Week in Review @PocketDroid (16.04 – 22.04)


It’s time for another edition of our weekly review, Week in Review @PocketDroid.

Motorola RAZR MAXX was launched in Germany. Here’s more info on the story:

The longer-lasting Motorola RAZR Maxx has landed in Germany according to a Motorola Press release. The phone is just 8.99mm thin and made of strong KEVLAR fibre (military grade), while Corning’s Gorilla Glass defends the hyper-vibrant 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display from scratches and scrapes. And every part of the Motorola RAZRMAXX is protected by a splashguard coating, which even extends to the electrical boards inside, ensuring a go anywhere, do everything attitude. RAZR Maxx delivers a 17.6 hour talk-time along with a 1 GB RAM and 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, ensuring that users remain entertained just as well. Full story 

HTC released the source for the One V. Here’s the article:

HTCDev has announced that the kernel source code of HTC One V (European and Asian versions) is now available for download on their website. Let the tweaking begin for the smallest brother from the HTC‘s One family.

 We saw some leaked photos of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. Here’s a paragraph from the article:
The latest development in the GALAXY S 3 story according to recent invites received by the press in Europe points to an end on May 3rd in London where apparently Samsung will unveil its 3rd generation GALAXY S smartphone in a ”Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012” event called “Come and meet the next GALAXY.See the images 
LG Optimus 4X was spotted in the wild. Here’s some of our thoughts about that:
The MWC launched smartphone by LG had so far been touted to have a single black color but recent pictures suggest that LG have also released a white version of the smartphone. The white LG Optimus 4X HD looks like better than its black counterpart although specs on each of the phones remain same. It features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 4.7 inch IPS HD display, 1.5GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 8MP rear camera, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, and MicroSD card slot – all in an 8.7mm thin case. Video included 
Samsung released a teaser for their upcoming smartphone. Here’s what the story was all about:

Samsung are using everything from their marketing arsenal to promote the next Galaxy device. The official Samsung Twitter account posted a tweet “Destination: tgeltaayehxnx,” which is in fact an anagram for the Next Galaxy.

Samsung has also registered a domain name under the same name that claims to reveal something in the next 19 hours. This could be the first teaser video for the device. Link included