When it was launched last year the LG Optimus G was the very definition of state of the art. It was the first smartphone to have the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM and it even beat the iPhone 5 by implementing a Zero-Gap display before it. Today though, in a post Galaxy S 4 world it’s not that anymore. It does not have the latest and greatest specs, but then again it does not cost in excess of Rs 40,000 like most flagship smartphones.The Optimus G offers a great build, an impressive featur...
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean penetration increases, Gingerbread though dominating is seeing a steady decline: Google
Google has revealed the latest Android usage statistics for the month of March, that include the percentage of users on each build of OS and also the percentage of users based on a phone’s screen size. The stats in the form of a pie-chart show a steady increase in the percentage of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean users while Gingerbread continues to dominate. (more…)Google+
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With Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google embarked upon one of its most ambitious projects. It was Google Now. It was not just a ‘Siri’ competitor, it was much more than that. It was a type of an artificial intelligence like service that would be provide relevant information to the user on the fly. But this feature did not have a widget of its own it was activated by swiping upwards from the Android home key, but if a leak via the Google Support page is to believed then a dedicated Google Now widget sho...
Following yesterday’s unveiling of the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha C at the BlackBerry Jam Europe show; app developers have another cause to rejoice. BlackBerry is set to upgrade the Android runtime on BlackBerry 10 (BB10) from Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread to newer versions and eventually support Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, reports Crackberry. (more…)Google+
Acer has officially launched the Iconia B1 low-cost Android Jelly Bean tablet in India for Rs 7,999. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Acer Iconia B1 is a sub-Rs 10,000 Android tablet from a global brand, which is a first for the Indian market. (more…)Google+
After launching a slew of 7-inch Android tablets, Karbonn Mobile is now venturing into the 10-inch tablet space with its Smart Tab 10 which will be sold at a special introductory price of Rs 10,490. Notably, the tablet ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean running out of the box. (more…)Google+
It was rumored for a long time in the wake of the successful Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II, but today Samsung has officially come out in the open and unveiled the Galaxy Grand, which now becomes its budget Android phablet. Additionally, Samsung will also launch a dual-SIM variant of the same. (more…)Google+
Sony has added yet another smartphone to its growing portfolio of Android products. This time around it is the Sony Xperia E and its dual-SIM twin the Xperia dual. Interestingly, the Xperia E ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box, while the Xperia E dual ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is only labeled as upgradable to Jelly Bean. (more…)Google+
Asus has confirmed that it will be launching the Nexus 7 in India tomorrow. The tablet is already listed at Croma’s online store for Rs 19,981 for the 16GB model. (more…)Google+
Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S III mini that the company had talked up earlier in the week. Like the recently launched Galaxy Note II, it also ship with Android Jelly Bean. While, it shares its name with the company’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, the fact is the Galaxy S III mini is not a Galaxy S III variant with a smaller display. It actually is a rather middling smartphone and really cannot compete with the Galaxy S III in terms of specs. (more…)Google+
Wickedleak has launched two Android Jelly Bean tablets – the Wammy Desire and Wammy Athena in India for Rs 6,499 and Rs 13,999 respectively. The Wammy Desire is a 7-inch tablet, while the Wammy Athena is a 9.7-inch tablet. (more…)Google+
For the past few days the rumor mill was working overtime regarding a Samsung Android powered camera and today the company made the product official. Samsung calls it the Galaxy Camera and it has a 16-megapixel sensor with a f/2.8 aperture and 23mm-480mm lens that has 21x of optical zoom. Notably, the camera runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz Nature UX running on top. Additionally, it has a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor, the very same one powering the Galaxy S III, and also has 4.8-inc ...