Posts Tagged ‘ アンドロイド ’

Samsung to Improve S Pen by Acquiring Stake in Wacom

January 31, 2013

Samsung’s next-generation S Pen could see significant improvement, as the Korea-based manufacturer has just purchased a five percent stake in Wacom, the leading producer of graphic tablets, for 5,344,687,960 Yen or roughly $58.5 million. In case you’re unaware, Samsung’s pressure-sensitive digital stylus (S Pen) for its Galaxy Note line of smartphones and tablets has...
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HTC Infobar A02 Android Smartphone with iida UI 2.0 Announced for Japan’s KDDI au (Specs, Pics, Video)

January 26, 2013

KDDI au announced the HTC Infobar A02 Android smartphone for the Japanese market. If the handset’s unique aesthetics look familiar, it’s because it was designed by Naoto Fukasawa, the same industrial designer who imagined the simplistic, yet colorful Infobar A01 and Infobar C02 phones. His creations are certainly one of a kind and tend...
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HTC Sense 5.0 Screenshots (Images)

January 22, 2013

We’ve already seen in-the-wild photos of the upcoming HTC M7 Android smartphone with the upgraded Sense 5.0 user interface, which were then followed by a picture of the Verizon HTC Droid DNA running a leaked ROM with the same UI. Now, we have a few screenshots of the upcoming Sense 5 update to drool...
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NTT Docomo Announces 2013 Spring Lineup of Android Smartphones for Japan (Specs, Images)

January 22, 2013

NTT DoCoMo just announced its Spring 2013 Collection of Android smartphones for the Japanese market. The upcoming lineup consists of nine noteworthy devices from various manufacturers like Sharp, NEC, Sony, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Huawei and LG. We’ve got handsets equipped with large 720p & 1080p displays, Snapdragon S4 Pro & Tegra 3 chipsets, 16 megapixel...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z Announced, Coming Spring 2013 (Specs, Image)

January 20, 2013

Sony Mobile just announced the Xperia Tablet Z for the Japanese Market. The sleek XTZ Android tablet features a 10.1-inch WUXGA (1920×1200) Reality Display powered by the Mobile Bravia Engine 2, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor with Adreno 320 graphics, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card...
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LG Optimus G Pro L-04E Android Phone with 5-inch 1080p Display Appears for Japan’s NTT Docomo (Specs, Image)

January 18, 2013

Move over Optimus G and Google Nexus 4, the LG Optimus G Pro L-04E Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-powered super-phone has just leaked. The OG Pro is headed to Japan’s NTT Docomo with similar specs to the aforementioned handsets, however, this one has a few upgraded features up its sleeve, including a 5-inch 1080p Full...
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Sharp 10.1-inch IGZO High Sensitivity Tablet Display Prototype with Pen Input Hands-On (Video)

January 18, 2013

This is a first look at the Sharp 10.1-inch IGZO tablet display with ultra high sensitivity for pen input. Although it’s still classified as a prototype, I imagine we’ll be seeing this 10″ screen on select Android and Windows 8 RT/Pro tablets later in 2013. After all, what other capacitive display can recognize such...
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Sharp 6.1-inch WQXGA 2560×1600 IGZO Smartphone Display Prototype Eyes-On at CES 2013 (Video)

January 17, 2013

Sharp displayed its 6.1-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) IGZO mobile display prototype at CES 2013. That’s the same resolution found on the 10-inch Nexus 10 Android tablet, but in a much smaller display size, which translates to a pixel density of nearly 500ppi. Keep in mind, Sharp showed off its 5-inch 1080p “prototype” display just months...
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Sharp Aquos IGZO Android Smartphones Demo (Video)

January 17, 2013

This is a quick rundown from CES 2013 of Sharp’s two Android smartphones with IGZO display technology. IGZO screens promise ultra low power consumption and high sensitivity. The first phone in the demo is called the Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E and it recently became available in Japan on carrier NTT Docomo. The second, the...
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Huawei Ascend D2 5-inch 1080p Screened Android Smartphone Hands On at CES 2013 (Video)

January 11, 2013

The Ascend Mate phablet took most of the spotlight, literally, with its massive 6.1-inch display, at Huawei’s booth at CES 2013, but the company based out of China also unveiled another flagship Android smartphone worthy of coverage – the Ascend D2. In our demo video above, you’ll learn all about the Ascend D2′s features,...
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Christmas HD 1.4.2 Android Live Wallpaper (Video Review)

December 16, 2012

This is a video review update for Christmas HD, one of the best live wallpapers available for Android this holiday season. We demo every feature using a Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and Google Nexus 10 tablet running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. If you’re interested, grab the festive Christmas-themed...
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Amazon Appstore for Android Now Open for Business in Japan

November 28, 2012

Amazon opened its Mobile App Distribution Portal to Android developers in Japan in October, but now, in late November, the Web giant is ready to transition to the next phase in the process. That’s right, the Amazon Appstore, or アンドロイド アプリストア in this case, is now open for business to the Japanese market as...
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Fujitsu Arrows V F-04E Hits NTT Docomo in Japan on November 28 (Specs, Video)

November 27, 2012

Today, Fujitsu announced the Arrows V F-04E Android smartphone for Japanese carrier NTT Docomo with availability scheduled for tomorrow, November 28. As far as hardware goes, the F-04E will be one of the most feature-rich handsets on the market, as it sports top of the line specs in nearly every category. Speaking of high-end...
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SoftBank Set to Buy 70% Stake in Sprint for $20.1 Billion

October 17, 2012

Japanese provider SoftBank will indeed acquire a 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion – that’s $12.1 billion in cash and $8 billion in new shares. Sprint will use SoftBank’s experience to strengthen the deployment of its 4G LTE network. Sprint has been struggling to stay afloat in recent years, so this could be...
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Sharp 5-inch 1080p FHD 443ppi Smartphone Display Prototype First Look (CEATEC 2012 Video)

October 12, 2012

Sharp showcased its upcoming 5-inch 1080p FHD (1920×1080) prototype display with 443ppi (pixel density) at CEATEC 2012 in Chiba, Japan. Release information is currently lacking, but Sharp claims it’s already mass-producing this full HD mobile display, so early 2013 seems like a good launch point for consumer devices. We imagine Android smartphones or phablets...
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