Week in Review @PocketDroid (07.05 – 13.05)


Another week had passed, and that means it’s time for our weekly review, the Week in Review @PocketDroid.

HTC released the kernel sources for the HTC One X. In our words:

AT&T’s HTC One X users who were unable to unlock the bootloader may be victim to a fault from AT&T as it turns out that users from other countries now have unlocked bootloaders. HTC One X source code is now available for users from Australia, France, New Zealand, Europe, Taiwan, UK, and others. The source code is available for a number of carriers such as Vodafone, Optus, T-Mobile, Telecom NZ, and many more in their respective regions. Links included 

Verizon announced another droid coming to their lineup – HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE. Here’s more on the story:

Today HTC and Verizon Wireless announced DROID Incredible 4G LTE the twenty third 4G LTE-enabled handset currently available on VZW.

HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE has a 4.0-inch LCD qHD display, it is powered by Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 8MP main camera with autofocus, LED Flash,VGA camera in front, microSD card slot for up to 32GB memory and 1,700 mAh removable battery. Full specs included 

Sony launched two new Android smartphones in Japan, namely, Xperia GX (Hayabusa) and Xperia SX. Here are some of our impressions:

Sony Mobile has announced earlier this morning in Japan a couple of new Xperiasmartphones — Sony Xperia GX (high-end handset also known as Sony Hayabusa LT29i) and Sony Xperia SX (the lightest phone right now at its 95 grams), both are running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Read more 

Samsung started pushing the ICS update for the Galaxy Note. In other words:

Users in Germany are reportedly receiving that promised “Premium Suite,” Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware upgrade for the GALAXY Note (GT-N7000).

Software update build IML74K is apparently pushing out in stages over the air (FOTA) as a file which is 318MB in size. The update is also available via Samsung KIES software tool. Screenshots included 

LG leaked their new Android powerhouse – the LG Optimus LTE2. Here’s a cut from the story:

A few hours after the announce of the Galaxy SIII by the Korean handset manufacturer Samsung, another Korean rival LG quietly pushed out the announcement of their next flagship device the LG Optimus LTE 2 although no pictures were released. Now we have a leaked pic that says it all. Comes with 2GB RAM