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Podcasts Mobile-Review.com. Issue 275 of 19 September

To start selling the new smartphone LG G3 Stylus

LG Electronics has announced the launch of a new model of global sales of the smartphone with a stylus G3 Stylus. The announcement was made ​​earlier this month as part of IFA 2014 in Berlin. This week LG G3 Stylus will be available in Brazil, and soon after that he will go to the stores of other countries in Latin America, Central Asia and the CIS countries. According to the company, LG G3 Stylus inherits many custom features premium, which first appeared in the G3, at the same time, the cost of new items is lower than that of the flagship predecessor.  Smartphone LG G3 Stylus comes with patented stylus Rubberdium, which is mounted within the housing comfortably fits in hand and complements the smartphone with a large 5.5-inch display. Function QuickMemo +, lets you take notes or draw on any screen images: photographs, maps, web pages, etc. The stylus is also compatible with a number of applications for handwriting and drawing from other manufacturers.

LG G3 Stylus is made ​​in the design of Floating Arc, first introduced in LG G3, with gently bevelled edges, thin frame around the screen, as well as the effect of metallic texture back cover smartphone. The device is equipped with a 13-megapixel camera, which provides features such as "One Touch Shooting", "Shooting on hand gesture" and virtual flash front camera. Some of the additional features that are offered in the standard package includes a function "double window", "Smart Keyboard" and the system of protection of personal information Knock Code. G3 LG Stylus will be available in versions - both with one and with two SIM-cards. Model will be available in two colors: metallic chtrny and silky white. Cost and availability information will be announced in each market at the start of sales.

Dune HD the first in the world to present a production set-top box with support for HEVC codec

Company Sigma Designs (chip maker) and Dune HD (manufacturer of media players) have announced a partnership with its new product range. As the company claims, they are jointly able to fully meet the demands of the market to support the next generation of video and media services.
Sigma Designs media processor 8600 series and 8700 are used in the modern development of Dune HD - Model TV-204 - which has the support of the format HEVC (H.265), as well as in the smallest TV set-top boxes on the market - Dune HD TV Connect and other hybrid solutions manufacturer .
Recall that a compression standard HEVC aims to provide savings of up to 50% bandwidth in comparison with the codec AVC (H.264), while increasing the quality of the video in the format Full HD 1080p.
Also represented by the device supports large number of formats, containers and streaming video technologies, work with the most popular DRM systems and CAS, a wide variety of Middleware, and, importantly, has a competitive price.New proposals, according to the manufacturer, will be interesting to ISPs that provide television services, because in addition to the latest model TV-204, the operator can choose to their subscribers and compact model series Connect and has become popular device models Dune HD, represents a low-cost and reliable IP-solutions.

Fly ERA Windows - the first Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone Fly

Fly Company announced the release of its first smartphone based on the operating system Windows Phone 8.1 - Fly ERA Windows (IQ400W), which is equipped with a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, support work with two SIM-cards and is one of the most affordable smartphones on Windows Phone 8 in Russia: the price is only 3,990 rubles.
In addition, the novelty is equipped with 512 MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, expandable using external microSD memory cards up to 32 GB, a 4-inch IPS display resolution of 480x800 pixels, 5-megapixel main camera and a front VGA.
Other specifications Fly ERA Windows (IQ400W):
  • Support communications standards: 3G UMTS / HSPA + (21 Mbps) 900/2100 MHz; GSM GPRS / EDGE 900/1800 MHz; two slots for SIM-card
  • Dimensions: 125,5x65x10,7 mm
  • Weight: 119 g
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8212)
  • Platform: Windows Phone 8.1
  • Display: 4-inch, TFT IPS, a resolution of 480x800 pixels
  • Camera: 5 MP with backlight
  • Front camera: VGA
  • FM-radio
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal, microSD slot for memory cards (up to 32GB)
  • Communications: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth v4.0, USB, GPS / A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: Li-Ion, 1500 mAh / h
  • Other: accelerometer, light sensor and proximity

"MegaFon" has begun to accept pre-orders iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Operator "MegaFon" announced the beginning of the reception of pre-orders for the new smartphone iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. You can place your order at 0:00 on September 19 at a special page of the online store "Megaphone". In the sale of the new iPhone model will arrive on 26 September. On the operator's website, users can select the correct model (iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, the amount of memory, color), to order, arrange delivery, choose the best rate from the line "All inclusive", to find the right accessories and pay for your order by credit card. Delivery of pre-ordered devices will start from September 26.
"MegaFon" notes that, as shown by the results of the pre-order of the "first wave" (USA, Canada, Germany, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Australia), the demand for new iPhone is very high. So, for the first day were collected 4,000,000 applications. I would like to pre-order will allow one of the first to become the owner of iPhone. Price on the iPhone 6 in Russia will depend on the model and the amount of memory, and will be 31 990 rubles for the iPhone 6, and from 36 990 rubles for the iPhone 6 Plus.

MediaTek and Opera Software have become partners in the field of optimizing the Internet Data

Company MediaTek and Opera Software announced that Opera Max, Android-app to save data will be pre-in single-chip system (SoC) with support for LTE company MediaTek. The first two systems-on-chip with a pre-Opera Max will be 64-bit high-performance SoC-chips with support for LTE MT6752 and MT6732. Opera Max allow smartphones with these chips consume half as much online data within the same tariff.
Opera Max
The company Opera Software said that in Opera Max it uses its innovative technology for video compression and data that allows you to compress your videos, photos and text in most applications and browsers up to 50%, thereby allowing the user to actively use the mobile Internet at no extra cost. The application also helps in faster start playing video and reduces its buffering.
Users can easily monitor and manage consumption data each mobile application with intuitive dashboard Opera Max. In addition, the panel will report to the subscriber the fact of registration in a roaming network, so that the user can optimally adjust the transmission of Internet data and avoid the additional costs of mobile data traffic while roaming.
MT6752 - 64-bit SoC-processor with support for LTE with eight core ARM Cortex-A53 processor with a clock frequency of 2.0 GHz and a graphics accelerator Mali-T760. This processor is able to meet the needs of even the most advanced users. MT6732 - 64-bit quad-core SoC-processor with support for LTE based on ARM Cortex-A53. Both models are aimed at the market segment Super-mid market - high performance devices at an affordable price.

GIGABYTE introduced the updated line of smartphones GSmart

GIGABYTE has announced in Russia 4 new smartphone GSmart: ROMA R2 Plus Edition, ARTY A3, MIKA M2 and GURU White Edition. The first 3 models listed GSmart processor clocked at 1.3 GHz (for GURU White Edition 1,5 GHz) have OC Android 4.4 and a slot for a SIM card 2. Smartphones equipped with modules Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / AGPS, 3G, FM-receiver, port microUSB. Model ROMA R2 Plus Edition and GURU White Edition support the HD-voice. Smartphone ROMA R2 Plus Edition is a 4-inch smartphone with a 4-core processor and built-in memory of 8 GB. According to the manufacturer, the small size (125h63,2h9,3 mm) and weight (120 g) was allowed to use the gadget with one hand. 5-megapixel camera is capable of doing up to 40 images per minute. The battery capacity is 1400 mAh smartphone. The device will be available in four colors - black, white, red and blue. budget ARTY A3 has the function Cast Screen to the case when 5-inch display seems insufficient. Thanks to her, you can broadcast the screen image from your smartphone to your TV via Wi-Fi. Front and rear camera 8 MP and 2, respectively, have the support of voice commands.Power battery - 2000 mAh. Same features are also present in GSmart MIKA M2. However, this smartphone is equipped with a high-quality camera - 13 MP and 5 MP main front. Increasingly popular technology OGS 5-inch IPS-display with a resolution of 1280x720 will enjoy the clear and vivid images. Battery power MIKAM2 - 2000 mAh. eldest model lineup GURU White Edition 3000 mAh battery is distinguished and appearance. It is characterized by thick metal body 8.5 mm, and an ergonomic design. The main 13 megapixel camera with LED flash and autofocus is capable of video recording in Full HD resolution. In front of the camera - 5 MP. Suggested retail price ROMA R2 Plus Edition - 4990 p.Suggested retail price ARTYA3 - 5790 p. Suggested retail price Mika M2 - 6990 p. Suggested retail price GURU White Edition - 9990 p. 















Became known to the probable cost of Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

As we know, Samsung unveiled at IFA with support for new planshetofon stylus Samsung Galaxy Note 4, as well as his version of Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with a curved display. Taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, including Russia, have already started - model costs 34,990 rubles, and should go on sale in October. But regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge cost information unavailable and advance ordering is not yet accepted. But unofficial information on the cost of the device has already penetrated into the network.
In China, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be sold at the operator China Mobile and his co-worker said that the model will cost 7,000 yuan, equivalent to about $ 1,139. Also previously appeared rumors that the UK model will cost £ 650 (about $ 1060). However, while all these data have not been confirmed officially. Recall, the main feature of the new smartphone is 5.6-inch curved display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. This is not just a touch screen with stylus: sideband on the screen (where it is bent) provides quick access to the necessary information like incoming calls and messages, the time, date, weather information, and so on. Since this part of the display is substantially on the side faces, it is visible even when the lid cover is closed smartphone.