Rumored Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 gets benchmarked, specs revealed

The Samsung SM-T520 tablet is not even official yet, but thanks to the popular AnTuTu benchmark, we already know what kind of hardware we should be expecting to see under its hood. That’s because the device, also referred to as the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1, has been benchmarked, which in turn has revealed most of its specs. Let’s start with the spiciest bits. It looks like Samsung has picked its own Exynos 5 Octa chip (Exynos 5420) for the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1… (Source)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite UA Profile shows up, reveals 720p display and Android 4.3

Galaxy Note 3 Lite (SM-N7505) is rumored to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress next month along with a range of Galaxy devices including the Galaxy Grand Neo smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet and more. Now User Agent profile of the Galaxy Note 3 Lite (SM-N7505) has been leaked on the official Samsung website that reveals that the Note 3 Lite would feature a (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display and run on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean).  The UA Prof doesn’t reveal anything other than these two details.
According to earlier leaks, the device is rumored to feature a 5.49 or a 5.7-inch display, which would probably be a LCD screen instead of a Super AMOLED. It is also rumored to feature a 8-megapixel rear camera and is likely to come with stylus support, similar to flagship Note smartphones. It might also come with dual SIM support.
The phone is expected to be slightly smaller than the Mega 6.3, but it would have Note features. It is not clear if this would come with a wacom digitiser for pen input since this would be a mid-range device. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is also expected to debut closer to MWC … (Source)

See the First Trailer for Kickstarter-Funded ‘Veronica Mars’ Movie



Veronica Mars, a crowdsourced movie-revival of the TV series with the same name, has gotten its first trailer

In the trailer, we see Veronica returning to her hometown of Neptune, Calif., determined to leave her past life as a private eye behind. The murder of a singer interferes with those plans, and an ex-boyfriend complicates her life even further

The Veronica Mars movie project was the fastest to hit $1,000,000 in funding on Kickstarter back in March 2013. The project had no problem reaching its $2 million goal and surpassing it, ultimately getting $5.7 million in funding Read more…

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Uninspiring HTC M8 preliminary specs surface

Preliminary specifications of the upcoming HTC M8 smartphone have leaked courtesy of evleaks giving us a better idea of what the Taiwanese are up to with their HTC One successor.

In a previous leak of his, evleaks suggested the codenamed M8 phone relies on a Snapdragon 800 chipset and today he confirms this, specifying HTC has chosen the MSM8974 model. While not providing further… (Source)

Oppo Find 7’s QHD (1440×2560) display panel and metal frame leak out

Thanks to the excellent Oppo Find 5, future Oppo products are often spared from any doubts regarding quality, despite the company’s Chinese roots. Not at all incidentally, that’s also the reason for the upcoming Find 7’s sway over us. Well, that and the fact that the phone is actually shaping up to be quite the hardware powerhouse, with a QHD (1440×2560) already confirmed by Oppo itself…×2560-display-panel-and-metal-frame-leak-out_id50900 (Source)

Samsung Galaxy S5 coming during MWC, says Samsung VP

Samsung is known to announce its flagships in a its own event, but looks like things are about to change for the South Korean electronics giant. Samsung’s VP has stated that the company’s new flagship – Samsung Galaxy S5 will be announced during MWC 2014 that is scheduled in February.
As reported by Korean Media, at a New Year’s Party event in Shilla Hotel in Seoul, Samsung’s VP and Head of Design Strategy, Dong-hoon Chang has said that the rumors that Galaxy S5 will be unveiled at MWC 2014 were just about right. To fuel further speculations about Samsung launching two premium flagships in the first of the year – Mr. Chang mentioned that the company is excited about the materials used for Samsung Galaxy S5. We are inclined to believe that he could have been referring to the Samsung Galaxy F series that is expected to complement the S series, but with better and premium build quality.
Since none of this is an official report, we continue to remain skeptical as to whether Samsung will indeed unveil their next flagship(or flagships) during the MWC. Since the VP has said it could be about right, may be he could have given a … (Source)

Lava Iris 405+ with 4-inch display, 1.3 GHz dual-core processor launched for Rs. 6999

Lava Iris 405+ that was spotted online earlier this week has been officially launched in India. It has a 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen display, powered by a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It comes with a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera, similar to the Iris 405. It also has dual SIM support with dual standby similar to other Iris smartphones. It has 3G support, 512MB RAM and packs a 1400 mAh battery.
Commenting on the launch Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, Lava International Ltd., said,
Lava Iris 405+ is a mid-range super slim android smartphone. Equipped with the features that are best in the category, the device focuses on providing premium experience to our customers at an affordable price.” He adds, “We are committed to offer the most efficient & innovative products developed for a value conscious buyer and will continue to add more such products to our portfolio in the near future.
Lava Iris 405+ Specifications
4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen display
1.3 GHz dual-core processor
Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with dual standby
5MP auto focus camera with LED flash,
0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing … (Source)

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