Specifications of Sony Xperia sola

Along with XperiaTM S, XperiaTM P, XperiaTM U, Sony has lined up another smartphone in its Xperia NXT series XperiaTM sola which is first smartphone to feature Sony’s floating touch technology. This technology lets the user to control the UI with just hovering the finger over the screen without even touching it. Along with Xperia S, Xperia P & Xperia U, Sony has lined up another smartphone in its Xperia NXT series called as Xperia sola which is the first smartphone to feature Sony’s floating touch technology. This technology lets the user to control the UI with just hovering the finger over the screen without even touching it.

Features & Specifications of Sony XperiaTM sola SmartPhone –

    • System:

– Processor: 1 GHz STE U8500 Dual Core processor
– Os: Google™ Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread); (Upgrade to Android 4, Ice Cream Sandwich, planned in Quarter 2 2012)
– GPU – Graphics Processor Unit: DB8500
– Internal phone storage: 8 GB (up to 5 GB user-accessible memory)
– RAM: 512 MB
– SD card: microSD™, up to 32 GB
– Battery: 1320 mAh (built-in), typical; 1265 mAh, minimum

    • Display:

– Colours: 16,000,000 colour TFT
– Resolution: 854×480 pixels
– Size (diagonal): 3.7 inches
– Scratch-resistant: Yes – hard coated shatterproof sheet on scratch-resistant
– Text input: On-screen QWERTY keyboard
– Touch screen: Capacitive
– Touch gesture: Yes – multi-touch, up to 4 fingers supported
– floating touch™: Yes
– Mobile BRAVIA® Engine: Yes

    • Camera & Video:

– Rear Camera resolution: 5 MP
– No Front Camera
– Digital zoom: 16x
– Photo flash: Yes – LED
– HD Video recording: Yes – HD 720p
– Auto focus
– Face detection
– Red-eye reduction
– Smile detection

    • Connectivity & Network:

– MT27i: Quad EDGE/GSM/GPRS 850, 900, 1800, 1900
W-CDMA Band I, II, V and VIII
– GSM GPRS Up to 100 kbps (download): Up to 80 kbps (upload)
– GSM EDGE Up to 296 kbps (download): Up to 236.8 kbps (upload)
– UMTS HSPA cat 6 (upload): Up to 5.6 Mbps
– UMTS HSPA cat 10(download): Up to 14.4 Mbps
– 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
– aGPS
– Bluetooth™ wireless technology v2.1
– DLNA Certified®
– Micro USB support
– NFC (MasterCard PayPass Certified)
– USB High speed 2.0 support
– Wi-Fi®
– Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality

    • Sensors:

– Accelerometer
– Proximity sensor
– Ambient light sensor
– Magnetometer

    • TalkTime & Dimensions:

– Talk time (GSM): Up to 6 hours
– Standby time (GSM): Up to 470 hours
– Talk time (UMTS): Up to 5 hours
– Standby time (UMTS): Up to 475 hours
– Music listening time: Up to 40 hours
– Video playback time: Up to 6 hours
– Size: 116 x 59 x 9.9 mm
– Weight: 107 grams
– Available colors: Black, White, Red

    • Release:

– Xperia Sola is set to be released in May 2012

    • Price:

– Price of Xperia Sola is around $390

Full Phone Specifications of BlackBerry Curve 9320

RIM has announced the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320 smartphone which features all the core BlackBerry messaging and social-centric features that keep people connected, and it offers global 3G connectivity backed by long battery life to allow users to make the most of their day. The BlackBerry Curve 9320 comes with the new BlackBerry® 7.1 OS, which supports features such as Mobile Hotspot and Wi-Fi® calling where available.

Features & Full Specifications of BlackBerry Curve 9320 BBOs Version 7.1 Smartphone:

  • System:

– Os: BlackBerry OS 7.1
– RAM: 512MB
– ROM: 512MB
– microSD card slot available (upto 32GB)
– QWERTY keyboard

  • Display:

– 2.44″ Transmissive TFT LCD
– Resolution: 320×240
– Touch-sensitive optical trackpad

  • Camera & Audio/Video:

– Rear Camera: 3.2MP with LED Flash
– 2048×1536 pixels
– Video recording with 4X Digital Zoom
– Supports Audio Formats: mp4, .m4a, .3pg, .3gp2, .m4v, .avi, .asf, .mp3, .wmv, .aac, .amr, .wav, .mid, .wma, .flac, .ogg
– Supports Video Formats: mp4, .m4a, .3gp, .3gp2, .m4v, .avi, .asf, .wmv, .wma

  • Network & Connectivity:

– 4G model yet to come
– GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
– 3G/HSPA: 2100/1700/900MHz
– Speed: HSDPA – 5.76Mbps HSDPA – 7.2Mbps
– Wi-Fi b/g/n
– Bluetooth 2.1v
– microUSB port
– A-GPS support
– FM
– 3.5mm audio jack

  • Sensors:

– accelerometer
– proximity sensor
– digital compass
– Light sensor

  • Battery & Dimensions:

– Lithium-Ion Battery of 1450mAh capacity
– talktime upto 7hours
– standby time upto 18days
– FM/Audio playback with headphones: 30hours
– dimensions: 109 x 60 x 12.7mm
– weight: 103grams

  • Release Date:

BlackBerry Curve 9320 is expected to be released in the last week of May 2012.

  • Price

Price of BlackBerry Curve 9320 is around $280.

Specifications of Lenovo Lephone K800

Exactly one month after the launch of Intel’s first Medfield based Lava Xolo X900 smartphone by Lava now Lenovo has announced its latest smartphone Lenovo Lephone K800 which is again based on the same Intel Medfield soc. Lephone K800 is powered by 1.6GHz Intel atom processor running on Android 2.3.7 ginger bread version. Still its not sure whether the Os on this phone is upgradable to the ICS. K800 also packs the Intel’s Hyper Threading technology for fast switching between applications, as well as Intel’s XMM 6260 platform that can offer support for HSPA+ 21Mbs on 3G networks.

Features & Specifications of Lenovo Lephone K800 Android Smartphone:


  • System

– Chipset: Intel Atom Processor Z2460 (Single core)
– CPU: 1.6 GHz Intel® Atom™ with Hyper Threading
– GPU: 400MHz PowerVR SGX540 processor
– Os: Android 2.3.7 (GingerBread)
– RAM: 1GB
– Internal storage: 16GB
– microSD Card Slot: Yes, Expandable upto 32GB

  • Display

– 4.5inch IPS capacitive touchscreen with multitouch
– Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels with 16Million colors

  • Camera & MultiMedia

– Rear Camera: 8 MP Auto focus camera with Dual LED Flash
– Front Camera: 1.3MP
– Video recording: 1080p HD Resolution

  • Sensors

– Accelerometer
– Proximity
– Compass

  • Network & Connectivity

– Data speed on 3G network: 21Mbps HSPA
– Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
– Bluetooth v2.1
– USB 2.0
– 3.5mm Audio Jack

  • Battery & Dimensions

– Battery: 1900mAh Li-on

Price of Lenovo LePhone K800 is around 3,299 Renminbi or around $518 USD and is available at 360buy.com and some selected Suning & GOME stores and Lenovo retail stores in China.
Other than China still it is not sure whether the LePhone K800 will also be made available in India and the rest of the world.

Full Phone Specifications of Karbonn A25

Karbonn A25 is the latest budget smartphone from Karbonn Mobiles priced for Rs 6590. Karbonn A25 has a 5inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen of resolution 800 x 480 pixels. Under the display lies a 1GHz dual core processor with 512MB RAM and 512MB ROM expandable upto 32GB via micro SD card slot.
The smartphone comes with android 4.0 aka ice cream sandwich operating system, dual sim slot with dual standby (dual active) support. Both the SIM support GSM networks and the smartphone also includes other connectivity’s like Wifi, Bluetooth, USB and 3.5mm headjack. A25 comes with dual camera, 5MP at the back and a VGA front facing camera. Battery capacity of A25 is 2000mAh.

Currently the competitor of the Karbonn A25 is the Spice Smart Flo Pace 2 Mi 502, Celkon A62 and Micromax Canvas Viva A72 which were released in April and come under the same price range.
Karbonn A25 can be purchased from Saholic, flipkart and other Indian Online retail stores.

Full Specs and Features of Karbonn A25

– CPU: 1GHz Dual Core processor
– Chipset: unknown
– Os: Android OS, v4.0 (ICS)
– RAM: 512MB
– Internal storage: 512MB
– microSD Card Slot: 32GB
– Dual SIM (2G + 2G), Dual Standby

– 5 inch WVGA TFT LCD Screen
– Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels

Camera & MultiMedia:
– Rear Camera: 5MP with LED Flash
– Front Camera: VGA
– Audio Formats: MP3, AMR, AAC, WAV
– Video Formats: MP4, 3GP, AVI

– Ambient Light Sensor
– Proximity Sensor
– G Sensor
– Accelerometer

Network & Connectivity:
– No 3G
– GSM Dualband: 900/1800 MHz
– Wi-Fi
– Bluetooth v3
– USB port
– FM Radio
– 3.5mm Audio Jack

Battery & Dimensions:
– Battery: 2000mAh
– TalkTime: unknown
– Standby Time: unknown
– Dimension: unknown
– Weight: unknown
– Colors: Black and White

Price & Release Date:
– Price: Rs 6,590
– Release Date in India: May 2013


Android malware hits the Google Play again, BadNews behind it

Google Play store the ocean filled with android apps has been hit with a latest malware called BadNews which is present in 32 apps. LookOut a security firm is the one who identified and reported to Google for removal of these malicious software apps. But before its removal the applications has been already downloaded between 2,000,000 – 9,000,000 times. Currently Google has removed these apps from the store and suspended the developer accounts associated with them. The android users in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia and Kazakhstan are affected from this malware.

Read: Information about Smartphone Virus and Prevention tips

Once activated the software starts sending the critical information like the phone number, imei number etc to the server periodically (spyware). And then the server responds with a notification to the user to update the app in the name of skype or Russian social network Vkontakte. The url for this update will actually lead to the download of AlphaSMS fraud app which is famous for stealing the cash from the user by sending premium rate text messages.

For the list of affected apps, its impact and other details refer the LookOut’s Blog.

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