Week in Review @PocketDroid (22.10 – 28.10)

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Here are the most important articles from the past week:

The Google Nexus 4 was all but confirmed:

It appears that the rumors about the next Nexus device were right, at least about the hardware specifications and Android version. Amit Gujral head of Mobile Product Planning at LG shed some lighton the future handset, confirming that it’ll pack a speedy quad core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 2GB of RAM and finally the long awaited Android 4.2 which is expected to be yet another minor update. More

Huawei Honor 2 was revealed on Huawei’s official blog:

Huawei Device is going big this year working on all sort of new mobile devices targeting especially the high-end segment. Besides Ascend D quad a smartphone announced earlier this year, Chinese manufacturer is going to launch a new quad-core Android smartphone followup of Huawei Honor dubbed Honor 2. Specs are blasting

A new Nexus 7 version with 3G passed FCC testing:

About six days ago we did a report on the upcoming and upgraded Nexus 7 that sports 3G according to a leak from Taiwanese regulators website.

Today new proof came out from the FCC to shed more light regarding Google‘s Nexus 7 tablet manufactured by Asus. Basically the FCC confirms what we learn a week ago, which is Nexus 7 3G model number ME370TG (where G stands for 3G support) and its frequency bands.

 HTC started the Jellybean update rollout for the HTC One X in Asia:

In a press event held in Taiwan today where HTC unveiled the upgraded versions – HTC One X+ and HTC One S Special Edition, general manager of HTC North AsiaMr Jack Tong revealed to the press that startingtomorrow HTC One X users in Asia will receive Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware upgrade, while HTC One Susers a little bit later (hasnt specified an exact date). Europe should come next

Samsung Premier passed Taiwanese NCC testing:

We know almost anything there is to know about upcoming Samsung Premier smartphone.  We know what hardware specs this phone haswe even saw it pictured in a blurry press image and in an almost full real-life shot.

Samsung Premier or Samsung GT-i9260 if you like, went through certification tests at NCC in Taiwan, the equivalent of FCC in the US. While there, Taiwan regulators posted several images with the phone along with a list that confirms some details. All specs revealed

 Samsung Galaxy S3 may get multi-view feature like the Galaxy Note 2:

Rumors about GALAXY S III receiving GALAXY Note II multi-view feature along with its softwareupgrade toAndroid 4.1.2 JellyBean are true as our loyal tipster Mappan777 demonstrates it in his video on Youtube. Check the video inside!! Watch the video

Google Nexus 10 posed for the camera:

Google Nexus 10 will be unveiled in few days and yet following rumors, reported specs and an allegedquick start guide and the next Nexus tablet finally appears online in full shots to show its glory to the world! Just as rumored the monster tablet sports the newest & latest version of Android Jelly Bean also known as Android 4.2!

The tablet is literally the king of all, featuring a stunning 10.1-inch Super AMOLED display with a gigantic resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels with 298.9ppi which is more than the 1536 x 2048 pixels found in the 3rd and 4th generation iPad. Just as rumored the tablet has the A15 Samsung Exynos 5250 clocked at 1.7GHz under the hood accompanied by the Mali-T604 GPU along with 2GB of ram. Is rather short of storage

 The Google Nexus 4 appeared on promo pictures:
The Google Nexus 4 has leaked once again, now in a more official manner. This is all thanks to XDA Forum member adamski123, who captured promo pictures of the device at his local Carephone Warehouse UK store. The images don’t reveal anything new, but confirm everything else that we already know, like the quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 8MP camera and the phone‘s design itself. Strangely, on the advertisement it says it would run Android 4.1 Jellybean, instead of the rumored Android 4.2, but it might turn out to be a mistake after all. The second image reveals the price of the smartphone. Again, it’s a know thing: it will come for £389,95 SIM-free, or for £31 on a contract. See the pictures

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