XL White

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps
  • 3G: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz DL: HSDPA – 7.2 Mbps
  • 4G: No
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM, Dual SIM
  • OS: Nokia X software platform 1.1

Design

  • Dimensions: 141.35 x 77.72 x 10.87 mm
  • Weight: 190 g
  • Display: 5.0-inch, 800 x 480 pixel, LCD

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Dual-core 1 GHz
  • Processor Name: Snapdragon™ S4
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 203
  • RAM: 768 MB
  • Internal Storage: 4 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD up to 32 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 5 MP Auto focus with LED flash
  • Video recording: 864 x 480 pixels at 30 fps
  • Front-facing: 2 MP

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP4, AAC, MP3, MIDI
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: 3GP, MP4
  • Radio: FM Radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v3.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Infra-red: No
  • USB: v2.0

Miscellaneous

  • Availability: May 2014
  • Battery: 2000 mAh
  • Review

LG L90 Dual D410

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 3G: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz DL: 21 Mbps
  • 4G: No
  • SIM Type: Mini-SIM, Dual SIM
  • OS: Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)

Design

  • Dimensions: 131.6 x 66 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight:
  • Display: 4.7-inch, 960 x 540 pixels, IPS LCD, with Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Quad-core 1.2 GHz
  • Processor Name: Snapdragon 400
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 305
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD up to 32 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 8 MP Auto focus with LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p
  • Front-facing: Yes

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: DivX, XviD, MP4, H.264, H.263
  • Radio: FM Radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0, A2DP, LE
  • WiFi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • Infra-red: Yes
  • USB: microUSB 2.0

Miscellaneous

  • Availability: February 2014
  • Battery: 2540 mAh

The Lumia 1520 is a 6-inch Windows Phone smartphone. It is equipped with a large 3,400 mAh battery that promises to keep it running for long period.

Nokia Lumia 1520 Specifications

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz EGPRS 236.8 kbps DL
  • 3G: 850, 900, 1700, 2100 MHz HSDPA 42.2 Mbps DL
  • 4G: LTE 800, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 150 Mbps DL
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • OS: Windows Phone 8 Black

Nokia Lumia 1520

Design

  • Dimensions: 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 209 g
  • Display: 6.0-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels, IPS LCD, ClearBlack display, with Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Quad-core 2.2 GHz
  • Processor Name: Snapdragon 800
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 330
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16/32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 64 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 20 MP Auto focus, Carl Zeiss Optics, OIS, with dual-LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p at 30fps, lossless digital zoom, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec.
  • Front-facing: 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+, Dolby Headphone support
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
  • Radio: Stereo FM radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Infra-red: No
  • USB: microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
  • NFC: Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Availability: November 2013
  • Battery: 3400 mAh

Other Lumia 1520 Resources

BlackBerry Z30 Specifications

BlackBerry Z30 Specifications

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 3G: 850, 900, 1700, 2100 MHz HSDPA 42.2 Mbps DL
  • 4G: LTE 800, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM
  • OS: BlackBerry 10.2 OS

BlackBerry Z30 Specifications

Design

  • Dimensions: 140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 170 g
  • Display: 5.0-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels, Super AMOLED

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Dual-core 1.7 GHz
  • Processor Name: Snapdragon
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 320
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 64 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 8 MP Auto focus, with LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p at 30fps
  • Front-facing: 2 MP, 720p at 30fps

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo
  • Video Support: MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
  • Radio: FM radio

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Infra-red: No
  • USB: microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
  • NFC: Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Availability: October 2013
  • Battery: 2880 mAh

31st August 2011, Berlin, Germany – Sony Ericsson today unveiled Xperia™ arc S at Sony’s press conference in conjunction with IFA in Berlin. Taking the award-winning sleek design from Xperia arc*,the latest addition to the Xperia™ family has a processor upgraded to 1.4Ghz, Sony 3D sweep panorama technology and access to the Sony Entertainment Network services – “Music Unlimited” and “Video Unlimited”**. Xperia™ arc S features 25% faster camera start up and media conversion , along with 20% faster web page rendering compared to Xperia™ arc***.

Consumers with a 2011 Xperia™ smartphone are now able to enjoy “Music Unlimited and “Video Unlimited subject to market availability**:

  • Music Unlimited has a global catalogue of over 10 million unique songs**** with access to your personal music library and ad free radio channels across multiple devices.
  • Video Unlimited (currently exclusive to Sony Ericsson Xperia™) is the ultimate source for the latest Hollywood blockbusters, all-time classics, and TV shows from all major studios.

Nikolaus Scheurer, Head of Product Marketing at Sony Ericsson said:  “Xperia™ arc S is the fastest and most entertaining Xperia™ to date and it clearly demonstrates how the Xperia™ family are the best smartphones to experience great entertainment services such as Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited.”

In addition to these services, Xperia™ arc S includes best-in-class Sony technology such as 3D sweep panorama. 3D sweep panorama images can be captured and then viewed by connecting the phone to a 3D TV using the HDMI output.

Xperia™ arc S also has a visually brilliant 4.2” Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine, an 8.1mp camera with HD video capability and Sony’s award winning Exmor R™ for mobile image sensor that enhances still images and videos even in low light conditions.

Consumers also have access to a uniquely social entertainment experience of sharing and discovery with Facebook inside Xperia™, plus the extensive world of Android with over 250,000 applications.

Xperia™ arc S at a glance:

  • Super fast 1.4 GHz processor
  • 3D and 2D sweep panorama photography
  • 8.1 MP camera with Exmor R™ for mobile image sensor
  • 4.2“ Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
  • Latest Android™ platform Gingerbread 2.3

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ arc S will be available globally in selected markets from Q4 2011.
For full details all products news, please visit the press room and the product blog:
http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/corporate/press/pressreleases/latestnews
http://blogs.sonyericsson.com/products/

Xperiaarc S and Xperia arc are winners of the EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association) award for European Camera Phone 2011-2012. Xperia arc is also the winner of the prestigious red dot Product Design Award 2011

** Availability of Sony Entertainment Network services:

  • “Music Unlimited” and “Video Unlimited” are expected to become available on Xperia arc S and launch timing will vary by region. Customers will be notified when services are available.
  • Markets for Video Unlimited: USA, Italy, Spain, Germany, UK, France, Australia, Canada and Japan
  • Markets for Music Unlimited: USA, Italy, Spain, Germany, UK, France, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand

*** Based on internal tests.
****  The number of songs available from this catalogue varies by region

Colour

  • Pure White
  • Midnight Blue
  • Misty Silver
  • Gloss Black
  • Sakura Pink

Facts 1)2)

  • Size: 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 117 grams
  • Operating system: Google™ Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255

Camera

  • 3D sweep panorama
  • 8.1 megapixel camera
  • 16x smart zoom
  • Aperture f/2.4
  • Auto focus
  • Face detection
  • Face recognition
  • Flash/LED
  • Geo tagging
  • HD video recording (720p)
  • Image stabiliser
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Scene detection
  • Self-timer
  • Send to web
  • Smile detection
  • Sony Exmor R™ for mobile image sensor
  • Sweep panorama
  • Touch capture
  • Touch focus
  • Video light
  • Video recording
  • Video stabiliser

Music

  • Album art
  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow™ service
  • Sony Ericsson Music Player
  • TrackID™ music recognition
  • xLOUD™ Loudness Enhancement Technology

Internet

  • Android Market™
  • Bookmarks
  • Google™ search
  • Google Voice™ Search
  • Pan & zoom
  • Web browser (WebKit)

Communication

  • Call list
  • Conference calls
  • Facebook™ application
  • Facebook inside Xperia™ 2.0
  • Google Talk™
  • Noise Shield
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Sony Ericsson Timescape™
  • Speakerphone
  • Twitter™ (Timescape™integration)*
  • Vibrating alert

Messaging

  • Conversations
  • Email
  • Google Mail™
  • Instant messaging
  • Multimedia messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)

Design

  • Auto rotation
  • Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)
  • Live wallpaper
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
  • Screenshot capturing
  • Swipe to write
  • Touch screen

Entertainment

* This service may not be available in every market

  • 3D games
  • Accelerated Adobe Flash Video
  • Media browser
  • Motion gaming
  • Video  Unlimited
  • Music Unlimited
  • Radio (FM radio with RDS)
  • Video streaming
  • YouTube™*

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document readers
  • E-Manual
  • Flight mode
  • Google Calendar™
  • Google Gallery 3D
  • Infinite button
  • Phonebook
  • Setup guide
  • Widget manager

Connectivity

  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • DLNA Certified™
  • Google Latitude™
  • Google Maps™ with Street View
  • HDMI support
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Micro USB support
  • Modem
  • Native USB tethering
  • Synchronisation via Facebook™
  • Synchronisation via Google Sync™
  • Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson Sync
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®
  • USB mass storage
  • USB High speed 2.0 support
  • USB OTG
  • Wi-Fi®
  • Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality

Display

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  • 16,777,216 colour TFT
  •  Capacitive multi-touch
  •  4.2 inches
  •  854 x 480 pixels (FWVGA)
  •  Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant mineral glass

Memory

  • Phone memory (user-free): Up to 320MB
  • Memory card support: microSD™, up to 32GB

Networks

  • UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • UMTS HSPA 800, 850, 1900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Battery life

  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 7 hrs 25 min*
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 460 hrs*
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 7 hrs 35 min*
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 460 hrs*
  • Music listening time: Up to 37 hrs*
  • Video playback time: Up to 6 hrs 25 min*

In the kit

  • Xperia™ arc S
  • Removable battery
  • Stereo portable handsfree
  • 8GB microSD™ memory card
  • Charger
  • Micro USB cable for charging
  • Synchronisation and file transfer
  • User documentation

The BlackBerry PlayBook is the first BlackBerry tablet from Research In Motion. Here is a quick specs
sheet:

  • 1 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 7 inch LCD display with 1024 x 600 screen resolution
  • Multitouch capacitive display
  • Dimensions : 130mm x 194mm x 10mm
  • Weight : 400g
  • microUSB , micro HDMI and DLNA connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Powered by QNX platform with multitasking
  • Full Adobe Flash 10.1 support
  • Built-in support for HTML 5
  • Video Conferencing with HD Quality and Stereo sound
  • 5 MP Rear Camera
  • 3 MP Front Camera
  • Video playback : 1080p HD video – H.264, MPEG4, WMV , DivX formats
  • Audio Playback :MP3, AAC, WMA
  • Pair with any Blackberry Device (OS 5.0 upwards) via Bluetooth for Push Email, Calendar, Docs and BBM

I know that there are lots of BlackBerry fans who frequent Mobility Nigeria. The PlayBook isn’t too far off now. So, how many of you are planning on getting one?

In the meantime, you can whet your appetite with CrackBerry’s detailed review of the PlayBook.