Posts Tagged ‘ korea ’

LG Optimus G Pro 5.5-inch Android Phablet Announced

February 12, 2013

LG officially announced and unveiled the super-sized 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro Android phablet tonight. The smartphone-tablet hybrid is scheduled for a late February release in South Korea and it’s unknown at this point whether we’ll see it in other markets in the future. The handset-maker only confirmed the screen size, 1080p Full HD resolution...
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LG Teasing Super-Sized 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro

February 12, 2013

After announcing the mid-tier Optimus L Series II Android smartphones, LG has moved on to teasing bigger and better things: the up-sized variant of the high-end Optimus G Pro. The second rendition of the Optimus G Pro is similar to the device previously announced for Japan, however, the Korean model has an enlarged 5.5-inch...
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Samsung Galaxy S IV Camera Photo Samples Emerge (Images)

February 7, 2013

Curious to see photo samples from the upcoming Galaxy S IV Android smartphone’s camera? Thanks to what’s likely a mistake by an employee in Samsung’s camp, Hyunsuk Park, a few test photos that were posted to Google+ are currently visible to the public. The following images were taken with three different devices and grouped...
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Samsung 5-inch 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED Display Mass Production Begins February (Rumor)

February 6, 2013

Samsung Display will begin mass producing its 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED panel later in February, according to the Korea-based DDaily news site. Specifically, the source claims mass production of the new FHD screen will start at the end of the month with shipments reaching Samsung Electronics early next month. That certainly lines up...
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Pantech Vega N6 Android Phablet Rocks 5.9-inch 1080p FHD Display and Rear Touch Pad (Specs, Images Video)

January 28, 2013

Android phablets announced over the past year, including the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II and 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate, sport massive 720p HD displays. Although 1280×720 is a respectable resolution for devices that are much, much smaller than tablets, we know it could and should be bumped up to 1920×1080 like we’ve started to...
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LG Teases Optimus G and Snapdragon S4 Pro (Video)

August 24, 2012

LG has started touting its upcoming Android smartphone and its “second generation quad-core” chipset on a Korean teaser site. The handset-maker is, of course, referring to the beastly Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor with Adreno 320 graphics. Along with the Qualcomm APQ8064 processor and MDM9615 baseband chip, the LTE-equipped smartphone, currently codenamed “Optimus G,”...
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Redesigned Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Quad-Core Android Tablet Announced, Coming in August (Specs, Pics, Video)

August 6, 2012

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 10.1 Android tablet ahead of IFA 2012. If it feels like you’re experiencing a bit of deja vu, that’s because this is the second time Samsung has introduced the device. However, this time the tablet has been redesigned with more power, memory and a better camera in order to...
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Quad-Core Exynos-Powered Samsung Galaxy S III LTE Releases on July 9th in South Korea

July 5, 2012

As you may already be aware, US and European models of the Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone vary depending on the inclusion of 4G LTE connectivity. Of course, that’s because the stateside Galaxy S3 units forfeit the original quad-core CPU by replacing it with an LTE-friendly Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core chip, at least...
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Pantech Vega S5 Has 5-inch 720p Display with ‘Zero Bezel’

July 2, 2012

Pantech figured out how to squeeze a 5-inch 720p display into a smartphone chassis that’s actually smaller than that of the 4.8-inch screened Samsung Galaxy S III. The South Korean company managed this feat with their upcoming Vega S5 Android handset thanks to a “zero bezel” design for the sides of the frame. Along...
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Samsung Galaxy R Style with LTE Announced in Korea

May 31, 2012

Samsung announced the Galaxy R Style (SHV-E170S/K/L) Android smartphone with LTE connectivity in Korea today. The Galaxy R Style sort of resembles a beefed-up Galaxy S II or slightly less intriguing Galaxy S III, as the handset sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display (undisclosed resolution), 1.5GHz dual-core processor (likely Qualcomm Snapdragon S4), 5-megapixel camera,...
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LG Optimus LTE, Tag, Vu Get Android ICS Update June 4

May 30, 2012

LG is planning to update the Optimus LTE, Optimus LTE Tag and Optimus Vu to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich beginning June 4th. All three models will get an updated UI with the Vu getting some bonus UX features. Not much else was mentioned in the press release, so we’ll have to wait until...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Launches in 28 Countries

May 29, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S III has been released in 28 countries in the United Kingdom, France, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Today’s worldwide launch didn’t go exactly as planned, however, as there are delays across the board for the Pebble Blue Galaxy S3 model due to battery door production issues....
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LG Introduces 5-inch 1080p HD Smartphone Display

May 28, 2012

LG Display has announced a 5-inch mobile display with full 1080p HD resolution. We’ve seen the Korea-based company and its competitors produce 5-inch screens for smartphones recently, but this one leaves the rest in the dust with 440ppi (pixel density) and 1920×1080 HD resolution. The LCD also features AH-IPS (Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching)...
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Samsung Galaxy S II LTE Updated to Android 4.0 ICS

May 15, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE users will be excited to hear that their smartphone can now be updated from Android 2.3 Gingerbread to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (through Kies or OTA), according to the manufacturer’s Korea-based news portal. Unfortunately, the slightly improved Galaxy S2 LTE HD is still stuck on the former version...
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KT Announces Samsung SHV-E170K Android Smartphone

May 11, 2012

With the Galaxy S III taking all the glory a week earlier, Samsung and South Korean carrier KT quietly announced the SHV-E170K Android Smartphone today. Apparently, we should expect a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 processor, 4.3-inch qHD (960X540) Super AMOLED display, 5 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, 4G LTE connectivity...
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