Each month, Google posts the breakdown of its Android versions, ostensibly for developers to see which ones they can target with their apps.
As of August 1st, over 40% of users run Jelly Bean and, combined with Ice Cream Sandwich, 63% of users run phones with Android 4.0 or above. While this is not necessarily the target we’re looking for — over 90% of iOS users run the latest version, according to Apple — it indicates that Google has largely stabilized the fragmentation issue.
Gingerbread is holding fairly steady at 33%, dropping only 1.1% from [...]
Every month Google releases stats that give a glimpse into the distribution of the various versions of Android. Like clockwork, the percentages of the older versions (Donut, Eclair or Froyo) tend to trail off, while newer versions such as Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean amass greater authority.
Starting with the release of the new charts, Google has changed the way it collects information for the monthly Dashboard release. Back in the day when Froyo and Eclair were the current builds, Google took information from Android phones each time they checked in to Google servers. Now, the data comes from phones as they visit the [...]
The Desire X has been launched in India for a price of Rs. 19799.4-inch. The phone has a Super LCD touchscreen display and a a dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile processor. The Desire X will also have Beats Audio technology and is priced at 19799 in the Indian Market.
More information on the Desire X a 4-inch Super LCD display with 480×800 pixel resolution and a 223 ppi pixel density. The phone is fairly slim and the side profile is only 9.3 mm thick. The Desire X has a dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 mobile processor with Adreno 203 graphics chip.
LG has now officially launched their new quad core beast the Optimus G, touting the highest industry specs available today. The LG Optimus G has the following specs:Qualcomm’s Fusion 3 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC (APQ8064) 2G / 3G / LTE radio (MDM9615) 2GB of DDR RAM 4.7-inch 1280×768 (320ppi) True HD IPS PLUS display Zerogap Touch (in-cell touch) Sealed 2100mAh Li-polymer battery Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 13-megapixel backside-illuminated sensor with 1.1µm pixels f/2.4 autofocus lens and a single LED flash 1.3MP front Camera 32GB of built-in flash storage/no microSD card [...]
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is a larger version of the Galaxy Note smartphone launched in Nov 2011. The Note 10.1 smart tablet was announced at the Mobile World Congress 2012 and has some exciting features that should intrigue a lot of potential customers.
The device runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM, and It also comes packed with a 7,000mAh Li-ion battery. But that is not what makes the Note 10.1 special. The tablet features a 6.5mm S Pen, similar to the one on the original Galaxy Note, which is [...]
The international version of the HTC One X will be getting its Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update today, the same update that began rolling out for the AT&T version of the device just a short time ago.
HTC has announced, courtesy of Engadget, that the HTC One X’s Android 4.0.4 update will begin to roll out today and that it will be bringing a number of enhancements along with it.
Owners of the international HTC One X will now be able to map a menu function to the ‘recent app’ key in the lower right hand corner of the device. This will [...]
Pantel Technologies has launched a new 8-inch tablet PC – Penta T-Pad WS802C – that comes bundled with a 3G data plan of 2GB from BSNL valid over a period of 60 days.
Priced at Rs 14,699 , it runs on Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The tablet features an 8-inch capacitive touch screen and is powered by a 1GHz processor and 512MB DDRII RAM. Penta T-Pad Tablet PC, the WS802C, is portable and acts as a brillianthandheld tablet PC, according to the company. The tablet supports 1080P HD videos via HDMI and comes with a built-in GPS, 3G SIM slot and Wi-Fi option.
The tablet comes pre-loaded with several games such as Angry Birds and [...]
Sony Xperia Neo L is a revision to the Xperia Neo V launched last year. This smartphone is the first Sony handset to arrive integrated with ICS. Hardware components include a 1GHz processor, a 5MP autofocus camera, a 4-inch screen with a 854 × 480p resolution and a front-facing VGA camera for video calling.
The phone has a microSD expansion slot, 1GB of internal memory and 512 MB RAM, a1500mAh battery is expected to provide the juice for about 8 hours of talk time and approximately 575 hours of standby on 2G.
Unlike its siblings like Xperia S, [...]
While Android fragmentation continues with Jelly Bean being announced just 6 months away from the ICS update. Android owners have started to shift to ICs with most companies now offering ICS updates for the devices.
While Gingerbread still remains at the top with 64 % of the Android base. GFroyo follows by 17.3 %, and Google’s recently announced Jelly Bean update was not included in this stat.
Computer peripherals manufacturer Kobian has launched its tablet, the mTab Rio.
The tablet supports Wi-Fi and provides a battery backup of six to eight hours and runs on Android 4. The device is priced at Rs 11,999, which includes a one-year warranty.
The device boasts of a 9.7-inch IPS panel, and is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB of DDR3 RAM and has 8GB/16GB internal storage expandable via microSD card up to 32GB.The Mercury mTab Rio supports Wi-Fi and claims battery backup of 6-8 hours. The device also has a 2MP camera and a front facing camera for video chatting. The device also supports 3G connectivity via a USB dongle and has HDMI [...]
Huawei has come out with a 2600 mAh XL variant for their Ascend P1, dubbed Ascend P1 2600 mAh XL, which like the name suggests has a larger 2600 mAh battery. That’s almost a 56 % increase over the original version which is also the Razor Maxx.
Also in the might package, expect a E5151 3G Mobile Hotspot that also allows tethering via WiFi but what’s new is that it also allows it via a LAN port on the device. As far as the news is concerned the device will only be launched in China, and has a honest chance of heading down to India.