Wednesday, 27 July 2011

HTC Sensation - Made for entertainment

HTC Sensation is a smartphone that shines a spotlight on entertainment, with its ability to shoot and play HD videos. Crafted with premium design elements, the HTC Sensation features the company’s latest HTC Sense experience that puts people at the center by making their smartphones work in a more simple and natural way. 

                                     HTC Sensation design

Tapping into HTC’s trademark design language, the HTC Sensation’s premium look and feel is enhanced by its rounded edges, aluminum unibody construction and the touch screen surface is protected by a contoured screen that feels more natural as a finger is glided across it. The 4.3-inch qHD display delivers high-resolution widescreen viewing and gives the HTC Sensation slender proportions that feel natural in a person’s hand. At the heart of the HTC Sensation beats a powerful, 1.2-gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, which enables gorgeous graphics and all-around fast performance.

HTC Sensation Key Features:
• Android™ (Gingerbread) with HTC Sense™

• 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
• 8 megapixel camera with auto focus and dual LED flash
• 1080p HD video recording
• Adobe Flash 10.2 for an amazing mobile web browsing experience
• Supports HD Voice calling on the Telstra Next G® network
• Internal phone storage: 1 GB
• 148 grams (5.22 ounces) with battery
• 4.3-inch touch qHD screen with 540 x 960 resolution

   Web browsing on HTC Sensation

Complementing the HTC Sensation’s premium design is the latest HTC Sense experience that boasts a host of new features and enhancements, helping people to have more fun and get more done. For instance, HTC Sense introduces a customizable active lockscreen experience that transforms the lockscreen into a real-time window to the most important information and content, such as social updates, photos, weather or stock updates that are viewed by simply turning on the display. In addition, the new active lockscreen becomes a customizable gateway that lets people quickly jump to the most used features, like making a phone call, sending an email, taking a picture or anything else with the same quick gesture usually used to unlock the phone. For instance, the camera can be launched right from the lock screen with a single motion, saving precious seconds when you’re trying to capture the action. Sharper graphics, vibrant animations and new widgets make HTC Sense look better than ever and, by continuing to focus on all of the aspects, both large and small, that make HTC Sense special, HTC introduces a more cinematic and immersive weather experience with stunning imagery and audible weather effects.

HTC Sense also makes it easy to have fun by enabling people to capture and share special moments. The HTC Sensation’s 8-megapixel camera doesn’t just shoot gorgeous photos but, with the new instant capture feature, it lets people capture the moments they want without worrying about missing or keeping up with the action. The HTC Sensation also shoots full HD video in 1080p resolution, with full stereo sound, at up to 30 frames a second, giving you smooth video that is better than many other phones. With the new Video Trimmer tool, people can crop their clips to the perfect size for easy sharing with friends and family.

  Playing YouTube video on HTC Sensation
Summing up- A stunning Android entertainment device!

HTC Wildfire S – An affordable Android phone for you

HTC Wildfire S, which runs Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system, is an affordable and easy-to-use smartphone, combining great design and intuitive functionality. The smartphone includes HTC Sense, HTC’s unique customer-focused user experience that puts people at the center by making phones work in a more simple and natural way.
Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, Country Manager, HTC India, is highly optimistic about this gadget, as its predecessor Wildfire had been among the company’s bestselling devices.  

HTC Wildfire S smartphone is a compact and playful device that packs a powerful smartphone experience. It enables people to maintain and build connections and friendships through popular sites like Facebook, as well as through voice and text messaging. You can instantly tag your friends in photos before posting them on Facebook, or share your latest discoveries from the Android™ Market at the touch of a button.

HTC Wildfire S is one of HTC’s smallest phones ever – measuring just 10.13cm long and 5.94cm wide and sports a distinctive 3.2 inch, HVGA display. The phone’s home screen is fully customizable with your favorite apps, widgets and content, while a 5-megapixel color camera with auto focus, expandable microSD™ memory and support for a variety of audio and video formats make a great all-around multimedia device that slips easily into any pocket.
HTC Sense
The new HTC Sense experience offers a variety of enhancements that improve how people capture, create, share and access multimedia content. With a newly created camera experience, people can record HD videos or capture and edit images with a variety of fun camera effects. With HTC Locations, a new differentiated online mapping experience, people have instant, on-demand mapping without download delays or incurring mobile roaming charges.
HTC Sense also includes a new integrated online e-reading experience utilizing a new e-book store powered by Kobo™ and a new, mobile-optimized e-reader that offers the ability to highlight, annotate and quickly search for definitions or translate unfamiliar terms.    

Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Samsung Galaxy S2 is a much looked-for smartphone in the Indian market. Gadget fans are comparing this high-end smartphone with the iPhone, owing certain unique features that have been incorporated into it. The most important feature that differentiates Galaxy S II from other smartphones is its 4.27 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen, with a resolution of 480x800. The Super AMOLED Plus is viewed as the most superior display technology, as it makes visuals more vibrant and soothing to the eye and provides higher viewing angles.

The phone comes with Touchwiz 4.0 user interface, Swype Text input, multi-touch input, and pinch to zoom functionality, which make the interaction with the device a real pleasure. Dialing or messaging is highly comfortable using its virtual keypad. The keys are loosely packed to make precise typing possible. The accelerometer sensor incorporated within the device makes smooth automatic orientation of the display and allows you to use motion-based games. Its ambient light sensor helps optimize the display brightness, and hence reduce power consumption.

The use of 1.2 GHZ Dual Core Processor, along with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) as the OS, has made the device a great multitasker. The hardware and software are well-harmonized to give a much convenient and friendly user experience.  Even though the rectangular shape and bigger screen have made the device look awesome, there are some grievances about its built-quality, as it is made mostly from plastic.  But its scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass screen covers up the drawback, making it a device suitable for rough handling as well. It is one of the sleekest phones with a thickness of 8.49 mm and weighing not more than 116g.

The device supports advanced connectivity options such as Wi-Fi b/g/n, quadband 3G, Bluetooth v3.0, and USB 2.0. The device can even act as a Wi-Fi hotspot. While on 3G, it gives download speed of 21 mbps and upload speed of 5.76 mbps. The GPS (with assisted-GPS) functions much reliably and accurately on the device, compared its predecessor Galaxy S.

Galaxy S II comes with a rear camera of 8MP resolution, with autofocus, smile detection, face detection and geo-tagging functionalities. It is complemented with LED flash to provide better pictures under low lighting conditions. The camera is even capable of full-HD video recording and provides various capture modes and amazing field of coverage. It has been provided with a front camera (2MP) for enabling video chat and to click self portraits.

It is loaded with great entertainment features. The bigger size of the screen, powerful graphic processing unit, and accelerometer sensor take the gaming experience to new heights.Graphic games such as Assassin’s Creed runs well on Galaxy S II.

It supports MP3, eAAC+, and WAV music formats. Its 3.5mm audio jack provides you with provision to connect to your favourite headset. You can connect the device to TV screens via an HDMI cable, thanks to its support for Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) standard.

An internal memory of 16GB and expansion capacity of 32GB provide users with great storage space for music, photos, videos, and apps. Having a good battery is important for such a multitasking phone. The Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery of the device gives decent talktime of 18 hrs in 2G network and 8 hrs in 3G network. The device provides standby time of 29 days in 2G and 25 days in 3G.

Samsung Galaxy S is currently placed in the expensive smartphones category. But what most of the users are saying is that it is worth spending about Rs.30000, for owning and flaunting a stylish yet powerful gadget like Samsung Galaxy S II.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Android phones – Amazing gadgets for you

One of the recent trends in the smartphone segment is the increased adoption of open-source mobile operating system-Android- developed by Google Inc. Android phones have captured substantial market share in the smartphone segment in recent times, giving a tough competition to other popular mobile operating systems, including Symbian, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry OS.

With newer and advanced versions getting released periodically, many exciting features are made available to Android phone users.  Versions 2.0-2.1 ÉCLAIR and 2.2 FROYO have demonstrated huge success in the smartphone segment. 2.3 Gingerbread has created a buzz in the market with addition of models such as HTC Desire S  and Samsung Galaxy S II, while 3.0 HONEYCOMB is introduced recently to cater to the tablet segment. Motorola Xoom is a great Honeycomb tablet.

Android phones have several distinct advantages over its counter parts.  The main features that attract customers are :-

Homescreen customization - Android phones offer you a lot of options to customize your home screen. You can add live widgets to get easy access to all your favorite applications such as Facebook or Twitter, making them one click away.

Better browsing experience- Android browser is viewed as the best browser for smartphones. It loads Web pages much faster than other mobile browsers. Its support for flash makes the browsing better.

Network connection control – You can instantly switch on or off the connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS etc using the homescreen buttons. This allows you to manage the battery consumption in a better way.

Multiple Notifications – The notification bar on the homescreen alters you on voice and text messages, email messages, Facebook messages etc.

Video recording and playback – Most of the Android phones introduced by now have a very powerful camera. Though it is just a hardware feature, Android enables them to shoot high quality HD videos. While watching HD videos on the device is a very smooth experience, most of the Android phones offer HDMI port, allowing you to connect the device to TV and watch videos on it.

Android Market- You can enjoy great benefits of having access to Android Market to choose and download most suitable applications from a cloud of more than 2,00,000 applications. You can find apps to serve all your purposes within seconds. Downloading, installing, and uninstalling apps take lesser time and efforts, compared to iPhone, which is pulling most of the customers towards Android phones. Weather apps, Railway info apps, medical apps etc are of great help to common man.

Multi tasking- Its capability to run multiple applications simultaneously improves overall functionality of the phone. All the versions are supporting multitasking; but it is important to manage multitasking to improve battery life.

Multi-touch-Éclair and higher versions support multi-touch facility as well, improving the user experience. The dynamics of the interface is highly fluidic, taking the mobile usage experience to new heights!

SIP and VoIP support- Gingerbread and higher versions of Android support native SIP and VoIP technology – Users can take advantage of much economic phone calls using VoIP. Inclusion of video chat is a great enhancement in this version, which is capturing much consumer attention.

Google integration-The software provides native support to all the popular Google apps Gmail, Gtalk, YouTube etc. Push email function is provided for Gmail.

Several new additions to the Android family have been announced. Products such as Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, Samsung Galaxy POP S5570, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S II, LG Optimus One P500, HTC Wildfire S, and Sony Ericsson X8 XPERIA have created buzz in the Indian market.

Android is consistently finding new adopters and fans across the globe. Go and grab your Android device today! Take full advantage of the Android Festival celebrated at by "like"ing and enjoy great discounts!

Here is the list of discounted phones:

Android ModelDiscountFinal Price
Spice Mi-270Rs.600Rs.5,200
Spice Mi-310Rs.400Rs.6,599
Samsung B7510 Galaxy ProRs.400Rs.8,300
Spice Mi-410Rs.1000Rs.12,999
Samsung S5830 AceRs.1000Rs.13,599
LG P-990 Optimus 2XRs.400Rs.25,099
Sony Ericsson LT15i Xperia ArcRs.600Rs.27,390
Samsung I9100 S IIRs.1,500Rs.29,499